The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 26 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.55% - 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% - 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £318
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £26.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +33.33%
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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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 101 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.30% 60.12% 61.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 41
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £539 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware