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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 137 183 204
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +21
Contract jobs citing Symantec 110 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 1.33% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £184 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £353
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.04 £21.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% +39.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.34% +30.00%
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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
4328 4219 4845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.53% 49.04% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2226 2144 2077
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £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 276 243 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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
Hampshire +33 52 £378 +24.79% 6
Berkshire +31 27 £400 +21.21% 14
Surrey -19 14 £543 +57.81% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £338 +87.63% 1
Oxfordshire -5 5 £375 - 1
Middlesex -3 4 £550 +87.07%
West Sussex +8 3 £188 +56.25% 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 111 (68.52%) Windows
2 97 (59.88%) Microsoft
3 91 (56.17%) Active Directory
4 66 (40.74%) VMware
5 55 (33.95%) MS Exchange
6 50 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (30.25%) Windows 7
7 49 (30.25%) Citrix
8 43 (26.54%) Security Cleared
9 42 (25.93%) ITIL
10 39 (24.07%) SAN
10 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (24.07%) Blackberry
11 36 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 36 (22.22%) Backup Exec
12 35 (21.60%) Firewall
12 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (20.37%) NetBackup
13 33 (20.37%) Cisco
14 32 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (18.52%) DNS
15 30 (18.52%) HP
16 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
16 29 (17.90%) MS Excel
17 28 (17.28%) SC Cleared
17 28 (17.28%) SCCM
18 25 (15.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (14.81%) MCSE
19 24 (14.81%) MS Office

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 55 (33.95%) MS Exchange
2 32 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (8.02%) SharePoint
8 12 (7.41%) IIS
8 12 (7.41%) Lync
9 8 (4.94%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (4.32%) GlassFish
10 7 (4.32%) IBM Notes
11 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.62%) SAS
13 1 (0.62%) WorkSite
Applications
1 29 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.81%) MS Office
3 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Maximo
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.23%) assyst
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.07%) SAN
2 35 (21.60%) Firewall
3 30 (18.52%) DNS
4 15 (9.26%) DHCP
5 11 (6.79%) VPN
6 10 (6.17%) LAN
6 10 (6.17%) WAN
7 8 (4.94%) Internet
7 8 (4.94%) MPLS
7 8 (4.94%) NAS
8 6 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.09%) Network Security
10 4 (2.47%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.47%) ADSL
10 4 (2.47%) SMTP
11 3 (1.85%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.85%) DSL
11 3 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.85%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Toad
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (6.79%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.47%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Dutch Language
4 3 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Military
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (13.58%) Analyst
2 19 (11.73%) Consultant
3 18 (11.11%) Administrator
4 17 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.88%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.56%) Architect
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.32%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (3.09%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Storage Administrator
12 5 (3.09%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) Flash
2 4 (2.47%) Middleware
3 3 (1.85%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Blackberry
2 16 (9.88%) Clustering
3 9 (5.56%) CLARiiON
4 6 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.09%) iPad
5 5 (3.09%) iPhone
5 5 (3.09%) Replication
6 4 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.47%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.85%) CMDB
7 3 (1.85%) SCADA
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.23%) DTV
8 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.62%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.62%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 111 (68.52%) Windows
2 50 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (30.25%) Windows 7
4 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.49%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.64%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.56%) UNIX
8 9 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 7 (4.32%) Android
9 7 (4.32%) Linux
10 6 (3.70%) Solaris
11 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.47%) AIX
12 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.85%) SUSE
14 1 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.93%) ITIL
2 14 (8.64%) Project Management
3 13 (8.02%) Migration
4 12 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (6.79%) Change Management
6 10 (6.17%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.94%) Information Security
7 8 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (4.32%) Web Development
8 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (3.09%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.09%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.09%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.09%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (3.09%) ITSM
11 4 (2.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.41%) Java
2 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.32%) SQL
4 5 (3.09%) Perl
5 4 (2.47%) VBScript
5 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.85%) C
6 3 (1.85%) Korn
7 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.23%) VB
7 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.62%) R
8 1 (0.62%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.28%) SC Cleared
3 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (14.81%) MCSE
5 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
6 10 (6.17%) MCP
7 6 (3.70%) CCNA
7 6 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.47%) MCDST
8 4 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.85%) MCSA
10 2 (1.23%) MCTS
10 2 (1.23%) MCITP
11 1 (0.62%) HP APS
11 1 (0.62%) CCENT
11 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.62%) CISSP
11 1 (0.62%) ACSA
11 1 (0.62%) CISA
11 1 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) SLA
2 6 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 91 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.73%) vSphere
4 17 (10.49%) VMware ESX
5 16 (9.88%) Terminal Services
6 15 (9.26%) Hyper-V
7 11 (6.79%) XenApp
8 6 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.70%) DFS Replication
9 5 (3.09%) vCloud
10 4 (2.47%) Xen
10 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.85%) NLBS
11 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.23%) Brightmail
13 1 (0.62%) SRDF
13 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 36 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 33 (20.37%) NetBackup
3 28 (17.28%) SCCM
4 18 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (8.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (4.94%) WSUS
6 8 (4.94%) ARCserve
7 5 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (3.09%) MOM
8 4 (2.47%) SCOM
8 4 (2.47%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.47%) Puppet
9 3 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 97 (59.88%) Microsoft
2 66 (40.74%) VMware
3 49 (30.25%) Citrix
4 33 (20.37%) Cisco
5 30 (18.52%) HP
6 21 (12.96%) EMC
7 12 (7.41%) McAfee
8 11 (6.79%) Apple
9 10 (6.17%) Veeam
10 9 (5.56%) 3PAR
10 9 (5.56%) Veritas
11 8 (4.94%) Altiris
11 8 (4.94%) Dell
11 8 (4.94%) Lotus
11 8 (4.94%) CA
11 8 (4.94%) IronPort
12 7 (4.32%) MobileIron
12 7 (4.32%) Remedy
12 7 (4.32%) Adobe
13 6 (3.70%) IBM
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