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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 140 151 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.031% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.072% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
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
1129 1397 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.09% 43.77% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 872 572
Median daily rate £385 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 64
Median hourly rate £13.28 £15.86 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £37.04 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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
North Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (76.92%) F5
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 7 (53.85%) TippingPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) GFI Software
4 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (30.77%) Rapid7
4 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
4 4 (30.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
4 4 (30.77%) FireEye
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) DMZ
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
6 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Information Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) BitLocker
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nexpose
2 3 (23.08%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (23.08%) OPNET
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) F5
2 7 (53.85%) TippingPoint
3 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
3 4 (30.77%) FireEye
3 4 (30.77%) GFI Software
3 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
3 4 (30.77%) Rapid7
3 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) BMC
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Motorola
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys