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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 71 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 1.39% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 3.31% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £320 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% +72.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £256 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £384 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +2.50%
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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
406 362 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.91% 42.00% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 131
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 23
Average hourly rate £10.04 £9.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.58 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.35 £16.50
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 1 May 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%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) HACMP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (25.00%) YaST
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) GFI Software
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (25.00%) SSH

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
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)
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) YaST
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) GFI Software
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Sun