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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 559 548 545
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 36 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.066% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.91% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +69.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £390 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +69.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
4554 3718 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 7.20% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2242 1697
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 139 211
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.42 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.71 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 December 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 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 19 December 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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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 -26 36 £375 -16.66% 4
Wiltshire -4 11 £450 -
South West -13 11 £450 -
South East -18 10 £348 -22.77% 1
Swindon - 9 £375 -
Surrey +2 7 £320 -
London +7 6 £170 -57.50% 3
Hertfordshire - 6 £400 -
East of England - 6 £400 -
West Midlands -13 3 £550 +22.22%
Birmingham - 2 £550 -
City of London +2 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £475 +5.55%
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Cheshunt - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (100.00%) Symantec
2 62 (83.78%) Windows
3 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
4 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
5 38 (51.35%) SCCM
6 36 (48.65%) DNS
7 33 (44.59%) DHCP
7 33 (44.59%) VMware
8 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
9 30 (40.54%) MS Excel
10 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
11 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (33.78%) ITIL
13 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
14 23 (31.08%) HP
15 22 (29.73%) SLA
16 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
16 19 (25.68%) NetBackup
16 19 (25.68%) Citrix
16 19 (25.68%) HP SIM
17 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (21.62%) MS Office
18 16 (21.62%) Firewall
18 16 (21.62%) SCOM
19 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
19 15 (20.27%) Linux
20 14 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
21 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX
21 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Lync
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) DNS
2 33 (44.59%) DHCP
3 16 (21.62%) Firewall
4 5 (6.76%) SAN
5 4 (5.41%) Internet
5 4 (5.41%) LAN
5 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) NAS
6 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.05%) SSH
7 2 (2.70%) SMS
8 1 (1.35%) VLAN
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MSI
General
1 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Administrator
2 19 (25.68%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (17.57%) Storage Administrator
3 13 (17.57%) Consultant
3 13 (17.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.70%) Architect
9 2 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) JSP
1 2 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) PKI
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
2 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (83.78%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (20.27%) Linux
6 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (16.22%) Windows XP
8 9 (12.16%) Windows Vista
9 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.05%) Android
10 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.70%) HPUX
11 2 (2.70%) Solaris
11 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Capacity Management
3 9 (12.16%) System Testing
4 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.05%) ITIL V2
5 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.70%) ITSM
6 2 (2.70%) Migration
6 2 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.70%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (2.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.70%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.70%) Customer Insight
7 1 (1.35%) High Availability
7 1 (1.35%) SIEM
7 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.35%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VBScript
3 2 (2.70%) VB
3 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX
3 13 (17.57%) vSphere
4 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.86%) XenDesktop
5 9 (12.16%) Terminal Services
6 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (10.81%) XenApp
7 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) IAG
7 2 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 38 (51.35%) SCCM
2 19 (25.68%) NetBackup
2 19 (25.68%) HP SIM
3 16 (21.62%) SCOM
4 13 (17.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (12.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
7 3 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (4.05%) SCSM
7 3 (4.05%) Puppet
7 3 (4.05%) WSUS
8 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Symantec
2 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
3 33 (44.59%) VMware
4 23 (31.08%) HP
5 19 (25.68%) Citrix
6 13 (17.57%) 3PAR
7 6 (8.11%) McAfee
8 4 (5.41%) IBM
8 4 (5.41%) Dell
8 4 (5.41%) AppSense
8 4 (5.41%) Lumension
9 3 (4.05%) Kaseya
9 3 (4.05%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco
9 3 (4.05%) Apple
10 2 (2.70%) Sun
10 2 (2.70%) Intel
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle
10 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow