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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 49 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.22% 4.84% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 9.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £273 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
148 262 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 33.11% 50.78% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 171 87
Median daily rate £363 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £568 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.65 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -19.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.40 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) Brocade
2 9 (90.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (80.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Facilities Management
5 3 (30.00%) Velocity
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) OpenView
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) DameWare
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) VPN

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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Administrator
4 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Facilities Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) DameWare
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Brocade
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) VMware