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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 131 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.62% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.66% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Median daily rate £350 £280 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £301 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +40.71%
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
1315 1146 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.89% 37.23% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 689 844
Median daily rate £370 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 99 63
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 +3 7 £350 +25.00%
Wiltshire -4 1 £125 -59.34% 2
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (65.63%) Solaris
1 21 (65.63%) NetApp
1 21 (65.63%) Veritas
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (62.50%) Oracle
2 20 (62.50%) Unix
3 18 (56.25%) NetBackup
4 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (18.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) NHS
6 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.38%) Banking
8 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared

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 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) DTS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Messaging Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (18.75%) Freedom of Information Act
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Solaris
2 20 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.25%) Firmware
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (56.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) Nexpose
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) QRadar
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) NetApp
1 21 (65.63%) Veritas
2 20 (62.50%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) AppSense
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) IronPort
5 2 (6.25%) Polycom
5 2 (6.25%) RightFax
5 2 (6.25%) Sun
5 2 (6.25%) Wyse
6 1 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (3.13%) Imperva
6 1 (3.13%) Incapsula