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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.20% 0.29% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 150 161 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 45.05% 47.49% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 114 83
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +36.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) TACACS
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
3 1 (16.67%) PKI

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto