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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 39 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 0.71% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.47% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -15.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -11.42%
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
144 136 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.43% 48.57% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 71 101
Average daily rate £375 £370 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +49.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 41
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.63 £21.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 December 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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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
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron