The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 65 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.29% 0.38% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 - £117.50
Blue Coat
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
299 396 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.71% 49.75% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 188 171
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.80 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the Milton Keynes region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Milton Keynes region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ProjectWise
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (40.00%) IronPort
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) Snort
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Proventia

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Proventia
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) IronPort
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec