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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 59 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.14% 0.76% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £19.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.36% +9.72%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
323 259 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.99% 49.24% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 145 133
Average daily rate £388 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.81% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £157 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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
South Wales -11 9 £425 +1.49%
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (60.00%) McAfee
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Sophos
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (40.00%) Remedy
6 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
6 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
7 7 (35.00%) HP
7 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (35.00%) vSphere
8 6 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (30.00%) Clearswift
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (25.00%) UNIX
9 5 (25.00%) XenServer
9 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 5 (25.00%) vCloud
9 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) vCloud
4 5 (25.00%) XenServer
4 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) XenApp
6 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (10.00%) UAG
7 2 (10.00%) MetaFrame
8 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (15.00%) SCCM
5 3 (15.00%) ARCserve
6 2 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (10.00%) SCOM
7 1 (5.00%) WSUS
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix
1 12 (60.00%) McAfee
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Sophos
3 8 (40.00%) Remedy
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Clearswift
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) Websense
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp