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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 23 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.70% 0.95% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 1.89% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£320 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £376
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.89% +18.12%
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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
68 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 50.37% 50.48% 58.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 20
Average daily rate £310 £329 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% -17.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.88 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.10 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 October 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (20.00%) MOM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (20.00%) MOM
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (20.00%) Lumension
2 2 (20.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (10.00%) HP