The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 62 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.54% 1.33% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.62% 3.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£230 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
304 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.58% 41.75% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 131 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Apple
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) Client/Server
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (63.64%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
3 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) CCENT
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) ACSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 10 (90.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Apple
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco