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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 307 304 270
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing Symantec 115 106 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 68 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £168 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.35 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £14.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+40.71% -26.43%
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
10431 10314 10553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.33% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 6617 6606
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 202 301
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 June 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 June 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 33 £520 +73.33% 6
Docklands, London -2 2 £500 +5.26%
Hammersmith -7 1 £426 -
Croydon -9 1 £550 +91.30%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 91 (50.28%) Windows
2 65 (35.91%) Microsoft
3 62 (34.25%) Active Directory
4 59 (32.60%) VMware
5 57 (31.49%) SAN
6 53 (29.28%) Finance
7 50 (27.62%) HP
8 48 (26.52%) Cisco
9 45 (24.86%) MS Exchange
10 40 (22.10%) NetBackup
11 38 (20.99%) Firewall
12 37 (20.44%) Linux
12 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (19.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 34 (18.78%) Banking
16 32 (17.68%) Citrix
17 31 (17.13%) Oracle
18 29 (16.02%) Backup Exec
19 27 (14.92%) LAN
19 27 (14.92%) WAN
19 27 (14.92%) CheckPoint
20 26 (14.36%) IBM
20 26 (14.36%) MS Office
20 26 (14.36%) Data Centre
21 25 (13.81%) ITIL
21 25 (13.81%) Solaris
22 24 (13.26%) MS Excel
22 24 (13.26%) Blackberry
22 24 (13.26%) Windows 7

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (24.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.84%) Lync
4 14 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.73%) IIS
5 12 (6.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.76%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.66%) Apache
12 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (14.36%) MS Office
2 24 (13.26%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.97%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.10%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Office 365
2 3 (1.66%) IaaS
2 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.66%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (31.49%) SAN
2 38 (20.99%) Firewall
3 27 (14.92%) LAN
3 27 (14.92%) WAN
4 23 (12.71%) DNS
4 23 (12.71%) Wireless
5 22 (12.15%) NAS
6 21 (11.60%) VoIP
7 20 (11.05%) BIG-IP
8 16 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
10 10 (5.52%) DHCP
11 9 (4.97%) VPN
11 9 (4.97%) VLAN
12 8 (4.42%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (4.42%) iSCSI
12 8 (4.42%) FTP
13 6 (3.31%) Network Security
13 6 (3.31%) FCoE
14 5 (2.76%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.10%) Big Data
6 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Subversion
1 3 (1.66%) JIRA
1 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.66%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 53 (29.28%) Finance
2 34 (18.78%) Banking
3 10 (5.52%) Legal
4 8 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.21%) Advertising
7 3 (1.66%) Games
7 3 (1.66%) Law
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) International Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (22.10%) Analyst
2 33 (18.23%) Architect
3 18 (9.94%) Administrator
4 17 (9.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (8.84%) Network Architect
6 13 (7.18%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.08%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.08%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.97%) Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.31%) Storage Architect
13 5 (2.76%) Desktop Analyst
13 5 (2.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.84%) Middleware
2 5 (2.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.66%) .NET
3 3 (1.66%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
4 1 (0.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.36%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.26%) Blackberry
3 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.97%) EMC VNX
6 8 (4.42%) CLARiiON
6 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.76%) Replication
9 4 (2.21%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.21%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.66%) PKI
10 3 (1.66%) Clustering
10 3 (1.66%) iPhone
10 3 (1.66%) BYOD
11 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
11 2 (1.10%) Wiki
11 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (50.28%) Windows
2 37 (20.44%) Linux
2 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (13.81%) Solaris
4 24 (13.26%) Windows 7
5 23 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (12.71%) UNIX
6 20 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (7.73%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (6.63%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (4.97%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.31%) Android
12 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.81%) ITIL
2 18 (9.94%) Data Protection
3 16 (8.84%) Project Management
4 14 (7.73%) Information Security
5 13 (7.18%) Network Design
5 13 (7.18%) Change Management
5 13 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (7.18%) Network Architecture
6 10 (5.52%) E-Discovery
6 10 (5.52%) Cyber Security
6 10 (5.52%) Migration
7 8 (4.42%) Business Analysis
7 8 (4.42%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.42%) Service Management
8 7 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.87%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.76%) Use Case
9 5 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.76%) Patch Management
9 5 (2.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.73%) SQL
3 11 (6.08%) Perl
4 8 (4.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.76%) VB
5 5 (2.76%) Python
6 4 (2.21%) Java
6 4 (2.21%) C
7 3 (1.66%) C#
7 3 (1.66%) VBScript
8 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.63%) MCSE
4 10 (5.52%) CISSP
4 10 (5.52%) Degree
5 9 (4.97%) MCITP
6 6 (3.31%) MCP
6 6 (3.31%) CISA
6 6 (3.31%) CISM
7 4 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.21%) CCNA
7 4 (2.21%) NCDA
7 4 (2.21%) VCAP
7 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.66%) VCP4
8 3 (1.66%) VCP5
8 3 (1.66%) ISEB
8 3 (1.66%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 62 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.39%) ProxySG
4 14 (7.73%) vSphere
5 12 (6.63%) Hyper-V
6 11 (6.08%) NFS
7 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.87%) Firmware
8 6 (3.31%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.31%) XenApp
8 6 (3.31%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.76%) Gluster
9 5 (2.76%) GPFS
9 5 (2.76%) Ceph
10 4 (2.21%) KVM
10 4 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.21%) Xen
11 3 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (22.10%) NetBackup
2 35 (19.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 29 (16.02%) Backup Exec
4 18 (9.94%) BladeLogic
5 15 (8.29%) Control-M
6 14 (7.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (5.52%) SCOM
8 8 (4.42%) SCCM
9 6 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (3.31%) AirWatch
9 6 (3.31%) SnapVault
10 5 (2.76%) Tivoli
11 4 (2.21%) Legato
11 4 (2.21%) Puppet
12 3 (1.66%) CFEngine
12 3 (1.66%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.66%) yum
12 3 (1.66%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 65 (35.91%) Microsoft
2 59 (32.60%) VMware
3 50 (27.62%) HP
4 48 (26.52%) Cisco
5 32 (17.68%) Citrix
6 31 (17.13%) Oracle
7 27 (14.92%) CheckPoint
8 26 (14.36%) IBM
9 23 (12.71%) NetApp
10 22 (12.15%) Avaya
11 21 (11.60%) EMC
12 20 (11.05%) Nortel
12 20 (11.05%) Nokia
12 20 (11.05%) Blue Coat
13 18 (9.94%) Red Hat
13 18 (9.94%) CA
14 17 (9.39%) Altiris
15 16 (8.84%) Dell
15 16 (8.84%) McAfee
16 11 (6.08%) Veritas
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