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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.97% 2.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 6.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £519 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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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
171 178 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.30% 41.40% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 130 134
Average daily rate £378 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint