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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 102 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 1.50% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £298 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £272 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
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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
1274 932 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.26% 44.87% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 463 521
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 57 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.45 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 7 £298 - 1
Solihull - 1 £200 - 1
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 10 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 7 (35.00%) StorageTek
5 7 (35.00%) Brocade
5 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Solaris
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
9 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (15.00%) EMC

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
3 1 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) CAD
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) VB
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) NetApp
3 7 (35.00%) StorageTek
3 7 (35.00%) Brocade
3 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.00%) Apple
7 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Meru Networks
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Lotus
8 1 (5.00%) Siemens
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