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 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 127 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.18% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Average daily rate £344 £213 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -18.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.19 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +0.62%
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
1409 1357 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.94% 50.71% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 753 568
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 85 88
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 April 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 28 April 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 - 5 £375 -
Coventry -3 2 £306 +11.36% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) RightFax
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) IronPort
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCAA
3 1 (7.69%) CCENT
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (7.69%) vRealize
3 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 3 (23.08%) Splunk
4 2 (15.38%) IronPort
4 2 (15.38%) RightFax
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos