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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 361 304 289
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -15
Contract jobs citing Symantec 206 258 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.29% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 142 113
Average daily rate
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£301 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £160 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 33
Average hourly rate £14.17 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £24.40 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.62% -12.98%
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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -35 85 £349 -1.06% 36
South East -34 42 £275 -31.25% 23
East of England +24 36 £265 +68.25% 5
South West -15 13 £300 - 6
West Midlands +4 12 £436 +152.89% 7
North West -16 10 - - 14
East Midlands +13 3 £433 +3.09% 1
North East -11 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -16 2 £275 -32.09% 14
Midlands - - - -
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 388 (70.80%) Windows
2 280 (51.09%) Active Directory
3 270 (49.27%) Microsoft
4 213 (38.87%) VMware
5 159 (29.01%) MS Exchange
6 153 (27.92%) Citrix
7 147 (26.82%) Windows 7
8 143 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 133 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 121 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 121 (22.08%) Norton AntiVirus
11 114 (20.80%) Cisco
12 113 (20.62%) DNS
12 113 (20.62%) MS Office
13 111 (20.26%) SAN
14 108 (19.71%) HP
15 105 (19.16%) Blackberry
15 105 (19.16%) NetBackup
16 103 (18.80%) Firewall
16 103 (18.80%) ITIL
17 102 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 94 (17.15%) Windows XP
19 92 (16.79%) Backup Exec
20 89 (16.24%) SCCM
21 84 (15.33%) DHCP
22 83 (15.15%) Security Cleared
23 81 (14.78%) McAfee
24 80 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
25 75 (13.69%) TCP/IP
25 75 (13.69%) SQL Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 159 (29.01%) MS Exchange
2 102 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (9.49%) IBM Notes
5 48 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 48 (8.76%) Lync
6 46 (8.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 36 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 33 (6.02%) IIS
8 33 (6.02%) SharePoint
9 24 (4.38%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (1.82%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.64%) Apache
12 8 (1.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 7 (1.28%) GlassFish
13 7 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.73%) JBoss
15 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 113 (20.62%) MS Office
2 57 (10.40%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.91%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
6 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) assyst
2 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.18%) Summit
3 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.20%) Office 365
2 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (20.62%) DNS
2 111 (20.26%) SAN
3 103 (18.80%) Firewall
4 84 (15.33%) DHCP
5 75 (13.69%) TCP/IP
6 48 (8.76%) VPN
7 44 (8.03%) NAS
8 39 (7.12%) LAN
8 39 (7.12%) WAN
9 24 (4.38%) VoIP
10 21 (3.83%) VLAN
11 20 (3.65%) Wireless
11 20 (3.65%) Network Security
12 19 (3.47%) Internet
13 13 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (1.82%) SSH
16 10 (1.82%) FTP
16 10 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.64%) MySQL
5 9 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 7
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.64%) MSI
2 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.36%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
General
1 65 (11.86%) Finance
2 61 (11.13%) Banking
3 24 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.28%) Legal
5 13 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.19%) Retail
6 12 (2.19%) Back Office
7 10 (1.82%) Law
8 7 (1.28%) Local Government
9 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Marketing
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 103 (18.80%) Analyst
2 62 (11.31%) Support Analyst
3 58 (10.58%) Consultant
4 53 (9.67%) Administrator
5 46 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (8.21%) Support Engineer
7 41 (7.48%) Desktop Support
8 38 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (6.39%) Architect
10 32 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (3.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 20 (3.65%) Desktop Analyst
13 19 (3.47%) Desktop Engineer
14 18 (3.28%) IT Support
15 16 (2.92%) Security Analyst
15 16 (2.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 16 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (2.74%) Service Analyst
16 15 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.01%) Middleware
2 8 (1.46%) Flash
3 5 (0.91%) HTML
4 4 (0.73%) Application Packaging
4 4 (0.73%) CSS
5 3 (0.55%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.55%) Web Services
5 3 (0.55%) LAMP
6 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.36%) Ajax
6 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.36%) WCF
6 2 (0.36%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.36%) XML
6 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.36%) .NET
7 1 (0.18%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.16%) Blackberry
2 36 (6.57%) Clustering
3 25 (4.56%) Replication
4 17 (3.10%) CLARiiON
5 15 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.19%) PDA
8 11 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.82%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.82%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.64%) iPad
10 9 (1.64%) iPhone
11 8 (1.46%) PKI
12 7 (1.28%) CESG
13 5 (0.91%) SCADA
13 5 (0.91%) Statistics
13 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.73%) SecurID
14 4 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 388 (70.80%) Windows
2 147 (26.82%) Windows 7
3 143 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (17.15%) Windows XP
6 80 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (12.04%) Linux
8 40 (7.30%) Solaris
9 38 (6.93%) UNIX
10 35 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (6.39%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.10%) Android
12 15 (2.74%) Windows Vista
13 12 (2.19%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.46%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.28%) SUSE
16 5 (0.91%) AIX
16 5 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.80%) ITIL
2 50 (9.12%) Migration
3 38 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (5.47%) Service Delivery
5 24 (4.38%) Information Security
6 23 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (3.83%) Project Management
7 21 (3.83%) Incident Management
8 19 (3.47%) Configuration Management
9 17 (3.10%) Capacity Management
10 16 (2.92%) Service Management
11 14 (2.55%) Change Management
12 11 (2.01%) Performance Analysis
13 10 (1.82%) SIEM
13 10 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (1.64%) Network Design
14 9 (1.64%) Asset Management
14 9 (1.64%) Time Management
14 9 (1.64%) System Testing
15 8 (1.46%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.49%) PowerShell
1 52 (9.49%) SQL
2 39 (7.12%) Java
3 26 (4.74%) Shell Script
4 16 (2.92%) Perl
5 13 (2.37%) VBScript
6 8 (1.46%) C
7 6 (1.09%) VB
8 5 (0.91%) VBA
8 5 (0.91%) C++
8 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.73%) Korn
9 4 (0.73%) PHP
9 4 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.55%) C#
11 2 (0.36%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.36%) Python
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 59 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (9.12%) MCSE
5 37 (6.75%) MCP
6 30 (5.47%) DV Cleared
7 28 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (3.83%) CCNA
9 16 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.64%) CCNP
11 9 (1.64%) MCITP
12 8 (1.46%) MCSA
13 7 (1.28%) Degree
14 5 (0.91%) CISSP
15 4 (0.73%) RHCE
15 4 (0.73%) CISM
16 3 (0.55%) RHCT
16 3 (0.55%) CCSE
16 3 (0.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.03%) SLA
2 6 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 280 (51.09%) Active Directory
2 133 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (12.23%) vSphere
4 51 (9.31%) Hyper-V
5 45 (8.21%) VMware ESX
6 27 (4.93%) Terminal Services
6 27 (4.93%) XenApp
7 20 (3.65%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (2.37%) NFS
10 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (2.01%) vCloud
12 10 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (1.82%) UAG
13 9 (1.64%) Xen
13 9 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.09%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.91%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.91%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 121 (22.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 105 (19.16%) NetBackup
3 92 (16.79%) Backup Exec
4 89 (16.24%) SCCM
5 62 (11.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 59 (10.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 47 (8.58%) SCOM
8 19 (3.47%) WSUS
9 18 (3.28%) Puppet
10 16 (2.92%) HP SIM
11 15 (2.74%) SCDPM
12 13 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (2.19%) ARCserve
14 10 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 10 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (1.64%) Control-M
15 9 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
15 9 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (1.64%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 270 (49.27%) Microsoft
2 213 (38.87%) VMware
3 153 (27.92%) Citrix
4 114 (20.80%) Cisco
5 108 (19.71%) HP
6 81 (14.78%) McAfee
7 63 (11.50%) EMC
8 62 (11.31%) Lotus
9 47 (8.58%) IBM
10 44 (8.03%) Dell
11 38 (6.93%) NetApp
12 37 (6.75%) Red Hat
12 37 (6.75%) Altiris
13 35 (6.39%) Oracle
14 29 (5.29%) Sophos
15 27 (4.93%) Adobe
16 25 (4.56%) 3PAR
17 24 (4.38%) Veeam
18 23 (4.20%) Avaya
19 22 (4.01%) Veritas
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