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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.32% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £282 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Blue Coat
North East

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
856 257 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 60.84% 40.73% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 149 146
Median daily rate £285 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £489 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 29 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear