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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 379 315 292
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -23
Contract jobs citing Symantec 211 286 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.22% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 136 140
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £141 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 21
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.03 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.60 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -
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
23060 23462 20410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.55% 45.66% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13412 11202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 997 1033 1135
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -44 74 £426 -10.42% 28
South East -39 49 £431 +61.21% 15
East of England +19 27 £438 +45.83% 4
South West +8 20 £268 -26.20% 5
North West -29 17 £370 +87.30% 7
West Midlands -12 13 £130 -50.00% 11
Yorkshire -15 8 £140 - 5
East Midlands -3 2 - - 2
North East - - - - 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 269 (63.74%) Windows
2 193 (45.73%) Microsoft
3 173 (41.00%) Active Directory
4 139 (32.94%) VMware
5 124 (29.38%) Citrix
6 103 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 97 (22.99%) MS Exchange
9 94 (22.27%) HP
10 91 (21.56%) Windows 7
11 86 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 85 (20.14%) MS Office
13 83 (19.67%) ITIL
14 79 (18.72%) Cisco
15 78 (18.48%) Norton AntiVirus
16 70 (16.59%) Finance
17 65 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 64 (15.17%) DNS
19 63 (14.93%) Firewall
20 61 (14.45%) McAfee
21 60 (14.22%) Blackberry
21 60 (14.22%) NetBackup
22 54 (12.80%) Windows XP
22 54 (12.80%) Security Cleared
23 53 (12.56%) SAN
24 52 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
25 51 (12.09%) Backup Exec
26 47 (11.14%) Linux
27 46 (10.90%) SCCM
28 45 (10.66%) Banking

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 97 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 52 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (7.58%) Lync
4 30 (7.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (6.40%) IBM Notes
6 26 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (5.69%) SharePoint
9 15 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (3.08%) IIS
11 6 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.24%) Apache
16 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (20.14%) MS Office
2 33 (7.82%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.79%) Office 365
2 5 (1.18%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) IaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Symantec.cloud
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.17%) DNS
2 63 (14.93%) Firewall
3 53 (12.56%) SAN
4 44 (10.43%) DHCP
5 41 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 28 (6.64%) VPN
7 25 (5.92%) LAN
8 24 (5.69%) WAN
9 15 (3.55%) NAS
10 13 (3.08%) Network Security
10 13 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (2.84%) VLAN
11 12 (2.84%) VoIP
12 11 (2.61%) Wireless
13 10 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (2.13%) LDAP
15 8 (1.90%) FTP
15 8 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.66%) SMTP
17 6 (1.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.03%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.37%) MySQL
5 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.71%) EDMS
9 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.24%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Subversion
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
1 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.71%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 70 (16.59%) Finance
2 45 (10.66%) Banking
3 15 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.08%) Legal
5 9 (2.13%) Law
5 9 (2.13%) Local Government
6 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.95%) Retail
7 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Games
8 3 (0.71%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) International Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (21.09%) Analyst
2 50 (11.85%) Consultant
3 47 (11.14%) Support Analyst
4 37 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 36 (8.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (7.82%) Administrator
7 28 (6.64%) Architect
8 25 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.74%) Service Analyst
10 20 (4.74%) Desktop Support
11 18 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 17 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 16 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
13 16 (3.79%) Security Analyst
13 16 (3.79%) Security Engineer
14 14 (3.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 12 (2.84%) IT Support
15 12 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.55%) Middleware
2 6 (1.42%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.95%) .NET
3 4 (0.95%) Web Services
4 3 (0.71%) WCF
4 3 (0.71%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.47%) HTML
5 2 (0.47%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) JSP
5 2 (0.47%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.24%) XMPP
6 1 (0.24%) Flash
6 1 (0.24%) WSH
6 1 (0.24%) RESTful
6 1 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.22%) Blackberry
2 27 (6.40%) Clustering
3 23 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.32%) Replication
6 10 (2.37%) HACMP
6 10 (2.37%) PKI
7 8 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.66%) Statistics
8 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.42%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.18%) PDA
10 5 (1.18%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.18%) SecurID
11 4 (0.95%) iPhone
11 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.95%) iPad
12 3 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 269 (63.74%) Windows
2 103 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (21.56%) Windows 7
4 86 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (12.80%) Windows XP
7 47 (11.14%) Linux
8 34 (8.06%) UNIX
9 27 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (5.92%) Solaris
11 20 (4.74%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.37%) Android
13 9 (2.13%) AIX
14 7 (1.66%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.42%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.71%) MVS
17 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.67%) ITIL
2 34 (8.06%) Migration
3 26 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.92%) Service Delivery
5 23 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 23 (5.45%) Project Management
6 21 (4.98%) Incident Management
7 20 (4.74%) Information Security
8 17 (4.03%) Service Management
8 17 (4.03%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (3.55%) SIEM
10 12 (2.84%) Change Management
11 10 (2.37%) Asset Management
11 10 (2.37%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (2.13%) Change Control
12 9 (2.13%) Data Protection
13 8 (1.90%) E-Discovery
13 8 (1.90%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (1.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (9.00%) PowerShell
2 34 (8.06%) SQL
3 15 (3.55%) Perl
4 14 (3.32%) Java
5 12 (2.84%) Python
6 10 (2.37%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.90%) VBScript
8 7 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.42%) C
10 3 (0.71%) C#
10 3 (0.71%) VB
10 3 (0.71%) Korn
11 2 (0.47%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.47%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 42 (9.95%) SC Cleared
2 42 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.82%) MCP
3 33 (7.82%) MCSE
4 18 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.55%) CISSP
6 14 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.84%) CCNA
8 11 (2.61%) Degree
8 11 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.37%) CCNP
10 8 (1.90%) MCSA
11 7 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.66%) MCITP
12 5 (1.18%) CISM
13 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.95%) ISEB
14 3 (0.71%) CISMP
14 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.11%) SLA
2 7 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.24%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 173 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 98 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.35%) vSphere
5 24 (5.69%) XenApp
6 22 (5.21%) XenDesktop
7 18 (4.27%) Terminal Services
8 17 (4.03%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (3.08%) NFS
10 13 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (2.61%) BitLocker
12 10 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (2.13%) Xen
13 9 (2.13%) XenServer
14 8 (1.90%) Firmware
15 6 (1.42%) VMware Server
16 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (18.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 60 (14.22%) NetBackup
3 51 (12.09%) Backup Exec
4 46 (10.90%) SCCM
5 44 (10.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 41 (9.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 27 (6.40%) SCOM
8 12 (2.84%) Puppet
9 9 (2.13%) ARCserve
10 7 (1.66%) WSUS
10 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.66%) SCDPM
11 5 (1.18%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.18%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.18%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.95%) OpenView
12 4 (0.95%) Legato
12 4 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 193 (45.73%) Microsoft
2 139 (32.94%) VMware
3 124 (29.38%) Citrix
4 94 (22.27%) HP
5 79 (18.72%) Cisco
6 61 (14.45%) McAfee
7 43 (10.19%) Oracle
8 41 (9.72%) IBM
9 36 (8.53%) Dell
10 29 (6.87%) NetApp
10 29 (6.87%) Red Hat
11 28 (6.64%) Lotus
11 28 (6.64%) EMC
12 27 (6.40%) Adobe
13 26 (6.16%) Altiris
14 23 (5.45%) Veeam
14 23 (5.45%) Veritas
15 18 (4.27%) Sophos
16 17 (4.03%) Sun
17 16 (3.79%) 3PAR
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