The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 289 299 310
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Symantec 123 128 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 1.10% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 69 63
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.51% -2.50%
Symantec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in London

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the London region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in London

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in London

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the London region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in London

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the London 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
City of London +27 31 £400 +23.07% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £275 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 133 (54.73%) Windows
2 91 (37.45%) Microsoft
3 86 (35.39%) VMware
4 82 (33.74%) Active Directory
5 72 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 64 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (25.10%) DNS
8 60 (24.69%) HP
9 59 (24.28%) SAN
10 56 (23.05%) Finance
11 52 (21.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (20.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 50 (20.58%) EMC
13 50 (20.58%) Cisco
13 50 (20.58%) Firewall
14 48 (19.75%) NetBackup
14 48 (19.75%) DHCP
15 43 (17.70%) Citrix
15 43 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
16 41 (16.87%) Windows 7
17 39 (16.05%) Blackberry
18 37 (15.23%) Windows XP
19 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (14.40%) Backup Exec
20 35 (14.40%) Lync
21 34 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2007
21 34 (13.99%) SharePoint
22 33 (13.58%) ITIL
23 31 (12.76%) Banking

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 72 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 43 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (14.40%) Lync
4 34 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (13.99%) SharePoint
5 29 (11.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.29%) IIS
9 6 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (1.23%) LiveLink
12 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.82%) Apache
14 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.10%) DNS
2 59 (24.28%) SAN
3 50 (20.58%) Firewall
4 48 (19.75%) DHCP
5 22 (9.05%) WAN
5 22 (9.05%) VPN
6 21 (8.64%) NAS
6 21 (8.64%) LAN
7 18 (7.41%) Wireless
8 16 (6.58%) TCP/IP
9 13 (5.35%) VoIP
10 10 (4.12%) iSCSI
10 10 (4.12%) SMTP
11 9 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (3.29%) VLAN
12 8 (3.29%) Network Security
13 6 (2.47%) Unified Communications
13 6 (2.47%) Ethernet
13 6 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) KDB
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.82%) MSI
3 1 (0.41%) JMeter
3 1 (0.41%) Ant
3 1 (0.41%) JUnit
3 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (23.05%) Finance
2 31 (12.76%) Banking
3 22 (9.05%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.94%) Legal
5 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.23%) Publishing
7 3 (1.23%) Retail
8 2 (0.82%) International Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (14.40%) Consultant
2 26 (10.70%) Analyst
3 25 (10.29%) Architect
4 21 (8.64%) Team Leader
5 17 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.29%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Administrator
10 8 (3.29%) Security Consultant
11 7 (2.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.88%) Desktop Support
11 7 (2.88%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.88%) Server Engineer
11 7 (2.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.70%) Middleware
2 4 (1.65%) Web Services
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.82%) WCF
4 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.82%) Ajax
4 2 (0.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.82%) CSS
4 2 (0.82%) ADO.NET
4 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.82%) HTML
4 2 (0.82%) .NET
4 2 (0.82%) LAMP
5 1 (0.41%) JAAS
5 1 (0.41%) CORBA
5 1 (0.41%) WAP
5 1 (0.41%) COM
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.05%) Blackberry
2 21 (8.64%) EMC Centera
3 13 (5.35%) Replication
4 12 (4.94%) iPad
5 10 (4.12%) Clustering
6 9 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.88%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.47%) iPhone
9 5 (2.06%) CLARiiON
9 5 (2.06%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.06%) Celerra
10 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.82%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.82%) SCADA
11 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 133 (54.73%) Windows
2 52 (21.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (16.87%) Windows 7
5 37 (15.23%) Windows XP
6 29 (11.93%) Linux
7 24 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (8.23%) UNIX
9 11 (4.53%) Solaris
9 11 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.29%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.47%) SUSE
12 4 (1.65%) Android
12 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.65%) AIX
13 3 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.58%) ITIL
2 16 (6.58%) Migration
2 16 (6.58%) Information Security
3 12 (4.94%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (4.53%) E-Discovery
5 9 (3.70%) Project Management
5 9 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 9 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.29%) Data Architecture
7 7 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (2.88%) Service Management
8 6 (2.47%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.47%) Risk Management
9 5 (2.06%) Change Management
9 5 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.06%) Change Control
9 5 (2.06%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.06%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.41%) SQL
3 11 (4.53%) Perl
4 7 (2.88%) VBScript
5 6 (2.47%) VB
5 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.65%) C#
7 3 (1.23%) Python
7 3 (1.23%) C
7 3 (1.23%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.82%) PHP
8 2 (0.82%) Java
8 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) Lisp
9 1 (0.41%) C-shell
9 1 (0.41%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (9.47%) MCSE
4 15 (6.17%) CCNA
5 13 (5.35%) MCITP
6 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.70%) Degree
8 8 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.88%) MCP
9 7 (2.88%) MCSA
10 6 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.47%) VCP5
10 6 (2.47%) CCNP
11 5 (2.06%) CCA
11 5 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.06%) VCP4
11 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.65%) CISSP
13 3 (1.23%) RHCE
13 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) SLA
2 7 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.82%) Basel III
4 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) Basel II
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 82 (33.74%) Active Directory
2 64 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.05%) VMware ESX
4 20 (8.23%) vSphere
5 19 (7.82%) XenApp
6 16 (6.58%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.53%) UAG
9 7 (2.88%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.65%) SRDF
11 4 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (1.23%) NFS
12 3 (1.23%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.82%) StorNext
13 2 (0.82%) GPFS
13 2 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.82%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 51 (20.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 48 (19.75%) NetBackup
3 35 (14.40%) Backup Exec
4 30 (12.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (9.05%) SCCM
6 15 (6.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (4.94%) SCOM
8 10 (4.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 9 (3.70%) Tivoli
9 9 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (2.88%) MAILsweeper
10 7 (2.88%) MOM
11 6 (2.47%) BladeLogic
12 5 (2.06%) WSUS
13 4 (1.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 4 (1.65%) ARCserve
14 3 (1.23%) ZENworks
14 3 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (1.23%) Control-M
14 3 (1.23%) YUM
Vendors
1 91 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 86 (35.39%) VMware
3 60 (24.69%) HP
4 50 (20.58%) EMC
4 50 (20.58%) Cisco
5 43 (17.70%) Citrix
6 30 (12.35%) NetApp
7 22 (9.05%) IBM
8 21 (8.64%) Oracle
9 19 (7.82%) Brocade
10 17 (7.00%) Juniper
11 15 (6.17%) Blue Coat
11 15 (6.17%) Bloomberg
12 14 (5.76%) Websense
13 13 (5.35%) CA
14 12 (4.94%) Hitachi
14 12 (4.94%) Dell
14 12 (4.94%) AppSense
14 12 (4.94%) McAfee
15 11 (4.53%) eSpeed
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