Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 110 118
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 11 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.24% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% -16.00% -3.62%
Scotland median daily rate £463 £420 £500
% change year-on-year +10.12% -16.00% -3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 998 889 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.77% 41.74% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 468 481
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £218 £250
90th Percentile £567 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £352
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.50% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -2.56% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £50.19 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Edinburgh

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (90.91%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) FortiGate
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
6 3 (27.27%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) PKI
6 3 (27.27%) Java EE
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) LDAP
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) ATM
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Runbook
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ProxySG
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat