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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 336 298 282
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 272 299 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.35% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 144
Average daily rate
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£360 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £158 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 15
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.30 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.67% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.52 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.30 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+18.49% -27.15%
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
22585 22182 19841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.14% 44.98% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13399 12859 10942
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1031 1125
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.98 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -17 87 £450 - 28
South East -18 60 £406 +69.27% 19
East of England +35 58 £180 -5.26% 10
South West +14 24 £280 -21.12% 10
North West -35 20 £500 +66.66% 18
West Midlands -5 12 £275 +5.76% 12
Yorkshire -15 5 £140 - 6
East Midlands -6 3 £325 -35.00% 2
North East - 2 £263 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 304 (65.10%) Windows
2 192 (41.11%) Microsoft
3 164 (35.12%) Active Directory
4 161 (34.48%) VMware
5 145 (31.05%) Citrix
6 114 (24.41%) Windows 7
7 113 (24.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (24.20%) HP
8 99 (21.20%) ITIL
8 99 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 94 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 88 (18.84%) SAN
11 87 (18.63%) MS Office
12 85 (18.20%) MS Exchange
13 80 (17.13%) Finance
14 79 (16.92%) Cisco
15 78 (16.70%) Firewall
16 76 (16.27%) Backup Exec
17 75 (16.06%) Norton AntiVirus
18 72 (15.42%) McAfee
19 68 (14.56%) NetBackup
20 66 (14.13%) DNS
21 60 (12.85%) Security Cleared
22 59 (12.63%) SQL
23 58 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
24 57 (12.21%) Linux
24 57 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
25 54 (11.56%) Oracle
26 52 (11.13%) Blackberry
27 51 (10.92%) SLA

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 85 (18.20%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.78%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (6.85%) Lync
5 29 (6.21%) IBM Notes
6 26 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (5.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (3.43%) IIS
11 13 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.64%) CMS
14 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.43%) TPMS
15 2 (0.43%) Apache
16 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 87 (18.63%) MS Office
2 34 (7.28%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.43%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.93%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.43%) Office 365
2 6 (1.28%) SaaS
3 5 (1.07%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.64%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Symantec.cloud
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (18.84%) SAN
2 78 (16.70%) Firewall
3 66 (14.13%) DNS
4 44 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 38 (8.14%) DHCP
6 33 (7.07%) LAN
7 31 (6.64%) WAN
8 24 (5.14%) VPN
9 21 (4.50%) NAS
10 19 (4.07%) Wireless
11 16 (3.43%) VoIP
12 12 (2.57%) Network Security
12 12 (2.57%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.36%) VLAN
14 10 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (2.14%) BIG-IP
14 10 (2.14%) FTP
15 9 (1.93%) SMTP
16 8 (1.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.93%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.50%) MySQL
6 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.64%) EDMS
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Subversion
2 3 (0.64%) JIRA
2 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.64%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.21%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
General
1 80 (17.13%) Finance
2 42 (8.99%) Banking
3 13 (2.78%) Legal
4 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.93%) Local Government
5 6 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.28%) Law
6 4 (0.86%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.43%) Retail
8 2 (0.43%) International Banking
8 2 (0.43%) German Language
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 99 (21.20%) Analyst
2 53 (11.35%) Consultant
3 47 (10.06%) Support Analyst
4 46 (9.85%) Administrator
5 44 (9.42%) Architect
6 43 (9.21%) Support Engineer
7 36 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 21 (4.50%) Security Analyst
12 20 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 20 (4.28%) Infrastructure Architect
12 20 (4.28%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.85%) Desktop Support
14 17 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
15 16 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (3.21%) 1st Line Support
16 15 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
17 14 (3.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.28%) Middleware
2 5 (1.07%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.86%) .NET
4 3 (0.64%) Web Services
4 3 (0.64%) WCF
4 3 (0.64%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.43%) XML
5 2 (0.43%) JSP
5 2 (0.43%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) WSH
6 1 (0.21%) Java EE
6 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.13%) Blackberry
2 33 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.64%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.07%) Clustering
5 18 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.64%) PKI
7 10 (2.14%) Replication
8 9 (1.93%) HACMP
9 8 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.71%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.50%) Statistics
10 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.28%) CLARiiON
12 5 (1.07%) PDA
13 4 (0.86%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.86%) SecurID
14 3 (0.64%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 304 (65.10%) Windows
2 114 (24.41%) Windows 7
3 113 (24.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (12.21%) Linux
7 49 (10.49%) Windows XP
8 42 (8.99%) UNIX
9 36 (7.71%) Solaris
10 24 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.14%) AIX
13 8 (1.71%) Android
14 7 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (1.28%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.20%) ITIL
2 36 (7.71%) Migration
3 33 (7.07%) Information Security
4 31 (6.64%) Service Delivery
5 26 (5.57%) Project Management
6 22 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (4.71%) CRM
7 21 (4.50%) Incident Management
8 20 (4.28%) Service Management
8 20 (4.28%) Configuration Management
9 17 (3.64%) Change Management
10 16 (3.43%) Data Protection
11 14 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (2.78%) SIEM
12 13 (2.78%) Cyber Security
13 11 (2.36%) Change Control
14 10 (2.14%) E-Discovery
14 10 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (1.71%) Portfolio Management
15 8 (1.71%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.63%) SQL
2 39 (8.35%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.43%) Perl
4 13 (2.78%) Python
5 12 (2.57%) Java
6 11 (2.36%) VBScript
7 9 (1.93%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.07%) VB
9 5 (1.07%) C
10 4 (0.86%) VBA
11 3 (0.64%) C#
11 3 (0.64%) Korn
12 1 (0.21%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 60 (12.85%) Security Cleared
2 57 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (10.92%) SC Cleared
4 44 (9.42%) MCSE
5 41 (8.78%) MCP
6 22 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.50%) CISSP
8 20 (4.28%) DV Cleared
8 20 (4.28%) Degree
9 17 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.57%) MCITP
11 11 (2.36%) CCNA
12 9 (1.93%) CISM
13 7 (1.50%) CISA
13 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.50%) CCNP
14 5 (1.07%) MCSA
15 4 (0.86%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.92%) SLA
2 12 (2.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.21%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 164 (35.12%) Active Directory
2 99 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.14%) vSphere
4 33 (7.07%) Hyper-V
5 29 (6.21%) Xen
6 28 (6.00%) XenDesktop
7 27 (5.78%) XenApp
8 22 (4.71%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.21%) NFS
10 14 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (2.78%) Terminal Services
12 12 (2.57%) ProxySG
12 12 (2.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (2.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 11 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (2.14%) BitLocker
15 9 (1.93%) UAG
16 8 (1.71%) Firmware
17 7 (1.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 76 (16.27%) Backup Exec
2 75 (16.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 68 (14.56%) NetBackup
4 44 (9.42%) SCCM
5 40 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 40 (8.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 27 (5.78%) SCOM
7 13 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (2.57%) BladeLogic
9 9 (1.93%) Control-M
9 9 (1.93%) ARCserve
9 9 (1.93%) Puppet
10 8 (1.71%) WSUS
11 7 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (1.50%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.07%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (1.07%) HP SIM
14 4 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 192 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 161 (34.48%) VMware
3 145 (31.05%) Citrix
4 113 (24.20%) HP
5 79 (16.92%) Cisco
6 72 (15.42%) McAfee
7 54 (11.56%) Oracle
8 47 (10.06%) IBM
9 30 (6.42%) NetApp
10 29 (6.21%) Lotus
11 28 (6.00%) Dell
12 27 (5.78%) Adobe
12 27 (5.78%) Red Hat
12 27 (5.78%) CheckPoint
13 26 (5.57%) EMC
14 25 (5.35%) SAP
15 23 (4.93%) Altiris
16 20 (4.28%) Hitachi
17 18 (3.85%) Veritas
17 18 (3.85%) Avaya
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