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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 91 65 90
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 10 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 1.95% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 4.05% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Median daily rate £275 £425 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £375 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
717 617 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 54.90% 48.17% 52.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 339 378
Median daily rate £425 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 48
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £49.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom +1 3 £318 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 22 (84.62%) WAN
3 21 (80.77%) Juniper
3 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
3 21 (80.77%) Firewall
4 17 (65.38%) Palo Alto
5 14 (53.85%) VPN
6 13 (50.00%) SSL
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
8 10 (38.46%) ITIL
8 10 (38.46%) F5
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) IPsec
9 9 (34.62%) RSA SecurID
9 9 (34.62%) Network Security
10 7 (26.92%) ITSM
10 7 (26.92%) Service Management
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (23.08%) Change Management
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (23.08%) Internet
12 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
12 5 (19.23%) Infoblox
12 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (19.23%) Windows

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) LAN
1 22 (84.62%) WAN
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) VPN
4 13 (50.00%) SSL
5 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) IPsec
6 9 (34.62%) Network Security
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (23.08%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 2 (7.69%) TACACS
12 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
1 17 (65.38%) Network Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) LAN Security Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
8 2 (7.69%) LAN Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Network Support
8 2 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) ITSM
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security
7 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.85%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCSP
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CCIE
3 2 (7.69%) CCSE
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCSA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
2 21 (80.77%) Juniper
3 17 (65.38%) Palo Alto
4 10 (38.46%) F5
5 5 (19.23%) Infoblox
5 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) Sun
7 2 (7.69%) Aruba
7 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire