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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 27 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 22 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.48% 2.51% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.24% 6.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £497 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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
238 177 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 48.47% 40.41% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 130 105
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 8
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.71 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 16 (72.73%) IronPort
4 15 (68.18%) Network Security
4 15 (68.18%) McAfee
5 13 (59.09%) F5
5 13 (59.09%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (50.00%) Intel
8 10 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (45.45%) Junos
9 9 (40.91%) CCIE
10 8 (36.36%) CCNP
10 8 (36.36%) CISSP
10 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
10 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (31.82%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (31.82%) SLA
11 7 (31.82%) LAN
12 6 (27.27%) BGP
12 6 (27.27%) MPLS
12 6 (27.27%) OSPF
12 6 (27.27%) Wireless
12 6 (27.27%) IPsec
12 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
13 5 (22.73%) Degree
13 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (22.73%) ProxySG

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Network Security
3 10 (45.45%) Junos
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (31.82%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
6 6 (27.27%) IPsec
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) SSH
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (18.18%) HSRP
8 4 (18.18%) GLBP
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Support
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Network Management
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCIE
3 8 (36.36%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) CISSP
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) JNCIE
6 3 (13.64%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) Juniper
2 16 (72.73%) IronPort
3 15 (68.18%) McAfee
4 13 (59.09%) F5
5 11 (50.00%) Intel
6 4 (18.18%) Remedy
6 4 (18.18%) Sourcefire
7 3 (13.64%) Nokia
7 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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