The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 101 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.28% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
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£165 £150 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £339 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.10% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -11.42%
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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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1140 1015 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.99% 47.59% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 500 437
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 77 97
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £10.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Birmingham 0 8 £130 -13.33% 3
Warwickshire -12 2 £375 +117.39% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
5 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
7 8 (28.57%) Back Office
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
8 7 (25.00%) Lotus
8 7 (25.00%) SAN
9 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (21.43%) Solaris
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) HP
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) Firewall
11 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) IPv6
5 1 (3.57%) FCoE
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 8 (28.57%) Back Office
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.14%) Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) PDA
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Solaris
6 5 (17.86%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.14%) CAD
4 1 (3.57%) BPR
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VB
2 4 (14.29%) VBA
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Lotus
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Meru Networks
8 2 (7.14%) Brocade
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 2 (7.14%) EMC
8 2 (7.14%) Sun
8 2 (7.14%) Apple
8 2 (7.14%) Websense
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos
9 1 (3.57%) Motorola
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