The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 55 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 0.86% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 1.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £118 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £303 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.78% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £14.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.70% -28.27%
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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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
225 201 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.64% 43.04% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 132 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £48.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MOS
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco