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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.36% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
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 - -
Blue Coat
Hampshire

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
152 162 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 54.09% 38.57% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 116 87
Median daily rate £390 £393 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £516 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware