The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.25% - -
As % of the Vendors category 21.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Vendors Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
41 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 51.25% 41.30% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £170 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £490 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Blue Coat
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Remedy
1 9 (100.00%) Websense
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 9 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) FTP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) SLA
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) FTP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Remedy
1 9 (100.00%) Websense
1 9 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint