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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 210 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 47 86 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.90% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 29
Median daily rate £325 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £509 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.81% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £19.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £21.55 £17.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £14.35
% change year-on-year
+38.66% +30.70%
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
4288 4536 4323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.60% 47.50% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2516 2562 2133
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 212 242
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.95 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 16 £380 -15.55% 1
Berkshire -18 16 £263 -38.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £288 +13.18% 3
Surrey -13 6 £110 -72.06% 2
Home Counties +2 1 £285 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 71 (70.30%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Microsoft
3 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
3 40 (39.60%) VMware
4 33 (32.67%) Backup Exec
5 31 (30.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (26.73%) Windows Server
8 26 (25.74%) Finance
8 26 (25.74%) ITIL
9 24 (23.76%) HP
10 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
11 22 (21.78%) TCP/IP
12 21 (20.79%) Cisco
12 21 (20.79%) NetBackup
13 20 (19.80%) Linux
14 19 (18.81%) Unix
14 19 (18.81%) SAN
14 19 (18.81%) Firewall
15 18 (17.82%) IBM
15 18 (17.82%) WAN
15 18 (17.82%) Windows 7
16 17 (16.83%) DNS
16 17 (16.83%) LAN
16 17 (16.83%) SCCM
17 16 (15.84%) EMC
18 15 (14.85%) MS Office
18 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
18 15 (14.85%) Intel Security
18 15 (14.85%) Red Hat

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.94%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.99%) IIS
8 1 (0.99%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Office
2 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Mimecast
2 6 (5.94%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.99%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) TCP/IP
2 19 (18.81%) Firewall
2 19 (18.81%) SAN
3 18 (17.82%) WAN
4 17 (16.83%) DNS
4 17 (16.83%) LAN
5 14 (13.86%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (13.86%) Wireless
6 12 (11.88%) DHCP
6 12 (11.88%) NAS
7 9 (8.91%) SSL
8 7 (6.93%) VoIP
9 6 (5.94%) Internet
9 6 (5.94%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.94%) VPN
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.95%) Network Security
10 5 (4.95%) SNMP
11 4 (3.96%) MPLS
12 3 (2.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Legal
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Advertising
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Administrator
3 10 (9.90%) Architect
3 10 (9.90%) Storage Administrator
3 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Security Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Product Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.96%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) CGI
3 1 (0.99%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.99%) J2EE
3 1 (0.99%) JSP
3 1 (0.99%) LAMP
3 1 (0.99%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.99%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (8.91%) AS400
3 9 (8.91%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.93%) EMC VNX
5 6 (5.94%) Clustering
5 6 (5.94%) HP Storage
6 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.95%) Replication
7 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.97%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.97%) PKI
7 3 (2.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.97%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.98%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.99%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (70.30%) Windows
2 27 (26.73%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.80%) Linux
4 19 (18.81%) Unix
5 18 (17.82%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (12.87%) Solaris
9 9 (8.91%) Windows XP
10 7 (6.93%) AIX
10 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.96%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.98%) Android
13 2 (1.98%) Debian
13 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.99%) Fedora
14 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) Migration
3 12 (11.88%) Change Management
3 12 (11.88%) Information Security
4 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.91%) Coaching
6 7 (6.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (6.93%) Service Management
6 7 (6.93%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (5.94%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.95%) Build Automation
8 5 (4.95%) Fault Management
8 5 (4.95%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.95%) Prototyping
8 5 (4.95%) Security Architecture
8 5 (4.95%) Security Patching
8 5 (4.95%) Server Building
8 5 (4.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.90%) C
4 6 (5.94%) VBScript
5 5 (4.95%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) Korn
6 2 (1.98%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) MCP
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) MCSA
5 4 (3.96%) NCDA
5 4 (3.96%) NCIE
5 4 (3.96%) NCSA
6 3 (2.97%) CCAA
6 3 (2.97%) CCENT
6 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
7 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) MCITP
8 1 (0.99%) CCSE
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.97%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (1.98%) SLA
5 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) vSphere
4 6 (5.94%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.95%) NFS
5 5 (4.95%) XenApp
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.98%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.99%) Docker
8 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.99%) Postfix
8 1 (0.99%) qmail
8 1 (0.99%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (32.67%) Backup Exec
2 31 (30.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (20.79%) NetBackup
4 17 (16.83%) SCCM
5 15 (14.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (12.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (9.90%) SCOM
8 9 (8.91%) HP SIM
9 8 (7.92%) WSUS
10 5 (4.95%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (3.96%) Nexpose
12 3 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (1.98%) Cacti
13 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (1.98%) Nagios
13 2 (1.98%) Puppet
13 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 40 (39.60%) VMware
3 24 (23.76%) HP
4 21 (20.79%) Cisco
5 18 (17.82%) IBM
6 16 (15.84%) EMC
7 15 (14.85%) Intel Security
7 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
8 14 (13.86%) Brocade
8 14 (13.86%) NetApp
9 11 (10.89%) Citrix
10 10 (9.90%) Avaya
10 10 (9.90%) F5
11 9 (8.91%) ArcSight
11 9 (8.91%) Becrypt
12 7 (6.93%) Juniper
12 7 (6.93%) Oracle
12 7 (6.93%) Veritas
13 6 (5.94%) Acronis
13 6 (5.94%) Blue Coat
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