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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 65 48 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Contract jobs citing Symantec 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.14% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 2.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£160 £158 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £376
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +18.75%
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
442 281 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.93% 53.22% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 138 200
Average daily rate £340 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £46.00 £34.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 - 4 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
3 14 (51.85%) Blackberry
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Altiris
5 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
6 9 (33.33%) VoIP
6 9 (33.33%) MS Office
6 9 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) Firewall
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (22.22%) DHCP
9 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) vSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Acronis
10 5 (18.52%) vCloud
10 5 (18.52%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) VoIP
2 8 (29.63%) VPN
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) 2nd Line Support
1 11 (40.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) iPhone
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.70%) Information Security
2 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.70%) Time Management
2 1 (3.70%) Coaching
2 1 (3.70%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) Service Management
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
2 5 (18.52%) vCloud
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (29.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
4 5 (18.52%) SCCM
4 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
5 3 (11.11%) Puppet
5 3 (11.11%) SCOM
5 3 (11.11%) SCOrch
5 3 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SCSM
6 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Altiris
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Veritas
5 5 (18.52%) Sophos
5 5 (18.52%) Acronis
6 3 (11.11%) Remedy
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam