The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 291 259 308
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +49
Contract jobs citing Symantec 122 133 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.34% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 83 69
Average daily rate £475 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.50 £14.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.21% -35.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £11.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.10 £29.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 34 £475 +11.76% 11
Croydon - 8 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 169 (65.00%) Windows
2 125 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 114 (43.85%) Active Directory
4 97 (37.31%) MS Exchange
5 85 (32.69%) VMware
6 82 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 71 (27.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 69 (26.54%) Blackberry
10 66 (25.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 65 (25.00%) DNS
12 61 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (23.08%) Finance
14 59 (22.69%) HP
15 54 (20.77%) DHCP
16 52 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 51 (19.62%) EMC
17 51 (19.62%) SAN
18 49 (18.85%) Citrix
18 49 (18.85%) PowerShell
19 47 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (17.69%) NetBackup
21 43 (16.54%) Firewall
21 43 (16.54%) ITIL
22 42 (16.15%) TCP/IP
23 40 (15.38%) VMware ESX
24 39 (15.00%) Windows 7
25 38 (14.62%) NetApp
26 37 (14.23%) Norton AntiVirus
26 37 (14.23%) MS Office

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 97 (37.31%) MS Exchange
2 66 (25.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 52 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (10.77%) SharePoint
6 21 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (6.54%) Lync
8 14 (5.38%) IIS
9 11 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.08%) WebLogic
11 7 (2.69%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.77%) Apache
15 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 37 (14.23%) MS Office
2 27 (10.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) Eikon
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (25.00%) DNS
2 54 (20.77%) DHCP
3 51 (19.62%) SAN
4 43 (16.54%) Firewall
5 42 (16.15%) TCP/IP
6 31 (11.92%) WAN
6 31 (11.92%) LAN
7 29 (11.15%) SMTP
8 24 (9.23%) VPN
9 14 (5.38%) iSCSI
10 13 (5.00%) Wireless
10 13 (5.00%) Internet
11 12 (4.62%) NAS
12 10 (3.85%) VLAN
12 10 (3.85%) VoIP
13 8 (3.08%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.92%) Intranet
15 4 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.54%) Network Security
15 4 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.54%) MySQL
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.77%) MS Access
7 1 (0.38%) DB2
7 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Subversion
1 4 (1.54%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) ProC
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) JMeter
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 60 (23.08%) Finance
2 37 (14.23%) Banking
3 24 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.15%) Law
5 14 (5.38%) Legal
6 8 (3.08%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.69%) Back Office
8 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (18.46%) Consultant
2 28 (10.77%) Analyst
3 26 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 19 (7.31%) Architect
4 19 (7.31%) Messaging Consultant
5 16 (6.15%) Server Engineer
6 13 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 11 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 10 (3.85%) Administrator
8 10 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.46%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.46%) Enterprise Consultant
9 9 (3.46%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.08%) Desktop Support
11 6 (2.31%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.85%) Middleware
2 8 (3.08%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.15%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) WSH
4 2 (0.77%) LAMP
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) CORBA
5 1 (0.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) Xerces
5 1 (0.38%) Xalan
5 1 (0.38%) wxWidgets
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.54%) Blackberry
2 23 (8.85%) Clustering
2 23 (8.85%) EMC Centera
3 18 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.54%) Replication
5 8 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.08%) iPad
5 8 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.69%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.54%) PDA
7 4 (1.54%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.15%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.77%) Statistics
9 2 (0.77%) iPhone
9 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.77%) Wiki
9 2 (0.77%) AS400
9 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 169 (65.00%) Windows
2 82 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 32 (12.31%) Linux
6 31 (11.92%) Windows XP
7 25 (9.62%) UNIX
8 16 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.77%) Solaris
9 15 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (5.38%) Windows Vista
11 13 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.31%) SUSE
13 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.15%) AIX
14 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.38%) NetWare
16 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.54%) ITIL
2 23 (8.85%) Server Monitoring
3 20 (7.69%) Migration
4 18 (6.92%) Change Control
5 15 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (4.23%) Change Management
7 11 (4.23%) E-Discovery
8 9 (3.46%) Data Management
9 8 (3.08%) Data Protection
9 8 (3.08%) Business Continuity
10 7 (2.69%) Capacity Management
10 7 (2.69%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (2.69%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.31%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.31%) Release Management
11 6 (2.31%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.31%) Product Management
11 6 (2.31%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.31%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.85%) PowerShell
2 37 (14.23%) VB
3 22 (8.46%) SQL
4 6 (2.31%) VBScript
4 6 (2.31%) Perl
5 5 (1.92%) Java
5 5 (1.92%) sed
6 4 (1.54%) Python
7 3 (1.15%) C
7 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.15%) SPARQL
8 2 (0.77%) C#
9 1 (0.38%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) Lisp
9 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.38%) C-shell
9 1 (0.38%) Korn
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.46%) MCSE
3 14 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.46%) Degree
7 7 (2.69%) CCNA
7 7 (2.69%) MCITP
8 6 (2.31%) PMP
8 6 (2.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.54%) CCNP
10 3 (1.15%) CISSP
10 3 (1.15%) RHCE
10 3 (1.15%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.77%) RHCT
11 2 (0.77%) NCDA
11 2 (0.77%) MCSA
11 2 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.77%) Basel III
4 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) Basel II
System Software
1 114 (43.85%) Active Directory
2 61 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 29 (11.15%) vSphere
5 22 (8.46%) XenApp
6 21 (8.08%) ISA Server
7 19 (7.31%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (3.08%) UAG
10 7 (2.69%) Veritas File System
11 6 (2.31%) XenServer
11 6 (2.31%) NFS
12 5 (1.92%) Xen
13 4 (1.54%) SRDF
13 4 (1.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.15%) MetaFrame
14 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.15%) IAG
15 2 (0.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 71 (27.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 46 (17.69%) NetBackup
3 37 (14.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 32 (12.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 30 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
6 29 (11.15%) Backup Exec
7 26 (10.00%) SCCM
8 14 (5.38%) SCOM
9 7 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.69%) SCOrch
9 7 (2.69%) SCVMM
9 7 (2.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (2.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (2.31%) OpenView
11 4 (1.54%) WSUS
11 4 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.54%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (1.54%) MOM
12 3 (1.15%) Legato
Vendors
1 125 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 85 (32.69%) VMware
3 59 (22.69%) HP
4 51 (19.62%) EMC
5 49 (18.85%) Citrix
6 38 (14.62%) NetApp
7 35 (13.46%) Clearswift
8 34 (13.08%) Cisco
9 31 (11.92%) RightFax
10 27 (10.38%) Open Text
11 23 (8.85%) Websense
12 18 (6.92%) Brocade
13 17 (6.54%) Veritas
14 16 (6.15%) Oracle
15 13 (5.00%) Avaya
15 13 (5.00%) IBM
16 12 (4.62%) Red Hat
16 12 (4.62%) Dell
17 11 (4.23%) CA
18 9 (3.46%) CheckPoint
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Orderwork
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 6 month contract, very likely to ext
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 - £285 per day
Posted: 28 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £288.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago