Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 92 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +27
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 23 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.49% 0.94% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 1.91% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62% -10.56%
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 751 734 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 48.70% 49.49% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 368 326
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £270 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 22 25
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.00 £12.02 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +9.23% -0.68%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.63 £18.57 £20.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year -19.35% +26.53% -12.50%

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
3 16 (69.57%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Citrix
5 12 (52.17%) HP
5 12 (52.17%) SAN
5 12 (52.17%) NetApp
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
7 7 (30.43%) Network Design
7 7 (30.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 5 (21.74%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Juniper
9 4 (17.39%) Wireless
10 3 (13.04%) Symantec
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
11 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
11 2 (8.70%) ProxySG

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 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) SAN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
7 1 (4.35%) BGP
7 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.35%) HSRP
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Architect
1 16 (69.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 16 (69.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 16 (69.57%) Technical Architect
1 16 (69.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
1 7 (30.43%) Network Design
1 7 (30.43%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (30.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) CCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Citrix
5 12 (52.17%) HP
5 12 (52.17%) NetApp
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) McAfee
8 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow