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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 63 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 0.30% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £18.15 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +10.83%
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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
274 329 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.64% 39.50% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 212 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.50 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Lync
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (37.50%) AppSense
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (37.50%) BitLocker
5 3 (37.50%) CA
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Change Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) BitLocker
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) AppSense
4 3 (37.50%) CA
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Wyse
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee