The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 54 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.40% - 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £268
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
273 176 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.34% 41.90% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 92 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 14
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.94 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Wales region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Wales region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 10 £425 -
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Remedy
5 5 (45.45%) McAfee
5 5 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (45.45%) Sophos
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
6 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Clearswift
7 3 (27.27%) XenServer
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) vCloud
3 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (18.18%) UAG
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
2 5 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Remedy
4 5 (45.45%) McAfee
4 5 (45.45%) Sophos
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Clearswift
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Websense
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) EMC