The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 52 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 40 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.79% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.10% 1.34% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Average daily rate
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£373 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £514 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £381 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £117.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +147.36%
Blue Coat
South East

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

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
656 671 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 45.68% 49.41% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 320 298
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £174 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 43
Average hourly rate £18.21 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +7 7 £375 -14.28% 1
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 45 (95.74%) Cisco
2 43 (91.49%) Juniper
3 35 (74.47%) Firewall
4 33 (70.21%) CheckPoint
5 31 (65.96%) SSL
5 31 (65.96%) LAN
5 31 (65.96%) WAN
6 28 (59.57%) Network Security
7 23 (48.94%) VPN
7 23 (48.94%) DNS
8 19 (40.43%) Finance
9 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
9 17 (36.17%) ITIL
10 16 (34.04%) F5
10 16 (34.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (34.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 15 (31.91%) Network Architecture
11 15 (31.91%) TippingPoint
11 15 (31.91%) IPsec
12 14 (29.79%) Service Management
12 14 (29.79%) Change Management
12 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
12 14 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (27.66%) VMware
13 13 (27.66%) McAfee
13 13 (27.66%) NetApp
14 12 (25.53%) Solaris
14 12 (25.53%) Time Management
15 11 (23.40%) Wireshark

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (74.47%) Firewall
2 31 (65.96%) SSL
2 31 (65.96%) LAN
2 31 (65.96%) WAN
3 28 (59.57%) Network Security
4 23 (48.94%) VPN
4 23 (48.94%) DNS
5 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
6 16 (34.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 16 (34.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (31.91%) IPsec
8 14 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (23.40%) Wireshark
9 11 (23.40%) LDAP
9 11 (23.40%) SMTP
9 11 (23.40%) DHCP
10 10 (21.28%) Multicast
11 5 (10.64%) Junos
11 5 (10.64%) Internet
12 4 (8.51%) NetScreen
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Security Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Consultant
3 14 (29.79%) Network Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) Network Security Analyst
5 11 (23.40%) Network Consultant
6 8 (17.02%) Firewall Consultant
7 7 (14.89%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (14.89%) Security Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Architect
8 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
9 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.77%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Solaris
2 11 (23.40%) UNIX
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.77%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Network Architecture
3 14 (29.79%) Service Management
3 14 (29.79%) Change Management
3 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
4 12 (25.53%) Time Management
5 11 (23.40%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) ITSM
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Security
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Python
1 11 (23.40%) C
1 11 (23.40%) C++
1 11 (23.40%) Perl
1 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) CISSP
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
5 1 (2.13%) CCSP
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.40%) Sendmail
3 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (23.40%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco
2 43 (91.49%) Juniper
3 33 (70.21%) CheckPoint
4 16 (34.04%) F5
5 15 (31.91%) TippingPoint
6 13 (27.66%) VMware
6 13 (27.66%) McAfee
6 13 (27.66%) NetApp
7 11 (23.40%) NetScout
7 11 (23.40%) SolarWinds
7 11 (23.40%) Websense
8 10 (21.28%) TIBCO
8 10 (21.28%) Bloomberg
8 10 (21.28%) Radianz
8 10 (21.28%) LogLogic
8 10 (21.28%) Tufin
8 10 (21.28%) Tradeweb
9 4 (8.51%) Nokia
10 1 (2.13%) Sun
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