Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 81 103
Rank change year-on-year +26 +22 -20
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 12 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.58% 1.14% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 2.10% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £473 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -10.00% +23.53%
10th Percentile £330 £453 £390
90th Percentile £471 £500 £560
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £435 £473 £525
% change year-on-year -7.94% -10.00% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes 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 392 619 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 51.58% 54.20% 49.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 364 440
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £274 £233 £250
90th Percentile £565 £625 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 52 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -17.31% +62.79%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.00 £35.55 £24.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.13
% change year-on-year +3.57% -18.25% +52.22%

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 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) CCSE
5 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
5 5 (41.67%) Publishing
5 5 (41.67%) McAfee
5 5 (41.67%) NetScreen
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) Check Point GAiA
6 4 (33.33%) Architectural Design

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) NetScreen
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) HSRP
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (25.00%) PBX
General
1 5 (41.67%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Architectural Design
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Project Roadmap
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCSE
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) AlgoSec
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com