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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 42 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.28% 1.19% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 2.87% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £325 £488 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
Blue Coat
Wiltshire

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
179 174 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.14% 41.43% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 106 127
Median daily rate £363 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 13
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint