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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 25 September 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 134 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.12% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.27% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Median daily rate £313 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +34.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £324 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £414 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+56.00% -26.77%
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
1508 1102 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.01% 43.59% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 527 601
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 80 88
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £11.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.44 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 6 £325 -
Coventry - 2 £370 -
Birmingham -8 1 £205 -44.44%
Worcestershire - 1 £135 - 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
3 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) Intel Security
6 6 (35.29%) Sophos
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security
7 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) MCSA
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) NonStop SQL
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CLAS
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (11.76%) Nexpose
5 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
5 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Intel Security
2 6 (35.29%) Sophos
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) FireEye
5 2 (11.76%) GFI Software
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
5 2 (11.76%) Rapid7
5 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
5 2 (11.76%) TippingPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds