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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 313 278 239
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -39
Contract jobs citing Symantec 85 118 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.55% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.21% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 61
Average daily rate
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£349 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.18 £13.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.25% -51.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £12.70 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.44 £15.60 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.62% -12.98%
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
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -2 19 £375 +14.67% 6
Croydon -5 1 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £118 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 133 (62.74%) Windows
2 100 (47.17%) Active Directory
3 91 (42.92%) Microsoft
4 81 (38.21%) MS Exchange
5 77 (36.32%) VMware
6 62 (29.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 60 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (27.83%) Windows 7
9 58 (27.36%) Firewall
10 57 (26.89%) SAN
10 57 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (25.47%) Citrix
11 54 (25.47%) Cisco
12 48 (22.64%) Blackberry
12 48 (22.64%) Backup Exec
13 47 (22.17%) HP
13 47 (22.17%) MS Office
14 45 (21.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 44 (20.75%) DNS
16 42 (19.81%) TCP/IP
17 40 (18.87%) Norton AntiVirus
17 40 (18.87%) Banking
18 38 (17.92%) Finance
19 37 (17.45%) Windows XP
19 37 (17.45%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (16.51%) DHCP
21 33 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
22 32 (15.09%) McAfee
23 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
24 29 (13.68%) Lync

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (38.21%) MS Exchange
2 62 (29.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (13.68%) Lync
5 27 (12.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (8.49%) IBM Notes
8 16 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (5.66%) IIS
9 12 (5.66%) SharePoint
10 10 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (2.83%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.94%) Apache
14 2 (0.94%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 47 (22.17%) MS Office
2 19 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.94%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.47%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.08%) Office 365
2 7 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.36%) Firewall
2 57 (26.89%) SAN
3 44 (20.75%) DNS
4 42 (19.81%) TCP/IP
5 35 (16.51%) DHCP
6 29 (13.68%) VPN
7 21 (9.91%) WAN
8 19 (8.96%) NAS
9 18 (8.49%) VLAN
10 15 (7.08%) LAN
11 12 (5.66%) VoIP
11 12 (5.66%) Wireless
12 11 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (4.25%) Network Security
14 7 (3.30%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.30%) FTP
15 6 (2.83%) SSL
16 5 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (2.36%) Unified Communications
17 4 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.89%) MySQL
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.94%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.47%) WinDbg
General
1 40 (18.87%) Banking
2 38 (17.92%) Finance
3 14 (6.60%) Legal
4 13 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.25%) Retail
6 7 (3.30%) Law
7 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.89%) Local Government
9 3 (1.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (19.34%) Analyst
2 23 (10.85%) Desktop Support
3 19 (8.96%) Support Analyst
3 19 (8.96%) Architect
4 16 (7.55%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.66%) Consultant
7 11 (5.19%) IT Support
7 11 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.25%) Administrator
10 8 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Security Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.60%) Middleware
2 3 (1.42%) LAMP
2 3 (1.42%) Web Services
2 3 (1.42%) HTML
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) ADO.NET
3 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.94%) CSS
3 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.94%) WCF
3 2 (0.94%) Ajax
3 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.47%) HTML5
4 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.64%) Blackberry
2 17 (8.02%) Replication
3 14 (6.60%) Clustering
4 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.36%) CESG
5 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.89%) iPad
6 4 (1.89%) PDA
7 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.42%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.94%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.94%) SCADA
8 2 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 133 (62.74%) Windows
2 59 (27.83%) Windows 7
3 57 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (17.45%) Windows XP
4 37 (17.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.26%) Linux
7 15 (7.08%) Solaris
8 14 (6.60%) UNIX
8 14 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.72%) Android
11 5 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.42%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.42%) MVS
13 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.94%) NetWare
13 2 (0.94%) SUSE
14 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.32%) ITIL
2 22 (10.38%) Migration
3 16 (7.55%) Information Security
4 13 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.72%) Project Management
7 8 (3.77%) Network Design
8 7 (3.30%) Service Management
9 6 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.36%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.36%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.36%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.36%) Change Management
11 4 (1.89%) Risk Management
11 4 (1.89%) Business Continuity
11 4 (1.89%) Capacity Management
11 4 (1.89%) Network Architecture
11 4 (1.89%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.96%) SQL
3 17 (8.02%) Java
4 11 (5.19%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.25%) VBScript
6 5 (2.36%) C
7 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) Perl
8 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.94%) C#
8 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) Korn
9 1 (0.47%) Scala
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.85%) MCSE
3 21 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.55%) CCNA
5 11 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.72%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.77%) MCITP
8 7 (3.30%) MCSA
9 6 (2.83%) MCP
10 5 (2.36%) Degree
11 4 (1.89%) RHCE
12 3 (1.42%) RHCT
12 3 (1.42%) VCP4
12 3 (1.42%) VCP5
12 3 (1.42%) CISSP
12 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.94%) CCNP
13 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) GPG13
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 60 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.38%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.02%) VMware ESX
5 15 (7.08%) vSphere
6 11 (5.19%) XenApp
7 10 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (3.77%) UAG
9 6 (2.83%) NFS
9 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.36%) Xen
10 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (2.36%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.89%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.42%) vCloud
13 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (22.64%) Backup Exec
2 45 (21.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 40 (18.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (10.85%) NetBackup
4 23 (10.85%) SCCM
5 14 (6.60%) SCOM
6 10 (4.72%) SCDPM
6 10 (4.72%) WSUS
7 9 (4.25%) BladeLogic
7 9 (4.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (4.25%) MIMEsweeper
8 8 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (3.30%) SCVMM
9 7 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (3.30%) Control-M
10 6 (2.83%) HP SIM
11 5 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (2.36%) Tivoli
11 5 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (2.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 91 (42.92%) Microsoft
2 77 (36.32%) VMware
3 54 (25.47%) Citrix
3 54 (25.47%) Cisco
4 47 (22.17%) HP
5 32 (15.09%) McAfee
6 26 (12.26%) Dell
7 24 (11.32%) EMC
7 24 (11.32%) NetApp
8 19 (8.96%) IBM
9 18 (8.49%) Lotus
10 17 (8.02%) Avaya
11 14 (6.60%) Veeam
12 13 (6.13%) Altiris
12 13 (6.13%) Sophos
12 13 (6.13%) Oracle
13 12 (5.66%) Red Hat
14 11 (5.19%) Websense
15 10 (4.72%) Bloomberg
15 10 (4.72%) CheckPoint
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