The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 East of England 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 119 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Symantec 25 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.84% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.92% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 12
Average daily rate £300 £188 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £188 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £188 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1503 992 1378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.67% 44.05% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 455 626
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 131 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire -6 11 - - 1
Hertfordshire -8 6 £170 - 4
Essex -20 6 £338 - 1
Bedfordshire -18 1 - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
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England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) Citrix
3 17 (47.22%) MS Office
4 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 14 (38.89%) Blackberry
5 12 (33.33%) McAfee
5 12 (33.33%) Lotus
5 12 (33.33%) Altiris
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 11 (30.56%) IBM Notes
7 10 (27.78%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (22.22%) VoIP
9 8 (22.22%) DHCP
9 8 (22.22%) Adobe
9 8 (22.22%) VMware
9 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
9 8 (22.22%) XenApp
10 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
10 7 (19.44%) DNS
10 7 (19.44%) MCP
10 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.89%) SCCM
12 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (13.89%) Avaya

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (30.56%) IBM Notes
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) VoIP
1 8 (22.22%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 8 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (13.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
8 2 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) IT Support
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) SecurID
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.78%) VMS
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
2 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) XenApp
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (8.33%) WSUS
5 2 (5.56%) SCOM
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 21 (58.33%) Citrix
2 12 (33.33%) McAfee
2 12 (33.33%) Lotus
2 12 (33.33%) Altiris
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) Adobe
4 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) Avaya
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Sybase
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Norfolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £160.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Utilize
Posted: 24 days ago