Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 181 212
Rank change year-on-year +9 +31 -43
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 13 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.35% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.91% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.91% +34.69%
10th Percentile £352 £356 £387
90th Percentile £488 £450 £523
England median daily rate £450 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +4.05% -3.89% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England 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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1715 2098 2529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.08% 38.97% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1298 1532
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £213 £252 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 101 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.00 £8.89
90th Percentile £35.60 £24.00 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Coat in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Coat in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blue Coat in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
North Yorkshire +9 8 £475 +8.57%
South Yorkshire +12 3 - -
West Yorkshire +15 2 £333 -8.28% 1
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) Symantec
4 8 (61.54%) McAfee
4 8 (61.54%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) GFI Software
5 7 (53.85%) F5
6 6 (46.15%) TippingPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Sourcefire
6 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (46.15%) Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 6 (46.15%) SSL
6 6 (46.15%) Unix
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
6 6 (46.15%) Rapid7
6 6 (46.15%) LogRhythm
6 6 (46.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (46.15%) 802.1X
6 6 (46.15%) FireEye
6 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (46.15%) Nexpose
6 6 (46.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 6 (46.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) SSL
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Information Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (46.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) GFI Software
3 8 (61.54%) McAfee
3 8 (61.54%) Symantec
4 7 (53.85%) F5
5 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
5 6 (46.15%) FireEye
5 6 (46.15%) LogRhythm
5 6 (46.15%) Rapid7
5 6 (46.15%) Sourcefire
5 6 (46.15%) TippingPoint
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint