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 West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 23 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 106 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 29 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.37% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 0.87% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 29
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £19.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +9.85%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1253 923 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 42.91% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 544 674
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 101
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Wiltshire +17 16 £388 +10.71% 2
Gloucestershire -15 3 £353 -21.66% 2
Dorset +9 2 £438 +2.94%
Bristol -26 2 £320 -24.70%
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England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 38 (82.61%) VMware
3 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
4 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
5 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 22 (47.83%) Citrix
6 20 (43.48%) ITIL
6 20 (43.48%) DV Cleared
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (39.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
8 16 (34.78%) VMware ESX
8 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (32.61%) HP
9 15 (32.61%) DNS
9 15 (32.61%) DHCP
9 15 (32.61%) NetBackup
10 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
10 14 (30.43%) SCCM
11 13 (28.26%) HP SIM
11 13 (28.26%) SLA
12 12 (26.09%) Firewall
12 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 12 (26.09%) XenApp
13 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
13 11 (23.91%) Linux
14 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
15 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (17.39%) Windows 7

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DHCP
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (32.61%) Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Technician
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (8.70%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) JSP
1 5 (10.87%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Cryptography
1 4 (8.70%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.04%) UNIX
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Time Management
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.87%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.87%) Software Distribution
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.52%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (43.48%) DV Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) SLA
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware ESX
3 12 (26.09%) XenApp
4 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
6 6 (13.04%) vSphere
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (10.87%) VMware Server
8 4 (8.70%) UAG
9 3 (6.52%) vCloud
9 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 15 (32.61%) NetBackup
3 14 (30.43%) SCCM
4 13 (28.26%) HP SIM
5 8 (17.39%) SCOM
6 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
7 5 (10.87%) WSUS
8 1 (2.17%) MOM
8 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) VMware
2 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Citrix
4 15 (32.61%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) McAfee
5 6 (13.04%) Sophos
5 6 (13.04%) Lumension
6 5 (10.87%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.70%) FalconStor
7 4 (8.70%) Altiris
7 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco
9 2 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Meru Networks
10 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.17%) Sun
10 1 (2.17%) Remedy
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Rate: £300 per day
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Posted: 23 days ago