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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 175 175 158
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Symantec 14 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.15% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 27
Average daily rate
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£280 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +13.33%
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 £19.34 £20.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +5.42%
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London

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
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Blackberry
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
5 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (31.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (31.25%) Banking
6 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 9 (28.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.75%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
9 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.75%) Lync
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) MS Office
10 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) Migration
11 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
11 4 (12.50%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.75%) Lync
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) POP3
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) MVS
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Process Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) E-Discovery
6 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) PhD
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) UAG
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) Squid
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.13%) Postfix
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.25%) SCOM
5 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (3.13%) PureDisk
6 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) Apple
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Websense
6 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.25%) Altiris
6 2 (6.25%) IronPort
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
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