The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 16 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 Milton Keynes 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 56 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 1.58% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £185 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -41.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 253 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.18% 46.68% 54.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 128 183
Average daily rate £380 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 33
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.58 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Symantec
Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (33.33%) RightFax
5 5 (33.33%) Lync
5 5 (33.33%) MobileIron
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (33.33%) IronPort
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Lync
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Advisor
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) Snort
3 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Hyperic
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (6.67%) Nessus
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) RightFax
3 5 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 5 (33.33%) IronPort
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Adobe
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee