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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 181 175 168
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Symantec 18 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.16% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 30
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £263 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £67.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +136.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.62%
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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
2278 2760 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.87% 44.49% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1934 1954
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 75
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
4 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 15 (39.47%) VMware
6 12 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) HP
8 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
8 10 (26.32%) Banking
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) ITIL
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.79%) Citrix
12 6 (15.79%) Linux
12 6 (15.79%) MS Office
12 6 (15.79%) Firewall
12 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
12 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.79%) Lync
13 5 (13.16%) E-Discovery
13 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (13.16%) Service Management
13 5 (13.16%) Legal
13 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.16%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.79%) Lync
4 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) FTP
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
4 3 (7.89%) Law
5 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Wintel Support
3 3 (7.89%) Applications Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Messaging Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
1 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 2 (5.26%) MVS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) E-Discovery
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Process Management
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) VBScript
2 2 (5.26%) VB
2 2 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) Firmware
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) Gluster
5 2 (5.26%) KVM
5 2 (5.26%) GPFS
5 2 (5.26%) Ceph
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Postfix
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) UAG
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.63%) Squid
6 1 (2.63%) Xen
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (5.26%) SCOM
5 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.26%) Puppet
6 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.63%) yum
6 1 (2.63%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) IBM
5 5 (13.16%) Dell
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
6 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
6 3 (7.89%) McAfee
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) AppSense
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) IronPort
7 2 (5.26%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.26%) Websense
7 2 (5.26%) Reuters
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago