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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 286 318 285
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -33
Contract jobs citing Symantec 354 275 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.25% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 140 158
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£375 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 14
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.92 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.98% -29.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £14.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £21.75 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £14.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+40.71% -26.43%
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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
22519 21955 20957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.03% 45.17% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13512 12591 11521
Average daily rate £398 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 985 1150
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 113 £428 +6.87% 32
South East +12 87 £415 +10.66% 22
East of England +35 67 £180 +5.88% 5
North West -11 49 £375 +25.00% 12
South West -11 17 £285 -11.96% 5
West Midlands +2 9 £255 -20.31% 6
North East - 5 £269 -
East Midlands -8 3 £325 -
Yorkshire -21 3 £220 -31.25% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 345 (62.27%) Windows
2 240 (43.32%) Microsoft
3 209 (37.73%) VMware
4 201 (36.28%) Active Directory
5 186 (33.57%) Citrix
6 142 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 138 (24.91%) HP
8 136 (24.55%) SAN
9 134 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 129 (23.29%) Windows 7
11 128 (23.10%) ITIL
12 107 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 100 (18.05%) Cisco
14 99 (17.87%) Firewall
14 99 (17.87%) Finance
15 92 (16.61%) NetBackup
15 92 (16.61%) MS Office
16 91 (16.43%) MS Exchange
16 91 (16.43%) Backup Exec
17 87 (15.70%) Linux
18 86 (15.52%) SQL
19 85 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 84 (15.16%) McAfee
21 82 (14.80%) DNS
22 73 (13.18%) Oracle
23 70 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
24 68 (12.27%) Norton AntiVirus
25 67 (12.09%) Data Centre
26 65 (11.73%) SLA
27 60 (10.83%) UNIX

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 91 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.75%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (5.05%) IIS
4 28 (5.05%) Lync
5 27 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (4.69%) IBM Notes
7 25 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.62%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.08%) CMS
14 5 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.90%) Apache
15 2 (0.36%) TPMS
16 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (16.61%) MS Office
2 51 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.99%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.17%) Office 365
2 6 (1.08%) Mimecast
2 6 (1.08%) SaaS
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (24.55%) SAN
2 99 (17.87%) Firewall
3 82 (14.80%) DNS
4 51 (9.21%) DHCP
5 49 (8.84%) TCP/IP
6 43 (7.76%) LAN
7 37 (6.68%) WAN
7 37 (6.68%) NAS
8 29 (5.23%) VPN
9 26 (4.69%) Wireless
10 25 (4.51%) VoIP
11 20 (3.61%) BIG-IP
12 16 (2.89%) FTP
12 16 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (2.89%) VLAN
13 14 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (2.17%) Network Security
15 11 (1.99%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.99%) SMTP
16 10 (1.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.97%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.26%) MySQL
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.54%) EDMS
9 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.36%) Big Data
10 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Subversion
2 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.54%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
3 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
General
1 99 (17.87%) Finance
2 58 (10.47%) Banking
3 13 (2.35%) Legal
4 12 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.26%) Law
8 5 (0.90%) Local Government
8 5 (0.90%) Games
9 4 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) International Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (19.68%) Analyst
2 63 (11.37%) Architect
3 55 (9.93%) Consultant
4 52 (9.39%) Support Engineer
5 49 (8.84%) Support Analyst
6 46 (8.30%) Administrator
7 41 (7.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 37 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (5.23%) Service Analyst
10 29 (5.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 25 (4.51%) Security Analyst
12 23 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (3.25%) Operations Engineer
15 17 (3.07%) 1st Line Support
15 17 (3.07%) Desktop Support
16 16 (2.89%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.87%) Middleware
2 8 (1.44%) Web Services
3 7 (1.26%) .NET
4 6 (1.08%) WCF
5 5 (0.90%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.54%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.36%) JSP
8 1 (0.18%) WSH
8 1 (0.18%) HTML
8 1 (0.18%) XMPP
8 1 (0.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.76%) Blackberry
3 37 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.69%) Clustering
5 24 (4.33%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.97%) PKI
7 12 (2.17%) Replication
7 12 (2.17%) HACMP
7 12 (2.17%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.62%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.62%) CLARiiON
8 9 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.08%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.08%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.90%) Statistics
11 5 (0.90%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 345 (62.27%) Windows
2 142 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (23.29%) Windows 7
4 107 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (15.70%) Linux
6 70 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (10.83%) UNIX
8 50 (9.03%) Windows XP
9 48 (8.66%) Solaris
10 38 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.25%) Windows 8
12 15 (2.71%) AIX
13 14 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (1.26%) Android
16 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.90%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.90%) VMS
17 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (23.10%) ITIL
2 48 (8.66%) Information Security
3 37 (6.68%) Migration
4 33 (5.96%) Service Delivery
5 32 (5.78%) Incident Management
6 30 (5.42%) Change Management
7 26 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.51%) CRM
8 25 (4.51%) Project Management
9 23 (4.15%) Configuration Management
9 23 (4.15%) SIEM
10 21 (3.79%) Data Protection
11 19 (3.43%) Service Management
11 19 (3.43%) TOGAF
12 15 (2.71%) Cyber Security
12 15 (2.71%) Server Building
13 14 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
14 13 (2.35%) Network Design
14 13 (2.35%) Network Architecture
14 13 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 86 (15.52%) SQL
2 57 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 26 (4.69%) Perl
4 17 (3.07%) VBScript
5 15 (2.71%) Bash Shell
5 15 (2.71%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.35%) Python
7 9 (1.62%) C#
8 8 (1.44%) Java
9 7 (1.26%) VB
10 5 (0.90%) C
11 4 (0.72%) VBA
11 4 (0.72%) Korn
12 3 (0.54%) AWK
12 3 (0.54%) sed
13 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 85 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 53 (9.57%) MCSE
4 49 (8.84%) MCP
5 44 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (7.94%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (4.33%) CISSP
8 23 (4.15%) DV Cleared
8 23 (4.15%) MCITP
8 23 (4.15%) Degree
9 22 (3.97%) CCNA
10 14 (2.53%) MCSA
11 13 (2.35%) CCNP
12 10 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.62%) CISM
14 8 (1.44%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.44%) CISA
15 7 (1.26%) CCA
16 6 (1.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.73%) SLA
2 12 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.72%) QA
6 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.36%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) COSO
System Software
1 201 (36.28%) Active Directory
2 134 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 46 (8.30%) vSphere
5 44 (7.94%) XenApp
6 40 (7.22%) Xen
7 35 (6.32%) VMware ESX
8 30 (5.42%) XenDesktop
9 23 (4.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 22 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 21 (3.79%) ProxySG
12 18 (3.25%) Terminal Services
13 17 (3.07%) NFS
14 14 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 13 (2.35%) XenServer
15 13 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (1.81%) BitLocker
18 9 (1.62%) Firmware
18 9 (1.62%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 92 (16.61%) NetBackup
2 91 (16.43%) Backup Exec
3 68 (12.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 60 (10.83%) SCCM
5 51 (9.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 47 (8.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 45 (8.12%) SCOM
8 20 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
9 18 (3.25%) BladeLogic
10 17 (3.07%) Control-M
11 16 (2.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (2.53%) Puppet
13 10 (1.81%) WSUS
14 9 (1.62%) HP SIM
14 9 (1.62%) ARCserve
15 7 (1.26%) AirWatch
16 6 (1.08%) SnapVault
16 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
17 5 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
17 5 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 240 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 209 (37.73%) VMware
3 186 (33.57%) Citrix
4 138 (24.91%) HP
5 100 (18.05%) Cisco
6 84 (15.16%) McAfee
7 73 (13.18%) Oracle
8 56 (10.11%) IBM
9 49 (8.84%) CheckPoint
10 44 (7.94%) Red Hat
11 37 (6.68%) EMC
12 35 (6.32%) Veritas
13 34 (6.14%) SAP
14 33 (5.96%) Dell
15 32 (5.78%) NetApp
15 32 (5.78%) Altiris
16 28 (5.05%) Adobe
17 27 (4.87%) Lotus
17 27 (4.87%) CA
18 26 (4.69%) 3PAR
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