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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 50 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.85% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.13% -6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £26.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +33.33%
Symantec
South East

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
227 215 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.61% 47.67% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 133
Average daily rate £375 £363 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 1 - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCENT
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) ACSA
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam