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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 196 162 167
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 42 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.88% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £228 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.62% -12.98%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 14 £139 -65.25% 6
Surrey -11 7 - - 6
Kent -5 5 £140 - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £338 -32.50% 3
Hampshire -44 4 £301 -19.78% 5
West Sussex - 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire -19 2 £388 -
Sussex +3 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 105 (72.92%) Windows
2 82 (56.94%) Active Directory
3 77 (53.47%) Microsoft
4 65 (45.14%) VMware
5 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 41 (28.47%) Citrix
7 41 (28.47%) Windows 7
8 39 (27.08%) SAN
9 37 (25.69%) HP
10 36 (25.00%) ITIL
10 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (24.31%) MS Exchange
11 35 (24.31%) NetBackup
12 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (20.83%) SC Cleared
15 29 (20.14%) Norton AntiVirus
16 27 (18.75%) DNS
16 27 (18.75%) Backup Exec
17 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (18.06%) Blackberry
18 24 (16.67%) SLA
18 24 (16.67%) MCSE
19 23 (15.97%) vSphere
20 22 (15.28%) SCCM
21 21 (14.58%) MS Office
21 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 20 (13.89%) EMC
22 20 (13.89%) DV Cleared

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (9.03%) SharePoint
5 12 (8.33%) IIS
6 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.94%) Lync
7 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (5.56%) IBM Notes
8 8 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (4.86%) GlassFish
9 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 21 (14.58%) MS Office
2 17 (11.81%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Maximo
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.39%) assyst
2 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) PaaS
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.08%) SAN
2 27 (18.75%) DNS
3 15 (10.42%) Firewall
4 13 (9.03%) LAN
4 13 (9.03%) DHCP
5 12 (8.33%) NAS
6 10 (6.94%) WAN
6 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.86%) Internet
7 7 (4.86%) SMTP
8 5 (3.47%) VPN
8 5 (3.47%) SSH
9 4 (2.78%) Network Security
10 3 (2.08%) LDAP
10 3 (2.08%) FTP
11 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.39%) VLAN
11 2 (1.39%) SSL
11 2 (1.39%) DMZ
11 2 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.78%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 7
7 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Back Office
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Electronics
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (13.89%) Analyst
1 20 (13.89%) Administrator
2 17 (11.81%) Consultant
3 15 (10.42%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Architect
8 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.86%) Support Specialist
9 7 (4.86%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Web Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (3.47%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Flash
2 3 (2.08%) Middleware
2 3 (2.08%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.06%) Blackberry
2 18 (12.50%) Clustering
3 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.25%) CLARiiON
5 8 (5.56%) Replication
6 4 (2.78%) CMDB
6 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.08%) iPhone
7 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.08%) HACMP
7 3 (2.08%) SCADA
7 3 (2.08%) PDA
7 3 (2.08%) PKI
8 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.39%) CESG
8 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.39%) DTV
8 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (72.92%) Windows
2 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (28.47%) Windows 7
4 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.81%) Linux
7 14 (9.72%) Solaris
7 14 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (9.03%) UNIX
9 12 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 11 (7.64%) Windows 8
11 8 (5.56%) Windows 2000
12 6 (4.17%) Mac OS X
12 6 (4.17%) Android
13 5 (3.47%) AIX
13 5 (3.47%) SUSE
14 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.39%) HPUX
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.00%) ITIL
2 15 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 11 (7.64%) Project Management
3 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.94%) Migration
5 8 (5.56%) Change Management
5 8 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (4.86%) Web Development
7 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.47%) Line Management
8 5 (3.47%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.47%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.47%) Information Security
8 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.78%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.78%) Network Management
9 4 (2.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.81%) SQL
2 11 (7.64%) Java
3 9 (6.25%) Perl
4 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.08%) Korn
6 2 (1.39%) Python
6 2 (1.39%) C++
6 2 (1.39%) VBScript
6 2 (1.39%) VB
6 2 (1.39%) C
6 2 (1.39%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (16.67%) MCSE
5 20 (13.89%) DV Cleared
6 14 (9.72%) MCP
7 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.39%) PhD
9 1 (0.69%) HP APS
9 1 (0.69%) MCDST
9 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (56.94%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.97%) vSphere
4 13 (9.03%) VMware ESX
5 12 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 10 (6.94%) Terminal Services
7 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.86%) XenApp
8 7 (4.86%) NFS
9 5 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.78%) vCloud
10 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (2.08%) DFS Replication
11 3 (2.08%) Firmware
11 3 (2.08%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.08%) Xen
12 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (1.39%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 35 (24.31%) NetBackup
2 29 (20.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (18.75%) Backup Exec
4 22 (15.28%) SCCM
5 18 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (5.56%) ARCserve
7 7 (4.86%) Puppet
8 6 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (2.78%) WSUS
9 4 (2.78%) SCOM
9 4 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.08%) MOM
10 3 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (1.39%) OpenView
11 2 (1.39%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.39%) Control-M
11 2 (1.39%) SCDPM
11 2 (1.39%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.39%) YaST
Vendors
1 77 (53.47%) Microsoft
2 65 (45.14%) VMware
3 41 (28.47%) Citrix
4 37 (25.69%) HP
5 20 (13.89%) EMC
6 15 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 12 (8.33%) Cisco
7 12 (8.33%) Veritas
8 11 (7.64%) CA
9 10 (6.94%) Altiris
9 10 (6.94%) 3PAR
10 9 (6.25%) Lotus
10 9 (6.25%) Dell
11 8 (5.56%) Oracle
11 8 (5.56%) IBM
11 8 (5.56%) Sun
12 7 (4.86%) Sophos
12 7 (4.86%) Adobe
13 6 (4.17%) McAfee
14 5 (3.47%) Kaseya
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