The table below looks at the statistics 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 122 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 15 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.23% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 13
Median daily rate £330 £148 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.72% -67.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -26.71%
Symantec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1169 1304 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.57% 41.34% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 832 876
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 61 126
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 5 £335 +179.16% 1
Gloucestershire +6 4 £170 +21.42% 1
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
Somerset +24 1 £225 -
Dorset -4 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 18 (62.07%) Veritas
2 17 (58.62%) NetBackup
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Solaris
4 13 (44.83%) Oracle
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
4 13 (44.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (44.83%) NetApp
4 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
5 12 (41.38%) Unix
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
9 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) MS Office
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
11 6 (20.69%) Dell
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
11 6 (20.69%) Freedom of Information Act
11 6 (20.69%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
12 5 (17.24%) SCCM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SSL
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DSL
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) NetBackup Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (20.69%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) EMC VNX
3 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) NHS
3 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Solaris
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Unix
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) AWK
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.79%) BitLocker
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) NetBackup
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (17.24%) SCCM
4 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (13.79%) vRealize
4 4 (13.79%) Zenoss
5 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Veritas
2 13 (44.83%) NetApp
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle
3 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) Dell
7 5 (17.24%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) AppSense
8 4 (13.79%) Brocade
8 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.79%) EMC
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.79%) Wyse
9 3 (10.34%) CA
9 3 (10.34%) Veeam
10 2 (6.90%) Capita
10 2 (6.90%) Citrix
10 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
11 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard