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 1 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 43 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% - 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£126 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.13% -6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £26.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +33.33%
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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
197 161 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.47% 44.60% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 74 57
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 12 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £11.15 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.38 £40.70 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (40.00%) MOS
4 2 (40.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MOS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle