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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 137 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.76% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.83% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £401 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +45.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
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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
1207 1037 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.51% 41.65% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 649 430
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 63
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.88 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.86% -8.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £9.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Job
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Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 45 (95.74%) Cisco
1 45 (95.74%) CCNP
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco Certification
1 45 (95.74%) F5
1 45 (95.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 42 (89.36%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (82.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 37 (78.72%) Firewall
5 36 (76.60%) VMware
5 36 (76.60%) DHCP
5 36 (76.60%) DNS
6 34 (72.34%) CheckPoint
6 34 (72.34%) OSPF
6 34 (72.34%) CCSE
6 34 (72.34%) BIG-IP
6 34 (72.34%) Cisco IOS
7 32 (68.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (65.96%) BGP
9 30 (63.83%) Infoblox
10 28 (59.57%) HP
11 25 (53.19%) DMVPN
12 23 (48.94%) E-Commerce
13 22 (46.81%) Citrix
14 20 (42.55%) Thin Client
14 20 (42.55%) NetScreen
14 20 (42.55%) Linux
14 20 (42.55%) Fat Client
14 20 (42.55%) Network Security
14 20 (42.55%) Imperva
15 15 (31.91%) C

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) Lync
1 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 45 (95.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 42 (89.36%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (82.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 37 (78.72%) Firewall
5 36 (76.60%) DHCP
5 36 (76.60%) DNS
6 34 (72.34%) OSPF
6 34 (72.34%) BIG-IP
6 34 (72.34%) Cisco IOS
7 31 (65.96%) BGP
8 25 (53.19%) DMVPN
9 20 (42.55%) NetScreen
9 20 (42.55%) Network Security
10 14 (29.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (23.40%) EIGRP
11 11 (23.40%) WLAN
12 6 (12.77%) MPLS
13 5 (10.64%) DMZ
14 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
14 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Network Specialist
1 20 (42.55%) Network Security Specialist
1 20 (42.55%) Security Specialist
2 18 (38.30%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Designer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Designer
4 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Thin Client
1 20 (42.55%) Fat Client
2 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) E-Commerce
2 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.02%) Line Management
3 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C
2 11 (23.40%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (95.74%) CCNP
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (72.34%) CCSE
3 11 (23.40%) CCDP
4 6 (12.77%) CCNA
System Software
1 32 (68.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.28%) XenServer
3 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) OPNET
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco
1 45 (95.74%) F5
2 36 (76.60%) VMware
3 34 (72.34%) CheckPoint
4 30 (63.83%) Infoblox
5 28 (59.57%) HP
6 22 (46.81%) Citrix
7 20 (42.55%) Imperva
8 11 (23.40%) TippingPoint
8 11 (23.40%) Juniper
8 11 (23.40%) BMC
9 5 (10.64%) Motorola
10 2 (4.26%) RightFax
10 2 (4.26%) M86 Security
10 2 (4.26%) IronPort
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.26%) Dell