The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 29 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 Wales 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 the Symantec Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 56 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.98% 0.97% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-28.27% +12.67%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
240 202 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.28% 49.15% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 118 101
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.35 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Symantec
Wales

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bridgend - 4 £438 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Symantec
Wales

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (60.00%) McAfee
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Sophos
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (40.00%) Remedy
6 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
6 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
7 7 (35.00%) HP
7 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (35.00%) vSphere
8 6 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (30.00%) Clearswift
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (25.00%) UNIX
9 5 (25.00%) XenServer
9 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 5 (25.00%) vCloud
9 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) vCloud
4 5 (25.00%) XenServer
4 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) XenApp
6 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (10.00%) UAG
7 2 (10.00%) MetaFrame
8 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (15.00%) SCCM
5 3 (15.00%) ARCserve
6 2 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (10.00%) SCOM
7 1 (5.00%) WSUS
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix
1 12 (60.00%) McAfee
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Sophos
3 8 (40.00%) Remedy
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Clearswift
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) Websense
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp