The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 35 47
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.72% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -

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

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 139 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 55.37% 54.09% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 102 61
Median daily rate £425 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 10
Median hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £17.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton