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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 404 378 333
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Contract jobs citing Symantec 177 207 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.98% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 100 137
Average daily rate £338 £300 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £139 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 25
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.35 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.13% -5.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.59 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.63 £24.40 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
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
20222 21084 20149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.85% 45.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 12496 11397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 899 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -18 67 £350 -3.44% 25
South East +4 43 £401 +62.12% 15
South West +7 18 £125 -58.33% 4
North West -16 14 £300 +33.33% 4
East of England -23 12 £350 +32.07% 2
Yorkshire -3 9 £413 +26.92% 5
West Midlands -21 9 £305 -15.86% 9
North East -24 2 £153 -
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 226 (59.01%) Windows
2 176 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 147 (38.38%) Active Directory
4 112 (29.24%) VMware
5 107 (27.94%) MS Exchange
6 91 (23.76%) Windows Server
7 88 (22.98%) Cisco
8 83 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (20.37%) Norton AntiVirus
10 76 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (18.80%) Windows 7
12 71 (18.54%) Citrix
13 69 (18.02%) McAfee
14 67 (17.49%) ITIL
15 66 (17.23%) MS Office
16 65 (16.97%) Finance
17 63 (16.45%) DNS
18 62 (16.19%) SAN
19 61 (15.93%) HP
20 59 (15.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
21 58 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
22 56 (14.62%) Backup Exec
23 54 (14.10%) NetBackup
23 54 (14.10%) Linux
24 52 (13.58%) TCP/IP
25 50 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
26 48 (12.53%) SQL Server
26 48 (12.53%) Data Centre
27 47 (12.27%) SQL

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 58 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (11.23%) Lync
5 32 (8.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 28 (7.31%) SharePoint
7 24 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (5.48%) IBM Notes
9 17 (4.44%) IIS
10 14 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.83%) Apache
11 7 (1.83%) IBM Domino
12 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.31%) CMS
14 4 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.52%) Tuxedo
16 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (17.23%) MS Office
2 41 (10.70%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.57%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.04%) Faxination
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.14%) Office 365
2 10 (2.61%) Symantec.cloud
3 8 (2.09%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (16.45%) DNS
2 62 (16.19%) SAN
3 52 (13.58%) TCP/IP
4 39 (10.18%) DHCP
5 34 (8.88%) Internet
6 29 (7.57%) LAN
7 28 (7.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 25 (6.53%) Firewall
9 24 (6.27%) Network Security
9 24 (6.27%) WAN
10 21 (5.48%) Wireless
11 20 (5.22%) NAS
12 17 (4.44%) VPN
13 13 (3.39%) VoIP
14 9 (2.35%) iSCSI
14 9 (2.35%) VLAN
15 7 (1.83%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.57%) SNMP
16 6 (1.57%) SSH
17 5 (1.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.52%) DB2
6 2 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) DTS
7 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.26%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 65 (16.97%) Finance
2 38 (9.92%) Banking
3 15 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.83%) Back Office
4 7 (1.83%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.83%) Legal
4 7 (1.83%) Local Government
5 6 (1.57%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Billing
5 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.31%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (24.80%) Analyst
2 63 (16.45%) Support Engineer
3 55 (14.36%) Consultant
4 34 (8.88%) Security Analyst
5 29 (7.57%) Administrator
5 29 (7.57%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.79%) Security Consultant
7 23 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.74%) Desktop Support
8 22 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (5.22%) Architect
10 19 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (4.44%) Security Engineer
12 16 (4.18%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (4.18%) SOC Analyst
13 15 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) Network Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.39%) Web Services
2 7 (1.83%) .NET
3 6 (1.57%) Middleware
4 5 (1.31%) SailPoint
5 4 (1.04%) ELK Stack
6 3 (0.78%) WCF
7 2 (0.52%) SAML
7 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.53%) Data Centre
2 43 (11.23%) Blackberry
3 34 (8.88%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (3.66%) Clustering
6 11 (2.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (2.09%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.83%) HACMP
10 6 (1.57%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.57%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.57%) PDA
11 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.31%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.04%) Replication
12 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 226 (59.01%) Windows
2 91 (23.76%) Windows Server
3 83 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (18.80%) Windows 7
5 59 (15.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (14.10%) Linux
7 45 (11.75%) Unix
8 32 (8.36%) Windows XP
9 22 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (5.74%) Solaris
10 14 (3.66%) Apple iOS
11 13 (3.39%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.87%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.09%) AIX
14 7 (1.83%) Android
14 7 (1.83%) VMS
14 7 (1.83%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.49%) ITIL
2 44 (11.49%) Migration
3 42 (10.97%) Information Security
4 38 (9.92%) SIEM
5 35 (9.14%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (6.53%) Incident Management
8 18 (4.70%) Mentoring
8 18 (4.70%) Service Management
9 17 (4.44%) Security Operations
9 17 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.18%) Analytics
10 16 (4.18%) Change Management
11 15 (3.92%) Security Management
12 14 (3.66%) Business Continuity
13 13 (3.39%) Information Security Management
13 13 (3.39%) ITSM
13 13 (3.39%) Presales
13 13 (3.39%) Project Management
13 13 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.27%) SQL
2 44 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.44%) Perl
4 14 (3.66%) Java
5 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.57%) VBScript
6 5 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.04%) AWK
7 4 (1.04%) sed
7 4 (1.04%) VB
8 3 (0.78%) C
8 3 (0.78%) C#
8 3 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (9.14%) CISSP
3 34 (8.88%) Security Cleared
4 29 (7.57%) MCSE
5 28 (7.31%) SC Cleared
6 26 (6.79%) MCP
7 19 (4.96%) CISM
8 18 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (4.70%) MCSA
9 15 (3.92%) CCNA
10 10 (2.61%) CEH
10 10 (2.61%) Degree
11 9 (2.35%) MCITP
12 8 (2.09%) GCIA
12 8 (2.09%) GCIH
13 6 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.31%) CCSA
14 5 (1.31%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.62%) SLA
2 19 (4.96%) PCI DSS
2 19 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.83%) QA
4 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.04%) GPG13
6 2 (0.52%) BS25999
6 2 (0.52%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.52%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.52%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 147 (38.38%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.83%) Hyper-V
3 30 (7.83%) vSphere
4 27 (7.05%) XenApp
5 24 (6.27%) VMware ESX
6 19 (4.96%) XenDesktop
7 15 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (2.35%) Veritas File System
10 8 (2.09%) NFS
11 6 (1.57%) Brightmail
12 5 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.31%) XenServer
13 4 (1.04%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.78%) Firmware
14 3 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 78 (20.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 56 (14.62%) Backup Exec
3 54 (14.10%) NetBackup
4 41 (10.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 39 (10.18%) SCCM
6 29 (7.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 21 (5.48%) SCOM
8 16 (4.18%) WSUS
9 9 (2.35%) RSA Security Analytics
10 8 (2.09%) RSA enVision
11 7 (1.83%) Puppet
12 6 (1.57%) HP SIM
13 5 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.31%) Nagios
13 5 (1.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 5 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 176 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 112 (29.24%) VMware
3 88 (22.98%) Cisco
4 71 (18.54%) Citrix
5 69 (18.02%) McAfee
6 61 (15.93%) HP
7 36 (9.40%) Dell
8 29 (7.57%) ArcSight
8 29 (7.57%) NetApp
9 27 (7.05%) EMC
10 25 (6.53%) IBM
11 24 (6.27%) Juniper
11 24 (6.27%) Qualys
12 23 (6.01%) Oracle
12 23 (6.01%) Red Hat
13 21 (5.48%) Lotus
14 19 (4.96%) Adobe
15 18 (4.70%) Apple
16 16 (4.18%) CheckPoint
17 15 (3.92%) Veritas
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