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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£323 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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South East

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
276 197 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 39.26% 41.30% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 100 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 14
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 5 £315 - 1
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) NX-OS
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (87.50%) Tufin
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) TippingPoint
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) CCSA
2 7 (87.50%) Nokia
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) CCSP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) CCDP
3 6 (75.00%) CCSE
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) NX-OS
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCSP
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) CCSA
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (62.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) Nokia
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) TippingPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Tufin
2 7 (87.50%) F5
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 14 days ago