Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 63 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24 +14
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 4 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.57% 0.15% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.32% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 15
Swindon median daily rate £325 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.58% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £386
90th Percentile £338 £338 £523
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £325 £475
% change year-on-year - -31.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon.

All Vendors
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 333 315 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 47.44% 45.85% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 226 239
Swindon median daily rate £415 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -5.06% -0.63%
10th Percentile £304 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 23
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.35% -5.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £32.13 £24.70 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -32.93% +92.94% -6.35%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Swindon

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia