The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 109 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 32 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.41% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 0.91% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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£273 £160 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.31% -51.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £155 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £339 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.10% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.39% +69.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -11.42%
Symantec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1332 1102 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.92% 45.44% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 562 636
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 164
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the East of England region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the East of England region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 10 £400 +153.96% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £198 -
Essex -2 6 £270 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £270 - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
3 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
4 24 (45.28%) Citrix
5 23 (43.40%) MS Office
6 20 (37.74%) McAfee
7 17 (32.08%) Blackberry
8 16 (30.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (30.19%) VMware
9 15 (28.30%) Windows XP
9 15 (28.30%) DHCP
9 15 (28.30%) Cisco
9 15 (28.30%) DNS
10 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
11 13 (24.53%) VPN
11 13 (24.53%) Lotus
12 12 (22.64%) ITIL
12 12 (22.64%) MCP
12 12 (22.64%) IBM Notes
12 12 (22.64%) Sophos
12 12 (22.64%) SCCM
13 11 (20.75%) Backup Exec
13 11 (20.75%) VoIP
13 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
13 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (20.75%) Adobe
14 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.87%) Firewall
14 10 (18.87%) Altiris

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (22.64%) IBM Notes
2 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.55%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (5.66%) Lync
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) SAS
7 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) DHCP
1 15 (28.30%) DNS
2 13 (24.53%) VPN
3 11 (20.75%) VoIP
4 10 (18.87%) Firewall
5 5 (9.43%) Wireless
6 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.66%) Broadband
7 3 (5.66%) SSH
8 2 (3.77%) MPLS
8 2 (3.77%) WAN
9 1 (1.89%) xDSL
9 1 (1.89%) SMTP
9 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.89%) ISDN
9 1 (1.89%) LAN
9 1 (1.89%) ATM
9 1 (1.89%) Internet
9 1 (1.89%) Extranet
9 1 (1.89%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Billing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Support Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Service Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) IT Support
8 5 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Software Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
11 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) jQuery
1 1 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) SecurID
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) iPhone
5 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.89%) Handset
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows XP
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.66%) Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Licensing
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 2 (3.77%) SIEM
7 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 1 (1.89%) Software License Management
8 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.89%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) MCP
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) MOS
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) vSphere
4 6 (11.32%) Terminal Services
5 5 (9.43%) vCloud
5 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.89%) Snort
8 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (22.64%) SCCM
3 11 (20.75%) Backup Exec
4 8 (15.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (13.21%) SCOM
5 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.66%) WSUS
6 3 (5.66%) Puppet
6 3 (5.66%) SCDPM
6 3 (5.66%) SCOrch
6 3 (5.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (5.66%) SCSM
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.89%) Nessus
8 1 (1.89%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Citrix
3 20 (37.74%) McAfee
4 16 (30.19%) VMware
5 15 (28.30%) Cisco
6 13 (24.53%) Lotus
7 12 (22.64%) Sophos
8 11 (20.75%) Adobe
9 10 (18.87%) Altiris
10 6 (11.32%) Veritas
11 5 (9.43%) Acronis
12 4 (7.55%) HP
12 4 (7.55%) Dell
12 4 (7.55%) Avaya
13 3 (5.66%) LANDesk
13 3 (5.66%) Proofpoint
13 3 (5.66%) BMC
13 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
13 3 (5.66%) Clearswift
13 3 (5.66%) Apple