Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 221 248
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27 +16
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 17 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 20
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £404
90th Percentile £556 £530 £539
Central London median daily rate £475 £441 £475
% change year-on-year +7.65% -7.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London 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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2737 2869 3824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.27% 43.03% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 2145 2863
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £277 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.36% +5.43% -2.04%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in the City of London

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in the City of London

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in the City of London

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) FireEye
5 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (41.18%) SANS
5 7 (41.18%) NIST 800
5 7 (41.18%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Security
5 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
5 7 (41.18%) SIEM
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) McAfee
5 7 (41.18%) Dell
5 7 (41.18%) GIAC
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security
5 7 (41.18%) GCIA
5 7 (41.18%) GCIH
6 6 (35.29%) ProxySG
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) F5
9 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
10 2 (11.76%) LAN
10 2 (11.76%) SSL

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.88%) HSRP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VRRP
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Information Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Security
1 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) GCIA
1 7 (41.18%) GCIH
1 7 (41.18%) GIAC
1 7 (41.18%) SANS
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CCSM
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (41.18%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (35.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) FireEye
4 7 (41.18%) Dell
4 7 (41.18%) McAfee
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) CyberArk
8 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.88%) Arista
9 1 (5.88%) Aruba
9 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.88%) ScanSafe
9 1 (5.88%) Splunk