The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 235 214 208
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 35 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.68% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 14
Average daily rate
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£420 £438 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4525 4256 4110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.62% 46.37% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 2117 2041
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 235 298
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.31 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.36% -14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.14 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Surrey +3 12 £510 +4.61% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £340 - 3
Hampshire -11 5 £310 -8.82%
Berkshire -5 3 £450 +38.46% 3
West Sussex -8 3 £450 -12.19% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Kent - 1 £500 -
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England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 74 (87.06%) Cisco
2 69 (81.18%) Juniper
3 63 (74.12%) Firewall
4 59 (69.41%) CheckPoint
5 46 (54.12%) WAN
6 41 (48.24%) F5
7 40 (47.06%) Network Security
7 40 (47.06%) SSL
8 39 (45.88%) VPN
9 36 (42.35%) ITIL
10 34 (40.00%) LAN
11 33 (38.82%) TCP/IP
12 31 (36.47%) Finance
13 26 (30.59%) DNS
13 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (28.24%) Load Balancing
15 23 (27.06%) CISSP
15 23 (27.06%) TippingPoint
15 23 (27.06%) Tufin
16 22 (25.88%) McAfee
17 21 (24.71%) SolarWinds
18 20 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
19 19 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (22.35%) CCNP
19 19 (22.35%) Wireshark
19 19 (22.35%) Service Management
20 18 (21.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 16 (18.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
21 16 (18.82%) Websense

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (74.12%) Firewall
2 46 (54.12%) WAN
3 40 (47.06%) SSL
3 40 (47.06%) Network Security
4 39 (45.88%) VPN
5 34 (40.00%) LAN
6 33 (38.82%) TCP/IP
7 26 (30.59%) DNS
8 19 (22.35%) Wireshark
8 19 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (21.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (18.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (17.65%) NX-OS
11 15 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (17.65%) IPsec
11 15 (17.65%) DHCP
12 13 (15.29%) Multicast
13 11 (12.94%) SMTP
14 10 (11.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) German Language
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.53%) Consultant
3 18 (21.18%) Security Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Network Consultant
5 15 (17.65%) Security Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Network Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Security Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Firewall Consultant
10 6 (7.06%) Network Security Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Systems Integrator
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Security Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Architect
12 3 (3.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 2 (2.35%) Security Specialist
13 2 (2.35%) Network Manager
13 2 (2.35%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
4 10 (11.76%) SecurID
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Solaris
3 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) ITIL
2 24 (28.24%) Load Balancing
3 20 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (22.35%) Service Management
5 15 (17.65%) Change Management
6 14 (16.47%) Network Architecture
7 8 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.24%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (7.06%) Project Management
9 6 (7.06%) Time Management
10 5 (5.88%) SIEM
10 5 (5.88%) ITSM
11 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.71%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.71%) Network Management
11 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.53%) System Testing
12 3 (3.53%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) C
2 9 (10.59%) C++
2 9 (10.59%) Perl
2 9 (10.59%) Python
2 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.53%) PHP
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.06%) CISSP
3 19 (22.35%) CCNP
4 15 (17.65%) CCNA
4 15 (17.65%) CCSE
5 14 (16.47%) CCSA
6 12 (14.12%) CCSP
7 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
8 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (9.41%) CCDP
10 4 (4.71%) CCIE
11 3 (3.53%) Degree
12 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.18%) CCA
13 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (1.18%) PMP
13 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (8.24%) HIPAA
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
4 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
2 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.59%) Sendmail
4 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.71%) Snort
6 1 (1.18%) Squid
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (10.59%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
3 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (87.06%) Cisco
2 69 (81.18%) Juniper
3 59 (69.41%) CheckPoint
4 41 (48.24%) F5
5 23 (27.06%) Tufin
5 23 (27.06%) TippingPoint
6 22 (25.88%) McAfee
7 21 (24.71%) SolarWinds
8 16 (18.82%) Websense
9 15 (17.65%) NetScout
9 15 (17.65%) Lancope
10 13 (15.29%) Nokia
10 13 (15.29%) LogLogic
10 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
10 13 (15.29%) Bloomberg
11 12 (14.12%) Radianz
11 12 (14.12%) Tradeweb
12 11 (12.94%) VMware
13 10 (11.76%) NetApp
14 9 (10.59%) Fortinet
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