The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 554 557 565
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 40 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.025% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £155 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £616 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £615 £233
% change year-on-year
-40.04% +164.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4122 3751 3788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.53% 7.34% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 2100 1968
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 162 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%

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 31 July 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 19 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 31 July 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 -1 39 £394 -17.10% 3
South East +1 10 £400 - 3
London +21 5 £650 +319.35%
Hertfordshire +1 4 £620 -
East of England -19 4 £620 -
North West - 4 £245 -
Cheshire - 4 £245 -
Hampshire - 2 £295 -
Andover - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Spalding - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Symantec
2 52 (81.25%) Windows
3 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
6 26 (40.63%) ITIL
6 26 (40.63%) Firewall
6 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 24 (37.50%) SCCM
9 22 (34.38%) VMware
10 21 (32.81%) DNS
11 20 (31.25%) DV Cleared
11 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
13 17 (26.56%) DHCP
14 16 (25.00%) SLA
14 16 (25.00%) HP
14 16 (25.00%) Citrix
14 16 (25.00%) NetBackup
14 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
15 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
16 14 (21.88%) HP SIM
17 12 (18.75%) SCOM
17 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
18 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
19 10 (15.63%) WSUS
20 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Lync
6 2 (3.13%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.63%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) DNS
3 17 (26.56%) DHCP
4 6 (9.38%) LAN
4 6 (9.38%) WAN
5 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) Internet
5 4 (6.25%) NAS
6 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.69%) Wireless
6 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.69%) MPLS
6 3 (4.69%) DSL
6 3 (4.69%) SAN
6 3 (4.69%) VPN
7 2 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.56%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (10.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 6 (9.38%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.38%) Storage Administrator
3 6 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.38%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Support Specialist
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Application Packaging
2 5 (7.81%) Software Packaging
2 5 (7.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.94%) Linux
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
3 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
3 5 (7.81%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (7.81%) Software Distribution
3 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (4.69%) Web Development
4 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.69%) Migration
4 3 (4.69%) Data Management
4 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.69%) Change Control
4 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.69%) Product Management
4 3 (4.69%) Release Management
5 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.13%) Change Management
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE
5 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) VBScript
3 3 (4.69%) VB
4 2 (3.13%) sed
4 2 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) PMP
5 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
5 3 (4.69%) Xen
5 3 (4.69%) NLBS
6 2 (3.13%) vCloud
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (37.50%) SCCM
3 16 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 14 (21.88%) HP SIM
5 12 (18.75%) SCOM
6 10 (15.63%) WSUS
7 3 (4.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (3.13%) Hyperic
8 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Symantec
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.38%) VMware
4 16 (25.00%) HP
4 16 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (10.94%) Remedy
6 6 (9.38%) Altiris
6 6 (9.38%) 3PAR
7 5 (7.81%) Lumension
7 5 (7.81%) Cisco
8 3 (4.69%) CA
8 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.13%) AppSense
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) Dell