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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 558 539 568
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 29 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.010% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.16% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate £500 £258 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.17% -53.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £406 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £283 £115
% change year-on-year
-15.04% +145.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

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 18 April 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 25 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -63 29 £500 +94.17% 8
London -7 17 £500 +94.17% 2
East of England - 4 - -
South East -13 3 £240 +6.66% 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
City of London -13 1 £450 +74.75%
North West - - - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (100.00%) Symantec
2 50 (79.37%) Windows
3 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
4 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
5 35 (55.56%) SCCM
6 32 (50.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (46.03%) Citrix
8 28 (44.44%) VMware
9 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (39.68%) XenApp
11 24 (38.10%) Firewall
12 23 (36.51%) Windows XP
13 21 (33.33%) ITIL
14 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
15 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
16 16 (25.40%) SCOM
17 15 (23.81%) Windows Vista
17 15 (23.81%) HP
18 14 (22.22%) DNS
18 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
18 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
19 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (20.63%) XenDesktop
19 13 (20.63%) Application Packaging
19 13 (20.63%) Microsoft App-V
19 13 (20.63%) DHCP
19 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
19 13 (20.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 12 (19.05%) NetBackup

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.59%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.59%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.10%) Firewall
2 14 (22.22%) DNS
3 13 (20.63%) DHCP
4 8 (12.70%) Wireless
4 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.70%) VPN
5 4 (6.35%) Internet
6 3 (4.76%) LAN
6 3 (4.76%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) Network Security
7 2 (3.17%) NAS
8 1 (1.59%) 2G
8 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Consultant
2 10 (15.87%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Administrator
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Build Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) SCCM Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Migration Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Server Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Server Administrator
10 1 (1.59%) Technical Support Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.59%) Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) Replication
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (36.51%) Windows XP
5 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
6 15 (23.81%) Windows Vista
7 12 (19.05%) Windows 8
8 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.76%) Linux
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 6 (9.52%) Product Management
3 6 (9.52%) Release Management
4 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Data Management
6 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 1 (1.59%) Practice Management
7 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.59%) Change Management
7 1 (1.59%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.70%) VB
3 4 (6.35%) sed
4 3 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) PMP
2 7 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 25 (39.68%) XenApp
3 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.63%) XenDesktop
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (19.05%) IAG
4 12 (19.05%) UAG
5 11 (17.46%) VMware ESX
6 9 (14.29%) vCloud
7 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (55.56%) SCCM
2 32 (50.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (25.40%) SCOM
4 13 (20.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (19.05%) NetBackup
6 11 (17.46%) HP SIM
7 7 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (3.17%) Hyperic
8 2 (3.17%) WSUS
8 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (1.59%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Symantec
2 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 29 (46.03%) Citrix
4 28 (44.44%) VMware
5 15 (23.81%) HP
6 8 (12.70%) CA
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco
7 4 (6.35%) Altiris
8 3 (4.76%) Remedy
9 2 (3.17%) Apple
10 1 (1.59%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle
10 1 (1.59%) Sage
10 1 (1.59%) Compaq
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) EMC
10 1 (1.59%) Intel
10 1 (1.59%) Websense
10 1 (1.59%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.59%) Varonis
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