The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 83 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.34% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
535 298 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.84% 38.95% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 140 218
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.32 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Symantec
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 2 (28.57%) IronPort
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Q1 Labs
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (14.29%) ClearTrust
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Email Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) ClearTrust
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
1 2 (28.57%) IronPort
2 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Q1 Labs
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix