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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 362 327 281
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -46
Contract jobs citing Symantec 196 237 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.13% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 112 125
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £154 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £356 £315
% change year-on-year
-19.29% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 24
Average hourly rate £14.17 £15.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.56% -15.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £32.70 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.17 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.56% -18.42%
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
21697 21002 19019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.49% 45.54% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12640 11746 10308
Average daily rate £400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £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 895 927 1159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 78 £426 +0.11% 19
South East -56 39 £345 -8.00% 16
East of England +21 30 £400 +28.00% 4
West Midlands -4 15 £363 +110.14% 5
North West -16 15 £225 +50.00% 9
South West -10 10 £290 -27.50% 5
Yorkshire -26 5 £375 -7.40% 2
East Midlands +3 3 £433 +15.46% 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 358 (70.06%) Windows
2 248 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 244 (47.75%) Active Directory
4 197 (38.55%) VMware
5 139 (27.20%) MS Exchange
6 138 (27.01%) Citrix
7 137 (26.81%) Windows 7
8 135 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 127 (24.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 116 (22.70%) Cisco
11 111 (21.72%) MS Office
12 108 (21.14%) HP
13 105 (20.55%) ITIL
14 104 (20.35%) NetBackup
15 102 (19.96%) Norton AntiVirus
16 99 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 96 (18.79%) DNS
18 95 (18.59%) SAN
19 87 (17.03%) Windows XP
20 86 (16.83%) Blackberry
20 86 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
21 81 (15.85%) Firewall
22 80 (15.66%) Backup Exec
23 78 (15.26%) McAfee
23 78 (15.26%) SCCM
24 77 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
25 74 (14.48%) Security Cleared
26 73 (14.29%) SQL Server
27 70 (13.70%) DHCP
28 67 (13.11%) Finance

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 139 (27.20%) MS Exchange
2 86 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (9.39%) IBM Notes
4 43 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (7.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 40 (7.83%) Lync
6 36 (7.05%) SharePoint
7 34 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 33 (6.46%) IIS
9 24 (4.70%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.37%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.37%) Apache
12 6 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.78%) JBoss
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 111 (21.72%) MS Office
2 49 (9.59%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.98%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.11%) Office 365
2 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (18.79%) DNS
2 95 (18.59%) SAN
3 81 (15.85%) Firewall
4 70 (13.70%) DHCP
5 66 (12.92%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.02%) VPN
7 40 (7.83%) LAN
8 38 (7.44%) WAN
9 36 (7.05%) NAS
10 21 (4.11%) VoIP
11 20 (3.91%) VLAN
12 17 (3.33%) Wireless
13 14 (2.74%) Internet
13 14 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.74%) Network Security
13 14 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (2.35%) FTP
14 12 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (2.35%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.76%) MySQL
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 7
8 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.39%) EDMS
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (13.11%) Finance
2 58 (11.35%) Banking
3 23 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.94%) Legal
5 14 (2.74%) Law
6 9 (1.76%) Retail
6 9 (1.76%) Back Office
7 7 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.37%) Local Government
8 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) French Language
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (20.74%) Analyst
2 62 (12.13%) Support Analyst
3 54 (10.57%) Consultant
4 44 (8.61%) Support Engineer
5 42 (8.22%) Administrator
5 42 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 39 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (7.24%) Desktop Support
8 29 (5.68%) Architect
9 28 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (3.72%) Security Analyst
11 19 (3.72%) Service Analyst
12 18 (3.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 18 (3.52%) Desktop Engineer
12 18 (3.52%) Desktop Analyst
13 17 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 15 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (2.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.74%) Middleware
2 8 (1.57%) Flash
3 5 (0.98%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.59%) LAMP
4 3 (0.59%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.59%) HTML
5 2 (0.39%) XML
5 2 (0.39%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.20%) jQuery
6 1 (0.20%) WSH
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.83%) Blackberry
2 30 (5.87%) Clustering
3 22 (4.31%) Replication
4 18 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.52%) CLARiiON
5 13 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.57%) PKI
8 7 (1.37%) iPad
8 7 (1.37%) CESG
8 7 (1.37%) PDA
9 6 (1.17%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.17%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.17%) iPhone
10 5 (0.98%) Statistics
11 4 (0.78%) CMDB
11 4 (0.78%) SecurID
12 3 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.59%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 358 (70.06%) Windows
2 137 (26.81%) Windows 7
3 135 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (17.03%) Windows XP
6 77 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (12.52%) Linux
8 37 (7.24%) Solaris
8 37 (7.24%) UNIX
9 34 (6.65%) Windows 8
10 33 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.13%) Windows Vista
12 13 (2.54%) Android
13 9 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.57%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.37%) SUSE
16 6 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.78%) AIX
17 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (20.55%) ITIL
2 42 (8.22%) Migration
3 32 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (6.26%) Service Delivery
4 24 (4.70%) Incident Management
5 23 (4.50%) Information Security
6 21 (4.11%) Configuration Management
7 20 (3.91%) Project Management
8 18 (3.52%) Service Management
9 16 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (2.74%) Change Management
10 14 (2.74%) Capacity Management
11 12 (2.35%) SIEM
12 9 (1.76%) Time Management
12 9 (1.76%) System Testing
12 9 (1.76%) Network Design
13 8 (1.57%) Business Continuity
13 8 (1.57%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (1.57%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (1.37%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.37%) SQL
2 45 (8.81%) PowerShell
3 35 (6.85%) Java
4 21 (4.11%) Shell Script
5 16 (3.13%) Perl
6 12 (2.35%) VBScript
7 9 (1.76%) C
8 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.98%) VBA
9 5 (0.98%) Python
10 4 (0.78%) C++
11 3 (0.59%) Korn
11 3 (0.59%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.39%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.20%) Scala
13 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 74 (14.48%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 46 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (7.63%) MCSE
5 36 (7.05%) MCP
6 29 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (5.09%) DV Cleared
8 21 (4.11%) CCNA
9 15 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.35%) Degree
11 11 (2.15%) CCNP
12 10 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.96%) MCITP
13 8 (1.57%) MCSA
13 8 (1.57%) VCP4
14 6 (1.17%) CISSP
15 4 (0.78%) PhD
15 4 (0.78%) RHCE
15 4 (0.78%) CCSE
16 3 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.05%) SLA
2 6 (1.17%) QA
3 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) GPG13
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 244 (47.75%) Active Directory
2 127 (24.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.92%) vSphere
4 48 (9.39%) Hyper-V
5 42 (8.22%) VMware ESX
6 25 (4.89%) XenApp
6 25 (4.89%) Terminal Services
7 18 (3.52%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (2.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (2.54%) NFS
10 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.96%) Xen
12 9 (1.76%) vCloud
13 8 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (1.37%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.17%) UAG
16 5 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 5 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 104 (20.35%) NetBackup
2 102 (19.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 80 (15.66%) Backup Exec
4 78 (15.26%) SCCM
5 59 (11.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 48 (9.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 47 (9.20%) SCOM
8 19 (3.72%) Puppet
9 17 (3.33%) WSUS
10 14 (2.74%) SCDPM
11 12 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (2.35%) HP SIM
12 10 (1.96%) ARCserve
12 10 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.76%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.76%) BladeLogic
14 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (1.37%) MIMEsweeper
14 7 (1.37%) Control-M
14 7 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 248 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 197 (38.55%) VMware
3 138 (27.01%) Citrix
4 116 (22.70%) Cisco
5 108 (21.14%) HP
6 78 (15.26%) McAfee
7 66 (12.92%) EMC
8 58 (11.35%) Lotus
9 48 (9.39%) IBM
10 44 (8.61%) Dell
11 41 (8.02%) NetApp
11 41 (8.02%) Oracle
12 36 (7.05%) Red Hat
13 34 (6.65%) Altiris
14 31 (6.07%) Adobe
15 29 (5.68%) Sophos
16 27 (5.28%) Veeam
17 22 (4.31%) 3PAR
18 21 (4.11%) Avaya
19 19 (3.72%) Veritas
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