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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 169 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 34 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.13% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £247 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £380 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +13.47%
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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
2720 3272 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 2261 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £49.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) Windows
3 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
4 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.33%) VMware
5 16 (26.67%) Finance
6 15 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (23.33%) Lync
7 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (23.33%) SAN
8 13 (21.67%) Citrix
8 13 (21.67%) IBM
8 13 (21.67%) Backup Exec
8 13 (21.67%) Banking
8 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 12 (20.00%) NetApp
10 11 (18.33%) HP
10 11 (18.33%) Firewall
10 11 (18.33%) Investment Banking
10 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (16.67%) DNS
11 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 10 (16.67%) Linux
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.00%) XenApp
13 8 (13.33%) Cisco
13 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (23.33%) Lync
3 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) SAN
2 11 (18.33%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) DNS
4 6 (10.00%) Network Security
4 6 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.67%) Extranet
5 4 (6.67%) VPN
5 4 (6.67%) DHCP
6 3 (5.00%) SMTP
6 3 (5.00%) LDAP
6 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.00%) VLAN
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.33%) LAN
7 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 6 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Messaging Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.33%) Replication
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) EMC Centera
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Android
4 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) UNIX
5 5 (8.33%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) ITIL
1 7 (11.67%) Information Security
2 5 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.00%) Release Management
4 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (5.00%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.67%) Data Entry
6 1 (1.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) VB
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.00%) MCSE
3 5 (8.33%) CCNA
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.00%) MCITP
5 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) RHCT
5 3 (5.00%) RHCE
6 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) CISSP
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) XenApp
4 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 7 (11.67%) UAG
5 7 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (5.00%) NFS
7 3 (5.00%) vSphere
8 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.67%) IAG
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 13 (21.67%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.67%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (6.67%) SCOM
7 3 (5.00%) YUM
7 3 (5.00%) Puppet
7 3 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (3.33%) Nagios
8 2 (3.33%) ZENworks
8 2 (3.33%) SCCM
9 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.67%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (21.67%) IBM
3 13 (21.67%) Citrix
4 12 (20.00%) NetApp
5 11 (18.33%) HP
6 8 (13.33%) Cisco
7 7 (11.67%) Oracle
8 5 (8.33%) EMC
8 5 (8.33%) IronPort
9 4 (6.67%) Brocade
9 4 (6.67%) Sophos
9 4 (6.67%) IXOS
9 4 (6.67%) Veritas
10 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.00%) CA
10 3 (5.00%) Dell
10 3 (5.00%) Altiris
10 3 (5.00%) RightFax
10 3 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark