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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 304 289 269
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing Symantec 86 116 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.16% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 88
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £354
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.35 £10.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.50% -52.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -20.00%
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
10074 9998 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 44.02% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6587 6517 6100
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 209 289
Average hourly rate £19.02 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -10 23 £525 +10.52% 11
Docklands, London -1 2 £500 +5.26%
Hammersmith -6 1 £426 -
Croydon -12 1 £550 +29.41%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 82 (50.00%) Windows
2 59 (35.98%) Microsoft
3 54 (32.93%) VMware
4 48 (29.27%) Active Directory
5 45 (27.44%) MS Exchange
6 44 (26.83%) Finance
7 38 (23.17%) HP
8 36 (21.95%) SAN
9 35 (21.34%) Cisco
10 33 (20.12%) Firewall
10 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (18.29%) Citrix
13 29 (17.68%) Backup Exec
13 29 (17.68%) Banking
14 28 (17.07%) Blackberry
15 27 (16.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 25 (15.24%) MS Office
16 25 (15.24%) NetBackup
17 24 (14.63%) Windows 7
18 23 (14.02%) Linux
18 23 (14.02%) IBM
19 22 (13.41%) DNS
19 22 (13.41%) WAN
19 22 (13.41%) NetApp
20 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (12.80%) EMC
20 21 (12.80%) ITIL
21 20 (12.20%) TCP/IP
21 20 (12.20%) Lync

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (27.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.20%) Lync
3 17 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.66%) IIS
9 5 (3.05%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.83%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.61%) Apache
12 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (15.24%) MS Office
2 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.22%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Office 365
2 3 (1.83%) IaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.95%) SAN
2 33 (20.12%) Firewall
3 22 (13.41%) DNS
3 22 (13.41%) WAN
4 20 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 18 (10.98%) LAN
6 16 (9.76%) Wireless
7 12 (7.32%) NAS
8 11 (6.71%) VoIP
9 10 (6.10%) VPN
9 10 (6.10%) BIG-IP
10 9 (5.49%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.49%) DHCP
11 8 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (3.66%) Network Security
13 6 (3.66%) VLAN
14 5 (3.05%) FCoE
15 4 (2.44%) FTP
16 3 (1.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Subversion
1 3 (1.83%) JIRA
1 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.83%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (26.83%) Finance
2 29 (17.68%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Legal
4 6 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.83%) Local Government
5 3 (1.83%) Games
5 3 (1.83%) Law
5 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.22%) Back Office
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) International Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (23.78%) Analyst
2 20 (12.20%) Architect
3 16 (9.76%) Administrator
4 14 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Consultant
5 11 (6.71%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.10%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.49%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) Middleware
2 3 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) Web Services
2 3 (1.83%) WCF
3 1 (0.61%) XMPP
3 1 (0.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 16 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.66%) Clustering
5 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.05%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.44%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.83%) PKI
8 3 (1.83%) Replication
8 3 (1.83%) iPhone
8 3 (1.83%) BYOD
9 2 (1.22%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.22%) Wiki
9 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.22%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.22%) PDA
10 1 (0.61%) SecurID
10 1 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (14.63%) Windows 7
4 23 (14.02%) Linux
5 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.37%) Solaris
8 16 (9.76%) UNIX
9 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (6.10%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.27%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (3.05%) Android
13 3 (1.83%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.80%) ITIL
2 16 (9.76%) Project Management
3 14 (8.54%) Data Protection
4 12 (7.32%) Service Management
4 12 (7.32%) Migration
5 11 (6.71%) Information Security
6 10 (6.10%) E-Discovery
7 9 (5.49%) Cyber Security
7 9 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.49%) Change Management
8 8 (4.88%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.66%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.66%) Network Design
10 6 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.05%) Use Case
12 4 (2.44%) Information Assurance
12 4 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.10%) SQL
3 9 (5.49%) Perl
4 8 (4.88%) Java
5 5 (3.05%) VBScript
5 5 (3.05%) Python
6 4 (2.44%) C
6 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.83%) C#
7 3 (1.83%) VB
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.32%) MCSE
4 11 (6.71%) CISSP
5 10 (6.10%) Degree
6 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.66%) MCITP
6 6 (3.66%) MCP
6 6 (3.66%) CISA
6 6 (3.66%) CISM
7 5 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.44%) CCNA
9 3 (1.83%) ISEB
9 3 (1.83%) CISMP
9 3 (1.83%) VCP4
9 3 (1.83%) NCDA
9 3 (1.83%) VCAP
9 3 (1.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) SLA
2 6 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) GPG13
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.15%) vSphere
4 12 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.49%) NFS
6 8 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.88%) ProxySG
7 7 (4.27%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.66%) XenApp
8 6 (3.66%) Firmware
9 5 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.05%) Xen
9 5 (3.05%) GPFS
9 5 (3.05%) Ceph
9 5 (3.05%) Gluster
10 4 (2.44%) KVM
10 4 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.83%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (17.68%) Backup Exec
2 27 (16.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 25 (15.24%) NetBackup
4 15 (9.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (7.32%) BladeLogic
6 8 (4.88%) Control-M
7 7 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (3.66%) SCOM
9 5 (3.05%) SCCM
9 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
9 5 (3.05%) AirWatch
10 4 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (2.44%) Puppet
10 4 (2.44%) ARCserve
10 4 (2.44%) Legato
11 3 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.83%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (1.83%) yum
11 3 (1.83%) HP SIM
11 3 (1.83%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 59 (35.98%) Microsoft
2 54 (32.93%) VMware
3 38 (23.17%) HP
4 35 (21.34%) Cisco
5 30 (18.29%) Citrix
6 23 (14.02%) IBM
7 22 (13.41%) NetApp
8 21 (12.80%) EMC
9 16 (9.76%) Oracle
9 16 (9.76%) Dell
9 16 (9.76%) CheckPoint
9 16 (9.76%) McAfee
10 15 (9.15%) Avaya
11 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
12 10 (6.10%) Nokia
12 10 (6.10%) Nortel
12 10 (6.10%) CA
12 10 (6.10%) Blue Coat
13 9 (5.49%) Altiris
14 8 (4.88%) BMC
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