The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 49 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.22% 1.76% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.61% 4.05% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +69.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £431 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £530 £269
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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East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
166 173 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.74% 43.58% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 73 118
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 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £16.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -12 5 £400 -11.11%
Blue Coat
East Midlands

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) Nokia
4 4 (57.14%) CCSE
4 4 (57.14%) CCSA
4 4 (57.14%) TACACS
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) WAP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) AirMagnet
6 1 (14.29%) Tufin
6 1 (14.29%) Splunk

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) TACACS
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCSA
2 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
4 1 (14.29%) AirMagnet
4 1 (14.29%) Tufin
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Rapid7
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark