Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 79 102
Rank change year-on-year -25 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.97% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 2.04% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -12.82% +30.00%
10th Percentile £390 £347 £428
90th Percentile £562 £458 £560
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £400 £488
% change year-on-year +31.25% -17.95% +39.29%
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 825 589 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 48.62% 47.77% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 346 342
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.47 £10.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.19% -28.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.30 £18.55 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £11.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year +53.33% -30.30% +21.81%

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

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
4 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) F5
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) Qualys
6 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security
6 3 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Tufin
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (25.00%) Splunk
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (25.00%) WAP
6 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (25.00%) SAN

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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Qualys
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) Tufin
5 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec