The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 34 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 1.30% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.62% 2.84% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £125 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -18.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.17 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -8.56%
Symantec
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 176 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.57% 45.60% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 139 70
Average daily rate £450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 4 - -
Bedford +2 1 £125 -77.27% 2
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) MetaFrame
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
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