Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 145 116
Rank change year-on-year -1 -29 +2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 5 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.15% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.33% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 20
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £302 £305 £300
90th Percentile £381 £480 £476
England median daily rate £450 £436 £450
% change year-on-year +3.15% -3.06% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -27.27% +155.52% -

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 East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1411 1500 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.93% 45.48% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 905 721
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £248 £213
90th Percentile £538 £564 £525
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 78 114
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.11
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.73 £28.53
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in the East Midlands

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in the East Midlands

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in the East Midlands

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £325 -
Derbyshire -8 1 £300 -28.99%
Blue Coat
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) WAP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) SMS
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
5 1 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy