Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 25 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.61% 2.13% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 4.05% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Stevenage median daily rate £375 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £338 £300 £438
90th Percentile £413 £300 £463
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £363 £456
% change year-on-year +3.45% -20.55% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Stevenage median hourly rate - - £17.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 96 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 51.61% 52.48% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 26
Stevenage median daily rate £341 £356 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +33.80% -36.61%
10th Percentile £202 £194 £250
90th Percentile £481 £440 £452
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 9
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.00% +150.00% -52.39%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.66 £8.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.10 £44.20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% +15.90% -30.95%

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 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 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) WPA2
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X

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 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WPA2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) F5