The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Essex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 48 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% - 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% - 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£190 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.27% +14.28%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 218 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 53.00% 46.98% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 75 142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 29
Average hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £37.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Symantec
East of England

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 31 July 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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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 - 4 £190 -
Epping - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (50.00%) Altiris
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco