Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 130 96
Rank change year-on-year +29 -34 +25
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.60% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.86% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £462 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.59% -5.56% -5.26%
South East median daily rate £462 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -7.70% +17.65% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 780 1,044 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.96% 44.27% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 479 426
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £212 £213
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 71 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +55.56% -29.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.00 £48.75 £33.68
South East median hourly rate £16.05 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -16.67%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 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 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +23 10 £462 +8.59% 3
Blue Coat
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Aruba
4 5 (50.00%) Network Management
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (50.00%) Telepresence
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) IPsec
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Telepresence
4 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Aruba
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat