The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 168 194 199
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 32 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.02% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.51% -2.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2672 3349 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.40% 46.20% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 2334 2293
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 94 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (38.46%) Windows
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.31%) Finance
3 19 (29.23%) VMware
4 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
4 18 (27.69%) SAN
4 18 (27.69%) Banking
5 16 (24.62%) HP
5 16 (24.62%) NetApp
5 16 (24.62%) NetBackup
5 16 (24.62%) Investment Banking
6 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 14 (21.54%) EMC
8 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (16.92%) ITIL
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco
10 10 (15.38%) IBM
10 10 (15.38%) EMC Centera
10 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (15.38%) Lync
10 10 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (13.85%) Linux
11 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
11 9 (13.85%) DNS
11 9 (13.85%) Citrix
11 9 (13.85%) Blackberry
11 9 (13.85%) Brocade
12 8 (12.31%) Backup Exec
13 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.77%) MS Office

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.38%) Lync
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.08%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
8 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.54%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) SAN
2 9 (13.85%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) LDAP
4 4 (6.15%) DHCP
4 4 (6.15%) NAS
4 4 (6.15%) Network Security
4 4 (6.15%) VPN
5 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.62%) SMTP
5 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.08%) Extranet
6 2 (3.08%) NetScreen
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
7 1 (1.54%) VoIP
7 1 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) KDB
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) JMeter
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 18 (27.69%) Banking
3 16 (24.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Consultant
1 9 (13.85%) Team Leader
2 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Support
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) Xerces
2 1 (1.54%) Xalan
2 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.54%) wxWidgets
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) EMC Centera
2 9 (13.85%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.77%) iPad
3 7 (10.77%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) iPhone
5 2 (3.08%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.54%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.77%) Solaris
4 6 (9.23%) UNIX
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Android
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.08%) AIX
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE
9 1 (1.54%) Debian
9 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Migration
3 6 (9.23%) Information Security
4 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.62%) Release Management
4 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
4 3 (4.62%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (3.08%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.08%) E-Discovery
5 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.08%) Project Management
6 1 (1.54%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) Time Management
6 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.54%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.15%) Perl
3 3 (4.62%) VB
3 3 (4.62%) Bourne shell
3 3 (4.62%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) C-shell
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) Lisp
4 1 (1.54%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) Korn
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCSE
3 2 (3.08%) MCSA
3 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) MCP
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.69%) UAG
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (6.15%) XenApp
6 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.62%) vSphere
7 2 (3.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.54%) NFS
8 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.54%) Snort
8 1 (1.54%) Squid
8 1 (1.54%) Xen
8 1 (1.54%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) NetBackup
2 10 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (12.31%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (6.15%) SCOM
5 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (4.62%) SCCM
6 3 (4.62%) YUM
6 3 (4.62%) Puppet
7 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (3.08%) Nagios
7 2 (3.08%) ZENworks
7 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.08%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
7 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.54%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 16 (24.62%) HP
3 16 (24.62%) NetApp
4 14 (21.54%) EMC
5 10 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (15.38%) IBM
6 9 (13.85%) Citrix
6 9 (13.85%) Brocade
7 5 (7.69%) Veritas
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle
7 5 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (6.15%) CA
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.62%) IXOS
9 3 (4.62%) Altiris
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) Imperva
9 3 (4.62%) RightFax
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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