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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 164 168 190
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing Symantec 85 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 1.50% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 24
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£400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £400 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hampshire +20 40 £360 +27.43% 7
Surrey -19 13 £351 -3.10% 4
Berkshire +8 9 £400 +14.28% 8
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £400 - 7
Oxfordshire +4 7 £375 - 6
West Sussex +6 6 £188 - 2
Middlesex -8 1 £550 +96.42% 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 93 (67.88%) Windows
2 78 (56.93%) Microsoft
3 74 (54.01%) Active Directory
4 47 (34.31%) MS Exchange
5 46 (33.58%) Citrix
6 41 (29.93%) ITIL
7 39 (28.47%) VMware
7 39 (28.47%) Windows 7
8 35 (25.55%) Blackberry
9 33 (24.09%) Firewall
9 33 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
10 32 (23.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (23.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 31 (22.63%) SCCM
12 30 (21.90%) Cisco
13 27 (19.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (18.25%) SAN
15 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
15 25 (18.25%) Backup Exec
16 24 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (17.52%) MS Excel
16 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (16.79%) HP
18 22 (16.06%) MCSE
19 19 (13.87%) MS Office
19 19 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2007
20 18 (13.14%) NetBackup
21 17 (12.41%) SLA

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (34.31%) MS Exchange
2 27 (19.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.30%) SharePoint
7 10 (7.30%) Lync
8 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.19%) IIS
10 1 (0.73%) SAS
10 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.87%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.09%) Firewall
2 25 (18.25%) SAN
3 15 (10.95%) DNS
4 12 (8.76%) VPN
5 11 (8.03%) WAN
6 10 (7.30%) LAN
7 9 (6.57%) DHCP
8 7 (5.11%) Internet
8 7 (5.11%) MPLS
8 7 (5.11%) Network Security
9 6 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (3.65%) NAS
10 5 (3.65%) VoIP
11 4 (2.92%) ADSL
11 4 (2.92%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.19%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.19%) DSL
12 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Toad
1 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (5.84%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.38%) Dutch Language
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.46%) Electronics
3 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Military
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (13.87%) Administrator
2 17 (12.41%) Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Consultant
4 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.57%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.38%) Architect
7 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.65%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Security Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Technical Support
9 4 (2.92%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.55%) Blackberry
2 13 (9.49%) Clustering
3 6 (4.38%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.38%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.38%) iPhone
3 6 (4.38%) iPad
4 5 (3.65%) Replication
5 4 (2.92%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) DTV
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) W3C
8 1 (0.73%) Firmware
8 1 (0.73%) PKI
8 1 (0.73%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.73%) SCADA
8 1 (0.73%) Life Science
8 1 (0.73%) CMDB
8 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 93 (67.88%) Windows
2 39 (28.47%) Windows 7
3 33 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
6 10 (7.30%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.57%) UNIX
8 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.11%) Android
10 6 (4.38%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.92%) Linux
12 3 (2.19%) AIX
12 3 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.46%) Solaris
13 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) ITIL
2 14 (10.22%) Migration
3 13 (9.49%) Project Management
4 12 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (5.11%) Information Security
7 7 (5.11%) ITSM
8 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.65%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.65%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.65%) Change Control
9 5 (3.65%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.92%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.92%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.92%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (2.92%) Change Management
10 4 (2.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.92%) Java
4 3 (2.19%) C
4 3 (2.19%) VBScript
4 3 (2.19%) Korn
5 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.73%) Perl
6 1 (0.73%) VB
6 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.73%) SPARQL
6 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
4 22 (16.06%) MCSE
5 13 (9.49%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.84%) MCP
7 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.38%) MCSA
7 6 (4.38%) CCNA
8 4 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.92%) MCDST
9 2 (1.46%) MCTS
9 2 (1.46%) MCITP
10 1 (0.73%) Degree
10 1 (0.73%) CCENT
10 1 (0.73%) ACSA
10 1 (0.73%) CISSP
10 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.73%) CISA
10 1 (0.73%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 74 (54.01%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.41%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.76%) Terminal Services
5 10 (7.30%) XenApp
6 9 (6.57%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.38%) vSphere
8 5 (3.65%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.19%) DFS Replication
10 3 (2.19%) vCloud
10 3 (2.19%) Xen
10 3 (2.19%) NLBS
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (1.46%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.46%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (23.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 31 (22.63%) SCCM
3 25 (18.25%) Backup Exec
4 18 (13.14%) NetBackup
5 15 (10.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 15 (10.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (5.11%) SCOM
6 7 (5.11%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.92%) WSUS
8 3 (2.19%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.19%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.19%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.46%) MOM
9 2 (1.46%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 78 (56.93%) Microsoft
2 46 (33.58%) Citrix
3 39 (28.47%) VMware
4 30 (21.90%) Cisco
5 23 (16.79%) HP
6 15 (10.95%) McAfee
7 13 (9.49%) Apple
8 9 (6.57%) Altiris
9 8 (5.84%) IronPort
9 8 (5.84%) Veeam
9 8 (5.84%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.11%) RightFax
10 7 (5.11%) MobileIron
11 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.38%) Juniper
11 6 (4.38%) Veritas
12 5 (3.65%) Intel
13 4 (2.92%) Avaya
13 4 (2.92%) CA
13 4 (2.92%) IBM
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