The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 55 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 1.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 2.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
Symantec
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 214 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.05% 49.08% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 98 152
Average daily rate £350 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £45.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) QRadar
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds