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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 323 326 331
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 293 255 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.12% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 131
Average daily rate
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£320 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 24
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.13 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £35.10 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.51% -2.50%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +10 123 £350 - 23
South East +16 77 £400 +21.21% 29
South West -12 26 £320 +4.06% 4
North West +3 22 £240 -4.00% 3
East of England -18 20 £160 -55.55% 5
Yorkshire -1 12 £320 +199.06% 13
West Midlands -25 10 £275 -7.56% 7
East Midlands +3 3 - -
North East - - - -
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 387 (66.15%) Windows
2 288 (49.23%) Microsoft
3 232 (39.66%) Active Directory
4 217 (37.09%) VMware
5 183 (31.28%) MS Exchange
6 163 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 156 (26.67%) Citrix
8 147 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 137 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 137 (23.42%) Windows 7
10 134 (22.91%) SAN
11 130 (22.22%) HP
11 130 (22.22%) ITIL
12 124 (21.20%) DNS
13 118 (20.17%) Cisco
13 118 (20.17%) Firewall
14 115 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 109 (18.63%) Backup Exec
16 108 (18.46%) Blackberry
17 106 (18.12%) Windows XP
18 105 (17.95%) NetBackup
19 100 (17.09%) Norton AntiVirus
20 98 (16.75%) DHCP
21 97 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
22 86 (14.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
23 84 (14.36%) Security Cleared
23 84 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2007
24 79 (13.50%) SCCM
25 77 (13.16%) MS Excel
26 70 (11.97%) MS Office

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 183 (31.28%) MS Exchange
2 115 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 69 (11.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 63 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 56 (9.57%) Lync
7 49 (8.38%) SharePoint
8 45 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.05%) IIS
10 10 (1.71%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 3 (0.51%) LiveLink
15 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 77 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 70 (11.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) CATIA
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Maximo
2 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.88%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.51%) SaaS
2 3 (0.51%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 134 (22.91%) SAN
2 124 (21.20%) DNS
3 118 (20.17%) Firewall
4 98 (16.75%) DHCP
5 52 (8.89%) VPN
6 38 (6.50%) Wireless
6 38 (6.50%) TCP/IP
7 37 (6.32%) WAN
8 35 (5.98%) LAN
9 32 (5.47%) VoIP
10 28 (4.79%) NAS
11 16 (2.74%) Network Security
12 12 (2.05%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.05%) SMTP
12 12 (2.05%) Internet
13 11 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (1.88%) Unified Communications
14 10 (1.71%) MPLS
14 10 (1.71%) VLAN
15 9 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.68%) MySQL
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) KDB
10 1 (0.17%) DB2
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) ClearCase
2 5 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.34%) MSI
3 2 (0.34%) Toad
3 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) JMeter
4 1 (0.17%) Maven
4 1 (0.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.17%) JUnit
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (11.79%) Finance
2 42 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 40 (6.84%) Banking
4 24 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.05%) Legal
6 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.03%) Local Government
7 6 (1.03%) Dutch Language
7 6 (1.03%) Retail
7 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.85%) Publishing
8 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) International Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Military
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (14.87%) Analyst
2 76 (12.99%) Consultant
3 51 (8.72%) Administrator
4 48 (8.21%) Support Engineer
5 47 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 42 (7.18%) Support Analyst
7 41 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
9 36 (6.15%) Architect
9 36 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (4.44%) Desktop Support
11 23 (3.93%) Team Leader
12 20 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 20 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 16 (2.74%) Service Analyst
13 16 (2.74%) Systems Support
13 16 (2.74%) Storage Administrator
13 16 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.91%) Middleware
2 7 (1.20%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.03%) Web Services
4 5 (0.85%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.85%) .NET
4 5 (0.85%) JSP
5 3 (0.51%) CSS
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.34%) XML
6 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.34%) WCF
6 2 (0.34%) Ajax
6 2 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.17%) Xerces
7 1 (0.17%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.46%) Blackberry
2 24 (4.10%) Replication
3 23 (3.93%) Clustering
4 21 (3.59%) EMC Centera
4 21 (3.59%) iPad
5 17 (2.91%) iPhone
6 11 (1.88%) EqualLogic
7 10 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.37%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.37%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.03%) PKI
12 5 (0.85%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.85%) Celerra
12 5 (0.85%) SCADA
12 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.68%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.68%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 387 (66.15%) Windows
2 163 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 147 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 137 (23.42%) Windows 7
5 106 (18.12%) Windows XP
6 56 (9.57%) Linux
7 52 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (7.86%) UNIX
9 25 (4.27%) Windows 8
9 25 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.25%) Solaris
11 12 (2.05%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.88%) Android
13 8 (1.37%) AIX
14 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.03%) SUSE
16 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.68%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (22.22%) ITIL
2 41 (7.01%) Migration
3 38 (6.50%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 26 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
7 25 (4.27%) Service Management
8 24 (4.10%) Information Security
9 22 (3.76%) Project Management
10 18 (3.08%) Problem Management
11 15 (2.56%) Release Management
11 15 (2.56%) Capacity Management
12 14 (2.39%) Data Protection
12 14 (2.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (2.22%) Change Control
14 12 (2.05%) ITIL V3
14 12 (2.05%) ITSM
14 12 (2.05%) Business Continuity
15 11 (1.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.45%) PowerShell
2 37 (6.32%) SQL
3 16 (2.74%) VBScript
4 13 (2.22%) Perl
5 12 (2.05%) VB
6 11 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.54%) Java
8 6 (1.03%) C
9 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.68%) C#
9 4 (0.68%) Korn
10 3 (0.51%) PHP
10 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.51%) Python
10 3 (0.51%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.34%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.34%) VBA
11 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (14.36%) Security Cleared
3 58 (9.91%) MCSE
4 50 (8.55%) SC Cleared
5 40 (6.84%) DV Cleared
6 37 (6.32%) MCITP
7 32 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (4.79%) MCP
9 23 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (3.93%) Degree
9 23 (3.93%) MCSA
9 23 (3.93%) CCNA
10 15 (2.56%) VCP5
11 9 (1.54%) MCTS
12 7 (1.20%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.03%) CCA
13 6 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.03%) CCNP
14 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.21%) SLA
2 14 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.03%) QA
5 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.34%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 232 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 137 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (11.28%) Hyper-V
4 64 (10.94%) VMware ESX
5 59 (10.09%) XenApp
6 41 (7.01%) vSphere
7 19 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 14 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 13 (2.22%) UAG
10 13 (2.22%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (1.20%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (1.03%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.85%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.85%) Brightmail
15 4 (0.68%) vCloud
15 4 (0.68%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 109 (18.63%) Backup Exec
2 105 (17.95%) NetBackup
3 100 (17.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 86 (14.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 79 (13.50%) SCCM
6 64 (10.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 38 (6.50%) SCOM
8 20 (3.42%) HP SIM
8 20 (3.42%) WSUS
9 17 (2.91%) Tivoli
10 16 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (1.88%) ARCserve
12 10 (1.71%) MIMEsweeper
12 10 (1.71%) MOM
13 7 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
14 6 (1.03%) BladeLogic
15 5 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 4 (0.68%) SCDPM
16 4 (0.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 288 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 217 (37.09%) VMware
3 156 (26.67%) Citrix
4 130 (22.22%) HP
5 118 (20.17%) Cisco
6 68 (11.62%) EMC
7 60 (10.26%) McAfee
8 50 (8.55%) Juniper
9 46 (7.86%) NetApp
10 43 (7.35%) Oracle
11 40 (6.84%) Altiris
12 38 (6.50%) Apple
13 35 (5.98%) IBM
14 32 (5.47%) Sophos
14 32 (5.47%) Brocade
14 32 (5.47%) 3PAR
15 28 (4.79%) CA
16 25 (4.27%) Red Hat
17 24 (4.10%) Veeam
18 21 (3.59%) IronPort
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Gibbs S3
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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Bootle, Merseyside
Steria
Rate: Up to £180 per day
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Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Hereford
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Rate: £100 - £200 per day + competitive
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Oxfordshire
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