Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 21 February 2018 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.85% 6.67% 7.86%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 10.96% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Stevenage median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £488
% change year-on-year -22.22% -7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Stevenage median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.68% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -16.68% -

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 Stevenage.

All Vendors
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 90 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 57.69% 60.83% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 24
Stevenage median daily rate £349 £300 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.33% -28.57% +52.73%
10th Percentile £156 £228 £135
90th Percentile £475 £443 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Stevenage median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +48.65% +51.02%
10th Percentile £13.70 £10.00 £6.86
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.75 £39.30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.14% -30.95% +50.00%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Stevenage

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Stevenage

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Stevenage over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Stevenage

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
4 3 (50.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) F5