The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 84 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.18% - 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£282 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
Blue Coat
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
445 262 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.13% 44.33% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 157 64
Average daily rate £325 £347 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
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Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba