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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 420 393 325
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -68
Contract jobs citing Symantec 208 262 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.15% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 169 178
Median daily rate £360 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £17.70 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%
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
22236 22871 23545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.79% 43.29% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 13757 13551
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 981 1097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -44 86 £450 +20.80% 7
South East +3 42 £325 +1.56% 9
South West +20 18 £350 - 3
North East - 17 £225 - 1
North West -4 15 £250 -50.00% 4
Yorkshire +18 13 £303 +0.83%
West Midlands -15 9 £325 -11.92% 2
East of England -28 5 - - 1
East Midlands -6 1 £238 +7.95% 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 329 (72.31%) Windows
2 228 (50.11%) Active Directory
3 211 (46.37%) Microsoft
4 182 (40.00%) VMware
5 167 (36.70%) Windows Server
6 133 (29.23%) HP
7 132 (29.01%) ITIL
8 127 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 124 (27.25%) DNS
10 122 (26.81%) NetBackup
11 116 (25.49%) MS Exchange
12 108 (23.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 101 (22.20%) Unix
14 95 (20.88%) Cisco
15 91 (20.00%) SAN
16 89 (19.56%) Norton AntiVirus
17 88 (19.34%) SCCM
18 87 (19.12%) Citrix
18 87 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
19 82 (18.02%) DHCP
20 81 (17.80%) Linux
21 79 (17.36%) Intel Security
22 77 (16.92%) Backup Exec
22 77 (16.92%) Finance
23 75 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
24 73 (16.04%) NetApp
25 72 (15.82%) Windows 7
26 69 (15.16%) PowerShell
27 67 (14.73%) Solaris
28 64 (14.07%) Security Cleared

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 116 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 60 (13.19%) Skype for Business
3 56 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (9.23%) SharePoint
5 36 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.52%) IIS
10 10 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.98%) Apache
12 8 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.32%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.10%) iPlanet
14 5 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.88%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.79%) MS Office
3 10 (2.20%) MS Project
4 8 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.64%) Faxination
2 2 (0.44%) Eikon
2 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.01%) Office 365
2 18 (3.96%) Mimecast
3 10 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.98%) Google Apps
4 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) iTunes
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (27.25%) DNS
2 91 (20.00%) SAN
3 82 (18.02%) DHCP
4 61 (13.41%) Firewall
5 55 (12.09%) TCP/IP
6 40 (8.79%) NAS
7 38 (8.35%) WAN
8 36 (7.91%) LAN
9 33 (7.25%) Network Security
10 30 (6.59%) iSCSI
11 29 (6.37%) VPN
12 25 (5.49%) Wireless
13 21 (4.62%) Internet
13 21 (4.62%) SSL
14 19 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (3.52%) SMTP
16 15 (3.30%) Skype
17 14 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
18 13 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.64%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.98%) MySQL
7 4 (0.88%) DB2
7 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.44%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.44%) Power BI
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.22%) Big Data
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.10%) InstallShield
2 5 (1.10%) JIRA
2 5 (1.10%) MSI
2 5 (1.10%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.66%) Subversion
4 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (16.92%) Finance
2 29 (6.37%) Banking
3 18 (3.96%) Legal
4 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.20%) Back Office
5 10 (2.20%) Law
6 7 (1.54%) Games
7 6 (1.32%) Retail
8 5 (1.10%) Electronics
8 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.88%) Advertising
9 4 (0.88%) International Banking
9 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (13.19%) Analyst
2 49 (10.77%) Administrator
3 45 (9.89%) Support Engineer
4 42 (9.23%) Architect
4 42 (9.23%) Consultant
5 38 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
7 30 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
8 26 (5.71%) Server Engineer
9 24 (5.27%) Backup Engineer
9 24 (5.27%) Storage Engineer
10 22 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (4.18%) Security Engineer
11 19 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.18%) VMware Engineer
12 17 (3.74%) Unix Administrator
13 16 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (3.52%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.52%) Security Consultant
13 16 (3.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.30%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.32%) JSON
2 6 (1.32%) Middleware
2 6 (1.32%) REST
2 6 (1.32%) XML
3 5 (1.10%) J2EE
3 5 (1.10%) JSP
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (0.88%) .NET
4 4 (0.88%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.88%) SAML
4 4 (0.88%) Web Services
5 3 (0.66%) HTML
6 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.44%) CSS
6 2 (0.44%) VML
6 2 (0.44%) XMPP
7 1 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.22%) CGI
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 45 (9.89%) Clustering
3 30 (6.59%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.74%) PKI
6 14 (3.08%) CLARiiON
6 14 (3.08%) Replication
7 12 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.20%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.20%) HP Storage
9 8 (1.76%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
10 7 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
10 7 (1.54%) NHS
11 6 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.32%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.10%) BYOD
12 5 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 329 (72.31%) Windows
2 167 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 108 (23.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (22.20%) Unix
5 87 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (17.80%) Linux
7 75 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (15.82%) Windows 7
9 67 (14.73%) Solaris
10 39 (8.57%) AIX
11 33 (7.25%) Android
12 25 (5.49%) Apple iOS
13 24 (5.27%) HPUX
14 20 (4.40%) Windows 8
15 19 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (3.74%) Windows XP
17 16 (3.52%) Mac OS X
18 15 (3.30%) Windows 10
19 12 (2.64%) Windows Mobile
20 10 (2.20%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (29.01%) ITIL
2 42 (9.23%) Information Security
3 40 (8.79%) Project Management
4 39 (8.57%) Change Management
5 38 (8.35%) Service Delivery
6 37 (8.13%) Migration
7 33 (7.25%) Release Management
8 30 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 30 (6.59%) SIEM
9 29 (6.37%) Data Loss Prevention
10 24 (5.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 24 (5.27%) Service Management
11 23 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (5.05%) Problem Management
12 22 (4.84%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 21 (4.62%) PRINCE2
14 20 (4.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 19 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (4.18%) Mobile Device Management
15 19 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.16%) PowerShell
2 49 (10.77%) SQL
3 14 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 14 (3.08%) Python
3 14 (3.08%) VBScript
4 10 (2.20%) Perl
5 9 (1.98%) Java
6 8 (1.76%) VB
7 5 (1.10%) C
7 5 (1.10%) Korn
8 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.66%) C#
10 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.67%) SC Cleared
3 43 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (6.81%) MCSE
5 30 (6.59%) Degree
6 22 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (3.52%) CISSP
9 16 (3.52%) DV Cleared
10 14 (3.08%) MCSA
11 13 (2.86%) CISM
11 13 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.98%) CCNA
13 6 (1.32%) MCP
13 6 (1.32%) MCTS
14 5 (1.10%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.88%) CCA
15 4 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 19 (4.18%) SLA
2 18 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.64%) COBIT
5 11 (2.42%) JSP 440
6 6 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.66%) QA
8 1 (0.22%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 228 (50.11%) Active Directory
2 127 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.43%) XenApp
4 47 (10.33%) vSphere
5 37 (8.13%) VMware ESX
6 32 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (5.49%) Hyper-V
8 23 (5.05%) XenDesktop
9 22 (4.84%) BitLocker
10 16 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (2.20%) NFS
11 10 (2.20%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (1.76%) UAG
12 8 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 122 (26.81%) NetBackup
2 89 (19.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 88 (19.34%) SCCM
4 77 (16.92%) Backup Exec
5 53 (11.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 49 (10.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 44 (9.67%) SCOM
8 43 (9.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 39 (8.57%) WSUS
10 37 (8.13%) HP Data Protector
11 28 (6.15%) Tivoli
12 23 (5.05%) Microsoft Clustering
13 18 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (2.64%) EMC NetWorker
15 12 (2.64%) Nexpose
16 11 (2.42%) Casper Suite
16 11 (2.42%) vRealize
17 10 (2.20%) AirWatch
18 8 (1.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 211 (46.37%) Microsoft
2 182 (40.00%) VMware
3 133 (29.23%) HP
4 95 (20.88%) Cisco
5 87 (19.12%) Citrix
6 79 (17.36%) Intel Security
7 73 (16.04%) NetApp
8 45 (9.89%) EMC
9 41 (9.01%) Veritas
10 39 (8.57%) Dell
11 38 (8.35%) Oracle
12 37 (8.13%) IBM
13 29 (6.37%) Splunk
14 26 (5.71%) Apple
14 26 (5.71%) Lumension
15 25 (5.49%) Red Hat
16 23 (5.05%) F5
17 21 (4.62%) Juniper
17 21 (4.62%) MobileIron
17 21 (4.62%) Veeam
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