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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 286 280 332
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +52
Contract jobs citing Symantec 137 148 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.60% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 1.29% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 60
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£330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £353
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -46.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +30.00%
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
11211 11429 11504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.47% 45.97% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7360 7471 7086
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 237 319
Average hourly rate £18.77 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +12 34 £400 +16.78% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £218 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
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England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 148 (61.41%) Windows
2 100 (41.49%) Microsoft
3 96 (39.83%) Active Directory
4 89 (36.93%) VMware
5 88 (36.51%) MS Exchange
6 70 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (27.39%) Windows 7
8 61 (25.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 60 (24.90%) DNS
10 59 (24.48%) SAN
11 58 (24.07%) Cisco
11 58 (24.07%) Firewall
12 57 (23.65%) Citrix
13 55 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (21.99%) HP
15 50 (20.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 49 (20.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 49 (20.33%) Windows XP
17 48 (19.92%) DHCP
18 47 (19.50%) Blackberry
19 45 (18.67%) Backup Exec
19 45 (18.67%) Finance
20 40 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2007
21 39 (16.18%) Lync
22 38 (15.77%) Norton AntiVirus
22 38 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
23 37 (15.35%) MS Office
24 34 (14.11%) ITIL
24 34 (14.11%) SCCM
25 33 (13.69%) PowerShell

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 88 (36.51%) MS Exchange
2 61 (25.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (16.18%) Lync
5 33 (13.69%) SharePoint
6 30 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (12.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (4.15%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (4.15%) IIS
10 9 (3.73%) IBM Notes
11 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (1.66%) LiveLink
14 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
14 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.41%) Apache
16 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (15.35%) MS Office
2 28 (11.62%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Office 365
2 7 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.90%) DNS
2 59 (24.48%) SAN
3 58 (24.07%) Firewall
4 48 (19.92%) DHCP
5 26 (10.79%) VPN
6 25 (10.37%) TCP/IP
7 20 (8.30%) WAN
7 20 (8.30%) NAS
8 19 (7.88%) LAN
9 18 (7.47%) Wireless
10 13 (5.39%) VoIP
11 12 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (4.56%) Network Security
12 11 (4.56%) VLAN
13 9 (3.73%) Unified Communications
14 8 (3.32%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (2.49%) Internet
16 6 (2.49%) SMTP
16 6 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.49%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.66%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.41%) Ant
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.41%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (18.67%) Finance
2 27 (11.20%) Banking
3 15 (6.22%) Legal
4 13 (5.39%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.90%) Retail
6 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Law
7 3 (1.24%) Publishing
7 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) International Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (13.69%) Analyst
2 23 (9.54%) Architect
3 22 (9.13%) Consultant
4 21 (8.71%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.64%) Desktop Support
7 15 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.81%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.15%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.15%) Security Analyst
10 9 (3.73%) Information Analyst
10 9 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (3.73%) Information Security Analyst
10 9 (3.73%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.32%) Messaging Engineer
11 8 (3.32%) Administrator
12 7 (2.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.81%) Middleware
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.66%) Web Services
3 3 (1.24%) LAMP
4 2 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.83%) WCF
4 2 (0.83%) Ajax
4 2 (0.83%) HTML
4 2 (0.83%) .NET
4 2 (0.83%) ADO.NET
4 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.83%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) JAAS
5 1 (0.41%) WAP
5 1 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.50%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.22%) Clustering
3 13 (5.39%) Replication
4 10 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.90%) iPad
7 6 (2.49%) iPhone
7 6 (2.49%) CESG
8 5 (2.07%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.07%) Celerra
8 5 (2.07%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.66%) EMC Centera
10 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.83%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 148 (61.41%) Windows
2 66 (27.39%) Windows 7
3 55 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (20.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (20.33%) Windows XP
5 26 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (10.79%) Linux
6 15 (6.22%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.81%) UNIX
8 12 (4.98%) Solaris
9 9 (3.73%) Android
10 7 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.66%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.24%) SUSE
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.41%) NetWare
14 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.11%) ITIL
2 23 (9.54%) Information Security
3 21 (8.71%) Migration
4 13 (5.39%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.98%) Project Management
6 10 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (3.73%) Data Protection
7 9 (3.73%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.73%) Network Design
8 8 (3.32%) Risk Management
9 7 (2.90%) Service Management
10 6 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.07%) Change Management
11 5 (2.07%) Information Management
11 5 (2.07%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.07%) Low Latency
11 5 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.69%) PowerShell
2 27 (11.20%) SQL
3 13 (5.39%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.98%) VBScript
5 9 (3.73%) Perl
6 7 (2.90%) Java
7 3 (1.24%) C
7 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.83%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.83%) C#
8 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.83%) VB
8 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.37%) MCSE
3 24 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.88%) CCNA
5 17 (7.05%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.39%) MCITP
7 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.73%) MCP
8 9 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.32%) MCSA
10 7 (2.90%) Degree
11 5 (2.07%) CCA
11 5 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.07%) VCP4
11 5 (2.07%) VCP5
12 4 (1.66%) RHCE
12 4 (1.66%) CISSP
13 3 (1.24%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.24%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (39.83%) Active Directory
2 70 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.54%) XenApp
4 20 (8.30%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.22%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (5.39%) vSphere
7 13 (5.39%) UAG
8 8 (3.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.24%) NFS
10 3 (1.24%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.24%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.83%) GPFS
11 2 (0.83%) StorNext
11 2 (0.83%) Gluster
11 2 (0.83%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (20.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 45 (18.67%) Backup Exec
3 38 (15.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (14.11%) SCCM
5 29 (12.03%) NetBackup
6 20 (8.30%) SCOM
7 13 (5.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (4.56%) MIMEsweeper
9 10 (4.15%) WSUS
9 10 (4.15%) Tivoli
10 8 (3.32%) SCVMM
10 8 (3.32%) SCDPM
11 7 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (2.90%) MOM
12 6 (2.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 6 (2.49%) HP SIM
12 6 (2.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (2.07%) Control-M
13 5 (2.07%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 100 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 89 (36.93%) VMware
3 58 (24.07%) Cisco
4 57 (23.65%) Citrix
5 53 (21.99%) HP
6 31 (12.86%) EMC
7 26 (10.79%) McAfee
8 20 (8.30%) IBM
8 20 (8.30%) Oracle
9 19 (7.88%) Dell
10 17 (7.05%) Bloomberg
10 17 (7.05%) NetApp
11 16 (6.64%) Sophos
12 15 (6.22%) Juniper
12 15 (6.22%) Altiris
13 13 (5.39%) AppSense
14 12 (4.98%) Blue Coat
14 12 (4.98%) ION Trading
14 12 (4.98%) MarketAxess
14 12 (4.98%) Salesforce.com
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