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 Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.29% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
240 237 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 44.28% 49.07% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 141 106
Median daily rate £400 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Sheffield - 4 £475 -
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) F5
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (30.00%) Network Security
5 9 (30.00%) SIEM
5 9 (30.00%) QRadar
6 7 (23.33%) ProxySG
6 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (13.33%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (10.00%) CCSA
8 3 (10.00%) CCSE
8 3 (10.00%) Network Design
9 2 (6.67%) Banking
10 1 (3.33%) Change Control
10 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.33%) Change Management
10 1 (3.33%) Unix
10 1 (3.33%) Linux
10 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
10 1 (3.33%) FTP
10 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
10 1 (3.33%) SSL
10 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 12 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (30.00%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Security Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Tester
7 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) SIEM
2 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCSA
2 3 (10.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft