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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 60 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.40% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.85% +20.94%
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
255 316 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 50.90% 53.02% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 151 99
Average daily rate £380 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 69 32
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.00 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 3 £275 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) McAfee
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) Sophos
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) Broadband
7 3 (30.00%) Avaya
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (30.00%) Clearswift
7 3 (30.00%) Proofpoint
7 3 (30.00%) SaaS
7 3 (30.00%) WSUS
7 3 (30.00%) iPhone
7 3 (30.00%) SCDPM
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (20.00%) HP
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
9 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Broadband
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Extranet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) SIEM
1 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Snort
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (30.00%) WSUS
3 3 (30.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) McAfee
3 4 (40.00%) Sophos
4 3 (30.00%) Clearswift
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) Proofpoint
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Altiris
6 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (10.00%) Qualys
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) BT
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) NetIQ