The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 46 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £400 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +146.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 217 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.64% 48.12% 55.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 117 155
Average daily rate £350 £315 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £469 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 70
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £10.43 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 1 - - 4
Bicester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 4
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) ACSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco