The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 394 299 285
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -14
Contract jobs citing Symantec 186 275 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.27% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 125 122
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£400 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £177 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 29
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.03 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% +5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.10 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +5.42%
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UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22230 21737 19047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.44% 45.49% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12892 12225 10467
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1005 1085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.20%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in England

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in England

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in England

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in England

Symantec
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London -48 65 £400 -15.78% 32
South East -51 33 £400 +44.14% 10
East of England +11 31 £400 +18.51% 9
West Midlands +3 18 £363 +39.42% 5
South West -5 15 £255 -32.00% 5
North West -34 15 £500 +153.16% 7
Yorkshire -10 6 £375 - 4
East Midlands -10 2 - - 3
North East - - - - 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 310 (69.51%) Windows
2 208 (46.64%) Microsoft
3 205 (45.96%) Active Directory
4 154 (34.53%) VMware
5 123 (27.58%) Citrix
6 119 (26.68%) MS Exchange
7 110 (24.66%) Windows 7
8 108 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 98 (21.97%) Cisco
11 96 (21.52%) HP
12 93 (20.85%) MS Office
13 87 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 84 (18.83%) Norton AntiVirus
14 84 (18.83%) ITIL
15 80 (17.94%) NetBackup
16 76 (17.04%) DNS
17 71 (15.92%) Blackberry
18 70 (15.70%) SAN
19 69 (15.47%) Windows XP
20 68 (15.25%) Backup Exec
20 68 (15.25%) Firewall
20 68 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
21 66 (14.80%) McAfee
21 66 (14.80%) SCCM
22 65 (14.57%) Finance
23 62 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
24 57 (12.78%) DHCP
25 55 (12.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
26 52 (11.66%) TCP/IP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 119 (26.68%) MS Exchange
2 62 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (8.07%) IBM Notes
5 34 (7.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 33 (7.40%) Lync
7 31 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (6.50%) SharePoint
9 21 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (4.71%) IIS
10 15 (3.36%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.67%) Apache
14 2 (0.45%) JBoss
14 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 93 (20.85%) MS Office
2 40 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) assyst
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.81%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.04%) DNS
2 70 (15.70%) SAN
3 68 (15.25%) Firewall
4 57 (12.78%) DHCP
5 52 (11.66%) TCP/IP
6 35 (7.85%) WAN
7 34 (7.62%) LAN
8 33 (7.40%) NAS
9 32 (7.17%) VPN
10 20 (4.48%) VoIP
11 16 (3.59%) Wireless
12 14 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (2.69%) VLAN
13 12 (2.69%) Internet
13 12 (2.69%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (2.47%) NetScaler
15 10 (2.24%) Network Security
15 10 (2.24%) LDAP
15 10 (2.24%) FTP
16 8 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.02%) MySQL
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.67%) EDMS
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.22%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (2.02%) MSI
2 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 65 (14.57%) Finance
2 49 (10.99%) Banking
3 19 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.24%) Law
5 8 (1.79%) Local Government
6 7 (1.57%) Back Office
7 6 (1.35%) Retail
7 6 (1.35%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (21.08%) Analyst
2 54 (12.11%) Support Analyst
3 50 (11.21%) Consultant
4 40 (8.97%) Administrator
5 37 (8.30%) Support Engineer
6 36 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.95%) Architect
8 29 (6.50%) Desktop Support
9 25 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 19 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (3.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 16 (3.59%) Desktop Analyst
12 16 (3.59%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (3.36%) Security Analyst
