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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 73 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 1.25% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 2.60% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £107 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.04% +7.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-28.27% +12.67%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 423 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.47% 48.18% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 231 315
Average daily rate £325 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) Postini
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) SAN

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) S/MIME
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Postini
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
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