Period
to 22 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 January 2021 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 56 83
Rank change year-on-year +17 +27 +23
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 5 12 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.34% 1.55% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 3.05% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Median daily rate £488 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.76% -10.00%
10th Percentile £463 £330 £453
90th Percentile £496 £471 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £488 £435 £473
% change year-on-year +12.07% -7.94% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 204 393 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 54.84% 50.78% 54.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 225 375
Median daily rate £495 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £232
90th Percentile £618 £564 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £488 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +14.71% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 55
Median hourly rate £12.98 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.29% - -9.47%
10th Percentile £9.41 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £15.96 £19.53 £29.70
Median hourly rate £12.98 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.48% +3.57% -18.84%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blue Coat in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) OneDrive
2 4 (80.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Retail

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
1 4 (80.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (20.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Zscaler