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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 49 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.66% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.32% 0.66% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -

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
301 305 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.83% 42.60% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 137 205
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 25
Median hourly rate £10.80 £15.32 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.07 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Symantec
6 5 (41.67%) Information Security
6 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
6 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) ArcSight
6 5 (41.67%) GFI Software
6 5 (41.67%) TippingPoint
6 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
6 5 (41.67%) FireEye
6 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (41.67%) Nexpose
6 5 (41.67%) Rapid7
6 5 (41.67%) LogRhythm
6 5 (41.67%) Malware Detection/Protection

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 4 (33.33%) TACACS
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (8.33%) DHCP
8 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 5 (41.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (41.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) DNA
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) CCSA
1 4 (33.33%) CCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) CCAA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nexpose
2 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (50.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (41.67%) ArcSight
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) FireEye
6 5 (41.67%) GFI Software
6 5 (41.67%) LogRhythm
6 5 (41.67%) Rapid7
6 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
6 5 (41.67%) Symantec
6 5 (41.67%) TippingPoint
7 4 (33.33%) Nokia
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) NetApp
9 2 (16.67%) Red Hat