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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 50 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Symantec 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.08% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 1.91% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £550 £160 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.21 £20.19 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +0.62%
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
360 367 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.28% 56.81% 54.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 170
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.89 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - -
Watford +5 1 £550 +37.50%
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) PKI
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 2 (16.67%) Avaya
8 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
8 2 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) iPhone

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) BCP
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) VMware