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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 299 293 304
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Symantec 342 307 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.38% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 165 143
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£375 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 25
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £21.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £14.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.97% -25.38%
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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
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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.

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Rank Change
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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 -11 118 £375 -4.45% 37
South East -12 84 £399 -0.29% 26
East of England +32 65 £180 +5.88% 7
North West -9 53 £450 +50.00% 7
South West -21 10 £325 +1.56% 1
North East - 5 £269 - 1
West Midlands +2 3 - - 7
Yorkshire -33 2 £300 -6.25% 8
East Midlands -7 1 £325 - 2
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 352 (60.79%) Windows
2 264 (45.60%) Microsoft
3 218 (37.65%) VMware
4 214 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 197 (34.02%) Citrix
6 154 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 138 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 138 (23.83%) SAN
8 133 (22.97%) HP
9 128 (22.11%) ITIL
10 122 (21.07%) Windows 7
11 116 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 107 (18.48%) MS Exchange
13 105 (18.13%) Cisco
14 103 (17.79%) NetBackup
14 103 (17.79%) Finance
15 102 (17.62%) Firewall
16 99 (17.10%) MS Office
17 95 (16.41%) Backup Exec
18 94 (16.23%) Linux
19 92 (15.89%) SQL
20 90 (15.54%) DNS
21 87 (15.03%) McAfee
22 84 (14.51%) Oracle
22 84 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
23 82 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
24 73 (12.61%) Norton AntiVirus
24 73 (12.61%) Data Centre
25 72 (12.44%) PowerShell
26 70 (12.09%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 107 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 66 (11.40%) SharePoint
3 41 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.04%) Lync
4 35 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (5.87%) IIS
6 27 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (4.32%) IBM Notes
8 19 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (2.59%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.73%) CMS
12 9 (1.55%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.04%) Apache
15 2 (0.35%) TPMS
15 2 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (17.10%) MS Office
2 70 (12.09%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.90%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.76%) Office 365
2 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.21%) SaaS
4 6 (1.04%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.69%) Symantec.cloud
6 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (23.83%) SAN
2 102 (17.62%) Firewall
3 90 (15.54%) DNS
4 56 (9.67%) DHCP
5 47 (8.12%) TCP/IP
6 42 (7.25%) LAN
7 41 (7.08%) NAS
8 36 (6.22%) WAN
9 33 (5.70%) VPN
10 27 (4.66%) Wireless
11 26 (4.49%) VoIP
12 21 (3.63%) BIG-IP
13 19 (3.28%) VLAN
14 18 (3.11%) FTP
15 17 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (2.25%) Network Security
17 10 (1.73%) SMTP
17 10 (1.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.32%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.04%) Big Data
5 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.04%) MySQL
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.52%) EDMS
8 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Subversion
2 3 (0.52%) JIRA
2 3 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.52%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.35%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.17%) MSI
4 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
General
1 103 (17.79%) Finance
2 66 (11.40%) Banking
3 14 (2.42%) Legal
4 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.73%) Law
6 9 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.21%) Advertising
7 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.04%) Local Government
9 5 (0.86%) German Language
10 4 (0.69%) Games
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.35%) International Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (19.86%) Analyst
2 74 (12.78%) Architect
3 54 (9.33%) Support Engineer
4 51 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 49 (8.46%) Support Analyst
5 49 (8.46%) Consultant
6 42 (7.25%) Administrator
7 39 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (5.53%) Infrastructure Architect
9 28 (4.84%) Service Analyst
9 28 (4.84%) Security Analyst
9 28 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.11%) Security Architect
