Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 169 177
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -42
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.065% 0.11% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.30% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate £333 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.91% +34.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1183 1349 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.72% 37.74% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 841 1055
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £246 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £509
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.51
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in West Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in West Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds +5 1 £300 -17.24% 1
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) CCSM
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper