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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 327 320 325
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 310 303 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 1.30% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 157 153
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.07 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.77% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.60 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £22.40 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.54 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -15.20%
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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
23220 23265 22457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.48% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14070 13335 12749
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 995 1045 1040
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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 -5 127 £375 +7.14% 32
South East -18 79 £363 -9.37% 18
North West -6 45 £451 +150.41% 6
East of England +25 38 £425 +165.62% 9
South West -22 9 £350 +9.37% 10
West Midlands 0 6 £369 +34.18% 2
East Midlands -14 2 - - 4
Yorkshire -37 2 £300 -4.00% 5
North East - 1 - - 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 367 (60.36%) Windows
2 282 (46.38%) Microsoft
3 225 (37.01%) Active Directory
4 222 (36.51%) VMware
5 199 (32.73%) Citrix
6 160 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 145 (23.85%) SAN
8 139 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 129 (21.22%) HP
9 129 (21.22%) ITIL
10 125 (20.56%) Windows 7
11 120 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 118 (19.41%) MS Exchange
13 116 (19.08%) NetBackup
14 111 (18.26%) Finance
15 108 (17.76%) Cisco
16 107 (17.60%) Firewall
17 104 (17.11%) Backup Exec
17 104 (17.11%) McAfee
18 102 (16.78%) MS Office
18 102 (16.78%) SQL
19 101 (16.61%) DNS
20 99 (16.28%) Linux
21 91 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
22 87 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
23 86 (14.14%) Norton AntiVirus
24 81 (13.32%) Oracle
24 81 (13.32%) Data Centre
25 79 (12.99%) PowerShell
26 78 (12.83%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 118 (19.41%) MS Exchange
2 64 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 49 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (6.74%) Lync
5 36 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (5.43%) IIS
7 28 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (4.28%) IBM Notes
9 21 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.30%) OpenStack
12 12 (1.97%) CMS
12 12 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.15%) Apache
16 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.33%) TPMS
17 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 102 (16.78%) MS Office
2 78 (12.83%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.81%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.49%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.45%) Office 365
2 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.15%) SaaS
5 5 (0.82%) Symantec.cloud
6 4 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (23.85%) SAN
2 107 (17.60%) Firewall
3 101 (16.61%) DNS
4 64 (10.53%) DHCP
5 52 (8.55%) TCP/IP
6 47 (7.73%) NAS
7 45 (7.40%) LAN
8 40 (6.58%) WAN
9 32 (5.26%) VPN
10 30 (4.93%) Wireless
11 25 (4.11%) VoIP
12 21 (3.45%) BIG-IP
13 20 (3.29%) VLAN
13 20 (3.29%) Network Security
14 19 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (3.13%) FTP
15 17 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (2.14%) iSCSI
17 10 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (1.48%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.99%) Big Data
4 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.99%) MySQL
5 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.16%) EDMS
8 1 (0.16%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Subversion
2 3 (0.49%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.49%) WinDbg
2 3 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.16%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.16%) MSI
4 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
General
1 111 (18.26%) Finance
2 74 (12.17%) Banking
3 15 (2.47%) Legal
4 14 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.48%) Local Government
6 8 (1.32%) Advertising
6 8 (1.32%) Law
6 8 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.15%) Back Office
8 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.49%) Games
9 3 (0.49%) German Language
9 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.33%) International Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (20.23%) Analyst
2 75 (12.34%) Architect
3 57 (9.38%) Consultant
4 55 (9.05%) Support Engineer
5 52 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 50 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 45 (7.40%) Administrator
8 35 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (5.59%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (5.43%) Security Analyst
11 31 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
12 30 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
13 27 (4.44%) Service Analyst
14 23 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 21 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
16 19 (3.13%) Desktop Support
17 18 (2.96%) Security Consultant
17 18 (2.96%) Security Architect
17 18 (2.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.10%) Middleware
2 10 (1.64%) Web Services
3 9 (1.48%) .NET
4 8 (1.32%) WCF
5 4 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.33%) XMPP
6 2 (0.33%) JSP
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
7 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.32%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.40%) Blackberry
3 39 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.77%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.11%) Clustering
6 24 (3.95%) PKI
7 19 (3.13%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.14%) Replication
8 13 (2.14%) EMC VNX
9 12 (1.97%) HACMP
10 10 (1.64%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.99%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.99%) PDA
12 6 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.82%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 367 (60.36%) Windows
2 160 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (20.56%) Windows 7
4 120 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (16.28%) Linux
6 87 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (11.51%) UNIX
8 62 (10.20%) Solaris
9 42 (6.91%) Windows XP
10 41 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.63%) AIX
12 15 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
13 14 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (2.14%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.81%) Android
16 6 (0.99%) SUSE
16 6 (0.99%) VMS
17 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (21.22%) ITIL
2 59 (9.70%) Information Security
3 52 (8.55%) Migration
4 37 (6.09%) Change Management
5 36 (5.92%) SIEM
6 34 (5.59%) Incident Management
7 30 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (4.77%) Data Protection
9 27 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 26 (4.28%) Cyber Security
11 24 (3.95%) Configuration Management
11 24 (3.95%) CRM
12 23 (3.78%) TOGAF
13 22 (3.62%) Project Management
14 19 (3.13%) Service Management
14 19 (3.13%) Server Building
15 18 (2.96%) Capacity Management
16 17 (2.80%) Performance Analysis
17 16 (2.63%) Data Security
18 15 (2.47%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (16.78%) SQL
2 79 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 37 (6.09%) Perl
4 22 (3.62%) Shell Script
5 18 (2.96%) VBScript
6 15 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.97%) C#
8 10 (1.64%) Java
8 10 (1.64%) Python
9 7 (1.15%) VB
10 4 (0.66%) Korn
11 3 (0.49%) AWK
11 3 (0.49%) sed
12 2 (0.33%) VBA
13 1 (0.16%) C
13 1 (0.16%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 91 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (10.03%) Security Cleared
3 50 (8.22%) MCSE
4 47 (7.73%) MCP
5 45 (7.40%) SC Cleared
6 43 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (6.09%) CISSP
8 24 (3.95%) MCITP
9 22 (3.62%) Degree
10 21 (3.45%) CCNA
10 21 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 20 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (2.80%) MCSA
13 14 (2.30%) CISM
14 12 (1.97%) CEH
14 12 (1.97%) CCNP
15 10 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (1.48%) MCTS
17 8 (1.32%) CISA
17 8 (1.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.53%) SLA
2 21 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.15%) QA
5 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.33%) GPG13
7 1 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 225 (37.01%) Active Directory
2 139 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 50 (8.22%) XenApp
5 46 (7.57%) vSphere
6 43 (7.07%) VMware ESX
7 36 (5.92%) XenDesktop
8 35 (5.76%) Xen
9 26 (4.28%) NFS
10 25 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (3.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 23 (3.78%) Terminal Services
13 18 (2.96%) ProxySG
13 18 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (2.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (1.97%) XenServer
17 10 (1.64%) Veritas File System
18 9 (1.48%) BitLocker
19 7 (1.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 116 (19.08%) NetBackup
2 104 (17.11%) Backup Exec
3 86 (14.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 74 (12.17%) SCCM
5 61 (10.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 56 (9.21%) SCOM
7 49 (8.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 21 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
9 19 (3.13%) Puppet
9 19 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (2.80%) Control-M
11 15 (2.47%) WSUS
12 14 (2.30%) BladeLogic
13 13 (2.14%) SnapVault
14 12 (1.97%) AirWatch
15 7 (1.15%) HP SIM
16 6 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (0.99%) EMC VPLEX
16 6 (0.99%) SnapMirror
16 6 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 282 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 222 (36.51%) VMware
3 199 (32.73%) Citrix
4 129 (21.22%) HP
5 108 (17.76%) Cisco
6 104 (17.11%) McAfee
7 81 (13.32%) Oracle
8 55 (9.05%) IBM
9 52 (8.55%) CheckPoint
10 50 (8.22%) Red Hat
10 50 (8.22%) EMC
11 41 (6.74%) SAP
12 39 (6.41%) Veritas
13 38 (6.25%) NetApp
14 33 (5.43%) Dell
15 29 (4.77%) Altiris
16 28 (4.61%) Hitachi
17 27 (4.44%) Lotus
18 26 (4.28%) Juniper
18 26 (4.28%) ArcSight
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