The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 334 264 324
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +60
Contract jobs citing Symantec 277 264 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.61% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.31% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 137 145
Average daily rate £393 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £183 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 24
Average hourly rate £20.03 £15.92 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.79% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £35.03 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 122 £475 +26.66% 29
South East -3 63 £240 -14.28% 26
North West +5 30 £198 -39.23% 8
East of England -20 25 £300 +60.00% 9
South West -30 17 £363 -19.35% 5
West Midlands -13 11 £260 -5.45% 6
East Midlands -1 10 £375 +40.18% 3
Yorkshire -27 5 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £130 -
North East - - - - 1
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 390 (69.15%) Windows
2 271 (48.05%) Microsoft
3 237 (42.02%) Active Directory
4 213 (37.77%) VMware
5 176 (31.21%) MS Exchange
6 169 (29.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 157 (27.84%) Citrix
8 154 (27.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 138 (24.47%) NetBackup
10 137 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 125 (22.16%) DNS
12 118 (20.92%) ITIL
13 115 (20.39%) Windows 7
14 113 (20.04%) SAN
15 111 (19.68%) Blackberry
16 110 (19.50%) HP
17 109 (19.33%) Cisco
18 106 (18.79%) Norton AntiVirus
19 98 (17.38%) Exchange Server 2010
20 95 (16.84%) SCCM
21 91 (16.13%) DHCP
22 90 (15.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
23 89 (15.78%) Firewall
24 85 (15.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 83 (14.72%) MS Office
26 81 (14.36%) Windows XP
26 81 (14.36%) PowerShell
27 80 (14.18%) NetApp
28 76 (13.48%) EMC
29 73 (12.94%) Backup Exec

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 176 (31.21%) MS Exchange
2 98 (17.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (15.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 51 (9.04%) SharePoint
5 46 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 44 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (4.96%) Lync
8 26 (4.61%) IBM Notes
9 17 (3.01%) IIS
10 13 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (1.95%) Lotus Domino
11 11 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.42%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.35%) Apache
15 2 (0.35%) Site Server
15 2 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 83 (14.72%) MS Office
2 62 (10.99%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.18%) CATIA
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) BPCS
2 1 (0.18%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (22.16%) DNS
2 113 (20.04%) SAN
3 91 (16.13%) DHCP
4 89 (15.78%) Firewall
5 62 (10.99%) LAN
6 58 (10.28%) VPN
7 56 (9.93%) TCP/IP
8 55 (9.75%) WAN
9 42 (7.45%) SMTP
10 28 (4.96%) VoIP
10 28 (4.96%) Internet
11 23 (4.08%) NAS
12 18 (3.19%) Wireless
13 15 (2.66%) MPLS
14 14 (2.48%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.95%) VLAN
15 11 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (1.60%) Connectrix
16 9 (1.60%) LDAP
17 8 (1.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.71%) MySQL
6 4 (0.71%) Ingres
6 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.35%) MS Access
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.18%) KDB
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.24%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.71%) Subversion
3 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.35%) Toad
4 2 (0.35%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) JMeter
5 1 (0.18%) ProC
5 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 67 (11.88%) Finance
2 44 (7.80%) Banking
3 24 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.84%) Law
5 16 (2.84%) Legal
6 10 (1.77%) Back Office
7 8 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.24%) Local Government
9 6 (1.06%) Japanese Language
10 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.71%) French Language
11 4 (0.71%) German Language
11 4 (0.71%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Military
13 2 (0.35%) Retail
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (15.60%) Consultant
2 84 (14.89%) Analyst
3 39 (6.91%) Team Leader
3 39 (6.91%) Support Analyst
4 35 (6.21%) Support Engineer
5 33 (5.85%) Desktop Support
6 27 (4.79%) Architect
7 25 (4.43%) Administrator
7 25 (4.43%) Server Engineer
8 23 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (3.37%) Messaging Consultant
10 18 (3.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 18 (3.19%) Desktop Analyst
10 18 (3.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 16 (2.84%) Service Analyst
11 16 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (2.84%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (2.66%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.37%) Middleware
2 13 (2.30%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.77%) XML
4 4 (0.71%) .NET
5 3 (0.53%) WSH
5 3 (0.53%) HTML
6 2 (0.35%) Web Services
6 2 (0.35%) LAMP
7 1 (0.18%) Xerces
7 1 (0.18%) Xalan
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.18%) wxWidgets
7 1 (0.18%) SOAP
7 1 (0.18%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.68%) Blackberry
2 33 (5.85%) Replication
3 32 (5.67%) EMC Centera
4 29 (5.14%) Clustering
5 20 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.48%) CLARiiON
7 13 (2.30%) Fat Client
7 13 (2.30%) Thin Client
8 11 (1.95%) iPad
9 8 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.24%) PKI
10 7 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.06%) PDA
11 6 (1.06%) Statistics
12 5 (0.89%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.89%) iPhone
13 4 (0.71%) Linked Data
14 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 390 (69.15%) Windows
2 169 (29.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (27.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 115 (20.39%) Windows 7
5 81 (14.36%) Windows XP
6 55 (9.75%) Linux
7 50 (8.87%) UNIX
8 30 (5.32%) Solaris
9 28 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 24 (4.26%) Windows Vista
11 21 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.84%) AIX
14 13 (2.30%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.06%) SUSE
16 4 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.53%) CentOS
17 3 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.92%) ITIL
2 45 (7.98%) Migration
3 35 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (5.14%) Service Delivery
5 28 (4.96%) Incident Management
6 23 (4.08%) Service Management
6 23 (4.08%) Change Control
6 23 (4.08%) Server Monitoring
7 20 (3.55%) Business Continuity
8 19 (3.37%) Project Management
9 18 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (3.19%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.01%) Change Management
10 17 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (2.48%) Release Management
11 14 (2.48%) Data Protection
12 13 (2.30%) Performance Analysis
13 11 (1.95%) Risk Management
13 11 (1.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (14.36%) PowerShell
2 46 (8.16%) SQL
3 41 (7.27%) VB
4 16 (2.84%) Perl
5 11 (1.95%) VBScript
6 7 (1.24%) Java
7 5 (0.89%) sed
8 4 (0.71%) C
8 4 (0.71%) Python
8 4 (0.71%) Korn
9 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.53%) SPARQL
9 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) C#
10 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) Ruby
11 1 (0.18%) Lisp
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 68 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 41 (7.27%) MCSE
5 22 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.72%) DV Cleared
7 19 (3.37%) Degree
8 14 (2.48%) CCNA
9 12 (2.13%) MCP
10 11 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.95%) MCSA
11 9 (1.60%) MCITP
12 7 (1.24%) PMP
12 7 (1.24%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.89%) CISSP
14 4 (0.71%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.71%) CCNP
15 3 (0.53%) CISA
15 3 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.85%) SLA
2 12 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.06%) QA
5 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.35%) Basel III
8 1 (0.18%) Basel II
System Software
1 237 (42.02%) Active Directory
2 137 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (12.59%) XenApp
4 68 (12.06%) VMware ESX
5 60 (10.64%) vSphere
6 43 (7.62%) Hyper-V
7 25 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (4.43%) XenDesktop
8 22 (3.90%) ISA Server
9 19 (3.37%) NFS
9 19 (3.37%) UAG
10 13 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 13 (2.30%) SRDF
11 10 (1.77%) vCloud
11 10 (1.77%) IAG
11 10 (1.77%) XenServer
11 10 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 10 (1.77%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (1.42%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 138 (24.47%) NetBackup
2 106 (18.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 95 (16.84%) SCCM
4 90 (15.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 73 (12.94%) Backup Exec
6 61 (10.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 50 (8.87%) SCOM
8 30 (5.32%) MAILsweeper
9 23 (4.08%) WSUS
10 15 (2.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (2.66%) HP SIM
11 11 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (1.77%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.60%) EMC TimeFinder
13 9 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 9 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (1.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 7 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
14 7 (1.24%) SCVMM
14 7 (1.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 271 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 213 (37.77%) VMware
3 157 (27.84%) Citrix
4 110 (19.50%) HP
5 109 (19.33%) Cisco
6 80 (14.18%) NetApp
7 76 (13.48%) EMC
8 62 (10.99%) McAfee
9 41 (7.27%) Brocade
10 39 (6.91%) RightFax
11 38 (6.74%) Oracle
12 36 (6.38%) IBM
12 36 (6.38%) Clearswift
12 36 (6.38%) CheckPoint
13 29 (5.14%) Lotus
14 27 (4.79%) Open Text
15 24 (4.26%) Avaya
16 23 (4.08%) Websense
16 23 (4.08%) Veritas
17 22 (3.90%) Blue Coat
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Orderwork
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Norfolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £160.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 25 days ago