The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.72% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
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 Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 228 186 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 41.16% 37.42% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 149 167
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 38
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -43.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Oxfordshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Kidlington - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 8 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 8 (100.00%) Brocade
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 8 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 7 (87.50%) Junos
2 7 (87.50%) JNCIA
2 7 (87.50%) JNCIS
2 7 (87.50%) JNCIP
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Junos
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 8 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) JNCIA
1 7 (87.50%) JNCIP
1 7 (87.50%) JNCIS
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 8 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Brocade
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Palo Alto