The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 48 50 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.25% 0.18% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.43% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12%  
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 Nottinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 164 230 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 41.52% 41.37% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 90 81
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 11
Median hourly rate £19.88 £12.30 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.58% -7.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.90 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Nottinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +5 1 £400 -
Blue Coat
East Midlands

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) VMware