The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.10% - 7.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% - 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 18
Median daily rate £450 - £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78 102 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 42.86% 46.58% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 87
Median daily rate £400 £300 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.48 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +11.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in North Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (100.00%) GFI Software
1 4 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 4 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 4 (100.00%) FireEye
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 4 (100.00%) Nexpose
1 4 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 4 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Information Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) FireEye
1 4 (100.00%) GFI Software
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 4 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint