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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 68 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 1.36% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 3.21% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +143.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £410 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £490 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.34 £20.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +5.42%
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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
398 343 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.27% 42.56% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 178 103
Average daily rate £325 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -0.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.64 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (25.00%) YaST
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) HP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) SUSE
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) YaST
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) GFI Software
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris