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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 58 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 19 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 1.22% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 2.93% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £313 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.42% +18.75%
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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
434 375 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.02% 41.44% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 208 194
Average daily rate £313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £234 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 16
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.67 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (86.96%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) VMware
5 14 (60.87%) SCOM
5 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (56.52%) vSphere
6 13 (56.52%) VMware ESX
6 13 (56.52%) NetBackup
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (47.83%) SCCM
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) NAS
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (47.83%) IBM
7 11 (47.83%) EMC
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (43.48%) Migration
9 9 (39.13%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (34.78%) Lotus
11 7 (30.43%) Google
11 7 (30.43%) Postini
11 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (30.43%) Internet
11 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (30.43%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (39.13%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (30.43%) IIS
5 7 (30.43%) Lync
6 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) NAS
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 7 (30.43%) S/MIME
2 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Exchange Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (56.52%) vSphere
3 13 (56.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCOM
2 13 (56.52%) NetBackup
3 11 (47.83%) SCCM
4 7 (30.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
6 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) IBM
3 11 (47.83%) EMC
4 8 (34.78%) Lotus
5 7 (30.43%) Google
5 7 (30.43%) Postini
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) BMC
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco