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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 132 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.96% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £15.21 £26.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +55.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
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
1375 1244 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.52% 48.09% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 729 531
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 77 83
Median hourly rate £14.44 £20.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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
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 29 May 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
Staffordshire +6 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Splunk
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) IronPort
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence

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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.14%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCAA
3 1 (7.14%) CCENT
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
3 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Splunk
5 2 (14.29%) IronPort
5 2 (14.29%) RightFax
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos