Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.084% 0.49% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 1.29% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Wales median daily rate £225 £288 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% -20.08% -28.05%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £313
90th Percentile £238 £301 £472
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -27.27% +155.52% -

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 492 543 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.48% 38.19% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 370 508
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.45 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.19 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Wales

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Wales

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Wales +11 1 £225 -10.00%
Blue Coat
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds