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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 51 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.99% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£497 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £339
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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
308 244 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 43.87% 43.03% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 160 158
Average daily rate £425 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £166 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 34
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 11 £497 -
Blue Coat
South West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (100.00%) Juniper
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco
4 13 (81.25%) McAfee
4 13 (81.25%) Network Security
4 13 (81.25%) F5
5 10 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (62.50%) ProxySG
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (37.50%) IronPort
8 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
9 4 (25.00%) Change Control
9 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (25.00%) NetScreen
10 3 (18.75%) BGP
10 3 (18.75%) OSPF
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (12.50%) Network Design
12 1 (6.25%) Information Security
12 1 (6.25%) Finance
12 1 (6.25%) BT
12 1 (6.25%) Websense
12 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (6.25%) CCNP
12 1 (6.25%) CCNA
12 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (6.25%) MVS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Network Security
3 10 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Squid
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) F5
3 13 (81.25%) McAfee
4 6 (37.50%) IronPort
5 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
6 1 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint