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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 177 175 159
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 19 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.56% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.30% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £327 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £247 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.62% -12.98%
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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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
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 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 24 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
3 21 (43.75%) Windows
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (35.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 17 (35.42%) VMware
7 16 (33.33%) Banking
8 14 (29.17%) Blackberry
8 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (25.00%) Firewall
11 11 (22.92%) ITIL
11 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (22.92%) Investment Banking
11 11 (22.92%) Lync
12 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
12 10 (20.83%) HP
13 9 (18.75%) IBM
13 9 (18.75%) DNS
13 9 (18.75%) SAN
13 9 (18.75%) Backup Exec
13 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (14.58%) NetApp
15 7 (14.58%) Citrix
15 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (14.58%) Linux
15 7 (14.58%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (22.92%) Lync
5 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
10 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
11 1 (2.08%) Apache
11 1 (2.08%) IIS
11 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
11 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) DNS
2 9 (18.75%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) VPN
4 5 (10.42%) Unified Communications
4 5 (10.42%) VLAN
4 5 (10.42%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) Extranet
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) POP3
7 1 (2.08%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (22.92%) Investment Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Messaging Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Android
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) MVS
9 1 (2.08%) UNIX
9 1 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Information Security
3 5 (10.42%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.17%) Process Management
6 2 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (14.58%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.33%) MCITP
2 4 (8.33%) CCNA
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) RHCE
3 3 (6.25%) RHCT
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.33%) NFS
6 3 (6.25%) vSphere
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.25%) UAG
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.08%) Postfix
8 1 (2.08%) IAG
8 1 (2.08%) KVM
8 1 (2.08%) Squid
8 1 (2.08%) Xen
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (18.75%) Backup Exec
3 6 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
4 5 (10.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (6.25%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.08%) PureDisk
8 1 (2.08%) Puppet
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
8 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
8 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.08%) SCCM
8 1 (2.08%) SCOM
8 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) HP
4 9 (18.75%) IBM
5 7 (14.58%) NetApp
5 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) IronPort
6 5 (10.42%) Dell
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco
7 4 (8.33%) Sophos
7 4 (8.33%) IXOS
7 4 (8.33%) McAfee
7 4 (8.33%) Websense
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (6.25%) Altiris
9 2 (4.17%) Brocade
9 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg