The first table below looks at the demand for Symantec Endpoint Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec Endpoint Protection over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Systems Management category for the South West 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 123 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.047% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.05% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £615 £233
% change year-on-year
-40.04% +164.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
241 119 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.89% 5.58% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 61 109
Average daily rate £391 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £168 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.06 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
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England

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection across the South West region.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 Endpoint Protection.

1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Symantec
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) HP
3 13 (72.22%) DHCP
3 13 (72.22%) DNS
3 13 (72.22%) SLA
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) NetBackup
3 13 (72.22%) HP SIM
3 13 (72.22%) DV Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) SCCM
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) SCOM
6 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
7 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
7 6 (33.33%) vSphere
8 5 (27.78%) Software Distribution
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 Endpoint Protection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DHCP
1 13 (72.22%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
General
1 15 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) JSP
1 5 (27.78%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 5 (27.78%) Software Distribution
3 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) DV Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) SLA
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
3 6 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) NetBackup
1 13 (72.22%) HP SIM
2 12 (66.67%) SCCM
3 7 (38.89%) SCOM
4 5 (27.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Symantec
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) HP
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 5 (27.78%) Lumension