The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 202 222 172
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -50
Contract jobs citing Symantec 44 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 0.91% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 25
Average daily rate £408 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -18.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.17 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -8.56%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the South East region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the South East region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +6 12 £425 +205.75% 4
Hampshire +11 11 £488 +62.05% 3
Surrey -6 9 £330 - 3
West Sussex +9 5 £408 +1.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £338 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kent -10 1 £440 +220.00% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
3 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
4 25 (32.89%) SAN
5 23 (30.26%) NetBackup
6 22 (28.95%) Linux
7 21 (27.63%) VMware
8 20 (26.32%) Unix
8 20 (26.32%) HP
8 20 (26.32%) Cisco
9 19 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
11 16 (21.05%) EMC
11 16 (21.05%) Migration
11 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 15 (19.74%) WSUS
12 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (19.74%) WAN
13 14 (18.42%) IBM
13 14 (18.42%) LAN
13 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
13 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
14 13 (17.11%) Finance
14 13 (17.11%) Intel Security

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.89%) IIS
6 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CCM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) SAN
2 15 (19.74%) WAN
3 14 (18.42%) LAN
4 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.84%) Internet
6 7 (9.21%) DNS
6 7 (9.21%) NAS
7 6 (7.89%) DHCP
8 5 (6.58%) Firewall
8 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.26%) Broadband
9 4 (5.26%) Wireless
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.63%) Network Security
11 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.63%) SSH
11 2 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 5 (6.58%) Legal
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Consultant
3 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Administrator
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Security Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Exchange Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) SIEM Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) ELK Stack
1 4 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.84%) Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.89%) EMC VNX
5 6 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
6 5 (6.58%) HACMP
7 4 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.95%) AS400
8 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.95%) LPAR
9 2 (2.63%) CLARiiON
9 2 (2.63%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.63%) Replication
9 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Linux
3 20 (26.32%) Unix
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (9.21%) Solaris
10 6 (7.89%) AIX
10 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.95%) VMS
12 2 (2.63%) Android
12 2 (2.63%) NetWare
13 1 (1.32%) Debian
13 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Migration
2 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (15.79%) Change Management
4 11 (14.47%) SIEM
5 9 (11.84%) ITIL
6 8 (10.53%) Change Control
6 8 (10.53%) Information Security
6 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.21%) High Availability
7 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (7.89%) Security Operations
9 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.58%) Coaching
9 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Perl
2 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) AWK
3 4 (5.26%) C
3 4 (5.26%) sed
3 4 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) MCP
3 9 (11.84%) MCSE
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) MCSA
5 4 (5.26%) MCITP
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) MCTS
6 2 (2.63%) VCP5
6 2 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ACSA
7 1 (1.32%) CCENT
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) MOS
7 1 (1.32%) NCDA
7 1 (1.32%) NCIE
7 1 (1.32%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) VMware ESX
4 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (7.89%) Veritas File System
7 5 (6.58%) NFS
7 5 (6.58%) vSphere
8 4 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (5.26%) XenApp
9 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) NetBackup
2 19 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 19 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (19.74%) WSUS
4 8 (10.53%) SCCM
5 6 (7.89%) Puppet
5 6 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (6.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (6.58%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (6.58%) Nagios
6 5 (6.58%) SCOM
6 5 (6.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (5.26%) Cacti
8 3 (3.95%) HP SIM
8 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) VMware
3 20 (26.32%) Cisco
3 20 (26.32%) HP
4 16 (21.05%) EMC
5 14 (18.42%) IBM
6 13 (17.11%) Intel Security
7 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 10 (13.16%) ArcSight
8 10 (13.16%) Dell
9 9 (11.84%) NetApp
9 9 (11.84%) Tripwire
9 9 (11.84%) Veritas
10 7 (9.21%) Citrix
10 7 (9.21%) Juniper
10 7 (9.21%) Oracle
11 6 (7.89%) Brocade
11 6 (7.89%) Novell
12 5 (6.58%) CommVault
12 5 (6.58%) NetIQ
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