The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 73 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.14% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.39% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 254 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.35% 35.13% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 164 159
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -55.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £30.90 £50.00
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 Bristol

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee