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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 394 345 328
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -17
Contract jobs citing Symantec 244 332 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.42% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 201 156
Median daily rate £389 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 23
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.55 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
Symantec
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
22322 23400 23315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 44.23% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13837 14131 13301
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 996 1032
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.52 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 98 £445 +18.66% 16
South East -16 53 £360 +6.66% 11
North East -3 24 £225 -18.18%
North West -17 17 £250 -44.44% 4
Yorkshire +16 15 £325 +8.33% 5
West Midlands -22 15 £325 -11.92% 4
South West +11 12 £363 +11.53% 2
East of England -15 7 - - 3
East Midlands 0 4 £400 - 2
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UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 338 (70.86%) Windows
2 226 (47.38%) Microsoft
3 222 (46.54%) Active Directory
4 176 (36.90%) VMware
5 153 (32.08%) Windows Server
6 133 (27.88%) HP
7 132 (27.67%) ITIL
8 125 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 123 (25.79%) NetBackup
10 122 (25.58%) MS Exchange
11 121 (25.37%) DNS
12 112 (23.48%) Unix
13 103 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 100 (20.96%) Norton AntiVirus
15 97 (20.34%) Cisco
16 90 (18.87%) Linux
17 89 (18.66%) Citrix
17 89 (18.66%) SCCM
18 87 (18.24%) Finance
19 83 (17.40%) SAN
20 80 (16.77%) Windows 7
21 78 (16.35%) NetApp
21 78 (16.35%) DHCP
22 77 (16.14%) Backup Exec
22 77 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 76 (15.93%) PowerShell
24 74 (15.51%) Intel Security
25 73 (15.30%) Solaris
26 66 (13.84%) Firewall
27 64 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 122 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 55 (11.53%) Skype for Business
3 54 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (8.39%) SharePoint
5 39 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (5.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.94%) IIS
10 11 (2.31%) Apache
11 8 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.47%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.05%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.05%) iPlanet
14 5 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.84%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.27%) MS Office
3 10 (2.10%) MS Project
4 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.52%) Faxination
2 1 (0.21%) assyst
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.18%) Office 365
2 21 (4.40%) Mimecast
3 11 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.89%) Google Apps
5 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.26%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) iTunes
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (25.37%) DNS
2 83 (17.40%) SAN
3 78 (16.35%) DHCP
4 66 (13.84%) Firewall
5 62 (13.00%) TCP/IP
6 43 (9.01%) NAS
6 43 (9.01%) WAN
7 39 (8.18%) LAN
7 39 (8.18%) Network Security
8 26 (5.45%) iSCSI
9 25 (5.24%) SSL
9 25 (5.24%) Wireless
10 24 (5.03%) VPN
11 23 (4.82%) Internet
12 21 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (4.19%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (3.35%) SMTP
14 16 (3.35%) VoIP
15 14 (2.94%) Skype
16 12 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.52%) MySQL
7 4 (0.84%) DB2
8 2 (0.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.42%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.42%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.42%) Power BI
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.21%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.05%) InstallShield
2 5 (1.05%) JIRA
2 5 (1.05%) MSI
2 5 (1.05%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.63%) Subversion
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 87 (18.24%) Finance
2 35 (7.34%) Banking
3 22 (4.61%) Legal
4 14 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.52%) Back Office
6 11 (2.31%) Law
7 8 (1.68%) Games
8 7 (1.47%) Retail
9 6 (1.26%) Advertising
10 5 (1.05%) Electronics
10 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.84%) International Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (14.05%) Analyst
2 49 (10.27%) Administrator
3 46 (9.64%) Architect
4 45 (9.43%) Consultant
5 44 (9.22%) Support Engineer
6 38 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (5.24%) Backup Engineer
10 24 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
11 23 (4.82%) Server Engineer
12 22 (4.61%) Storage Engineer
13 20 (4.19%) Security Engineer
13 20 (4.19%) VMware Engineer
14 18 (3.77%) Security Architect
14 18 (3.77%) Security Consultant
15 16 (3.35%) Support Analyst
16 15 (3.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 15 (3.14%) Security Analyst
16 15 (3.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.35%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.26%) JSON
2 6 (1.26%) REST
2 6 (1.26%) XML
3 5 (1.05%) J2EE
3 5 (1.05%) JSP
3 5 (1.05%) Middleware
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (1.05%) RFC 822
3 5 (1.05%) Web Services
4 4 (0.84%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.84%) SAML
5 3 (0.63%) .NET
5 3 (0.63%) LAMP
6 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.42%) CSS
6 2 (0.42%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.21%) ADO
7 1 (0.21%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.81%) Clustering
3 36 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.61%) PKI
5 20 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.35%) EMC VNX
8 15 (3.14%) CLARiiON
8 15 (3.14%) Replication
9 12 (2.52%) Virtual Team
10 10 (2.10%) Device Driver
10 10 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (2.10%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.47%) AS400
11 7 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.47%) NHS
12 6 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
12 6 (1.26%) Freedom of Information Act
12 6 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 338 (70.86%) Windows
2 153 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 112 (23.48%) Unix
4 103 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (18.87%) Linux
6 80 (16.77%) Windows 7
7 77 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 73 (15.30%) Solaris
9 64 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (8.39%) AIX
11 34 (7.13%) Android
12 27 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (5.24%) Apple iOS
13 25 (5.24%) HPUX
14 22 (4.61%) Windows XP
15 19 (3.98%) Windows 8
16 18 (3.77%) Windows 10
17 15 (3.14%) Mac OS X
18 13 (2.73%) Data ONTAP
19 12 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (27.67%) ITIL
2 45 (9.43%) Migration
3 41 (8.60%) Information Security
4 39 (8.18%) Change Management
5 38 (7.97%) Project Management
6 35 (7.34%) Service Delivery
7 33 (6.92%) SIEM
8 32 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (6.50%) Release Management
10 29 (6.08%) Data Loss Prevention
11 28 (5.87%) Problem Management
12 27 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (5.66%) Service Management
13 23 (4.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 23 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (4.40%) PRINCE2
14 21 (4.40%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 20 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (3.98%) Mentoring
17 18 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 46 (9.64%) SQL
3 18 (3.77%) Python
4 16 (3.35%) Perl
5 15 (3.14%) VBScript
6 12 (2.52%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.52%) Java
7 8 (1.68%) C
7 8 (1.68%) VB
8 5 (1.05%) Korn
9 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.63%) C#
11 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.42%) PHP
11 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (13.42%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 42 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.08%) Degree
5 28 (5.87%) MCSE
6 20 (4.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (3.98%) MCSA
8 18 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (3.56%) CISSP
10 14 (2.94%) CISM
10 14 (2.94%) DV Cleared
10 14 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.52%) CCNA
12 9 (1.89%) MCP
13 6 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.05%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.84%) ACMT
15 4 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.19%) SLA
2 19 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.98%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (2.73%) COBIT
5 11 (2.31%) JSP 440
6 8 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.84%) QA
8 2 (0.42%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 222 (46.54%) Active Directory
2 125 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (10.48%) XenApp
4 47 (9.85%) vSphere
5 32 (6.71%) VMware ESX
6 29 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.03%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.82%) Hyper-V
9 20 (4.19%) BitLocker
10 17 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (2.94%) NFS
12 10 (2.10%) Terminal Services
12 10 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.68%) UAG
15 7 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (1.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 123 (25.79%) NetBackup
2 100 (20.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 89 (18.66%) SCCM
4 77 (16.14%) Backup Exec
5 59 (12.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 49 (10.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 43 (9.01%) SCOM
8 40 (8.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 37 (7.76%) HP Data Protector
10 36 (7.55%) WSUS
11 29 (6.08%) Tivoli
12 22 (4.61%) Microsoft Clustering
13 17 (3.56%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (2.52%) HP SIM
14 12 (2.52%) Nexpose
15 11 (2.31%) Casper Suite
15 11 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
16 10 (2.10%) vRealize
17 9 (1.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 226 (47.38%) Microsoft
2 176 (36.90%) VMware
3 133 (27.88%) HP
4 97 (20.34%) Cisco
5 89 (18.66%) Citrix
6 78 (16.35%) NetApp
7 74 (15.51%) Intel Security
8 53 (11.11%) EMC
9 45 (9.43%) Oracle
9 45 (9.43%) Veritas
10 41 (8.60%) IBM
11 36 (7.55%) Dell
12 34 (7.13%) Red Hat
13 32 (6.71%) Splunk
14 28 (5.87%) Apple
15 24 (5.03%) Juniper
15 24 (5.03%) Lumension
16 23 (4.82%) F5
17 21 (4.40%) MobileIron
18 19 (3.98%) Blue Coat
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