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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / Yorkshire
Rank 114 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.95% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 2.44% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 22
Median daily rate £450 £391 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% -2.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -

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
888 1107 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.98% 38.92% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 656 634
Median daily rate £375 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 45
Median hourly rate £12.38 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 3 £450 +14.21%
South Yorkshire -23 3 £273 -29.22%
West Yorkshire +10 1 £300 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (94.12%) F5
3 15 (88.24%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 9 (52.94%) Brocade
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) TippingPoint
7 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) Symantec
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
8 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
8 4 (23.53%) SSL
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) GFI Software
8 4 (23.53%) Rapid7
8 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
8 4 (23.53%) Malware Detection/Protection

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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) DMZ
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
7 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.88%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Information Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
2 3 (17.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (17.65%) Facilities Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nexpose
2 3 (17.65%) OpenView
3 2 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (11.76%) OPNET
4 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (5.88%) DameWare
4 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) F5
3 9 (52.94%) Brocade
3 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) TippingPoint
5 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Symantec
6 4 (23.53%) FireEye
6 4 (23.53%) GFI Software
6 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
6 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
6 4 (23.53%) Rapid7
6 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
7 2 (11.76%) BMC
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Motorola
7 2 (11.76%) Splunk
7 2 (11.76%) VMware