Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 179 168
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 +45
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 13 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.33% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.67% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
East of England median daily rate £363 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £408 £375
90th Percentile £393 £519 £600
England median daily rate £450 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.70% -
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 of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2294 2406 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.46% 49.36% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1330 1496
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £191 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 191 285
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.15% -17.07% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.65 £43.75 £43.75
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in the East of England

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in the East of England

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in the East of England

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire -11 12 £363 -21.62% 3
Bedfordshire -8 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (84.62%) CCIE
3 11 (84.62%) CCNP
4 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
5 8 (61.54%) Nokia
5 8 (61.54%) TACACS
5 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) SLA
5 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 8 (61.54%) CCSE
5 8 (61.54%) CCSA
5 8 (61.54%) F5
5 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
7 4 (30.77%) Computacenter
7 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) TACACS
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Service Design
3 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) CCIE
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) CCSA
3 8 (61.54%) CCSE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) F5
3 8 (61.54%) Nokia
4 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
5 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (30.77%) Computacenter
6 3 (23.08%) Remedy