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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 280 314 301
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 138 119 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.09% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 77 72
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +14 40 £450 +28.66% 11
Greenwich +2 2 £213 -44.29%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hounslow +6 1 £370 +64.44%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 107 (47.56%) Windows
2 83 (36.89%) Microsoft
3 78 (34.67%) Active Directory
4 62 (27.56%) MS Exchange
4 62 (27.56%) Finance
5 61 (27.11%) SAN
6 57 (25.33%) VMware
7 54 (24.00%) NetBackup
8 51 (22.67%) Cisco
9 46 (20.44%) Banking
10 45 (20.00%) HP
10 45 (20.00%) Linux
11 44 (19.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 38 (16.89%) Oracle
12 38 (16.89%) MS Office
13 37 (16.44%) Firewall
14 36 (16.00%) ITIL
14 36 (16.00%) MS Excel
15 35 (15.56%) Solaris
15 35 (15.56%) Citrix
15 35 (15.56%) DNS
15 35 (15.56%) McAfee
16 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (14.22%) PowerShell
17 32 (14.22%) UNIX
18 31 (13.78%) SQL
18 31 (13.78%) Blackberry
19 30 (13.33%) CheckPoint
20 28 (12.44%) SharePoint

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 62 (27.56%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.44%) SharePoint
3 26 (11.56%) Lync
4 23 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.56%) IIS
6 14 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.78%) Apache
9 4 (1.78%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (16.89%) MS Office
2 36 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.44%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) Office 365
2 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.33%) SaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (27.11%) SAN
2 37 (16.44%) Firewall
3 35 (15.56%) DNS
4 28 (12.44%) LAN
4 28 (12.44%) WAN
5 27 (12.00%) NAS
6 23 (10.22%) Wireless
7 21 (9.33%) BIG-IP
7 21 (9.33%) VoIP
7 21 (9.33%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (6.67%) DHCP
10 12 (5.33%) VPN
10 12 (5.33%) VLAN
11 10 (4.44%) Network Security
11 10 (4.44%) iSCSI
11 10 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (4.44%) FTP
12 9 (4.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (2.22%) Big Data
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) WinDbg
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Subversion
2 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 62 (27.56%) Finance
2 46 (20.44%) Banking
3 14 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.33%) Legal
5 9 (4.00%) Law
6 8 (3.56%) Advertising
7 6 (2.67%) Back Office
8 4 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.33%) German Language
10 2 (0.89%) Games
10 2 (0.89%) Local Government
10 2 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (24.89%) Analyst
2 38 (16.89%) Architect
3 24 (10.67%) Security Analyst
4 19 (8.44%) Administrator
5 17 (7.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 15 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 15 (6.67%) Consultant
6 15 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.22%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.89%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.89%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
10 10 (4.44%) Information Analyst
11 9 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.00%) Storage Architect
12 8 (3.56%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.56%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.11%) Middleware
2 5 (2.22%) Web Services
3 3 (1.33%) .NET
3 3 (1.33%) WCF
4 2 (0.89%) XMPP
5 1 (0.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Blackberry
2 26 (11.56%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.22%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.11%) EMC VNX
6 7 (3.11%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.67%) PDA
8 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.22%) Replication
8 5 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (2.22%) FlexPod
8 5 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.78%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.78%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.33%) iPhone
10 3 (1.33%) PKI
10 3 (1.33%) BYOD
11 2 (0.89%) SecurID
11 2 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 107 (47.56%) Windows
2 45 (20.00%) Linux
3 35 (15.56%) Solaris
4 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (14.22%) UNIX
6 26 (11.56%) Windows 7
7 25 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (6.22%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (6.22%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (4.00%) Android
12 7 (3.11%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.00%) ITIL
2 24 (10.67%) Migration
2 24 (10.67%) Data Protection
3 22 (9.78%) Cyber Security
3 22 (9.78%) Information Security
4 18 (8.00%) Change Management
5 17 (7.56%) SIEM
6 13 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (5.78%) Network Architecture
6 13 (5.78%) Project Management
6 13 (5.78%) Network Design
7 11 (4.89%) Security Management
7 11 (4.89%) E-Discovery
8 9 (4.00%) Analytics
9 8 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.11%) TOGAF
10 7 (3.11%) Information Security Management
10 7 (3.11%) Service Management
11 6 (2.67%) Data Security
11 6 (2.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.22%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.78%) SQL
3 17 (7.56%) Perl
4 7 (3.11%) Java
4 7 (3.11%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.22%) VB
7 4 (1.78%) Python
8 3 (1.33%) VBScript
8 3 (1.33%) C#
9 2 (0.89%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (10.67%) CISSP
2 21 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.33%) CISM
4 11 (4.89%) MCSE
5 10 (4.44%) Degree
6 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.11%) MCITP
7 7 (3.11%) MCP
8 6 (2.67%) CISA
8 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.22%) IBM Certification
9 5 (2.22%) GCIA
9 5 (2.22%) GCIH
9 5 (2.22%) CEH
10 4 (1.78%) NCDA
10 4 (1.78%) VCAP
11 3 (1.33%) ISEB
11 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 13 (5.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.89%) COBIT
5 2 (0.89%) GPG13
6 1 (0.44%) COSO
System Software
1 78 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.56%) ProxySG
3 17 (7.56%) NFS
4 15 (6.67%) vSphere
5 11 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.11%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.67%) XenApp
8 6 (2.67%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.22%) SRDF
9 5 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (2.22%) Firmware
10 4 (1.78%) Gluster
10 4 (1.78%) GPFS
10 4 (1.78%) Ceph
11 3 (1.33%) IAG
11 3 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 54 (24.00%) NetBackup
2 44 (19.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 27 (12.00%) Backup Exec
4 15 (6.67%) Control-M
5 14 (6.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (6.22%) BladeLogic
6 12 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (5.33%) AirWatch
6 12 (5.33%) SnapVault
7 11 (4.89%) SCOM
8 9 (4.00%) SCCM
9 6 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (2.22%) SnapMirror
10 5 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.78%) Puppet
11 4 (1.78%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.33%) ARCserve
12 3 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 83 (36.89%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.33%) VMware
3 51 (22.67%) Cisco
4 45 (20.00%) HP
5 38 (16.89%) Oracle
6 35 (15.56%) Citrix
6 35 (15.56%) McAfee
7 30 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 27 (12.00%) IBM
9 26 (11.56%) NetApp
10 24 (10.67%) EMC
11 23 (10.22%) Avaya
12 22 (9.78%) Blue Coat
13 21 (9.33%) Nortel
13 21 (9.33%) Dell
13 21 (9.33%) Nokia
14 18 (8.00%) Altiris
15 17 (7.56%) Red Hat
15 17 (7.56%) CA
16 15 (6.67%) Qualys
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