Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 +11
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 10 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.47% 0.92% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.92% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 17
Median daily rate £480 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £475 £455 £350
90th Percentile £485 £475 £493
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £480 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 279 521 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 65.80% 47.80% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 282 397
Median daily rate £477 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.07% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £315 £282 £213
90th Percentile £638 £599 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +3.46% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 62
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +9.80% -22.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £29.45 £32.88
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.65 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% +20.38% -21.21%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blue Coat in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba

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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Red Team
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Zscaler