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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Rank 605 576 548
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.049% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.58% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 15
Average daily rate £375 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £219 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4367 4284 3710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.49% 8.46% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2768 2550 2096
Average daily rate £430 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 138 140
Average hourly rate £27.75 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.39% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016.

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 20 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 5 February 2016. 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 -12 12 £394 +5.00% 3
London -4 3 £450 +71.42% 2
South East -4 3 £439 +27.17% 1
East of England -4 3 £413 +153.84%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £413 -
Watford -4 2 £413 -
Edinburgh - 2 £359 -
Scotland - 2 £359 -
Bristol - 2 £228 -
South West - 2 £228 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £328 +9.16%
Milton Keynes +6 1 £328 +9.16%
Surrey -5 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £560 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Spalding - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £550 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £375 -

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Symantec
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) SCCM
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) MS Office
8 8 (25.00%) MCSE
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.00%) Internet
8 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (25.00%) Lync
9 7 (21.88%) XenApp
9 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) SCOM
10 6 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
11 5 (15.63%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Lync
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Desktop Support
3 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) IT Support
6 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) AS400
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (9.38%) Unix
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.13%) Debian
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) ITSM
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.25%) Coaching
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) MCSE
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISM
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) SANS
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.88%) XenApp
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 4 (12.50%) vSphere
7 3 (9.38%) BitLocker
8 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
5 2 (6.25%) XenMobile
6 1 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (3.13%) Nessus
6 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) QRadar
6 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Symantec
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Apple
4 5 (15.63%) AppSense
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) Remedy
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
7 2 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (6.25%) Becrypt
7 2 (6.25%) CA
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Polycom
7 2 (6.25%) ThinPrint
7 2 (6.25%) Wyse
8 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto