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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 124 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 19 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.81% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Average daily rate
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£160 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.51% -2.50%
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
1386 1118 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.58% 46.18% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 521 671
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 110 139
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.66 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 11 £160 -40.74% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £120 -70.00%
Essex - 3 £190 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
5 20 (39.22%) Blackberry
5 20 (39.22%) Windows 7
6 19 (37.25%) Citrix
7 18 (35.29%) MS Office
8 15 (29.41%) Backup Exec
8 15 (29.41%) Altiris
8 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 13 (25.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (25.49%) Cisco
9 13 (25.49%) DNS
9 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (21.57%) DHCP
10 11 (21.57%) ITIL
11 10 (19.61%) VoIP
11 10 (19.61%) McAfee
11 10 (19.61%) VPN
11 10 (19.61%) Firewall
11 10 (19.61%) VMware
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (17.65%) MCP
13 8 (15.69%) Adobe
13 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
13 8 (15.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (15.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (13.73%) IBM Notes
5 4 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) DHCP
3 10 (19.61%) VoIP
3 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) VPN
4 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Support Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (21.57%) Support Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Service Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
9 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Support
10 3 (5.88%) IT Support
11 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) PKI
2 4 (7.84%) iPhone
3 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
3 20 (39.22%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.88%) UNIX
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.96%) AIX
11 1 (1.96%) HPUX
11 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Information Security
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.96%) Validation
6 1 (1.96%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
2 3 (5.88%) MCSA
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MOS
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MBA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) XenApp
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) vCloud
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 13 (25.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (15.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (15.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (11.76%) WSUS
5 4 (7.84%) SCOM
6 3 (5.88%) SCCM
6 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Citrix
3 15 (29.41%) Altiris
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco
5 10 (19.61%) VMware
5 10 (19.61%) McAfee
6 8 (15.69%) Adobe
7 7 (13.73%) Lotus
7 7 (13.73%) Remedy
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.84%) Avaya
10 3 (5.88%) Apple
10 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.88%) Nokia
11 2 (3.92%) Veritas
11 2 (3.92%) Sophos
11 2 (3.92%) Acronis
12 1 (1.96%) Veeam
12 1 (1.96%) Juniper
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