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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - 39 45
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.87% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.53% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +23.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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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
405 196 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.50% 56.65% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 84 89
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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