The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 90 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.65% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 1.37% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
689 730 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.34% 47.40% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 366 454
Average daily rate £340 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 47
Average hourly rate £10.30 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £10.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 6 £325 +8.33%
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) BMC
2 5 (71.43%) Lisp
2 5 (71.43%) DMZ
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) OPNET
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) TippingPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
4 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Motorola
5 1 (14.29%) TACACS
5 1 (14.29%) Radware

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) DMZ
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
5 1 (14.29%) TACACS
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) OPNET
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) BMC
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) TippingPoint
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Motorola
4 1 (14.29%) Radware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight