Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 143 155
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -39
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.044% 0.15% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.41% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Leeds median daily rate £300 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £333 £363 -
% change year-on-year -8.28% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 882 971 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 39.10% 37.12% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 637 804
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.89% +10.00%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £565 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 45
Leeds median hourly rate £23.81 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.44% -16.67% +10.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.85
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.75 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +30.34%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Leeds

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSM

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCSM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper