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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 99 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 15 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.74% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.58% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£130 £238 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +90.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £30.00 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.85% +20.94%
Symantec
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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
1177 949 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.74% 46.61% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 481 464
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 82 101
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.52 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +5 10 £130 -13.33% 2
Solihull +2 1 £300 -
Coventry -5 1 - - 1
Warwickshire -12 1 £375 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (84.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Citrix
3 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
7 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (32.00%) MS Office
7 8 (32.00%) Java
7 8 (32.00%) Back Office
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) Lotus
9 6 (24.00%) Solaris
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) XenApp
11 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
11 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.00%) Juniper
11 4 (16.00%) Red Hat

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (28.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) FCoE
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.00%) IPv6
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Desktop Support
3 8 (32.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (8.00%) Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Solaris
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) CAD
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) VB
2 4 (16.00%) VBA
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCSE
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) Lotus
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) Brocade
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) Meru Networks
7 2 (8.00%) StorageTek
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) Sun
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Motorola
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