Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 108 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 +25
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.12% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.44% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £473 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.53% -12.82%
10th Percentile £453 £390 £347
90th Percentile £500 £562 £458
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +31.25% -17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 632 832 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 54.39% 49.06% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 438 349
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +7.74%
10th Percentile £233 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 29
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.63% -28.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.70 £24.40 £18.55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.13 £11.25
% change year-on-year -18.25% +52.22% -30.30%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) IP Telephony
2 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 10
3 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) SSL
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) Publishing

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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) IP Telephony
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) Telepresence
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
1 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Aruba
4 5 (38.46%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat