The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
UK / Wales
Rank 49 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.37% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 5.03% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £285 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 273 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.04% 41.11% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 185 204
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the Wales region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +32 15 £425 +102.38%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 21 (91.30%) Intel Security
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) ProxySG
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) F5
6 8 (34.78%) Change Control
7 7 (30.43%) CCNP
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
8 6 (26.09%) MS Office
8 6 (26.09%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
8 6 (26.09%) Proofpoint
9 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
9 5 (21.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (17.39%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) HNC
11 3 (13.04%) CESG
12 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
12 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
1 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (13.04%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Control
2 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Intel Security
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) F5
3 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Proofpoint
4 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.70%) Lumension
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint