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 West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 129 146 142
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.032% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.085% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Median daily rate £328 £240 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.45% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £240 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1320 1170 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.80% 37.19% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 705 854
Median daily rate £370 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 99 63
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.27 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Gloucestershire +4 7 £330 +37.50%
Bristol - 2 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 West region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) ProxySG
2 8 (72.73%) TippingPoint
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) IPsec
4 3 (27.27%) PKI
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) TACACS
4 3 (27.27%) HSRP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 3 (27.27%) HSRP
3 3 (27.27%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) TACACS
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNP
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) F5
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) TippingPoint