The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 49 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 1.48% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 2.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £440 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -8.80%
Symantec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 142 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.49% 52.40% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 39
Average daily rate £340 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Symantec
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas