The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 135 141 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.67% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 17
Median daily rate £375 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Blue Coat
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1089 1202 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.60% 42.75% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 751 663
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 71
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.49 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire -9 1 - - 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) CheckPoint
3 21 (63.64%) F5
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (30.30%) Network Security
7 9 (27.27%) SIEM
7 9 (27.27%) QRadar
8 7 (21.21%) ProxySG
8 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Firewall
9 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (12.12%) Network Design
9 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
10 3 (9.09%) CCSA
10 3 (9.09%) CCSE
11 2 (6.06%) Banking
11 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
12 1 (3.03%) Change Control
12 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (3.03%) Splunk
12 1 (3.03%) DataPower
12 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
12 1 (3.03%) OPNET
12 1 (3.03%) Change Management
12 1 (3.03%) BMC
12 1 (3.03%) Motorola

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Network Specialist
3 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) SIEM
2 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCSA
2 3 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (3.03%) CCDP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) QRadar
2 1 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.03%) OPNET
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) CheckPoint
3 21 (63.64%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Motorola
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint