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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 45 30 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.16% 2.09% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 4.67% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
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£400 £450 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +69.81%
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 - -
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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
146 150 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 33.80% 44.78% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 100
Average daily rate £398 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) TACACS
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Nokia
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) CCSE
3 4 (66.67%) CCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) WAP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) TACACS
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCSA
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia