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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
England / South West
Rank 118 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 14 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.28% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Median daily rate £313 £123 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+155.10% -59.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £119 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £193 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.13% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+24.32% +23.33%

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
1059 1246 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.16% 41.62% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 820 728
Median daily rate £363 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 72 97
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +1 5 £313 +160.41%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £141 +0.89%
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) MS Office
6 11 (45.83%) DNS
6 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
7 9 (37.50%) Veritas
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
8 8 (33.33%) SCCM
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) Thin Client
9 7 (29.17%) Wyse
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (29.17%) AppSense
9 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
9 7 (29.17%) Fat Client
9 7 (29.17%) XenApp
9 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
9 7 (29.17%) BitLocker
9 7 (29.17%) Office 365
9 7 (29.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (29.17%) DevOps
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Finance

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 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) SMTP
2 4 (16.67%) SSL
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 3 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Fat Client
1 7 (29.17%) Thin Client
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Solaris
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps
1 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
4 7 (29.17%) BitLocker
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (16.67%) vSphere
6 3 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 8 (33.33%) SCCM
3 7 (29.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (16.67%) Puppet
5 4 (16.67%) vRealize
5 4 (16.67%) Zenoss
6 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Veritas
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) AppSense
5 7 (29.17%) Wyse
6 6 (25.00%) Dell
7 5 (20.83%) CA
7 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) NetApp
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Brocade
8 4 (16.67%) EMC
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (8.33%) Capita
9 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
9 2 (8.33%) Polycom
9 2 (8.33%) Veeam