The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 78 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.40% 0.90% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 2.20% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £353 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +21.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -13.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.51% +17.50%
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
692 635 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.35% 40.86% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 332 273
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 28
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £10.02 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the West Yorkshire region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the West Yorkshire region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
Leeds -4 18 £300 -14.28% 3
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Symantec
Yorkshire

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (60.00%) VMware
5 15 (50.00%) SCOM
5 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (46.67%) vSphere
6 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (46.67%) VMware ESX
6 14 (46.67%) NetBackup
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) IBM
7 12 (40.00%) EMC
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (40.00%) NAS
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (40.00%) SCCM
8 10 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
8 10 (33.33%) Migration
9 9 (30.00%) Lotus
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) IIS
10 8 (26.67%) Internet
11 7 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 25 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 22 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (26.67%) IIS
6 7 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (23.33%) Lync
7 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (10.00%) Apache
9 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) NAS
2 8 (26.67%) Internet
3 7 (23.33%) S/MIME
3 7 (23.33%) Unified Communications
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.00%) LDAP
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Administrator
1 8 (26.67%) Exchange Administrator
1 8 (26.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) ITSM
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) SIEM
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (46.67%) vSphere
3 14 (46.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) SCOM
2 14 (46.67%) NetBackup
3 12 (40.00%) SCCM
4 7 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (23.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (40.00%) IBM
3 12 (40.00%) EMC
4 9 (30.00%) Lotus
5 7 (23.33%) Google
5 7 (23.33%) Postini
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (10.00%) Websense
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Remedy
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint