The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 56 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 7 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 0.65% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.32% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£280 £155 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -61.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £155 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £159 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.62% -12.98%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
377 304 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.21% 49.43% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 150 153
Average daily rate £450 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £22.20 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) DNS
5 10 (45.45%) DHCP
5 10 (45.45%) Citrix
5 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
6 9 (40.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (40.91%) Altiris
7 8 (36.36%) SCOM
8 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) VoIP
8 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 6 (27.27%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) IIS
10 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (18.18%) Veritas

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
1 10 (45.45%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Software Licensing
2 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) vCloud
4 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (36.36%) SCOM
4 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
4 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 3 (13.64%) Puppet
5 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
5 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (13.64%) SCSM
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) Altiris
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas
4 4 (18.18%) Sophos
4 4 (18.18%) Acronis
5 3 (13.64%) LANDesk
5 3 (13.64%) BMC
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya