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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 296 302 356
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +54
Contract jobs citing Symantec 321 281 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.25% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 159 113
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 14
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.40% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.29 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.10 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £20.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-14.82% +13.47%
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
23525 22433 24925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.76% 46.54% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 12887 13057
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 1028 1245
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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
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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 -10 131 £345 -4.16% 28
South East +26 100 £400 +18.37% 37
East of England -3 21 £160 -60.00% 3
South West -8 21 £320 +8.47% 3
Yorkshire +11 19 £320 +199.06% 8
North West -4 16 £180 -18.18% 8
West Midlands -21 15 £288 -6.50% 4
East Midlands +6 2 - - 1
North East - - - -
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 404 (67.90%) Windows
2 306 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 261 (43.87%) Active Directory
4 242 (40.67%) VMware
5 193 (32.44%) MS Exchange
6 178 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (28.40%) Citrix
8 165 (27.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 151 (25.38%) Windows 7
10 146 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 143 (24.03%) SAN
12 139 (23.36%) DNS
13 132 (22.18%) Firewall
14 125 (21.01%) HP
15 124 (20.84%) ITIL
16 123 (20.67%) Cisco
16 123 (20.67%) Exchange Server 2010
17 121 (20.34%) Backup Exec
18 111 (18.66%) Windows XP
19 108 (18.15%) Blackberry
20 107 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
20 107 (17.98%) NetBackup
21 106 (17.82%) DHCP
22 104 (17.48%) Norton AntiVirus
23 95 (15.97%) Security Cleared
24 89 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2007
25 87 (14.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
26 82 (13.78%) MS Excel
27 79 (13.28%) SCCM
28 76 (12.77%) PowerShell

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 193 (32.44%) MS Exchange
2 123 (20.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 68 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 66 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 62 (10.42%) Lync
7 54 (9.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 51 (8.57%) SharePoint
9 19 (3.19%) IBM Notes
9 19 (3.19%) IIS
10 11 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 7 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.84%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.84%) Apache
13 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 82 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.77%) MS Office
3 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Maximo
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.35%) Office 365
2 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.67%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.50%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 143 (24.03%) SAN
2 139 (23.36%) DNS
3 132 (22.18%) Firewall
4 106 (17.82%) DHCP
5 54 (9.08%) VPN
6 45 (7.56%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.55%) Wireless
8 36 (6.05%) LAN
8 36 (6.05%) WAN
9 29 (4.87%) VoIP
10 27 (4.54%) NAS
11 20 (3.36%) Network Security
12 16 (2.69%) Unified Communications
13 14 (2.35%) iSCSI
13 14 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (2.35%) SMTP
13 14 (2.35%) Internet
14 12 (2.02%) MPLS
14 12 (2.02%) VLAN
15 10 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (1.01%) MySQL
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.17%) MS Access
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) ClearCase
2 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.34%) Toad
4 1 (0.17%) Maven
4 1 (0.17%) MSI
4 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
General
1 67 (11.26%) Finance
2 41 (6.89%) Telecoms
3 40 (6.72%) Banking
4 18 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.52%) Legal
6 10 (1.68%) Retail
7 7 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.01%) Local Government
9 5 (0.84%) Publishing
9 5 (0.84%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.50%) Military
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) International Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Marketing
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (15.97%) Analyst
2 68 (11.43%) Consultant
3 54 (9.08%) Administrator
4 53 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 48 (8.07%) Support Analyst
7 47 (7.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (6.89%) Systems Administrator
9 40 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
10 34 (5.71%) Architect
11 27 (4.54%) Desktop Support
12 25 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 24 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
14 20 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (3.03%) Storage Administrator
16 17 (2.86%) Systems Support
17 15 (2.52%) Security Engineer
17 15 (2.52%) Messaging Engineer
18 13 (2.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.36%) Middleware
2 6 (1.01%) Web Services
3 5 (0.84%) Software Packaging
3 5 (0.84%) LAMP
3 5 (0.84%) Flash
3 5 (0.84%) JSP
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.67%) CSS
4 4 (0.67%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.50%) HTML
5 3 (0.50%) .NET
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.34%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.34%) Ajax
6 2 (0.34%) WCF
6 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.15%) Blackberry
2 30 (5.04%) Clustering
3 25 (4.20%) Replication
4 22 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.69%) iPhone
6 14 (2.35%) iPad
6 14 (2.35%) CLARiiON
7 11 (1.85%) EMC Centera
7 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.85%) EqualLogic
8 9 (1.51%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.51%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.01%) PKI
10 5 (0.84%) PDA
10 5 (0.84%) Celerra
10 5 (0.84%) SCADA
11 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 404 (67.90%) Windows
2 178 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (27.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 151 (25.38%) Windows 7
5 111 (18.66%) Windows XP
6 68 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (10.25%) Linux
8 40 (6.72%) UNIX
9 33 (5.55%) Windows 8
10 27 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (4.54%) Solaris
11 15 (2.52%) Windows 2000
11 15 (2.52%) Android
12 7 (1.18%) SUSE
12 7 (1.18%) AIX
13 6 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (20.84%) ITIL
2 47 (7.90%) Migration
3 36 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (5.55%) Service Delivery
5 29 (4.87%) Information Security
5 29 (4.87%) Incident Management
6 28 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (4.37%) Project Management
8 24 (4.03%) Service Management
9 18 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 17 (2.86%) Capacity Management
11 16 (2.69%) Change Management
11 16 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (2.18%) Configuration Management
12 13 (2.18%) Data Protection
13 11 (1.85%) Change Control
13 11 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (1.68%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (1.68%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 43 (7.23%) SQL
3 20 (3.36%) Shell Script
4 19 (3.19%) VBScript
4 19 (3.19%) Perl
5 18 (3.03%) Java
6 14 (2.35%) VB
7 7 (1.18%) C
8 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.67%) VBA
8 4 (0.67%) PHP
9 3 (0.50%) Korn
9 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.50%) C++
9 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.50%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.34%) C#
10 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 107 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (15.97%) Security Cleared
3 70 (11.76%) MCSE
4 54 (9.08%) SC Cleared
5 47 (7.90%) DV Cleared
6 40 (6.72%) MCITP
7 33 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (5.21%) MCP
9 27 (4.54%) CCNA
10 26 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (3.53%) MCSA
12 19 (3.19%) Degree
13 14 (2.35%) VCP5
14 9 (1.51%) MCTS
15 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.18%) A+ Certification
17 6 (1.01%) RHCE
17 6 (1.01%) CCA
17 6 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
18 5 (0.84%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.57%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.67%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 261 (43.87%) Active Directory
2 146 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (11.60%) Hyper-V
4 67 (11.26%) VMware ESX
5 61 (10.25%) XenApp
6 49 (8.24%) vSphere
7 20 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 15 (2.52%) UAG
10 14 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 14 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (1.34%) DFS Replication
12 7 (1.18%) ISA Server
12 7 (1.18%) vCloud
13 6 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (1.01%) NFS
14 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.84%) Brightmail
15 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 121 (20.34%) Backup Exec
2 107 (17.98%) NetBackup
3 104 (17.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 87 (14.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 79 (13.28%) SCCM
6 64 (10.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 39 (6.55%) SCOM
8 25 (4.20%) WSUS
9 23 (3.87%) HP SIM
10 15 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (2.18%) ARCserve
11 13 (2.18%) MIMEsweeper
11 13 (2.18%) MOM
12 12 (2.02%) Tivoli
13 11 (1.85%) Puppet
14 10 (1.68%) MAILsweeper
15 9 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 8 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 6 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
17 6 (1.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 306 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 242 (40.67%) VMware
3 169 (28.40%) Citrix
4 125 (21.01%) HP
5 123 (20.67%) Cisco
6 66 (11.09%) EMC
7 59 (9.92%) McAfee
8 51 (8.57%) Juniper
9 44 (7.39%) Oracle
10 40 (6.72%) NetApp
11 37 (6.22%) 3PAR
11 37 (6.22%) Sophos
12 36 (6.05%) Apple
13 34 (5.71%) Altiris
14 33 (5.55%) IBM
15 29 (4.87%) Dell
16 28 (4.71%) CA
17 27 (4.54%) Red Hat
18 26 (4.37%) Brocade
19 23 (3.87%) Veeam
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