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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 97 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing Symantec 30 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.85% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.80% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £382 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £336 £308
% change year-on-year
-14.49% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +5.26%
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
1344 1391 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.41% 47.41% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 717 489
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 92 122
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £294 - 3
Hertfordshire +6 8 £160 - 4
Norfolk - 6 £563 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Essex +2 1 £400 +18.51% 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.08%) Citrix
4 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (38.46%) McAfee
6 24 (36.92%) MS Office
7 22 (33.85%) Cisco
8 20 (30.77%) ITIL
8 20 (30.77%) Lotus
9 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (29.23%) IBM Notes
10 18 (27.69%) Adobe
11 17 (26.15%) SCCM
12 16 (24.62%) DNS
13 15 (23.08%) MCP
13 15 (23.08%) Service Delivery
14 14 (21.54%) Incident Management
14 14 (21.54%) DHCP
14 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
16 12 (18.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 11 (16.92%) Altiris
18 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
18 10 (15.38%) Terminal Services
18 10 (15.38%) Sophos
18 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
18 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
19 9 (13.85%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 19 (29.23%) IBM Notes
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.15%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.62%) Lync
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (36.92%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) DNS
2 14 (21.54%) DHCP
3 8 (12.31%) VoIP
4 6 (9.23%) VPN
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless
6 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.08%) IntruShield
8 2 (3.08%) WAN
8 2 (3.08%) Internet
9 1 (1.54%) Extranet
9 1 (1.54%) MPLS
9 1 (1.54%) OSPF
9 1 (1.54%) BGP
9 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.54%) Frame Relay
9 1 (1.54%) SSH
9 1 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) EDMS
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Analyst
2 20 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (21.54%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (21.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) IT Support
8 4 (6.15%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Administrator
9 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.15%) SecurID
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.54%) CMDB
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
5 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.77%) Linux
7 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.62%) UNIX
9 2 (3.08%) Solaris
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 15 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 14 (21.54%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.23%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.69%) SIEM
6 4 (6.15%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (6.15%) Software Licensing
6 4 (6.15%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Information Security
7 3 (4.62%) Time Management
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.62%) Cyber Security
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Coaching
8 2 (3.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.08%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.08%) Change Management
9 1 (1.54%) Data Security
9 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.54%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) MCP
2 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) Snort
6 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.54%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) SCCM
2 12 (18.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (13.85%) SCOM
4 8 (12.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (7.69%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.62%) SCDPM
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.08%) Nessus
7 2 (3.08%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (1.54%) Puppet
8 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.54%) SCSM
8 1 (1.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.08%) Citrix
3 25 (38.46%) McAfee
4 22 (33.85%) Cisco
5 20 (30.77%) Lotus
6 18 (27.69%) Adobe
7 11 (16.92%) Altiris
8 10 (15.38%) Sophos
9 7 (10.77%) VMware
10 6 (9.23%) HP
11 5 (7.69%) Oracle
11 5 (7.69%) Splunk
12 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
12 4 (6.15%) Avaya
12 4 (6.15%) Qualys
12 4 (6.15%) Blue Coat
12 4 (6.15%) Sourcefire
13 3 (4.62%) Clearswift
13 3 (4.62%) Proofpoint
13 3 (4.62%) LANDesk
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