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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 232 224 202
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 37 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.81% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 27
Median daily rate £410 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Blue Coat
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
4392 4341 4332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.07% 46.43% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2363 2159
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 244 252
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.02 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +19 14 £403 -10.55% 2
Berkshire -4 11 £450 -
Hampshire +4 6 £475 -
Surrey -24 5 £368 -13.52% 3
West Sussex - 1 £425 - 1
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England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 71 (85.54%) Cisco
2 59 (71.08%) Firewall
3 58 (69.88%) CheckPoint
4 34 (40.96%) F5
5 29 (34.94%) Juniper
5 29 (34.94%) WAN
6 26 (31.33%) LAN
7 25 (30.12%) VPN
8 24 (28.92%) SSL
9 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
10 22 (26.51%) DNS
11 20 (24.10%) TCP/IP
11 20 (24.10%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (24.10%) Network Security
12 19 (22.89%) Palo Alto
13 18 (21.69%) Windows
13 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
14 17 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (20.48%) Finance
15 16 (19.28%) ProxySG
16 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
16 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
16 15 (18.07%) SolarWinds
16 15 (18.07%) Internet
16 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
17 14 (16.87%) Project Management
17 14 (16.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 13 (15.66%) CCNP
18 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.84%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 59 (71.08%) Firewall
2 29 (34.94%) WAN
3 26 (31.33%) LAN
4 25 (30.12%) VPN
5 24 (28.92%) SSL
6 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (26.51%) DNS
8 20 (24.10%) Network Security
8 20 (24.10%) TCP/IP
9 17 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (18.07%) Internet
11 14 (16.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (14.46%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (12.05%) IPsec
13 10 (12.05%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (10.84%) FTP
14 9 (10.84%) FWSM
14 9 (10.84%) NetScaler
14 9 (10.84%) Wireless
15 7 (8.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Billing
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Analyst
1 19 (22.89%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Network Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Architect
4 15 (18.07%) Security Analyst
5 14 (16.87%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (14.46%) Security Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) IP Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) IP Security Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
8 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (7.23%) LAN/WAN Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) LAN Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.05%) RSA SecurID
3 9 (10.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.82%) Solaris
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Project Management
2 13 (15.66%) ITIL
3 10 (12.05%) Change Management
3 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.84%) B2B
4 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (10.84%) DDoS Mitigation
4 9 (10.84%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.84%) Migration
4 9 (10.84%) Network Management
4 9 (10.84%) Service Management
5 8 (9.64%) Data Migration
5 8 (9.64%) ITSM
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.23%) High Availability
6 6 (7.23%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (7.23%) Network Design
6 6 (7.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.23%) Perl
2 6 (7.23%) Tcl
2 6 (7.23%) VB
3 5 (6.02%) C
4 1 (1.20%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.66%) CCNP
4 12 (14.46%) CCSE
5 11 (13.25%) CCSA
6 9 (10.84%) CISSP
7 4 (4.82%) CCSP
7 4 (4.82%) Degree
8 3 (3.61%) CCIE
8 3 (3.61%) CCNA
9 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.20%) CISA
10 1 (1.20%) CRISC
10 1 (1.20%) MCSE
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) ProxySG
2 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.23%) Netcool
2 6 (7.23%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.61%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.61%) OPNET
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (85.54%) Cisco
2 58 (69.88%) CheckPoint
3 34 (40.96%) F5
4 29 (34.94%) Juniper
5 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.89%) Palo Alto
7 15 (18.07%) SolarWinds
8 10 (12.05%) IronPort
9 9 (10.84%) Citrix
9 9 (10.84%) IBM
9 9 (10.84%) Oracle
9 9 (10.84%) Riverbed
10 8 (9.64%) Aruba
11 7 (8.43%) Forcepoint
11 7 (8.43%) VMware
12 6 (7.23%) HP
12 6 (7.23%) Infoblox
12 6 (7.23%) NetApp
12 6 (7.23%) Splunk
13 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
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