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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 407 368 315
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -53
Contract jobs citing Symantec 226 260 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.17% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 144 159
Median daily rate £385 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £165 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 44 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +16.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.08 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £30.00 £32.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £18.15
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +12.94%
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
21776 22182 21449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.20% 45.06% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13618 13067 12418
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 1028 1006
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.00 £37.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +5 87 £375 -16.66% 16
South East -19 47 £434 +5.21% 14
North East -17 30 £273 +4.00% 2
North West -9 23 £450 -10.00% 3
South West -18 12 £350 +25.00% 4
East of England -35 10 £450 +150.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 7 £375 +167.85% 2
East Midlands +14 4 £400 +23.07% 1
West Midlands -16 3 £500 +81.81% 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 268 (63.21%) Windows
2 198 (46.70%) Microsoft
3 157 (37.03%) Active Directory
4 132 (31.13%) VMware
5 108 (25.47%) MS Exchange
6 106 (25.00%) ITIL
7 98 (23.11%) Unix
8 96 (22.64%) Windows Server
9 93 (21.93%) Finance
10 92 (21.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 92 (21.70%) Cisco
11 87 (20.52%) HP
11 87 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 86 (20.28%) Citrix
13 83 (19.58%) Linux
13 83 (19.58%) Windows 7
14 82 (19.34%) NetBackup
14 82 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 78 (18.40%) DNS
16 73 (17.22%) SCCM
17 70 (16.51%) MS Office
18 66 (15.57%) PowerShell
19 65 (15.33%) SAN
19 65 (15.33%) Backup Exec
20 64 (15.09%) Solaris
21 62 (14.62%) NetApp
22 58 (13.68%) Migration
22 58 (13.68%) Intel Security
22 58 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
23 54 (12.74%) Security Cleared

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
1 108 (25.47%) MS Exchange
2 58 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (8.73%) Skype for Business
5 34 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (7.08%) SharePoint
7 27 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (3.77%) IBM Notes
9 15 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (2.59%) IBM Domino
11 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.65%) IIS
13 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.18%) JBoss
14 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.94%) Apache
16 2 (0.47%) iPlanet
16 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 70 (16.51%) MS Office
2 50 (11.79%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.89%) MS Project
4 6 (1.42%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.37%) Office 365
2 13 (3.07%) Mimecast
3 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 78 (18.40%) DNS
2 65 (15.33%) SAN
3 48 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 43 (10.14%) Firewall
5 42 (9.91%) DHCP
6 38 (8.96%) LAN
6 38 (8.96%) Network Security
7 33 (7.78%) WAN
8 31 (7.31%) Internet
9 30 (7.08%) NAS
10 22 (5.19%) VoIP
11 20 (4.72%) Wireless
12 15 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (3.07%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (2.59%) VPN
16 7 (1.65%) BIG-IP
16 7 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (1.42%) Extranet
17 6 (1.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.59%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.89%) MySQL
5 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.47%) DB2
8 2 (0.47%) DTS
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.47%) Power BI
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
9 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.18%) MSI
1 5 (1.18%) WinDbg
2 3 (0.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Subversion
3 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Hudson
4 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 93 (21.93%) Finance
2 41 (9.67%) Banking
3 18 (4.25%) Legal
4 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.12%) Law
6 8 (1.89%) Back Office
6 8 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.42%) Billing
8 5 (1.18%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Games
9 4 (0.94%) Retail
10 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) International Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (20.75%) Analyst
2 52 (12.26%) Support Engineer
3 43 (10.14%) Consultant
4 42 (9.91%) Architect
5 38 (8.96%) Administrator
6 30 (7.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (5.66%) Desktop Support
8 24 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 23 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
10 22 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (5.19%) Security Architect
11 20 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (4.48%) Security Engineer
13 17 (4.01%) Server Engineer
13 17 (4.01%) Service Analyst
14 16 (3.77%) Exchange Consultant
14 16 (3.77%) Security Analyst
14 16 (3.77%) Security Consultant
15 14 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.42%) Middleware
1 6 (1.42%) Web Services
2 5 (1.18%) .NET
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (1.18%) RFC 822
3 3 (0.71%) ELK Stack
3 3 (0.71%) LAMP
3 3 (0.71%) SAML
4 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.47%) CSS
4 2 (0.47%) HTML
4 2 (0.47%) J2EE
4 2 (0.47%) JSP
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.24%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.79%) Data Centre
2 42 (9.91%) Blackberry
3 30 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.25%) PKI
5 14 (3.30%) Clustering
6 13 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (2.83%) EMC VNX
8 11 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.12%) AS400
10 7 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (1.42%) Freedom of Information Act
11 6 (1.42%) NHS
12 5 (1.18%) HACMP
12 5 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 268 (63.21%) Windows
2 98 (23.11%) Unix
3 96 (22.64%) Windows Server
4 83 (19.58%) Linux
4 83 (19.58%) Windows 7
5 82 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (15.09%) Solaris
7 48 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (11.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (8.25%) Windows XP
10 31 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (5.90%) AIX
12 14 (3.30%) HPUX
13 11 (2.59%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.59%) Windows 2000
14 10 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
14 10 (2.36%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.89%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.65%) Windows Vista
17 6 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.00%) ITIL
2 58 (13.68%) Migration
3 36 (8.49%) Change Management
4 32 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 31 (7.31%) Project Management
5 31 (7.31%) Service Management
6 27 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (6.37%) SIEM
7 22 (5.19%) Software Deployment
8 21 (4.95%) Information Security
8 21 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (4.72%) Problem Management
10 19 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (4.48%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.25%) Risk Management
12 17 (4.01%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.54%) Application Packaging
13 15 (3.54%) ITSM
13 15 (3.54%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.57%) PowerShell
2 38 (8.96%) SQL
3 18 (4.25%) Java
3 18 (4.25%) Perl
4 14 (3.30%) VBScript
5 12 (2.83%) C
6 11 (2.59%) Python
7 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.94%) AWK
8 4 (0.94%) sed
9 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.47%) C#
10 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.47%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.47%) VB
10 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 30 (7.08%) MCSE
5 19 (4.48%) Degree
5 19 (4.48%) MCP
6 18 (4.25%) MCSA
7 17 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.77%) CISSP
9 14 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (3.07%) CISM
11 12 (2.83%) CCNA
12 11 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.18%) CCAA
15 5 (1.18%) CEH
16 4 (0.94%) CCENT
16 4 (0.94%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.08%) SLA
2 14 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.65%) COBIT
6 6 (1.42%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.71%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.71%) QA
8 1 (0.24%) BS25999
8 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
System Software
1 157 (37.03%) Active Directory
2 87 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.43%) XenApp
4 34 (8.02%) vSphere
5 31 (7.31%) VMware ESX
6 25 (5.90%) XenDesktop
7 20 (4.72%) Hyper-V
8 17 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (3.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (2.59%) NFS
10 11 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (2.36%) BitLocker
11 10 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.89%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.89%) XenServer
13 7 (1.65%) Brightmail
13 7 (1.65%) Veritas File System
14 6 (1.42%) UAG
15 5 (1.18%) Firmware
15 5 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (21.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 82 (19.34%) NetBackup
3 73 (17.22%) SCCM
4 65 (15.33%) Backup Exec
5 44 (10.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 41 (9.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 29 (6.84%) SCOM
8 24 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 22 (5.19%) WSUS
10 21 (4.95%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (4.72%) Tivoli
12 19 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
13 16 (3.77%) HP SIM
14 12 (2.83%) MIMEsweeper
15 7 (1.65%) Control-M
15 7 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (1.65%) Puppet
16 6 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
16 6 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (1.42%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 198 (46.70%) Microsoft
2 132 (31.13%) VMware
3 92 (21.70%) Cisco
4 87 (20.52%) HP
5 86 (20.28%) Citrix
6 62 (14.62%) NetApp
7 58 (13.68%) Intel Security
8 51 (12.03%) Oracle
9 45 (10.61%) Dell
10 43 (10.14%) Veritas
11 42 (9.91%) IBM
12 30 (7.08%) Red Hat
13 29 (6.84%) EMC
14 22 (5.19%) IronPort
15 21 (4.95%) Splunk
16 20 (4.72%) CheckPoint
17 19 (4.48%) Blue Coat
18 17 (4.01%) Apple
19 16 (3.77%) Lotus
20 13 (3.07%) Avaya
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