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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 110 127 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.56% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 1.31% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
Average daily rate
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£280 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £341 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.49% -13.50%
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
1179 1379 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.96% 43.28% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 860 551
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 61
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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
Somerset - 12 £255 -
Bristol +6 6 £280 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -9 3 - - 2
Wiltshire +10 2 £308 -25.45% 2
Dorset -3 1 - - 3
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) VMware
3 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 18 (47.37%) Citrix
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
8 12 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
10 10 (26.32%) XenApp
10 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
11 9 (23.68%) McAfee
11 9 (23.68%) Lync
11 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.68%) Migration
12 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
12 8 (21.05%) Firewall
13 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (18.42%) HP
13 7 (18.42%) SCCM
13 7 (18.42%) Change Control
13 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
14 6 (15.79%) Statistics
14 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Lync
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) PBX
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Statistics
2 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.53%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) DTV
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 4 (10.53%) UNIX
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.42%) Change Control
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) WFM
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) Database Security
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (26.32%) XenApp
4 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
5 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (13.16%) VMware Server
7 3 (7.89%) BitLocker
7 3 (7.89%) Xen
7 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
8 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.63%) vSphere
9 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (18.42%) SCCM
4 5 (13.16%) SCOM
5 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Citrix
4 9 (23.68%) McAfee
5 7 (18.42%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) CommVault
7 5 (13.16%) Veeam
8 4 (10.53%) AppSense
8 4 (10.53%) Wyse
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco
9 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.89%) CA
9 3 (7.89%) Acronis
10 2 (5.26%) NetApp
10 2 (5.26%) Sophos
10 2 (5.26%) IBM
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle
10 2 (5.26%) EMC
11 1 (2.63%) Adobe
11 1 (2.63%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £24 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago