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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 51 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 43 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.99% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 0.98% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £494 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £117.50 -
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
686 815 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.77% 53.87% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 410 304
Average daily rate £370 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 30
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £14.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 17 April 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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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 +5 12 £416 -12.36%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 54 (93.10%) Juniper
3 44 (75.86%) Firewall
4 39 (67.24%) CheckPoint
5 38 (65.52%) SSL
5 38 (65.52%) LAN
5 38 (65.52%) WAN
6 32 (55.17%) DNS
7 31 (53.45%) Network Security
8 28 (48.28%) VPN
9 23 (39.66%) Finance
10 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
10 21 (36.21%) ITIL
11 19 (32.76%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (32.76%) F5
11 19 (32.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 19 (32.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 18 (31.03%) Network Architecture
12 18 (31.03%) TippingPoint
12 18 (31.03%) Service Management
12 18 (31.03%) VMware
12 18 (31.03%) McAfee
12 18 (31.03%) NetApp
13 17 (29.31%) IPsec
13 17 (29.31%) Change Management
13 17 (29.31%) Load Balancing
14 16 (27.59%) Sendmail
14 16 (27.59%) SolarWinds
14 16 (27.59%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (27.59%) Websense

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.72%) Apache
Business Applications
1 14 (24.14%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (75.86%) Firewall
2 38 (65.52%) SSL
2 38 (65.52%) LAN
2 38 (65.52%) WAN
3 32 (55.17%) DNS
4 31 (53.45%) Network Security
5 28 (48.28%) VPN
6 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
7 19 (32.76%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (32.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 19 (32.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 17 (29.31%) IPsec
9 16 (27.59%) LDAP
9 16 (27.59%) SMTP
10 15 (25.86%) DHCP
10 15 (25.86%) Wireshark
11 14 (24.14%) Multicast
12 5 (8.62%) Internet
13 4 (6.90%) Junos
14 3 (5.17%) NetScreen
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 18 (31.03%) Consultant
2 18 (31.03%) Security Analyst
3 17 (29.31%) Network Analyst
4 14 (24.14%) Network Security Analyst
4 14 (24.14%) Network Consultant
5 10 (17.24%) Firewall Consultant
6 8 (13.79%) Security Consultant
6 8 (13.79%) Network Security Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Systems Integrator
8 5 (8.62%) Security Architect
8 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) UNIX
2 15 (25.86%) Solaris
3 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 18 (31.03%) Service Management
2 18 (31.03%) Network Architecture
3 17 (29.31%) Change Management
3 17 (29.31%) Load Balancing
4 16 (27.59%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (24.14%) Time Management
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.17%) ITSM
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) Computer Security
9 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.72%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) C
1 16 (27.59%) C++
1 16 (27.59%) Perl
1 16 (27.59%) Python
1 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) CISSP
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
5 1 (1.72%) CCSP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Sendmail
2 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) MIMEsweeper
1 16 (27.59%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 54 (93.10%) Juniper
3 39 (67.24%) CheckPoint
4 19 (32.76%) F5
5 18 (31.03%) McAfee
5 18 (31.03%) VMware
5 18 (31.03%) TippingPoint
5 18 (31.03%) NetApp
6 16 (27.59%) SolarWinds
6 16 (27.59%) Websense
7 15 (25.86%) NetScout
8 14 (24.14%) Tradeweb
8 14 (24.14%) Radianz
8 14 (24.14%) TIBCO
8 14 (24.14%) Bloomberg
8 14 (24.14%) Tufin
8 14 (24.14%) LogLogic
9 4 (6.90%) Nokia
10 1 (1.72%) CA
10 1 (1.72%) IBM