Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 289 263
Rank change year-on-year +46 -26 -14
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 9 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 15
Central London median daily rate £466 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +9.47% +9.83%
10th Percentile £322 £390 £408
90th Percentile £503 £538 £588
London median daily rate £487 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.22% -2.70% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 3,046 3,533 3,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.75% 38.35% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,331 2,577 2,430
Central London median daily rate £495 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £260 £226 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 82 79
Central London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.51% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.92 £27.08 £30.90
London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.92% +0.66% +5.85%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +22 9 £466 -10.34% 1
Blue Coat
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) NX-OS
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) ProxySG
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) OSPF
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 5 (55.56%) Change Management
6 4 (44.44%) Wireless
6 4 (44.44%) Unix
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper
6 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (33.33%) Multicast
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 3 (33.33%) SevOne
7 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 3 (33.33%) CCNP
7 3 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (33.33%) VoIP
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) DNS

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (77.78%) NX-OS
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) IPsec
6 3 (33.33%) Junos
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) Multicast
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) NetScout
4 3 (33.33%) SevOne
5 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Meraki
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Reuters
5 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 2 (22.22%) Sun
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec