The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 25 July 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 South East 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 Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 234 - 229
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symbian 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% - 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4387 4173 4803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.82% 49.29% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2172 2067 2074
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 319 339
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Symbian
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 5 (100.00%) Handset
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) OS/2
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) LoadUI

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Handset
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) OS/2
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft