The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Hertfordshire 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 63 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 2.29% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £170 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 262 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.54% 41.46% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 116 171
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.93 £17.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% +15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
East of England

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
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 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
Stevenage -4 3 - -
Watford -13 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) MBA
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (10.00%) BCP
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MBA
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Avaya
1 4 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
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