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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 137 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Median daily rate £350 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 - £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -12.12%
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
1249 1171 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.12% 45.78% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 574 594
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 109
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Birmingham - 4 £278 - 2
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (45.00%) NetBackup
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Information Security
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Sophos
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) MCSA
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CISSP
4 2 (10.00%) CLAS
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (15.00%) Nexpose
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
2 6 (30.00%) Sophos
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) FireEye
5 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) GFI Software
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Rapid7
5 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (15.00%) TippingPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp