Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blue Coat over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Blue Coat
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 167 172
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Berkshire median daily rate £488 - £550
South East median daily rate £488 £415 £420
% change year-on-year +17.47% -1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -

Blue Coat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2013 2191 2537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.37% 51.13% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1134 1299
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 129 134
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £43.62 £46.65
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 2 £360 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Blue Coat
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Meridio
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCSE
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Lancope
5 1 (14.29%) Lumension
5 1 (14.29%) Meridio
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) NetScout
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) Varonis