The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 164 178 197
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Contract jobs citing Symantec 28 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.29% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £296 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £444 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.38% +14.28%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3257 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.85% 45.95% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2264 2309
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 116 97
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Symantec
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 (45.76%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) Finance
3 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
4 18 (30.51%) VMware
5 17 (28.81%) SAN
6 15 (25.42%) NetApp
6 15 (25.42%) NetBackup
7 14 (23.73%) Banking
7 14 (23.73%) HP
8 13 (22.03%) EMC
8 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
9 12 (20.34%) Investment Banking
10 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (18.64%) DNS
10 11 (18.64%) ITIL
11 10 (16.95%) EMC Centera
12 9 (15.25%) Linux
12 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco
12 9 (15.25%) IBM
12 9 (15.25%) Citrix
12 9 (15.25%) Lync
13 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
13 8 (13.56%) Brocade
13 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (13.56%) Migration
13 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
14 7 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) Lync
3 7 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) SAN
2 11 (18.64%) DNS
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall
4 6 (10.17%) DHCP
5 4 (6.78%) NAS
5 4 (6.78%) Network Security
5 4 (6.78%) LDAP
5 4 (6.78%) SMTP
5 4 (6.78%) VPN
6 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.39%) NetScreen
7 2 (3.39%) Extranet
7 2 (3.39%) LAN
7 2 (3.39%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.69%) SSL
8 1 (1.69%) VoIP
8 1 (1.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.69%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) JUnit
2 1 (1.69%) JMeter
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Banking
3 12 (20.34%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Team Leader
2 8 (13.56%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) SOAP
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) XML
1 1 (1.69%) CORBA
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) Xerces
1 1 (1.69%) Xalan
1 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.69%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) EMC Centera
2 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
3 7 (11.86%) Fixed Income
3 7 (11.86%) iPad
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) IBM XIV
5 2 (3.39%) iPhone
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.86%) Solaris
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.17%) UNIX
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.39%) AIX
9 1 (1.69%) SUSE
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) Information Security
4 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Release Management
4 3 (5.08%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (5.08%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.39%) E-Discovery
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.69%) Document Management
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.78%) Perl
2 4 (6.78%) VB
3 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Lisp
4 1 (1.69%) Korn
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (10.17%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.47%) UAG
5 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.08%) vSphere
7 2 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.69%) NFS
8 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.69%) Snort
8 1 (1.69%) Xen
8 1 (1.69%) Squid
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) NetBackup
2 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (6.78%) SCOM
5 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.08%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.08%) SCCM
5 3 (5.08%) YUM
5 3 (5.08%) Puppet
6 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.39%) ZENworks
6 2 (3.39%) Nagios
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.69%) Nessus
7 1 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.69%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.51%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) NetApp
4 14 (23.73%) HP
5 13 (22.03%) EMC
6 9 (15.25%) Cisco
6 9 (15.25%) IBM
6 9 (15.25%) Citrix
7 8 (13.56%) Brocade
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle
8 5 (8.47%) Veritas
8 5 (8.47%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.78%) CA
10 3 (5.08%) Open Text
10 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.08%) Clearswift
10 3 (5.08%) Altiris
10 3 (5.08%) Imperva
10 3 (5.08%) RightFax
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