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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 108 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Symantec 25 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 1.68% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
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£450 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +14.28%
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
1315 1491 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.66% 47.44% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 742 454
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 96 129
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £438 - 2
Hertfordshire +10 7 £160 -5.88% 2
Norfolk +11 6 £563 +301.78%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Essex - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (42.62%) Citrix
4 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.07%) McAfee
5 22 (36.07%) MS Office
6 20 (32.79%) Cisco
7 19 (31.15%) ITIL
7 19 (31.15%) Lotus
8 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (29.51%) IBM Notes
9 16 (26.23%) Adobe
9 16 (26.23%) SCCM
10 15 (24.59%) DNS
11 14 (22.95%) MCP
11 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
11 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (21.31%) DHCP
13 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
14 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
14 10 (16.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (14.75%) Terminal Services
15 9 (14.75%) Sophos
15 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
16 8 (13.11%) Norton AntiVirus
16 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
16 8 (13.11%) Altiris
16 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (29.51%) IBM Notes
2 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
4 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) VoIP
4 5 (8.20%) VPN
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 4 (6.56%) Wireless
5 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.28%) WAN
8 1 (1.64%) SMTP
8 1 (1.64%) ATM
8 1 (1.64%) ISDN
8 1 (1.64%) LAN
8 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.64%) IntruShield
8 1 (1.64%) VLAN
8 1 (1.64%) Frame Relay
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
8 1 (1.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) EDMS
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Support Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (22.95%) Service Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) IT Support
8 3 (4.92%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.28%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.56%) SecurID
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.84%) Linux
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX
7 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
2 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.84%) SIEM
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Information Security
4 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.28%) Cyber Security
6 2 (3.28%) Time Management
6 2 (3.28%) Build Automation
6 2 (3.28%) Change Management
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
6 2 (3.28%) Coaching
6 2 (3.28%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (3.28%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.64%) Software License Management
7 1 (1.64%) Data Security
7 1 (1.64%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) MCP
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) Terminal Services
3 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) ProxySG
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.64%) Snort
7 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) SCCM
2 10 (16.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (13.11%) SCOM
3 8 (13.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.92%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.64%) Nessus
7 1 (1.64%) vMotion
7 1 (1.64%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) Citrix
3 22 (36.07%) McAfee
4 20 (32.79%) Cisco
5 19 (31.15%) Lotus
6 16 (26.23%) Adobe
7 9 (14.75%) Sophos
8 8 (13.11%) Altiris
9 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
9 5 (8.20%) Splunk
10 4 (6.56%) Oracle
10 4 (6.56%) VMware
10 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.56%) HP
10 4 (6.56%) Avaya
11 3 (4.92%) Juniper
11 3 (4.92%) Websense
11 3 (4.92%) Clearswift
11 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
11 3 (4.92%) Proofpoint