Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 91 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.65% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Reading median daily rate £360 - £450
10th Percentile £328 - £425
90th Percentile £392 - £475
Berkshire median daily rate £488 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 657 768 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.02% 52.10% 51.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 376 549
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £188 £231
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 80
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £45.62 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Reading

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Meridio
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) Varonis

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Meridio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Varonis