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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 122 142 130
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing Symantec 18 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 0.67% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%
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
1172 1351 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.53% 40.83% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 807 858
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 74
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 14 £363 - 1
Wiltshire +10 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £281 - 2
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 19 (73.08%) Veritas
2 18 (69.23%) NetApp
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 18 (69.23%) Solaris
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (65.38%) NetBackup
3 17 (65.38%) Unix
4 10 (38.46%) DevOps
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
6 7 (26.92%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (26.92%) Freedom of Information Act
6 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
7 6 (23.08%) NHS
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco
10 3 (11.54%) VPN
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) SCCM
10 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business

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 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DSL
3 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Administrator
2 12 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (46.15%) Unix Administrator
3 11 (42.31%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) NetBackup Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (26.92%) Freedom of Information Act
2 6 (23.08%) NHS
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Solaris
2 17 (65.38%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
3 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (65.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.85%) Nexpose
5 1 (3.85%) QRadar
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Veritas
2 18 (69.23%) NetApp
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) AppSense
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Wyse
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.85%) ZyXEL