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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 127 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Symantec 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.16% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £441 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.62% -12.98%
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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
1275 1031 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.96% 42.05% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 605 647
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 72
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.01 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Bristol -4 2 £450 - 2
Wiltshire -11 1 £300 -22.82% 1
Gloucestershire -18 1 £130 -56.66% 2
Devon - 1 £250 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 23 (67.65%) VMware
5 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 15 (44.12%) DHCP
6 15 (44.12%) DNS
7 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (38.24%) SCCM
8 13 (38.24%) Firewall
8 13 (38.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (35.29%) NetBackup
10 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
11 10 (29.41%) ITIL
11 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (29.41%) HP
11 10 (29.41%) Citrix
11 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
12 9 (26.47%) System Testing
12 9 (26.47%) MSI
12 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
13 8 (23.53%) SLA
13 8 (23.53%) Windows Vista
13 8 (23.53%) Telecoms

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) DHCP
1 15 (44.12%) DNS
2 13 (38.24%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) PBX
4 1 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MSI
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (29.41%) Administrator
2 10 (29.41%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Flash
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Vista
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.82%) UNIX
10 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.94%) Android
11 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) System Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Capacity Management
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.71%) Change Control
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Database Security
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) CAD
9 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (20.59%) vSphere
4 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
5 5 (14.71%) XenApp
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Server
7 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
7 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
7 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.88%) XenServer
9 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
9 1 (2.94%) Xen
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 13 (38.24%) SCCM
2 13 (38.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (35.29%) NetBackup
4 8 (23.53%) HP SIM
5 7 (20.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) 3PAR
5 5 (14.71%) McAfee
6 4 (11.76%) CommVault
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) Acronis
8 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.88%) Veeam
8 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (2.94%) Adobe
9 1 (2.94%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) Apple
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya