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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.63% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £117.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +147.36%
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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
159 128 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 43.21% 46.38% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 46 52
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.20 £8.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) F5
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) WAN
5 8 (53.33%) Wireless
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
7 6 (40.00%) Nortel
7 6 (40.00%) ProxySG
8 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) Nokia
8 5 (33.33%) CCIE
8 5 (33.33%) WAP
8 5 (33.33%) Network Management
8 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 5 (33.33%) Nortel Contivity
8 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 5 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (26.67%) Change Control
9 4 (26.67%) HP
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) NAS
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) Nortel Contivity
5 5 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (20.00%) TACACS
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) WLAN
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) MGCP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) CCSA
4 3 (20.00%) CCSE
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) Nortel
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Tufin