The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
227 215 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.61% 47.67% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 133
Average daily rate £375 £363 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire