The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridge 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 41 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 1.55% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 3.14% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 191 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.03% 49.48% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 88
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
Cambridgeshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Support
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat