The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 87 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.088% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.23% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £431 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
Symantec
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
497 437 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.69% 38.67% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 300 237
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) IronPort
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Veritas
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) IronPort
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas