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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 192 168 174
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 79 83 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.91% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.95% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 33
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £543 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -12.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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
4759 4261 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.02% 46.59% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 232 261
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 26 £375 -6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 14 £254 -36.50% 2
Hampshire -33 13 £450 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -19 11 £230 -38.66%
Surrey -8 8 £394 +12.09% 12
West Sussex -17 3 £320 +70.66% 1
Kent - 1 £550 - 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 90 (64.75%) Windows
2 62 (44.60%) Microsoft
3 54 (38.85%) VMware
4 45 (32.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (30.94%) Active Directory
5 43 (30.94%) Windows 7
6 38 (27.34%) Oracle
7 37 (26.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 35 (25.18%) Citrix
8 35 (25.18%) NetBackup
9 34 (24.46%) Linux
10 33 (23.74%) HP
10 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (22.30%) Firewall
12 30 (21.58%) SAN
12 30 (21.58%) UNIX
13 29 (20.86%) ITIL
14 28 (20.14%) DNS
14 28 (20.14%) Security Cleared
15 27 (19.42%) MCSE
15 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (18.71%) Red Hat
17 25 (17.99%) IBM
17 25 (17.99%) MS Exchange
17 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (17.27%) SQL Server
19 23 (16.55%) MS Office
19 23 (16.55%) Oracle Database
20 21 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 21 (15.11%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (17.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.32%) IIS
4 6 (4.32%) Lync
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (16.55%) MS Office
2 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
3 14 (10.07%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP CCM
1 3 (2.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.72%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.30%) Firewall
2 30 (21.58%) SAN
3 28 (20.14%) DNS
4 16 (11.51%) DHCP
5 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.35%) NAS
7 8 (5.76%) FTP
8 7 (5.04%) LAN
8 7 (5.04%) WAN
9 6 (4.32%) VPN
9 6 (4.32%) SSH
10 5 (3.60%) LDAP
11 4 (2.88%) VLAN
11 4 (2.88%) Network Security
12 3 (2.16%) Broadband
12 3 (2.16%) SMTP
12 3 (2.16%) DMZ
13 2 (1.44%) Wireless
13 2 (1.44%) SSL
13 2 (1.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.55%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.60%) MySQL
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Subversion
1 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.72%) Local Government
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (21.58%) Architect
2 26 (18.71%) Support Engineer
3 24 (17.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (15.11%) Analyst
5 20 (14.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (11.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (9.35%) Consultant
8 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.91%) Administrator
10 10 (7.19%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.04%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
12 6 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 5 (3.60%) DBA
13 5 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Project Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) Middleware
2 2 (1.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Client/Server
2 18 (12.95%) Clustering
3 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
4 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.63%) Management Information System
6 11 (7.91%) HACMP
7 6 (4.32%) Private Cloud
7 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.88%) Replication
9 3 (2.16%) LPAR
9 3 (2.16%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.44%) SecurID
10 2 (1.44%) PKI
10 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.72%) Online Games
11 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.72%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 90 (64.75%) Windows
2 43 (30.94%) Windows 7
3 34 (24.46%) Linux
4 30 (21.58%) UNIX
5 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (13.67%) Solaris
9 14 (10.07%) AIX
10 9 (6.47%) Windows XP
11 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.60%) SUSE
12 5 (3.60%) VMS
13 2 (1.44%) Android
13 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) ITIL
2 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
2 15 (10.79%) Performance Analysis
3 13 (9.35%) Portfolio Management
4 10 (7.19%) Capacity Management
4 10 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.19%) Migration
4 10 (7.19%) Information Security
5 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (5.76%) Change Management
6 7 (5.04%) SIEM
7 6 (4.32%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 6 (4.32%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (4.32%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.32%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.32%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.32%) UML
8 5 (3.60%) Project Management
8 5 (3.60%) Service Management
8 5 (3.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.95%) SQL
2 14 (10.07%) Shell Script
3 13 (9.35%) Perl
4 5 (3.60%) Python
4 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.16%) sed
5 3 (2.16%) AWK
5 3 (2.16%) VBScript
6 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.14%) Security Cleared
3 27 (19.42%) MCSE
4 21 (15.11%) DV Cleared
5 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
5 18 (12.95%) MCP
6 8 (5.76%) MCITP
7 6 (4.32%) MCSA
8 5 (3.60%) CISSP
8 5 (3.60%) MCTS
9 4 (2.88%) Degree
10 3 (2.16%) MOS
10 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.44%) CCENT
11 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.44%) CCSE
12 1 (0.72%) CCIE
12 1 (0.72%) CCNA
12 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (32.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (30.94%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (11.51%) XenApp
4 16 (11.51%) XenDesktop
4 16 (11.51%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.35%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (7.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Veritas File System
9 7 (5.04%) vSphere
10 6 (4.32%) NFS
11 4 (2.88%) BitLocker
12 3 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.44%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.44%) XenServer
14 1 (0.72%) SRDF
14 1 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 37 (26.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 35 (25.18%) NetBackup
3 19 (13.67%) Backup Exec
4 18 (12.95%) SCCM
5 16 (11.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (9.35%) WSUS
7 10 (7.19%) Puppet
8 7 (5.04%) SCOM
9 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (2.16%) Nagios
10 3 (2.16%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (2.16%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.44%) Control-M
11 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.44%) ARCserve
11 2 (1.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 62 (44.60%) Microsoft
2 54 (38.85%) VMware
3 38 (27.34%) Oracle
4 35 (25.18%) Citrix
5 33 (23.74%) HP
6 26 (18.71%) Red Hat
7 25 (17.99%) IBM
8 19 (13.67%) Veritas
8 19 (13.67%) McAfee
9 18 (12.95%) EMC
10 16 (11.51%) Cisco
11 13 (9.35%) OpenText
11 13 (9.35%) Ventyx
12 11 (7.91%) Sun
12 11 (7.91%) Apple
13 10 (7.19%) CheckPoint
14 8 (5.76%) Dell
14 8 (5.76%) SAP
14 8 (5.76%) NetApp
14 8 (5.76%) Juniper
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