The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.92% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -
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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 Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 222 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.01% 52.36% 57.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 164 42
Average daily rate £425 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £413 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £32.60 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Symantec
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
3 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 8 (44.44%) Middleware
7 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (38.89%) Change Control
8 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
8 7 (38.89%) Statistics
8 7 (38.89%) McAfee
8 7 (38.89%) Firewall
8 7 (38.89%) CommVault
9 6 (33.33%) Migration
9 6 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (27.78%) PKI
10 5 (27.78%) SCOM
10 5 (27.78%) XenApp
11 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
11 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
12 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 3 (16.67%) Veeam
12 3 (16.67%) Windows 7

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Statistics
2 5 (27.78%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Control
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) WFM
6 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.11%) XenServer
6 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (27.78%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) CommVault
4 7 (38.89%) McAfee
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp