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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 116 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.74% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 1.52% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 5
Average daily rate £305 £363 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +110.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £550 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
Symantec
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 4 £300 -45.45% 1
Coventry - 3 £349 - 5
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCAA
3 1 (8.33%) CCENT
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) RightFax
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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