The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.32% - -
As % of the Vendors category 17.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £14.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.70% -28.27%
Symantec
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 58.73% 53.85% 57.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 14
Average daily rate £425 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -69.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (88.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 16 (88.89%) SCCM
2 16 (88.89%) SCOM
2 16 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 16 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 16 (88.89%) Terminal Services
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
5 6 (33.33%) Server Building
6 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
6 5 (27.78%) Build Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) PKI
7 4 (22.22%) Puppet
7 4 (22.22%) SCOrch
8 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 3 (16.67%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Dell

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Server Building
2 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
2 5 (27.78%) Build Automation
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) Terminal Services
2 16 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) UAG
3 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) SCCM
1 16 (88.89%) SCOM
1 16 (88.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (22.22%) SCOrch
2 4 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
4 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro