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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 132 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.50% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.16% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate
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£290 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -18.42%
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
1221 1206 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.97% 42.98% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 662 649
Average daily rate £375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 71
Average hourly rate £20.63 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.25 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Bristol - 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £130 - 4
Wiltshire -10 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) VMware
4 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (40.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (37.50%) SCCM
8 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (34.38%) DHCP
8 11 (34.38%) DNS
9 10 (31.25%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) Firewall
9 10 (31.25%) NetBackup
9 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 9 (28.13%) System Testing
10 9 (28.13%) MSI
10 9 (28.13%) Linux
10 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 8 (25.00%) Migration
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Vista
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
14 5 (15.63%) ITIL

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DHCP
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 10 (31.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) SMS
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) PBX
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MSI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (3.13%) Android
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) System Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Database Security
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Network Design
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (15.63%) vSphere
5 5 (15.63%) XenApp
5 5 (15.63%) VMware Server
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.25%) XenServer
8 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (3.13%) Xen
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (40.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (37.50%) SCCM
3 10 (31.25%) NetBackup
4 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (12.50%) HP SIM
6 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
7 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) McAfee
5 4 (12.50%) CommVault
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.38%) Acronis
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Wyse
8 1 (3.13%) AppSense
8 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas
8 1 (3.13%) SAP