The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
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%
Blue Coat
South West

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

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
298 229 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 41.45% 44.81% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 153 209
Average daily rate £413 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 15
Average hourly rate £26.50 £24.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.77 £13.60 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £33.10 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Blue Coat
South West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (92.31%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) ProxySG
4 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 9 (69.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (38.46%) Change Control
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (30.77%) NetScreen
8 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) IronPort
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (15.38%) CCNP
9 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (15.38%) Network Design
9 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (7.69%) FWSM
10 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
10 1 (7.69%) Release Management
10 1 (7.69%) QA
10 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (7.69%) Incident Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 9 (69.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) NetScreen
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.69%) FWSM
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
4 3 (23.08%) IronPort
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat