The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 24 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.48% 2.61% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 6.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£240 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £155.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
84 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 62.22% 43.48% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 13
Average daily rate £325 £339 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £92.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.32% +131.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £30.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £155.00 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (33.33%) MOM
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) MOM
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Lumension
2 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) HP