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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 296 274 327
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +53
Contract jobs citing Symantec 129 156 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.34% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 93 58
Average daily rate
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£348 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £201 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% -39.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.65% -
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
11228 11637 12034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.87% 46.28% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7221 7546 7322
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 332
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 £13.46 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 +18 32 £400 +23.00% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £218 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 141 (56.63%) Windows
2 97 (38.96%) Microsoft
3 94 (37.75%) VMware
4 89 (35.74%) Active Directory
5 82 (32.93%) MS Exchange
6 71 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (26.51%) DNS
8 62 (24.90%) SAN
9 58 (23.29%) Firewall
10 56 (22.49%) HP
11 55 (22.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 54 (21.69%) Cisco
13 53 (21.29%) Citrix
13 53 (21.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 53 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (20.88%) Finance
15 51 (20.48%) DHCP
16 50 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2010
17 48 (19.28%) Windows 7
18 44 (17.67%) Windows XP
18 44 (17.67%) Blackberry
19 43 (17.27%) Backup Exec
20 42 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
21 41 (16.47%) EMC
21 41 (16.47%) NetBackup
22 38 (15.26%) Exchange Server 2007
23 36 (14.46%) Lync
24 35 (14.06%) PowerShell
25 33 (13.25%) SharePoint
25 33 (13.25%) Linux

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 82 (32.93%) MS Exchange
2 50 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (15.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (14.46%) Lync
5 33 (13.25%) SharePoint
6 29 (11.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.21%) IIS
10 7 (2.81%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.41%) IBM Notes
12 5 (2.01%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (2.01%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.61%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.40%) Apache
15 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) Office 365
2 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (26.51%) DNS
2 62 (24.90%) SAN
3 58 (23.29%) Firewall
4 51 (20.48%) DHCP
5 26 (10.44%) VPN
6 22 (8.84%) WAN
6 22 (8.84%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.43%) LAN
8 20 (8.03%) NAS
9 18 (7.23%) Wireless
10 14 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (5.22%) VoIP
12 11 (4.42%) Network Security
12 11 (4.42%) iSCSI
13 10 (4.02%) VLAN
13 10 (4.02%) SMTP
14 7 (2.81%) Unified Communications
15 6 (2.41%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.41%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (2.41%) MySQL
2 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Ant
3 1 (0.40%) MSI
3 1 (0.40%) Maven
3 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (20.88%) Finance
2 27 (10.84%) Banking
3 16 (6.43%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.22%) Legal
5 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.01%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Law
8 2 (0.80%) Local Government
8 2 (0.80%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (13.25%) Analyst
2 31 (12.45%) Consultant
3 23 (9.24%) Architect
4 19 (7.63%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.22%) Team Leader
8 11 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (4.42%) Desktop Support
9 10 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (3.61%) Security Consultant
10 9 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.61%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.21%) Administrator
12 7 (2.81%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (2.81%) Server Engineer
12 7 (2.81%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) Middleware
2 5 (2.01%) LAMP
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.61%) Web Services
4 2 (0.80%) HTML
4 2 (0.80%) .NET
4 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET
4 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (0.80%) CSS
4 2 (0.80%) Ajax
4 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.80%) WCF
5 1 (0.40%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) WAP
5 1 (0.40%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.67%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.02%) Replication
3 13 (5.22%) EMC Centera
3 13 (5.22%) Clustering
4 10 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.21%) iPad
6 6 (2.41%) iPhone
7 5 (2.01%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.01%) Celerra
7 5 (2.01%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.80%) GIS
10 2 (0.80%) Handset
10 2 (0.80%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 141 (56.63%) Windows
2 53 (21.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 53 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (19.28%) Windows 7
4 44 (17.67%) Windows XP
5 33 (13.25%) Linux
6 27 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (8.03%) UNIX
8 13 (5.22%) Solaris
9 12 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.41%) Android
12 4 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.61%) SUSE
12 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.80%) AIX
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.85%) ITIL
2 20 (8.03%) Information Security
3 18 (7.23%) Migration
4 12 (4.82%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.42%) Project Management
6 10 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.02%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.21%) Data Protection
8 7 (2.81%) Risk Management
8 7 (2.81%) E-Discovery
8 7 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (2.81%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (2.81%) Service Management
9 6 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.41%) Data Architecture
10 5 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.01%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.01%) Low Latency
10 5 (2.01%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (2.01%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 23 (9.24%) SQL
3 12 (4.82%) Perl
4 9 (3.61%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.21%) VBScript
6 6 (2.41%) VB
7 4 (1.61%) C
7 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.20%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.20%) C#
8 3 (1.20%) Java
9 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.80%) Python
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.24%) MCSE
3 25 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.63%) CCNA
5 16 (6.43%) MCITP
6 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.21%) MCP
8 8 (3.21%) MCSA
9 7 (2.81%) Degree
10 6 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.41%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.41%) RHCE
11 5 (2.01%) RHCT
11 5 (2.01%) CCA
11 5 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.01%) VCP4
11 5 (2.01%) VCP5
12 4 (1.61%) CISSP
12 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) Basel II
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 89 (35.74%) Active Directory
2 71 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.04%) VMware ESX
4 24 (9.64%) XenApp
5 19 (7.63%) vSphere
6 17 (6.83%) Hyper-V
7 13 (5.22%) UAG
7 13 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (2.81%) ISA Server
9 5 (2.01%) NFS
9 5 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.20%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.80%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.80%) Gluster
11 2 (0.80%) StorNext
11 2 (0.80%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 55 (22.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 43 (17.27%) Backup Exec
3 41 (16.47%) NetBackup
4 32 (12.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 24 (9.64%) SCCM
6 15 (6.02%) SCOM
7 13 (5.22%) MIMEsweeper
7 13 (5.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 10 (4.02%) MAILsweeper
8 10 (4.02%) Tivoli
8 10 (4.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (3.21%) WSUS
10 7 (2.81%) MOM
11 6 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (2.41%) BladeLogic
11 6 (2.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 5 (2.01%) Puppet
12 5 (2.01%) Control-M
13 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
13 4 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 97 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 94 (37.75%) VMware
3 56 (22.49%) HP
4 54 (21.69%) Cisco
5 53 (21.29%) Citrix
6 41 (16.47%) EMC
7 26 (10.44%) Oracle
7 26 (10.44%) NetApp
8 24 (9.64%) IBM
9 17 (6.83%) Dell
9 17 (6.83%) Juniper
10 15 (6.02%) McAfee
10 15 (6.02%) Blue Coat
11 14 (5.62%) Websense
11 14 (5.62%) Brocade
11 14 (5.62%) Bloomberg
12 12 (4.82%) Sophos
12 12 (4.82%) AppSense
13 11 (4.42%) ION Trading
13 11 (4.42%) Altiris
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