Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 158 181
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.14% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £331 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.62% +8.61% -17.57%
10th Percentile £331 £238 £200
90th Percentile £484 £444 £438
South East median daily rate £488 £415 £423
% change year-on-year +17.47% -1.78% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1916 2151 2260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.71% 55.22% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1342 1331
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +8.39%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £543 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 116 123
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £10.41 £11.93 £12.05
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.57% -14.58% +15.27%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Havant - 2 £463 -
Basingstoke -19 1 £475 -
Farnborough - 1 £300 -
Blue Coat
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) BYOD
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (40.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) BYOD
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Contingency Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk