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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 218 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +2
Contract jobs citing Symantec 49 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.49% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 29
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£431 £268 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.21% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £100 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £443 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £17.02 £26.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +1.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.05 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £33.50 £33.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -
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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
4656 4642 4097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.27% 47.67% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2315 1989
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 268 325
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +12 21 £463 +362.50% 5
Hampshire -10 13 £453 +20.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £325 +1.56% 1
Surrey -10 4 £400 +185.71% 4
Kent - 4 £466 -
Oxfordshire -21 2 £475 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.11%) Active Directory
4 31 (32.98%) HP
4 31 (32.98%) Windows 7
5 29 (30.85%) Citrix
6 28 (29.79%) ITIL
7 26 (27.66%) VMware
7 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
8 21 (22.34%) Oracle
9 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
10 19 (20.21%) MS Office
10 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (20.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (19.15%) Linux
11 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.02%) DV Cleared
13 16 (17.02%) MCSE
13 16 (17.02%) UNIX
13 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.02%) SAN
13 16 (17.02%) SLA
13 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
13 16 (17.02%) Clustering
14 15 (15.96%) SQL
14 15 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (14.89%) MCP
15 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
15 14 (14.89%) Red Hat

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.32%) Lync
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.19%) IIS
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Office
2 13 (13.83%) MS Visio
3 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) SAN
2 11 (11.70%) DNS
3 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.51%) Firewall
5 6 (6.38%) NAS
5 6 (6.38%) LDAP
5 6 (6.38%) LAN
6 5 (5.32%) SMTP
6 5 (5.32%) SSH
7 4 (4.26%) DHCP
8 3 (3.19%) FTP
8 3 (3.19%) WAN
8 3 (3.19%) VPN
8 3 (3.19%) DMZ
8 3 (3.19%) Network Security
9 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.13%) VLAN
9 2 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.45%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) German Language
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Consultant
1 16 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Architect
4 12 (12.77%) Administrator
5 8 (8.51%) Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) Support Specialist
6 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.32%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Software Manager
8 3 (3.19%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.02%) Clustering
3 9 (9.57%) HACMP
3 9 (9.57%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.45%) Replication
5 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) PKI
6 3 (3.19%) PDA
6 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.13%) CESG
8 1 (1.06%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (1.06%) iPad
8 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 31 (32.98%) Windows 7
3 18 (19.15%) Linux
4 16 (17.02%) UNIX
5 15 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.83%) Solaris
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.57%) AIX
9 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.32%) Android
10 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.13%) SUSE
12 2 (2.13%) HPUX
12 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.51%) Project Management
3 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.45%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (6.38%) Migration
6 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.19%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.19%) Network Management
7 3 (3.19%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.19%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (3.19%) Coaching
7 3 (3.19%) Data Security
7 3 (3.19%) Business Development
8 2 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) Perl
3 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.26%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) C
6 2 (2.13%) C++
6 2 (2.13%) Korn
6 2 (2.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (17.02%) DV Cleared
4 16 (17.02%) MCSE
5 14 (14.89%) MCP
6 3 (3.19%) CISSP
6 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 33 (35.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (10.64%) XenDesktop
4 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.57%) NFS
6 7 (7.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (5.32%) XenApp
8 4 (4.26%) XenServer
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (4.26%) vSphere
9 3 (3.19%) BitLocker
9 3 (3.19%) Firmware
10 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.13%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.06%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.06%) Samba
11 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (12.77%) SCCM
3 11 (11.70%) NetBackup
4 10 (10.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (8.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.38%) Puppet
6 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
7 5 (5.32%) ARCserve
8 3 (3.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (3.19%) SCOM
9 2 (2.13%) YaST
9 2 (2.13%) OpenView
9 2 (2.13%) Control-M
10 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.98%) HP
3 29 (30.85%) Citrix
4 26 (27.66%) VMware
5 21 (22.34%) Oracle
6 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
7 13 (13.83%) Veritas
7 13 (13.83%) IBM
8 9 (9.57%) 3PAR
9 8 (8.51%) Dell
9 8 (8.51%) Sun
10 7 (7.45%) Cisco
10 7 (7.45%) Altiris
11 5 (5.32%) Sophos
11 5 (5.32%) CA
12 4 (4.26%) Juniper
12 4 (4.26%) NetApp
12 4 (4.26%) Veeam
12 4 (4.26%) Trend Micro
12 4 (4.26%) Varonis
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