The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 27 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 114 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £188 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -39.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1011 1103 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 56.32% 55.18% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 683 618
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 64 69
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.97% +136.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Hampshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Hampshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Hampshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -12 1 £475 -
Blue Coat
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Lumension
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) BitLocker
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Lumension
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas