The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 55 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 15 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.70% 1.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£254 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £14.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.96% -28.27%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
426 400 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.30% 44.54% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 212 145
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £254 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 42
Average hourly rate £10.04 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.81 £18.75 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 5 August 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (55.56%) Clustering
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Veritas
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) AIX
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) HACMP
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) EMC
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) VMS
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) Veritas File System
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
7 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Clustering
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 6 (33.33%) HACMP
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) LPAR
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) AIX
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) VMS
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) AWK
2 3 (16.67%) sed
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) Veritas File System
5 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) WSUS
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Veritas
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 3 (16.67%) GFI Software
7 2 (11.11%) Lumension
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint