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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 179 165 168
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 23 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.82% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.81% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £420 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.04% +20.94%
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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
2515 3142 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.56% 45.05% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1846 2237 1964
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 75
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.58 £27.50 £42.50
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 November 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 27 November 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 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) VMware
4 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (28.30%) Banking
5 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (26.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (26.42%) Lync
6 14 (26.42%) Backup Exec
6 14 (26.42%) Firewall
7 13 (24.53%) Blackberry
7 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (22.64%) IBM
8 12 (22.64%) Citrix
9 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
9 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.87%) DNS
10 10 (18.87%) HP
10 10 (18.87%) SAN
10 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
10 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
11 9 (16.98%) XenApp
12 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (15.09%) NetApp
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 8 (15.09%) Linux
12 8 (15.09%) Finance
12 8 (15.09%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (26.42%) Lync
5 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
6 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (11.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (9.43%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
10 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
11 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (1.89%) Apache
12 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.89%) IIS
12 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) SAN
3 6 (11.32%) Network Security
3 6 (11.32%) VPN
4 5 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
5 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.55%) VLAN
5 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.55%) DHCP
5 4 (7.55%) Extranet
6 2 (3.77%) LDAP
7 1 (1.89%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) Broadband
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (28.30%) Banking
2 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Finance
4 6 (11.32%) Retail
5 5 (9.43%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Law
7 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Messaging Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Information Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Designer
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.32%) Replication
3 5 (9.43%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) iPhone
4 3 (5.66%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Android
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.66%) UNIX
5 3 (5.66%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.77%) MVS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
1 8 (15.09%) Information Security
2 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
2 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
2 4 (7.55%) Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
5 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.89%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.89%) Change Management
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Service Management
5 1 (1.89%) Information Management
5 1 (1.89%) Network Design
5 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (1.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) MCSE
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.55%) MCITP
2 4 (7.55%) CCNA
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.66%) RHCE
3 3 (5.66%) RHCT
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) XenApp
4 7 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (11.32%) UAG
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.66%) NFS
8 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.89%) Squid
9 1 (1.89%) Xen
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.89%) KVM
9 1 (1.89%) Postfix
9 1 (1.89%) IAG
9 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 14 (26.42%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
3 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (9.43%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (7.55%) SCOM
5 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.66%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (5.66%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (3.77%) Puppet
7 1 (1.89%) Nagios
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.89%) SCCM
7 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.89%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) IBM
3 12 (22.64%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco
7 5 (9.43%) Sophos
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) IronPort
8 4 (7.55%) Dell
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.55%) IXOS
8 4 (7.55%) McAfee
9 3 (5.66%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (3.77%) Lumension
10 2 (3.77%) Brocade
10 2 (3.77%) Altiris
10 2 (3.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) Apple