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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 91 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.46% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
747 676 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.79% 49.96% 55.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 404 372
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 25 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £23.80 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley -1 5 £475 +58.33%
Chertsey - - - -
Staines - - - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (85.71%) VPN
3 8 (57.14%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) McAfee
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Sendmail
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Websense
5 6 (42.86%) MIMEsweeper
5 6 (42.86%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Nokia
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) SSL
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
5 6 (42.86%) Solaris
5 6 (42.86%) C
5 6 (42.86%) C++
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) LDAP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (7.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (85.71%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) SMTP
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) NetScreen
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) Junos
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (42.86%) Sendmail
2 4 (28.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (42.86%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Juniper
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (42.86%) Websense
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 6 (42.86%) Nokia
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) TippingPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Crossbeam
6 3 (21.43%) 3Com
7 1 (7.14%) IronPort
7 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 1 (7.14%) Aruba