The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.57%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
266 122 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.25% 51.48% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 62 60
Average daily rate £363 £279 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.16% -0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear