Period
to 15 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 15 February 2019 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
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 +8
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 0.31% - 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Newport median daily rate £550 - £288
South Wales median daily rate £498 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newport median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Newport.

All Vendors
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 115 109 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 35.49% 45.04% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 65 67
Newport median daily rate £450 £375 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.20% +17.76%
10th Percentile £313 £143 £270
90th Percentile £600 £565 £623
South Wales median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
Newport median hourly rate £10.54 £31.39 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.42% -16.29% +248.84%
10th Percentile £8.35 £30.20 £14.40
90th Percentile £18.35 £38.12 £61.25
South Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.52% -12.12% +4.90%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Newport

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blue Coat in Newport.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Newport

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Content Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec