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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 216 222 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -74
Contract jobs citing Symantec 41 55 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.55% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 1.16% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 60
Median daily rate £338 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £230 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.55 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.81% +26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £21.55 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £21.55 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%
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
3991 4727 4310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.70% 47.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2718 2229
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 206 275
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.59 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Berkshire +5 20 £425 -8.10% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 12 £306 +20.57% 3
Hampshire +1 3 £350 -17.64% 1
Surrey +5 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -18 2 £170 -26.08%
Kent - 2 £325 - 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (75.53%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) Active Directory
3 46 (48.94%) VMware
4 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 38 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (39.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 36 (38.30%) Windows Server
8 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
9 27 (28.72%) Backup Exec
10 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (27.66%) Cisco
10 26 (27.66%) HP
10 26 (27.66%) DNS
11 22 (23.40%) NetBackup
12 21 (22.34%) DHCP
13 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
13 20 (21.28%) ITIL
14 19 (20.21%) LAN
14 19 (20.21%) SCCM
15 18 (19.15%) PowerShell
15 18 (19.15%) WAN
15 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
15 18 (19.15%) Firewall
16 17 (18.09%) Intel Security
16 17 (18.09%) Windows 7
16 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
17 16 (17.02%) WSUS
17 16 (17.02%) Finance
18 15 (15.96%) SAN

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 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (15.96%) Skype for Business
3 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.06%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Office
2 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) DNS
2 21 (22.34%) DHCP
3 19 (20.21%) LAN
4 18 (19.15%) Firewall
4 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.15%) WAN
5 15 (15.96%) SAN
6 11 (11.70%) Wireless
7 10 (10.64%) SMTP
8 9 (9.57%) VPN
9 7 (7.45%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (7.45%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (7.45%) Internet
9 7 (7.45%) Skype
9 7 (7.45%) SSL
10 6 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.38%) NAS
10 6 (6.38%) VoIP
11 5 (5.32%) SNMP
12 4 (4.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.06%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Electronics
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Military
5 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Analyst
2 14 (14.89%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Administrator
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.32%) Active Directory Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Product Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.32%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Information Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.13%) VML
3 1 (1.06%) ADO
3 1 (1.06%) CGI
3 1 (1.06%) J2EE
3 1 (1.06%) JSP
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.06%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.45%) Clustering
3 6 (6.38%) HP Storage
4 4 (4.26%) AS400
4 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 71 (75.53%) Windows
2 36 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.09%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (13.83%) Unix
7 10 (10.64%) Android
8 8 (8.51%) Linux
9 7 (7.45%) AIX
10 6 (6.38%) Solaris
11 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
12 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (3.19%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
14 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
15 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.06%) Debian
15 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 15 (15.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 13 (13.83%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 11 (11.70%) Information Security
5 9 (9.57%) Migration
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (7.45%) Data Centre Operations
7 7 (7.45%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (6.38%) Change Management
8 6 (6.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 6 (6.38%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.38%) Server Building
8 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.38%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (6.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (5.32%) Fault Management
9 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.70%) SQL
3 8 (8.51%) VB
4 5 (5.32%) C
4 5 (5.32%) Korn
4 5 (5.32%) VBScript
5 3 (3.19%) Java
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) MCP
5 4 (4.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.19%) MCITP
7 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CCNA
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.06%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 38 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.70%) vSphere
4 7 (7.45%) XenApp
5 4 (4.26%) BitLocker
6 3 (3.19%) NFS
6 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.13%) Firmware
7 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (39.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 27 (28.72%) Backup Exec
3 22 (23.40%) NetBackup
4 19 (20.21%) SCCM
5 16 (17.02%) WSUS
6 13 (13.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (13.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (8.51%) AirWatch
7 8 (8.51%) SCOM
8 6 (6.38%) Nexpose
9 5 (5.32%) WhatsUp Gold
10 4 (4.26%) HP SIM
10 4 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (3.19%) NetApp OnCommand
12 2 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (1.06%) Puppet
13 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (48.94%) VMware
2 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.66%) Cisco
3 26 (27.66%) HP
4 17 (18.09%) Intel Security
5 12 (12.77%) F5
5 12 (12.77%) IBM
6 9 (9.57%) ArcSight
7 8 (8.51%) Brocade
7 8 (8.51%) EMC
7 8 (8.51%) Juniper
7 8 (8.51%) MobileIron
8 7 (7.45%) Citrix
9 6 (6.38%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.38%) GFI Software
9 6 (6.38%) NetApp
9 6 (6.38%) Rapid7
9 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.38%) Sourcefire
9 6 (6.38%) TippingPoint
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