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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 47 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing Symantec 26 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.05% 1.94% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.90% 4.22% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
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£425 £163 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -48.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £14.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+33.32% -26.43%
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
441 308 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.76% 45.90% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 156 166
Average daily rate £360 £344 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 18
Average hourly rate £20.94 £21.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -26.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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
Watford - 14 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £288 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £75 -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (54.55%) Citrix
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (51.52%) SCCM
5 16 (48.48%) SCOM
5 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
5 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
5 16 (48.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 16 (48.48%) Terminal Services
6 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 11 (33.33%) PKI
7 11 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (30.30%) Firewall
9 9 (27.27%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) Information Security
10 8 (24.24%) Change Management
11 7 (21.21%) Trend Micro
11 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (21.21%) UAG
11 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) McAfee
11 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
12 6 (18.18%) DHCP
12 6 (18.18%) Server Building
13 5 (15.15%) Puppet
13 5 (15.15%) Build Automation

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
2 8 (24.24%) Information Security
3 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Server Building
5 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) High Availability
8 1 (3.03%) SIEM
8 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) Release Management
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) ITSM
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) RHCE
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) Terminal Services
2 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.21%) UAG
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) SCCM
2 16 (48.48%) SCOM
2 16 (48.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (15.15%) Puppet
6 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
7 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Citrix
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) McAfee
3 7 (21.21%) Trend Micro
4 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Altiris
6 2 (6.06%) Brocade
6 2 (6.06%) IronPort
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.03%) IBM