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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 170 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 91 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 1.13% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 20
Average daily rate
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£406 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.76% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £13.92 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+44.98% -28.60%
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
4473 4331 4217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.77% 47.61% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2448 2166 2078
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 242 348
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -18.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.11 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Berkshire +32 39 £430 -4.44% 11
Hampshire +12 19 £450 -5.26% 4
Surrey +2 14 £388 +142.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £318 +5.83% 1
Kent - 2 £531 -
East Sussex -11 1 - -
Oxfordshire -25 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 80 (62.50%) Windows
2 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
3 42 (32.81%) VMware
4 41 (32.03%) Windows 7
5 38 (29.69%) HP
6 37 (28.91%) Citrix
6 37 (28.91%) ITIL
7 35 (27.34%) Oracle
8 34 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (23.44%) Linux
10 29 (22.66%) SAN
11 28 (21.88%) MCSE
11 28 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 27 (21.09%) UNIX
13 26 (20.31%) Firewall
14 25 (19.53%) IBM
15 24 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
15 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 24 (18.75%) SLA
15 24 (18.75%) DNS
16 23 (17.97%) Red Hat
16 23 (17.97%) NetBackup
17 21 (16.41%) MS Office
17 21 (16.41%) SQL
17 21 (16.41%) MCP
17 21 (16.41%) DV Cleared
17 21 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (14.84%) Veritas Cluster Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.69%) IIS
5 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.34%) Lync
7 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.56%) Apache
9 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (16.41%) MS Office
2 18 (14.06%) MS Visio
3 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.66%) SAN
2 26 (20.31%) Firewall
3 24 (18.75%) DNS
4 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.38%) DHCP
5 12 (9.38%) NAS
6 8 (6.25%) FTP
7 7 (5.47%) VPN
8 6 (4.69%) SMTP
8 6 (4.69%) SSH
9 5 (3.91%) LDAP
9 5 (3.91%) LAN
10 4 (3.13%) WAN
10 4 (3.13%) VLAN
11 3 (2.34%) Network Security
11 3 (2.34%) Broadband
11 3 (2.34%) DMZ
12 2 (1.56%) SSL
12 2 (1.56%) Internet
12 2 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Subversion
1 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.78%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (17.97%) Architect
2 22 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 21 (16.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Consultant
6 14 (10.94%) Administrator
7 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.03%) Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) DBA
13 4 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Security Consultant
13 4 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Security Engineer
13 4 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) Middleware
2 2 (1.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Clustering
2 16 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) HACMP
3 11 (8.59%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.03%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (3.91%) Replication
8 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.34%) LPAR
10 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.56%) SecurID
10 2 (1.56%) PKI
10 2 (1.56%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.78%) EMC VNXe
11 1 (0.78%) PDA
11 1 (0.78%) Online Games
11 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (62.50%) Windows
2 41 (32.03%) Windows 7
3 30 (23.44%) Linux
4 27 (21.09%) UNIX
5 21 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (12.50%) Solaris
8 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (10.94%) AIX
10 11 (8.59%) Windows XP
11 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.91%) VMS
13 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.56%) SUSE
15 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) ITIL
2 18 (14.06%) Configuration Management
3 12 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
4 11 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.03%) Migration
5 9 (7.03%) Information Security
5 9 (7.03%) Portfolio Management
5 9 (7.03%) Capacity Management
6 8 (6.25%) Change Management
7 6 (4.69%) Project Management
7 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (4.69%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 5 (3.91%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.91%) SIEM
8 5 (3.91%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (3.91%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.13%) Security Architecture
9 4 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.13%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.13%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.41%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) Shell Script
3 10 (7.81%) Perl
4 5 (3.91%) Python
5 3 (2.34%) VBScript
5 3 (2.34%) AWK
5 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.34%) sed
6 1 (0.78%) Korn
6 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (21.88%) MCSE
2 28 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 21 (16.41%) MCP
3 21 (16.41%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.91%) CISSP
5 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.91%) MCITP
6 4 (3.13%) Degree
7 3 (2.34%) MCSA
8 2 (1.56%) MCTS
8 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CCSE
9 1 (0.78%) MOS
9 1 (0.78%) CEH
9 1 (0.78%) CCENT
9 1 (0.78%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) CCNA
9 1 (0.78%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (10.94%) XenDesktop
5 13 (10.16%) VMware ESX
6 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
7 11 (8.59%) XenApp
8 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (7.03%) vSphere
9 8 (6.25%) Veritas File System
10 7 (5.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (3.91%) NFS
12 4 (3.13%) BitLocker
12 4 (3.13%) XenServer
13 3 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
14 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 23 (17.97%) NetBackup
3 15 (11.72%) SCCM
4 12 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (8.59%) Backup Exec
6 8 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (5.47%) Puppet
8 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.91%) WSUS
8 5 (3.91%) ARCserve
9 4 (3.13%) SCOM
10 3 (2.34%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (1.56%) OpenView
11 2 (1.56%) Control-M
12 1 (0.78%) Nagios
12 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.81%) VMware
3 38 (29.69%) HP
4 37 (28.91%) Citrix
5 35 (27.34%) Oracle
6 25 (19.53%) IBM
7 23 (17.97%) Red Hat
8 19 (14.84%) Veritas
9 14 (10.94%) McAfee
10 12 (9.38%) 3PAR
11 11 (8.59%) Cisco
11 11 (8.59%) Dell
11 11 (8.59%) EMC
11 11 (8.59%) Sun
12 9 (7.03%) OpenText
12 9 (7.03%) Ventyx
13 7 (5.47%) CheckPoint
14 6 (4.69%) NetApp
14 6 (4.69%) CA
15 5 (3.91%) Juniper
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