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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 168 180 159
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Symantec 18 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.77% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 24
Average daily rate
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£381 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £246 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £369 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +17.06%
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 £14.35 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -18.42%
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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
2148 2462 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.41% 42.65% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1682 1710
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 58
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 21 (55.26%) Windows
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) VMware
5 13 (34.21%) Banking
5 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.95%) Blackberry
7 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (26.32%) ITIL
9 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (23.68%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.05%) Lync
10 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (18.42%) DNS
11 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.79%) HP
12 6 (15.79%) SAN
12 6 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
12 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
12 6 (15.79%) Information Security
12 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
13 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (21.05%) Lync
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (7.89%) IIS
9 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
9 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.63%) Apache
10 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.89%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) FTP
6 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) Extranet
7 1 (2.63%) SSL
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (34.21%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Law
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Information Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Messaging Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Messaging Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.63%) CESG
5 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.26%) MVS
7 2 (5.26%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Information Security
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Process Management
5 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Information Management
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCSE
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) PhD
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
3 1 (2.63%) RHCT
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) vSphere
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) UAG
5 1 (2.63%) KVM
5 1 (2.63%) Squid
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.63%) Postfix
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM
5 1 (2.63%) Puppet
5 1 (2.63%) PureDisk
5 1 (2.63%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (2.63%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) McAfee
5 4 (10.53%) Websense
5 4 (10.53%) IronPort
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (5.26%) Altiris
7 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.26%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.63%) Varonis