The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 177 181 165
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 65 48 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.14% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £290 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £421 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £14.25 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £17.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £37.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +8.33%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4299 4219 4777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.99% 50.56% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2136 2102 2049
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £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 249 336 352
Average hourly rate £16.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £350 -15.15% 2
Surrey +3 13 £160 -57.33% 2
Hampshire -11 13 £450 +16.12% 5
Berkshire -3 10 £400 +14.28% 3
West Sussex +2 9 £325 - 6
Oxfordshire +7 3 £450 - 5
Middlesex -2 1 £325 - 1
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 92 (67.65%) Windows
2 71 (52.21%) Microsoft
3 65 (47.79%) Active Directory
4 51 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 47 (34.56%) ITIL
6 45 (33.09%) Windows 7
7 36 (26.47%) Cisco
8 34 (25.00%) Citrix
9 33 (24.26%) Security Cleared
9 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (23.53%) Blackberry
11 30 (22.06%) VMware
11 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (21.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 28 (20.59%) NetBackup
14 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
14 26 (19.12%) Norton AntiVirus
15 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
15 25 (18.38%) Firewall
16 24 (17.65%) Backup Exec
16 24 (17.65%) McAfee
17 23 (16.91%) MS Office
18 21 (15.44%) SAN
18 21 (15.44%) SCCM
18 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
19 20 (14.71%) DNS
20 19 (13.97%) HP
20 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (13.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 51 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (21.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (11.03%) Lync
5 15 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.47%) SAS
10 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.74%) IIS
10 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 23 (16.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.38%) Firewall
2 21 (15.44%) SAN
3 20 (14.71%) DNS
4 16 (11.76%) VPN
5 13 (9.56%) WAN
6 12 (8.82%) LAN
7 9 (6.62%) MPLS
8 7 (5.15%) VoIP
8 7 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (4.41%) DHCP
10 4 (2.94%) ADSL
10 4 (2.94%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.21%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.21%) DSL
11 3 (2.21%) Network Security
11 3 (2.21%) NAS
11 3 (2.21%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.21%) SMTP
11 3 (2.21%) Internet
11 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Toad
1 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.15%) Dutch Language
2 6 (4.41%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Japanese Language
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (21.32%) Analyst
2 14 (10.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Consultant
3 12 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Messaging Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.68%) Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) Middleware
2 2 (1.47%) .NET
2 2 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.15%) Replication
2 7 (5.15%) Clustering
2 7 (5.15%) iPhone
2 7 (5.15%) iPad
3 5 (3.68%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.68%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.21%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) CESG
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.74%) Life Science
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 92 (67.65%) Windows
2 45 (33.09%) Windows 7
3 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (13.24%) UNIX
6 16 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.35%) Linux
8 8 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 8 (5.88%) Android
9 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.94%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.47%) Solaris
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) NetWare
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) Migration
3 11 (8.09%) Business Continuity
3 11 (8.09%) Incident Management
3 11 (8.09%) Project Management
4 9 (6.62%) ITSM
4 9 (6.62%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
5 8 (5.88%) Change Management
5 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 8 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.41%) Service Management
6 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.41%) ERP
7 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.68%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 4 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.41%) SQL
3 4 (2.94%) Java
4 3 (2.21%) Perl
4 3 (2.21%) C
5 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.47%) VBScript
5 2 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) SPARQL
6 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.56%) MCSE
5 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.88%) MCSA
7 7 (5.15%) CCNA
7 7 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.41%) MCP
9 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.94%) MCDST
10 2 (1.47%) MCITP
11 1 (0.74%) Degree
11 1 (0.74%) CCENT
11 1 (0.74%) MCTS
11 1 (0.74%) ACSA
11 1 (0.74%) CISSP
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
1 10 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 65 (47.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.82%) Terminal Services
5 10 (7.35%) vSphere
6 9 (6.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.88%) DFS Replication
8 6 (4.41%) XenApp
9 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.21%) Xen
10 3 (2.21%) NLBS
10 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.47%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.47%) vCloud
12 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.74%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (20.59%) NetBackup
2 26 (19.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (17.65%) Backup Exec
4 21 (15.44%) SCCM
5 19 (13.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (8.09%) SCOM
8 9 (6.62%) Tivoli
9 8 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (5.15%) WSUS
11 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (2.21%) MOM
11 3 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (2.21%) ARCserve
11 3 (2.21%) WhatsUp Gold
12 2 (1.47%) Hyperic
12 2 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 71 (52.21%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.47%) Cisco
3 34 (25.00%) Citrix
4 30 (22.06%) VMware
5 24 (17.65%) McAfee
6 19 (13.97%) HP
7 14 (10.29%) Apple
8 13 (9.56%) IronPort
8 13 (9.56%) MobileIron
9 12 (8.82%) RightFax
10 10 (7.35%) CheckPoint
11 9 (6.62%) IBM
12 8 (5.88%) Oracle
12 8 (5.88%) Intel
13 7 (5.15%) NetApp
13 7 (5.15%) Altiris
14 6 (4.41%) Veeam
15 5 (3.68%) Juniper
16 4 (2.94%) Avaya
16 4 (2.94%) Dell
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