The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Symantec Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 323 335 348
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 332 272 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.10% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 150 128
Average daily rate
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£323 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £152 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 25
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £32.40 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symantec
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 291 £320 -3.03% 81
London -5 119 £350 - 23
South East +12 83 £400 +18.51% 31
Hampshire +25 38 £360 +27.43% 7
City of London +17 30 £350 +7.61% 6
Scotland -1 24 £293 -31.17% 4
South West -15 23 £320 -1.53% 2
North West +2 21 £180 -26.53% 4
Wiltshire +6 19 - - 1
East of England -14 19 £160 -55.55% 4
Edinburgh -7 14 £200 -52.94% 1
Manchester +1 13 £300 - 2
Surrey -22 13 £351 -3.10% 3
Yorkshire +2 12 £320 +199.06% 11
Hertfordshire -8 12 £160 -40.74%
Basingstoke +29 11 £343 +34.31%
West Midlands -8 11 £275 -7.56% 3
Berkshire +8 9 £400 +14.28% 6
West Yorkshire 0 9 £305 +185.04% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £400 - 8
Leeds -2 8 £305 +185.04% 6
Reading +17 7 £400 +21.21% 3
Oxfordshire +6 7 £375 - 6
Milton Keynes +2 7 £463 - 4
Birmingham 0 7 £298 - 1
West Sussex +6 6 £188 - 1
Havant - 6 £425 - 2
Cheshire -2 5 £230 -51.57% 1
Stevenage +1 4 £330 +131.57%
Hook 0 4 £325 +12.06%

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symantec 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.

1 431 (65.40%) Windows
2 329 (49.92%) Microsoft
3 258 (39.15%) Active Directory
4 254 (38.54%) VMware
5 209 (31.71%) MS Exchange
6 190 (28.83%) Citrix
7 189 (28.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 170 (25.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 162 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 160 (24.28%) Windows 7
11 155 (23.52%) SAN
12 141 (21.40%) HP
12 141 (21.40%) DNS
13 135 (20.49%) ITIL
14 131 (19.88%) Norton AntiVirus
14 131 (19.88%) Backup Exec
15 130 (19.73%) Firewall
16 129 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2010
17 124 (18.82%) Cisco
18 122 (18.51%) Blackberry
19 118 (17.91%) Windows XP
20 117 (17.75%) DHCP
20 117 (17.75%) NetBackup
21 112 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 112 (17.00%) Security Cleared
22 99 (15.02%) SCCM
23 96 (14.57%) MS Excel
24 95 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2007
25 91 (13.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
26 85 (12.90%) MS Office

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symantec 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 209 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 129 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 77 (11.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 74 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 54 (8.19%) Lync
7 52 (7.89%) SharePoint
8 48 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.97%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.82%) IIS
11 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
12 7 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.61%) LiveLink
14 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 96 (14.57%) MS Excel
2 85 (12.90%) MS Office
3 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) CATIA
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) BPCS
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Maximo
2 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.67%) Office 365
2 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (23.52%) SAN
2 141 (21.40%) DNS
3 130 (19.73%) Firewall
4 117 (17.75%) DHCP
5 60 (9.10%) VPN
6 44 (6.68%) TCP/IP
6 44 (6.68%) WAN
7 42 (6.37%) Wireless
8 41 (6.22%) LAN
9 34 (5.16%) VoIP
10 32 (4.86%) NAS
11 20 (3.03%) Network Security
12 16 (2.43%) Internet
13 14 (2.12%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.97%) Unified Communications
14 13 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (1.82%) SMTP
16 11 (1.67%) MPLS
16 11 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) MySQL
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Triplestore
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.15%) Big Data
10 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.91%) ClearCase
2 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.46%) MSI
4 2 (0.30%) Toad
4 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) Ant
5 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (10.93%) Finance
2 40 (6.07%) Banking
3 38 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.67%) Legal
6 8 (1.21%) Local Government
6 8 (1.21%) Dutch Language
7 7 (1.06%) Marketing
7 7 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.91%) Retail
9 5 (0.76%) Publishing
9 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.61%) Back Office
11 3 (0.46%) International Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (14.87%) Analyst
2 86 (13.05%) Consultant
3 55 (8.35%) Support Engineer
3 55 (8.35%) Administrator
4 54 (8.19%) Support Analyst
5 52 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 45 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
7 43 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (5.31%) Architect
10 29 (4.40%) Desktop Support
11 23 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 21 (3.19%) Team Leader
14 19 (2.88%) Security Engineer
15 18 (2.73%) Systems Support
16 17 (2.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 17 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
16 17 (2.58%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.43%) Middleware
2 9 (1.37%) Application Packaging
3 6 (0.91%) .NET
3 6 (0.91%) Web Services
4 5 (0.76%) JSP
4 5 (0.76%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.46%) CSS
7 2 (0.30%) HTML
7 2 (0.30%) LAMP
7 2 (0.30%) Ajax
7 2 (0.30%) XML
7 2 (0.30%) EDI
7 2 (0.30%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.30%) WCF
8 1 (0.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 122 (18.51%) Blackberry
2 26 (3.95%) Clustering
3 22 (3.34%) Replication
3 22 (3.34%) iPad
4 21 (3.19%) iPhone
5 19 (2.88%) EMC Centera
6 14 (2.12%) EqualLogic
7 11 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.21%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.21%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.21%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.06%) Celerra
11 6 (0.91%) PKI
11 6 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.76%) PDA
12 5 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 431 (65.40%) Windows
2 189 (28.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (25.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 160 (24.28%) Windows 7
5 118 (17.91%) Windows XP
6 62 (9.41%) Linux
7 59 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (7.28%) UNIX
9 26 (3.95%) Windows 8
10 23 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (3.34%) Solaris
12 13 (1.97%) Android
13 12 (1.82%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.06%) AIX
14 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.91%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.76%) VMS
17 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.49%) ITIL
2 54 (8.19%) Migration
3 38 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (5.46%) Service Delivery
5 33 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
6 31 (4.70%) Incident Management
7 30 (4.55%) Service Management
8 29 (4.40%) Project Management
9 27 (4.10%) Information Security
10 18 (2.73%) Problem Management
11 16 (2.43%) Change Management
12 15 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (2.28%) Release Management
12 15 (2.28%) Capacity Management
12 15 (2.28%) Change Control
12 15 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (1.97%) ITIL V3
14 12 (1.82%) Data Protection
14 12 (1.82%) Asset Management
14 12 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.75%) PowerShell
2 43 (6.53%) SQL
3 19 (2.88%) VBScript
4 16 (2.43%) Perl
5 14 (2.12%) VB
6 11 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.67%) Java
7 6 (0.91%) C
8 4 (0.61%) Python
9 3 (0.46%) Korn
9 3 (0.46%) C#
9 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.46%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.30%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.30%) Tcl
10 2 (0.30%) PHP
10 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 112 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 66 (10.02%) MCSE
4 56 (8.50%) DV Cleared
5 41 (6.22%) MCITP
6 37 (5.61%) MCP
7 30 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.64%) Degree
9 24 (3.64%) CCNA
10 22 (3.34%) MCSA
11 16 (2.43%) VCP5
12 10 (1.52%) MCTS
13 7 (1.06%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.91%) CCA
14 6 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (0.91%) CISSP
14 6 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.89%) SLA
2 11 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.91%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) Basel II
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 258 (39.15%) Active Directory
2 162 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (11.53%) Hyper-V
4 71 (10.77%) XenApp
5 60 (9.10%) VMware ESX
6 54 (8.19%) vSphere
7 24 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (3.19%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 18 (2.73%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.58%) UAG
11 10 (1.52%) vCloud
12 7 (1.06%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.06%) ISA Server
12 7 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.91%) XenServer
13 6 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.91%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 131 (19.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 131 (19.88%) Backup Exec
2 117 (17.75%) NetBackup
3 99 (15.02%) SCCM
4 91 (13.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 70 (10.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 41 (6.22%) SCOM
7 27 (4.10%) WSUS
8 21 (3.19%) HP SIM
9 16 (2.43%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (2.12%) ARCserve
11 13 (1.97%) MIMEsweeper
11 13 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (1.82%) Tivoli
13 10 (1.52%) MOM
13 10 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
14 7 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (0.91%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 329 (49.92%) Microsoft
2 254 (38.54%) VMware
3 190 (28.83%) Citrix
4 141 (21.40%) HP
5 124 (18.82%) Cisco
6 78 (11.84%) McAfee
7 74 (11.23%) EMC
8 53 (8.04%) Juniper
9 49 (7.44%) Oracle
10 48 (7.28%) NetApp
11 46 (6.98%) Altiris
12 43 (6.53%) Sophos
13 42 (6.37%) Apple
14 32 (4.86%) IBM
14 32 (4.86%) 3PAR
15 31 (4.70%) Brocade
16 28 (4.25%) CA
17 27 (4.10%) Remedy
18 26 (3.95%) Dell
19 25 (3.79%) Veeam
Hampshire
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Maket Rates Apply
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £725 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £130.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
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