The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 73 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 0.72% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.57% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £320 £165 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £129 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £233 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
514 381 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.83% 45.68% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 198 257
Average daily rate £350 £288 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 10 £320 +72.97% 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) IronPort
6 5 (31.25%) MobileIron
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (31.25%) RightFax
6 5 (31.25%) Lync
6 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
6 5 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (31.25%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (31.25%) Lync
3 5 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) 2G
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) RIP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Japanese Language
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Messaging Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Advisor
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Snort
3 1 (6.25%) Nmap
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperic
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Nessus
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) IronPort
3 5 (31.25%) MobileIron
3 5 (31.25%) RightFax
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe