The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 26 June 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 61 85
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24  
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.16% 1.38% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.95% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -9.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 488 440 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.29% 46.86% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 212 241
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.12 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -55.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Milton Keynes -20 7 £400 -2.43% 1
High Wycombe +7 4 £506 +25.00% 1
Blue Coat
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (52.38%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (42.86%) CCNP
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
6 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) Juniper
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Nokia
7 7 (33.33%) TACACS
7 7 (33.33%) CCSA
7 7 (33.33%) CCSE
7 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) NetApp
9 5 (23.81%) Network Design
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) TACACS
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) Skype
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Deployment Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
1 5 (23.81%) Network Design
1 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCSA
2 7 (33.33%) CCSE
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) F5
4 8 (38.10%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) Citrix
5 7 (33.33%) Nokia
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) McAfee
8 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
8 2 (9.52%) FireEye
8 2 (9.52%) GFI Software
8 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm
8 2 (9.52%) Rapid7
8 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 2 (9.52%) TippingPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago