The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 32 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.85% - 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£440 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- +12.78%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 198 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 43.71% 41.34% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 57
Average daily rate £414 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.35 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £13.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Blue Coat
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) CCIE
2 12 (92.31%) CCNP
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Wireless
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) ProxySG
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel Contivity
2 12 (92.31%) NAS
2 12 (92.31%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (84.62%) Change Control
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (92.31%) SAN
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
1 12 (92.31%) Wireless
1 12 (92.31%) Nortel Contivity
1 12 (92.31%) NAS
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCIE
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) CCNA
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) ProxySG
1 12 (92.31%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) HP