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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 178 166 175
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 80 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.77% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 30
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.33 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% +21.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.04% +20.94%
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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
4692 3950 4260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.76% 47.31% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2024 1912
Average daily rate £368 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 235 338
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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
Berkshire +18 28 £300 -25.00% 5
Hampshire -29 25 £383 +6.45% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £335 +1.51% 1
Surrey -16 8 £364 +7.77% 4
Middlesex +2 3 £575 +24.72%
West Sussex -4 3 £108 -17.30% 2
Oxfordshire -20 2 £300 -
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Kent -3 1 £375 - 3
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
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England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 113 (69.33%) Windows
2 89 (54.60%) Active Directory
3 87 (53.37%) Microsoft
4 68 (41.72%) VMware
5 52 (31.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (30.67%) Windows 7
7 47 (28.83%) Security Cleared
7 47 (28.83%) MS Exchange
8 44 (26.99%) Citrix
9 42 (25.77%) ITIL
10 40 (24.54%) SAN
11 39 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (23.93%) HP
12 36 (22.09%) NetBackup
13 33 (20.25%) DNS
13 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
13 33 (20.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 31 (19.02%) Blackberry
14 31 (19.02%) Backup Exec
14 31 (19.02%) SC Cleared
15 30 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (17.79%) SCCM
16 29 (17.79%) MS Excel
17 25 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (14.72%) DV Cleared
19 23 (14.11%) vSphere
19 23 (14.11%) SLA
20 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (13.50%) Firewall

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (28.83%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (8.59%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.98%) Lync
6 13 (7.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (7.98%) IIS
7 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.91%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (4.29%) GlassFish
9 7 (4.29%) IBM Notes
10 6 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.61%) SAS
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 29 (17.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.88%) MS Office
3 9 (5.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.23%) Maximo
2 2 (1.23%) assyst
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.54%) SAN
2 33 (20.25%) DNS
3 22 (13.50%) Firewall
4 18 (11.04%) DHCP
5 12 (7.36%) LAN
6 8 (4.91%) WAN
6 8 (4.91%) VPN
6 8 (4.91%) Internet
6 8 (4.91%) NAS
7 6 (3.68%) SMTP
7 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.07%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.45%) Network Security
10 3 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.23%) Wireless
11 2 (1.23%) SSH
11 2 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.23%) DMZ
11 2 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.84%) MySQL
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.61%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (9.20%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.68%) Banking
4 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Electronics
5 3 (1.84%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Military
6 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (12.88%) Consultant
2 20 (12.27%) Analyst
2 20 (12.27%) Administrator
3 15 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.20%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.59%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) Security Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) Architect
7 8 (4.91%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Support Specialist
10 5 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.07%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) Flash
2 3 (1.84%) Middleware
2 3 (1.84%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.02%) Blackberry
2 20 (12.27%) Clustering
3 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.52%) CLARiiON
5 7 (4.29%) Replication
6 5 (3.07%) iPad
6 5 (3.07%) iPhone
6 5 (3.07%) CMDB
7 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.84%) SCADA
7 3 (1.84%) DTV
7 3 (1.84%) PKI
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.23%) HACMP
8 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 113 (69.33%) Windows
2 52 (31.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (30.67%) Windows 7
4 39 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.59%) Windows XP
7 13 (7.98%) Linux
8 12 (7.36%) UNIX
8 12 (7.36%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.52%) Windows 2000
10 9 (5.52%) Solaris
11 7 (4.29%) Android
11 7 (4.29%) Mac OS X
12 6 (3.68%) AIX
13 5 (3.07%) SUSE
14 4 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.77%) ITIL
2 15 (9.20%) Migration
3 12 (7.36%) Project Management
4 11 (6.75%) Configuration Management
4 11 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.91%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
5 8 (4.91%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (4.29%) Web Development
6 7 (4.29%) Change Management
6 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.68%) Information Security
7 6 (3.68%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (3.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.07%) Line Management
8 5 (3.07%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.07%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.07%) ITSM
9 4 (2.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.36%) Java
2 8 (4.91%) Perl
3 7 (4.29%) SQL
4 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.07%) Korn
6 4 (2.45%) VBScript
6 4 (2.45%) C
7 2 (1.23%) C++
7 2 (1.23%) VB
7 2 (1.23%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (28.83%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.02%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.72%) DV Cleared
4 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (12.27%) MCSE
6 11 (6.75%) MCP
7 3 (1.84%) MCDST
8 2 (1.23%) PhD
9 1 (0.61%) HP APS
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
9 1 (0.61%) CISA
9 1 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.11%) SLA
2 9 (5.52%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (54.60%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.11%) vSphere
4 16 (9.82%) VMware ESX
5 13 (7.98%) Hyper-V
6 12 (7.36%) Terminal Services
7 10 (6.13%) XenDesktop
8 9 (5.52%) XenApp
9 6 (3.68%) NFS
10 5 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.07%) vCloud
11 4 (2.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.84%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.84%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.84%) Firmware
12 3 (1.84%) Xen
13 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (1.23%) Brightmail
14 1 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 36 (22.09%) NetBackup
2 33 (20.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 31 (19.02%) Backup Exec
4 29 (17.79%) SCCM
5 18 (11.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (6.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (4.29%) ARCserve
8 6 (3.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.68%) Puppet
9 5 (3.07%) MOM
9 5 (3.07%) WSUS
10 4 (2.45%) SCOM
10 4 (2.45%) HP SIM
11 3 (1.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.23%) Control-M
12 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.23%) OpenView
12 2 (1.23%) YaST
12 2 (1.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 87 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 68 (41.72%) VMware
3 44 (26.99%) Citrix
4 39 (23.93%) HP
5 21 (12.88%) EMC
6 20 (12.27%) Cisco
7 12 (7.36%) Veritas
7 12 (7.36%) 3PAR
8 11 (6.75%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.13%) Altiris
9 10 (6.13%) Dell
9 10 (6.13%) CA
10 9 (5.52%) Apple
10 9 (5.52%) McAfee
11 8 (4.91%) IBM
11 8 (4.91%) Lotus
12 7 (4.29%) Sophos
12 7 (4.29%) Remedy
12 7 (4.29%) Adobe
12 7 (4.29%) Brocade