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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 71 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.32% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.92% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
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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
356 217 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.87% 34.89% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 133 187
Average daily rate £375 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Meru Networks
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Meru Networks
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Apple