Period
to 25 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 25 June 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 288 247
Rank change year-on-year +22 -41 +3
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.12% 0.15% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Central London median daily rate £390 £508 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.15% +17.34% -13.50%
10th Percentile £283 £442 £405
90th Percentile £430 £553 £625
London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,255 3,459 2,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.58% 37.93% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,365 2,512 2,090
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.90% +5.28%
10th Percentile £305 £258 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 86 49
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.49 £12.44
90th Percentile £45.41 £37.50 £26.23
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Central London

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Central London

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Central London over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Central London

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Central London

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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
City of London +5 8 £400 -21.18% 1
Blue Coat
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) ProxySG
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Meraki
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) AirWatch
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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%) Confluence
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) H.323
5 1 (10.00%) Junos
5 1 (10.00%) MGCP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Apple
4 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (30.00%) Meraki
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) NetScout
6 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Reuters
6 1 (10.00%) SevOne
6 1 (10.00%) Sun