The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Surrey / Epsom
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 8 4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom - 17.14% 42.42%
As % of the Vendors category - 24.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Epsom
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 14 25 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom 58.33% 71.43% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 5
Median daily rate £400 £250 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Epsom citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Epsom

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Epsom