Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 79 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 +40
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 12 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 1.01% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.92% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £456 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.55% -6.41% +30.00%
10th Percentile £300 £401 £400
90th Percentile £393 £492 £600
East of England median daily rate £363 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -20.55% +1.39% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.70% -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year - -18.70% -

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 788 728 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.35% 52.34% 52.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 393 397
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +13.10%
10th Percentile £185 £216 £221
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 36 82
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.65 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -30.95% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.44 £9.20 £8.78
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.84 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -19.51% -2.38%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hatfield - 5 £375 - 1
Stevenage -5 3 £300 -33.33%
Blue Coat
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) CCIE
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
4 8 (66.67%) SLA
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (58.33%) TACACS
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Nokia
5 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 7 (58.33%) CCSA
5 7 (58.33%) CCSE
5 7 (58.33%) F5
5 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) Forcepoint
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
7 4 (33.33%) Computacenter
7 4 (33.33%) Incident Management

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) TACACS
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Network Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) Service Design
2 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) CCIE
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) CCSA
3 7 (58.33%) CCSE
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) Nokia
4 5 (41.67%) Forcepoint
5 4 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (33.33%) Computacenter
6 3 (25.00%) Remedy