The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 the Symantec Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 11 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.17% - 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 10.71% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£550 - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
28 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 48.28% 36.23% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 6
Average daily rate £275 £284 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £440 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -60.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Bedford region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Bedford region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Symantec
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) SecurID
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight