The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Swindon region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 34 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.67% - 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 6.08% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£519 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 200 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 43.93% 50.38% 56.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 132 133
Average daily rate £450 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) McAfee
3 9 (81.82%) Network Security
3 9 (81.82%) F5
4 8 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (54.55%) ProxySG
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) IronPort
7 4 (36.36%) Sourcefire
8 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (27.27%) BGP
8 3 (27.27%) OSPF
8 3 (27.27%) Change Control
9 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (9.09%) C
9 1 (9.09%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
9 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
2 10 (90.91%) McAfee
3 9 (81.82%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) IronPort
5 4 (36.36%) Sourcefire