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 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 547 525 522
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 24 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.070% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.95% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 4
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£449 £475 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +70.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £315 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +40.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 30 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 28 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
England -27 23 £425 -5.55% 10
South East -11 8 £375 - 4
West Midlands +5 6 £550 +22.22%
Birmingham 0 5 £550 -
West Sussex - 3 £400 -
London +2 2 £263 -34.37% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
City of London +11 1 - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Andover - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Scotland - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
Cheltenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 3
Warrington - - - -

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Symantec
2 50 (73.53%) Windows
3 47 (69.12%) Active Directory
4 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
5 32 (47.06%) SCCM
6 27 (39.71%) Windows 7
7 26 (38.24%) DNS
8 25 (36.76%) VMware
9 24 (35.29%) DHCP
10 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
12 17 (25.00%) ITIL
13 15 (22.06%) Citrix
14 14 (20.59%) Windows XP
14 14 (20.59%) MS Office
14 14 (20.59%) HP
14 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
15 13 (19.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (19.12%) Norton AntiVirus
16 12 (17.65%) SLA
16 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
17 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
17 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
17 11 (16.18%) SCOM
17 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (14.71%) XenDesktop
18 10 (14.71%) vSphere
18 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (14.71%) Telecoms

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.41%) Lync
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) DNS
2 24 (35.29%) DHCP
3 10 (14.71%) Firewall
4 5 (7.35%) WAN
4 5 (7.35%) LAN
4 5 (7.35%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) NAS
6 3 (4.41%) SSH
7 2 (2.94%) Internet
7 2 (2.94%) SMS
7 2 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MSI
General
1 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Consultant
2 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Administrator
3 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Storage Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Windows 7
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (14.71%) Linux
8 9 (13.24%) Windows Vista
9 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.41%) Android
11 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.94%) HPUX
12 2 (2.94%) Solaris
13 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) System Testing
3 8 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL V2
5 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
5 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.94%) ITSM
6 2 (2.94%) Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Customer Insight
7 1 (1.47%) High Availability
7 1 (1.47%) SIEM
7 1 (1.47%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.47%) Information Security
7 1 (1.47%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.47%) Service Management
7 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.47%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
3 2 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (69.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.71%) XenDesktop
4 10 (14.71%) vSphere
4 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.71%) Terminal Services
5 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 7 (10.29%) XenApp
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.94%) IAG
7 2 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (47.06%) SCCM
2 13 (19.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (16.18%) SCOM
4 9 (13.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (13.24%) NetBackup
4 9 (13.24%) HP SIM
5 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.41%) Puppet
6 3 (4.41%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.41%) SCSM
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Symantec
2 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.76%) VMware
4 15 (22.06%) Citrix
5 14 (20.59%) HP
6 8 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 6 (8.82%) McAfee
8 4 (5.88%) IBM
8 4 (5.88%) Dell
8 4 (5.88%) Trend Micro
9 3 (4.41%) Kaseya
9 3 (4.41%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco
9 3 (4.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.94%) Sun
10 2 (2.94%) Intel
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle
10 2 (2.94%) AppSense
10 2 (2.94%) Altiris
10 2 (2.94%) Lumension
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