The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 107 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.00% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £260 £275 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -21.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.03 £12.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 896 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.22% 48.91% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 389 446
Average daily rate £350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 114 97
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
England

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 2 - - 2
Coventry - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) SCCM
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) StorageTek
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) EMC
6 4 (19.05%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) Brocade
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) SCADA
2 1 (4.76%) PDA
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) IAG
4 1 (4.76%) UAG
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (9.52%) Sysprep
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Citrix
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) StorageTek
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) Brocade
3 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago