The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £117.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +147.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
175 129 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.19% 42.16% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 101 128
Average daily rate £375 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy