The table below looks at the statistics for Symantec Endpoint Protection skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec Endpoint Protection over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 574 574 592
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 38 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £223 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £579 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4396 3745 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.10% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2209 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 155 172
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Symantec Endpoint Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection within the UK.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection within the UK.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England +12 33 £400 +14.28% 2
South East +9 9 £400 +14.28% 2
London +16 5 £170 -50.00%
Hampshire - 5 £316 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Andover - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 71 (100.00%) Symantec
2 65 (91.55%) Windows
3 47 (66.20%) Microsoft
4 39 (54.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
5 35 (49.30%) VMware
5 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (45.07%) Security Cleared
7 30 (42.25%) Firewall
7 30 (42.25%) ITIL
8 29 (40.85%) SCCM
9 25 (35.21%) DV Cleared
9 25 (35.21%) DNS
9 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
10 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (32.39%) Windows 7
11 23 (32.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 22 (30.99%) DHCP
12 22 (30.99%) SLA
12 22 (30.99%) NetBackup
13 21 (29.58%) HP
14 20 (28.17%) Citrix
14 20 (28.17%) HP SIM
15 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
16 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
17 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
17 14 (19.72%) Windows XP
17 14 (19.72%) Linux
18 13 (18.31%) SCOM
19 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.23%) IIS
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) Lync
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) Firewall
2 25 (35.21%) DNS
3 22 (30.99%) DHCP
4 5 (7.04%) Internet
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 3 (4.23%) MPLS
6 3 (4.23%) DSL
6 3 (4.23%) VPN
6 3 (4.23%) Wireless
6 3 (4.23%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.23%) NAS
6 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.82%) SSH
8 1 (1.41%) 2G
8 1 (1.41%) VLAN
8 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (30.99%) Administrator
2 12 (16.90%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 12 (16.90%) Storage Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Support Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support
7 2 (2.82%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) JSP
1 5 (7.04%) Software Packaging
2 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) PKI
3 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (91.55%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (32.39%) Windows 7
6 14 (19.72%) Windows XP
6 14 (19.72%) Linux
7 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.82%) HPUX
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) Capacity Management
3 5 (7.04%) Migration
3 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
3 5 (7.04%) Software Distribution
3 5 (7.04%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (4.23%) Web Development
4 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.23%) Release Management
4 3 (4.23%) Product Management
4 3 (4.23%) Change Control
5 2 (2.82%) Customer Insight
5 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.82%) Data Management
5 2 (2.82%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (2.82%) Quality Management
5 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.04%) VBScript
2 5 (7.04%) VB
3 4 (5.63%) SQL
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (45.07%) Security Cleared
2 25 (35.21%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) MCSE
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PMP
5 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.99%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) vSphere
3 11 (15.49%) VMware ESX
3 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.68%) XenApp
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.23%) NLBS
6 3 (4.23%) Xen
7 2 (2.82%) IAG
7 2 (2.82%) UAG
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) SCCM
2 23 (32.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (30.99%) NetBackup
4 20 (28.17%) HP SIM
5 13 (18.31%) SCOM
6 11 (15.49%) WSUS
7 3 (4.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (4.23%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (2.82%) Puppet
8 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.82%) SCSM
8 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Symantec
2 47 (66.20%) Microsoft
3 35 (49.30%) VMware
4 21 (29.58%) HP
5 20 (28.17%) Citrix
6 12 (16.90%) 3PAR
7 7 (9.86%) Remedy
7 7 (9.86%) Lumension
8 4 (5.63%) AppSense
8 4 (5.63%) IBM
9 3 (4.23%) CA
9 3 (4.23%) NetApp
9 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle
9 3 (4.23%) Cisco
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) Altiris
10 2 (2.82%) Intel
10 2 (2.82%) Sun
10 2 (2.82%) McAfee