Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 115 130
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 14 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.51% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.14% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 7
Surrey median daily rate £525 £409 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.36% -2.15% -12.00%
10th Percentile £474 £365 £363
90th Percentile £538 £438 £559
South East median daily rate £488 £415 £420
% change year-on-year +17.47% -1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1373 1143 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 49.76% 48.97% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 721 809
Surrey median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £183 £220
90th Percentile £567 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 38
Surrey median hourly rate £15.78 £27.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.37% +52.08% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.13 £11.81
90th Percentile £29.35 £41.75 £41.99
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Surrey

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Surrey

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Surrey

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +1 1 £450 +5.88%
Blue Coat
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) ProxySG
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (57.14%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) McAfee
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) Solaris
6 6 (42.86%) Proofpoint
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Sendmail
7 5 (35.71%) Service Management
7 5 (35.71%) Network Security
8 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
8 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (28.57%) Skype

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Skype
5 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) WAAS
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Multicast
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) ProxySG
2 6 (42.86%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
1 14 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 6 (42.86%) McAfee
4 6 (42.86%) Proofpoint
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (21.43%) Aruba
5 3 (21.43%) FireEye
5 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 3 (21.43%) TippingPoint
6 2 (14.29%) AlgoSec
6 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
6 2 (14.29%) LogLogic
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
7 1 (7.14%) Radianz
7 1 (7.14%) Tradeweb