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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 191 195 198
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 60 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.24% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 19
Average daily rate
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£406 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.27% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 2
Average hourly rate £21.55 £13.00 £32.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.76% -59.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £16.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -28.94%
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
4220 4260 4150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.44% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2122 2056
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 242 321
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +10 21 £399 +298.75% 9
Hampshire +13 19 £470 +4.46% 2
Surrey +8 8 £400 +150.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £318 +15.45% 1
Kent - 4 £489 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 69 (69.00%) Windows
2 50 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
4 36 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (34.00%) Citrix
6 32 (32.00%) HP
7 29 (29.00%) ITIL
8 28 (28.00%) Oracle
9 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
10 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (23.00%) VMware
12 22 (22.00%) MS Office
12 22 (22.00%) MCSE
13 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
13 21 (21.00%) Norton AntiVirus
13 21 (21.00%) SC Cleared
14 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (20.00%) SQL
15 19 (19.00%) DNS
16 18 (18.00%) Firewall
16 18 (18.00%) IBM
16 18 (18.00%) DV Cleared
17 17 (17.00%) SLA
17 17 (17.00%) Linux
18 16 (16.00%) MCP
18 16 (16.00%) UNIX
18 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
18 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
18 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database
18 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.00%) Lync
7 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (22.00%) MS Office
2 15 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.00%) Firewall
3 15 (15.00%) SAN
4 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.00%) DHCP
6 8 (8.00%) NAS
7 6 (6.00%) FTP
8 5 (5.00%) SMTP
8 5 (5.00%) LDAP
8 5 (5.00%) SSH
9 4 (4.00%) VLAN
9 4 (4.00%) LAN
9 4 (4.00%) VPN
10 3 (3.00%) DMZ
10 3 (3.00%) WAN
10 3 (3.00%) Network Security
11 2 (2.00%) SSL
12 1 (1.00%) Internet
12 1 (1.00%) HTTP
12 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (9.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (18.00%) Architect
3 15 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Consultant
3 15 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Administrator
4 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (9.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.00%) DBA
8 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.00%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.00%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) Clustering
3 8 (8.00%) HACMP
4 7 (7.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.00%) Replication
5 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.00%) PDA
8 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.00%) PKI
8 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.00%) SecurID
9 1 (1.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 69 (69.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (17.00%) Linux
4 16 (16.00%) UNIX
5 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (12.00%) Solaris
6 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.00%) AIX
10 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.00%) Android
13 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.00%) Project Management
4 7 (7.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (5.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.00%) Business Development
7 4 (4.00%) Data Security
7 4 (4.00%) Migration
7 4 (4.00%) Coaching
8 3 (3.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.00%) Change Control
8 3 (3.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (5.00%) Python
2 5 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (3.00%) Java
3 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (22.00%) MCSE
4 21 (21.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (18.00%) DV Cleared
6 16 (16.00%) MCP
7 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.00%) CISSP
9 2 (2.00%) Degree
9 2 (2.00%) MCITP
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.00%) CCNA
10 1 (1.00%) CCDA
10 1 (1.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.00%) XenDesktop
4 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (9.00%) XenApp
6 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (7.00%) vSphere
7 5 (5.00%) NFS
7 5 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (4.00%) XenServer
9 2 (2.00%) Veritas File System
9 2 (2.00%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.00%) Firmware
10 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 14 (14.00%) SCCM
4 11 (11.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (8.00%) Backup Exec
7 5 (5.00%) Puppet
7 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (4.00%) ARCserve
9 3 (3.00%) SCOM
9 3 (3.00%) WSUS
10 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (1.00%) Control-M
11 1 (1.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (34.00%) Citrix
3 32 (32.00%) HP
4 28 (28.00%) Oracle
5 23 (23.00%) VMware
6 18 (18.00%) IBM
7 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (10.00%) Veritas
9 9 (9.00%) Dell
10 8 (8.00%) Sun
10 8 (8.00%) OpenText
10 8 (8.00%) Ventyx
11 7 (7.00%) McAfee
11 7 (7.00%) Cisco
11 7 (7.00%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.00%) Sophos
12 5 (5.00%) Altiris
13 4 (4.00%) GFI Software
13 4 (4.00%) Trend Micro
13 4 (4.00%) Veeam
Slough, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour + mileage
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.15 - £490 per day
Posted: 16 days ago