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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 177 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 19 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.59% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £328 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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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
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (42.31%) Windows
3 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 19 (36.54%) VMware
5 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (30.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 16 (30.77%) Banking
7 15 (28.85%) Firewall
8 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (25.00%) Lync
9 13 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 11 (21.15%) Backup Exec
10 11 (21.15%) ITIL
11 10 (19.23%) IBM
11 10 (19.23%) DNS
11 10 (19.23%) HP
11 10 (19.23%) SAN
11 10 (19.23%) Finance
11 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
12 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (17.31%) Information Security
12 9 (17.31%) Citrix
12 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
13 8 (15.38%) NetApp
13 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (15.38%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (25.00%) Lync
5 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
5 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (9.62%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
10 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.92%) IIS
11 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.92%) Apache
11 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) SAN
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (9.62%) VLAN
4 5 (9.62%) iSCSI
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
5 4 (7.69%) Network Security
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) WAN
6 3 (5.77%) Extranet
7 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) POP3
7 1 (1.92%) SMTP
7 1 (1.92%) LDAP
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (30.77%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Retail
4 5 (9.62%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (9.62%) Security Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Information Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Messaging Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Architect
3 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Designer
4 3 (5.77%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) LAMP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.54%) Replication
2 6 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.92%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Android
5 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) UNIX
8 2 (3.85%) MVS
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Information Security
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 4 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.92%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) MCSE
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) CCNA
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.69%) MCITP
3 3 (5.77%) RHCT
3 3 (5.77%) RHCE
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.62%) UAG
5 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.69%) NFS
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.77%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) IAG
7 1 (1.92%) Postfix
7 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) Squid
7 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (21.15%) Backup Exec
3 5 (9.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Tivoli
3 5 (9.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.77%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (5.77%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (3.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.92%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.92%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.92%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) IBM
3 10 (19.23%) HP
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 8 (15.38%) NetApp
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco
6 6 (11.54%) IronPort
7 5 (9.62%) Dell
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle
8 4 (7.69%) McAfee
8 4 (7.69%) Sophos
8 4 (7.69%) IXOS
8 4 (7.69%) Websense
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.77%) Altiris
9 3 (5.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.85%) Brocade
10 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.85%) Apple