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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 81 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.89% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 0.81% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£510 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £390 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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
648 621 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.07% 49.52% 52.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 332 359
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £31.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 August 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 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 3 £520 -
Epsom -2 2 - -
Camberley -3 1 £400 -17.94%
Staines - 1 £388 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £600 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (93.75%) Cisco
1 45 (93.75%) Juniper
2 37 (77.08%) Firewall
3 31 (64.58%) CheckPoint
4 27 (56.25%) ITIL
5 26 (54.17%) LAN
5 26 (54.17%) WAN
5 26 (54.17%) SSL
6 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 23 (47.92%) DNS
8 22 (45.83%) Finance
8 22 (45.83%) Network Security
9 21 (43.75%) VPN
10 19 (39.58%) Service Management
11 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
12 15 (31.25%) F5
12 15 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (29.17%) Lancope
13 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
13 14 (29.17%) Wireshark
13 14 (29.17%) TippingPoint
13 14 (29.17%) NetScout
13 14 (29.17%) Change Management
13 14 (29.17%) DHCP
14 13 (27.08%) Linux
14 13 (27.08%) Websense
14 13 (27.08%) TIBCO
14 13 (27.08%) Rendezvous
14 13 (27.08%) Bloomberg

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) Firewall
2 26 (54.17%) SSL
2 26 (54.17%) LAN
2 26 (54.17%) WAN
3 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (47.92%) DNS
5 22 (45.83%) Network Security
6 21 (43.75%) VPN
7 15 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (29.17%) Wireshark
8 14 (29.17%) DHCP
9 13 (27.08%) Multicast
10 12 (25.00%) IPsec
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (18.75%) LDAP
12 9 (18.75%) SMTP
13 6 (12.50%) Internet
14 2 (4.17%) Wireless
15 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
1 14 (29.17%) Consultant
2 13 (27.08%) Security Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 11 (22.92%) Network Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Firewall Consultant
5 7 (14.58%) Security Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Integrator
7 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.08%) Administrator
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (20.83%) SecurID
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Solaris
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) Service Management
3 14 (29.17%) Change Management
3 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
4 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (22.92%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (12.50%) Time Management
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.42%) ITSM
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.33%) SIEM
9 3 (6.25%) System Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Computer Security
9 3 (6.25%) BPMN
9 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.25%) BPEL
9 3 (6.25%) SysML
9 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) C
2 9 (18.75%) C++
2 9 (18.75%) Perl
2 9 (18.75%) Python
2 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCSP
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PMP
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) Sendmail
3 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (18.75%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 45 (93.75%) Cisco
1 45 (93.75%) Juniper
2 31 (64.58%) CheckPoint
3 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 15 (31.25%) F5
5 14 (29.17%) NetScout
5 14 (29.17%) TippingPoint
5 14 (29.17%) Lancope
6 13 (27.08%) LogLogic
6 13 (27.08%) Tufin
6 13 (27.08%) TIBCO
6 13 (27.08%) Bloomberg
6 13 (27.08%) Websense
7 12 (25.00%) Radianz
7 12 (25.00%) Tradeweb
8 11 (22.92%) VMware
8 11 (22.92%) McAfee
9 10 (20.83%) NetApp
10 4 (8.33%) CA
10 4 (8.33%) HP