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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank - 74 65
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.03% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
Blue Coat
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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 Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
202 390 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.90% 43.87% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 264 168
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +5.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.78 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) F5