14 14 (3.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 13 (2.91%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.69%) Middleware
2 5 (1.12%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.67%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.45%) XML Messaging
4 2 (0.45%) Flash
4 2 (0.45%) .NET
4 2 (0.45%) HTML
4 2 (0.45%) Web Services
4 2 (0.45%) XML
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) RESTful
5 1 (0.22%) WSH
5 1 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.92%) Blackberry
2 24 (5.38%) Clustering
3 18 (4.04%) Replication
3 18 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.79%) CLARiiON
5 8 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.57%) PKI
6 7 (1.57%) Statistics
7 6 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.35%) HACMP
7 6 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.35%) iPad
8 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.12%) PDA
9 4 (0.90%) SecurID
9 4 (0.90%) CMDB
9 4 (0.90%) iPhone
9 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 310 (69.51%) Windows
2 110 (24.66%) Windows 7
3 108 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (15.47%) Windows XP
6 68 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (11.21%) Linux
8 32 (7.17%) UNIX
9 29 (6.50%) Solaris
10 27 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (5.16%) Windows 8
12 14 (3.14%) Windows Vista
13 11 (2.47%) Android
14 8 (1.79%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.12%) AIX
16 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.83%) ITIL
2 37 (8.30%) Migration
3 30 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (6.05%) Service Delivery
5 21 (4.71%) Incident Management
6 20 (4.48%) Project Management
7 19 (4.26%) Service Management
8 18 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 17 (3.81%) Information Security
10 15 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (2.91%) SIEM
12 10 (2.24%) Change Management
12 10 (2.24%) Capacity Management
13 9 (2.02%) System Testing
13 9 (2.02%) Asset Management
14 8 (1.79%) Time Management
14 8 (1.79%) Business Continuity
14 8 (1.79%) Change Control
14 8 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
14 8 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.19%) PowerShell
2 38 (8.52%) SQL
3 22 (4.93%) Java
4 12 (2.69%) Perl
5 10 (2.24%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.02%) Python
7 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.57%) C
8 6 (1.35%) VBScript
9 3 (0.67%) VBA
9 3 (0.67%) Korn
10 2 (0.45%) VB
10 2 (0.45%) C#
10 2 (0.45%) C++
10 2 (0.45%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (7.17%) MCP
5 29 (6.50%) MCSE
6 23 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.36%) CCNA
7 15 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.69%) Degree
10 11 (2.47%) CCNP
11 9 (2.02%) CISSP
12 7 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.57%) MCSA
12 7 (1.57%) MCITP
13 4 (0.90%) CCSE
13 4 (0.90%) CISM
13 4 (0.90%) PhD
14 3 (0.67%) VCP5
14 3 (0.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.95%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.12%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) GPG13
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 205 (45.96%) Active Directory
2 104 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (10.54%) vSphere
4 39 (8.74%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.95%) VMware ESX
6 24 (5.38%) Terminal Services
7 23 (5.16%) XenDesktop
8 22 (4.93%) XenApp
9 14 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (2.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 12 (2.69%) NFS
11 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (2.02%) Xen
14 6 (1.35%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (1.12%) UAG
15 5 (1.12%) vCloud
15 5 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 84 (18.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 80 (17.94%) NetBackup
3 68 (15.25%) Backup Exec
4 66 (14.80%) SCCM
5 55 (12.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 45 (10.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 37 (8.30%) SCOM
8 13 (2.91%) Puppet
9 12 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (2.02%) HP SIM
10 9 (2.02%) ARCserve
10 9 (2.02%) BladeLogic
11 8 (1.79%) WSUS
11 8 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.57%) SCDPM
12 7 (1.57%) Control-M
13 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
14 4 (0.90%) Legato
Vendors
1 208 (46.64%) Microsoft
2 154 (34.53%) VMware
3 123 (27.58%) Citrix
4 98 (21.97%) Cisco
5 96 (21.52%) HP
6 66 (14.80%) McAfee
7 46 (10.31%) EMC
8 44 (9.87%) IBM
8 44 (9.87%) Lotus
9 40 (8.97%) Oracle
10 37 (8.30%) Dell
11 34 (7.62%) NetApp
12 32 (7.17%) Altiris
13 29 (6.50%) Red Hat
14 27 (6.05%) Veeam
15 26 (5.83%) Adobe
16 19 (4.26%) Veritas
17 17 (3.81%) 3PAR
17 17 (3.81%) Sophos
17 17 (3.81%) CheckPoint
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