12 18 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
13 16 (2.76%) Network Architect
14 15 (2.59%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.35%) Middleware
2 10 (1.73%) .NET
2 10 (1.73%) Web Services
3 8 (1.38%) WCF
4 4 (0.69%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.35%) XMPP
6 2 (0.35%) JSP
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.43%) Blackberry
3 42 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.49%) Clustering
5 25 (4.32%) PKI
6 14 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.25%) Replication
7 13 (2.25%) EMC VNX
8 12 (2.07%) HACMP
9 10 (1.73%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.04%) EqualLogic
11 6 (1.04%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.04%) FlexPod
11 6 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 352 (60.79%) Windows
2 154 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (21.07%) Windows 7
4 116 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (16.23%) Linux
6 82 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (11.57%) UNIX
8 55 (9.50%) Solaris
9 45 (7.77%) Windows XP
10 38 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (2.59%) AIX
11 15 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
11 15 (2.59%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.42%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (1.55%) Android
14 6 (1.04%) SUSE
15 5 (0.86%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.86%) VMS
16 4 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.11%) ITIL
2 50 (8.64%) Migration
2 50 (8.64%) Information Security
3 35 (6.04%) Incident Management
4 32 (5.53%) Change Management
5 31 (5.35%) Service Delivery
6 28 (4.84%) Data Protection
7 27 (4.66%) SIEM
8 26 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (4.15%) Project Management
9 24 (4.15%) CRM
10 23 (3.97%) Configuration Management
11 21 (3.63%) TOGAF
12 20 (3.45%) Service Management
13 18 (3.11%) Performance Analysis
14 16 (2.76%) Server Building
15 15 (2.59%) Capacity Management
15 15 (2.59%) Data Security
16 14 (2.42%) Cyber Security
17 13 (2.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (15.89%) SQL
2 72 (12.44%) PowerShell
3 32 (5.53%) Perl
4 20 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 18 (3.11%) VBScript
6 16 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.25%) Python
8 12 (2.07%) C#
9 7 (1.21%) Java
9 7 (1.21%) VB
10 4 (0.69%) VBA
10 4 (0.69%) Korn
11 3 (0.52%) AWK
11 3 (0.52%) sed
12 2 (0.35%) C
13 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 84 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 49 (8.46%) MCSE
4 47 (8.12%) MCP
5 44 (7.60%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (7.08%) SC Cleared
7 29 (5.01%) CISSP
8 23 (3.97%) MCITP
8 23 (3.97%) Degree
9 22 (3.80%) DV Cleared
9 22 (3.80%) CCNA
10 18 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.42%) MCSA
12 13 (2.25%) CCNP
13 11 (1.90%) CEH
14 10 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.38%) CISA
15 8 (1.38%) CISM
16 7 (1.21%) A+ Certification
16 7 (1.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.57%) SLA
2 16 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.21%) QA
5 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) COSO
System Software
1 214 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 138 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.67%) Hyper-V
4 49 (8.46%) vSphere
5 47 (8.12%) XenApp
6 38 (6.56%) VMware ESX
7 36 (6.22%) Xen
8 33 (5.70%) XenDesktop
9 24 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (3.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 22 (3.80%) Terminal Services
12 21 (3.63%) ProxySG
12 21 (3.63%) NFS
13 17 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (2.25%) XenServer
15 10 (1.73%) BitLocker
16 9 (1.55%) Firmware
16 9 (1.55%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 103 (17.79%) NetBackup
2 95 (16.41%) Backup Exec
3 73 (12.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 69 (11.92%) SCCM
5 58 (10.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 53 (9.15%) SCOM
7 44 (7.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 23 (3.97%) McAfee ePO
9 19 (3.28%) Puppet
9 19 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (2.94%) Control-M
11 16 (2.76%) BladeLogic
12 13 (2.25%) WSUS
13 12 (2.07%) AirWatch
14 10 (1.73%) SnapVault
15 7 (1.21%) ARCserve
15 7 (1.21%) HP SIM
16 6 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
16 6 (1.04%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 264 (45.60%) Microsoft
2 218 (37.65%) VMware
3 197 (34.02%) Citrix
4 133 (22.97%) HP
5 105 (18.13%) Cisco
6 87 (15.03%) McAfee
7 84 (14.51%) Oracle
8 60 (10.36%) IBM
9 49 (8.46%) CheckPoint
10 47 (8.12%) Red Hat
10 47 (8.12%) EMC
11 39 (6.74%) SAP
11 39 (6.74%) Dell
11 39 (6.74%) Veritas
12 37 (6.39%) NetApp
13 30 (5.18%) Altiris
14 28 (4.84%) Hitachi
15 26 (4.49%) Lotus
15 26 (4.49%) Sophos
15 26 (4.49%) CA
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