Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 114 85
Rank change year-on-year +25 -29 +25
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.13% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 0.98% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £453 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.13% -11.11% -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +3.43% -2.78% -
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 682 820 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 51.36% 46.41% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 392 358
Milton Keynes median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £232 £228 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 61 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 £16.93 £9.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.21% +72.32% -32.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.15 £57.50 £15.26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.38 £10.24
% change year-on-year -25.18% +69.76% -33.97%

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 14 November 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (33.33%) Aruba
7 5 (33.33%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) SSL
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime

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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) SAN
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) Telepresence
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Management
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Aruba
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 4 (26.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) McAfee