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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 399 321 319
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -2
Contract jobs citing Symantec 278 381 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.52% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 220 185
Median daily rate £355 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £316
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 27
Median hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £24.70 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £14.35
% change year-on-year
+38.66% +30.70%

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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Symantec
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -88 240 £350 -6.66% 32
London -40 84 £425 +3.03% 11
South East -27 47 £325 -23.52% 7
North East -9 34 £228 -15.34% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 33 £225 -16.27%
Tyne and Wear -15 33 £225 -16.27%
Scotland +23 30 £350 +170.27%
North West -31 22 £500 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +13 16 £325 +8.33% 4
Hampshire -4 16 £380 -15.55% 1
Berkshire -9 16 £263 -38.95%
Edinburgh +13 15 £425 +203.57%
Manchester -10 14 £500 +55.03%
West Midlands -16 14 £325 +38.29% 3
City of London +28 12 £435 -13.00% 4
Leeds +14 12 £325 +8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +9 12 £325 +8.33% 1
South West -3 12 £363 +11.53% 1
Bristol +13 9 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £288 +13.18% 2
Milton Keynes +8 8 £288 +13.18% 1
Glasgow +5 7 £450 +278.15%
Bracknell -4 7 £118 -72.67%
Portsmouth - 7 £353 - 1
East Midlands +8 6 £400 +23.07%
Surrey -16 6 £110 -72.06% 2
Herefordshire - 6 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £300 -
Erskine - 6 £300 -
Lincoln - 5 £400 -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Symantec.

1 378 (67.14%) Windows
2 266 (47.25%) Microsoft
3 235 (41.74%) Active Directory
4 189 (33.57%) VMware
5 159 (28.24%) Windows Server
6 153 (27.18%) ITIL
7 144 (25.58%) MS Exchange
8 137 (24.33%) HP
9 136 (24.16%) Unix
10 134 (23.80%) NetBackup
11 128 (22.74%) DNS
12 122 (21.67%) Citrix
13 121 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 118 (20.96%) Finance
15 114 (20.25%) Norton AntiVirus
15 114 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 113 (20.07%) SCCM
17 112 (19.89%) Linux
18 107 (19.01%) SAN
19 97 (17.23%) Cisco
19 97 (17.23%) Solaris
19 97 (17.23%) Windows 7
20 95 (16.87%) PowerShell
21 93 (16.52%) NetApp
22 89 (15.81%) Backup Exec
23 84 (14.92%) DHCP
24 81 (14.39%) Intel Security
25 76 (13.50%) MS Excel
25 76 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
26 75 (13.32%) Security Cleared

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 144 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 69 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (10.30%) Skype for Business
4 47 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (8.35%) SharePoint
5 39 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 31 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.78%) IIS
8 10 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.60%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.24%) Apache
11 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.07%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.89%) JBoss
14 4 (0.71%) iPlanet
14 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 76 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 66 (11.72%) MS Office
3 10 (1.78%) MS Project
4 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.13%) Faxination
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.93%) Office 365
2 23 (4.09%) Mimecast
3 16 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.60%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.07%) SaaS
7 5 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) iTunes
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (22.74%) DNS
2 107 (19.01%) SAN
3 84 (14.92%) DHCP
4 70 (12.43%) Firewall
5 66 (11.72%) TCP/IP
6 53 (9.41%) NAS
7 47 (8.35%) Network Security
8 42 (7.46%) WAN
9 36 (6.39%) LAN
10 30 (5.33%) iSCSI
11 29 (5.15%) Wireless
12 24 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
13 22 (3.91%) Internet
13 22 (3.91%) VoIP
14 18 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (3.20%) SSL
15 16 (2.84%) VPN
16 14 (2.49%) SMTP
17 13 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
18 11 (1.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.66%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.13%) MySQL
6 7 (1.24%) EDRMS
6 7 (1.24%) IDOL
7 5 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.53%) DB2
8 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.36%) Big Data
9 2 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.36%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.36%) Power BI
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.07%) JIRA
3 5 (0.89%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.89%) MSI
3 5 (0.89%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.36%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Hudson
6 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 118 (20.96%) Finance
2 50 (8.88%) Banking
3 20 (3.55%) Law
3 20 (3.55%) Legal
4 14 (2.49%) Back Office
5 13 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.42%) International Banking
6 8 (1.42%) Retail
7 7 (1.24%) Advertising
7 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.07%) Games
9 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (15.45%) Analyst
2 62 (11.01%) Administrator
3 57 (10.12%) Consultant
4 52 (9.24%) Support Engineer
4 52 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
5 47 (8.35%) Architect
6 38 (6.75%) Security Engineer
7 32 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 32 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (5.51%) Windows Engineer
9 26 (4.62%) Security Consultant
10 25 (4.44%) Backup Engineer
11 23 (4.09%) Desktop Support
12 22 (3.91%) Security Architect
12 22 (3.91%) Unix Administrator
12 22 (3.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 21 (3.73%) Server Engineer
14 19 (3.37%) Storage Engineer
14 19 (3.37%) Support Analyst
15 18 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.95%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.78%) Middleware
3 6 (1.07%) JSON
3 6 (1.07%) REST
3 6 (1.07%) XML
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.89%) RFC 822
4 5 (0.89%) Web Services
5 4 (0.71%) .NET
5 4 (0.71%) J2EE
5 4 (0.71%) JSP
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (0.53%) LAMP
6 3 (0.53%) SAML
7 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.36%) CSS
7 2 (0.36%) HTML
8 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.18%) CGI
8 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.95%) Blackberry
2 52 (9.24%) Clustering
2 52 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.15%) PKI
4 28 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.20%) EMC VNX
7 16 (2.84%) Replication
8 15 (2.66%) CLARiiON
8 15 (2.66%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.78%) Device Driver
10 10 (1.78%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.60%) AS400
11 9 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
11 9 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
11 9 (1.60%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.60%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 378 (67.14%) Windows
2 159 (28.24%) Windows Server
3 136 (24.16%) Unix
4 114 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (19.89%) Linux
6 97 (17.23%) Solaris
6 97 (17.23%) Windows 7
7 76 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (6.93%) AIX
10 33 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (4.80%) Windows 10
11 27 (4.80%) Windows XP
12 26 (4.62%) Android
12 26 (4.62%) HPUX
13 25 (4.44%) Apple iOS
14 21 (3.73%) Windows 8
15 15 (2.66%) Mac OS X
16 12 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
16 12 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (27.18%) ITIL
2 62 (11.01%) Migration
3 44 (7.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 41 (7.28%) Change Management
4 41 (7.28%) Project Management
5 36 (6.39%) Information Security
6 35 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 33 (5.86%) Problem Management
8 31 (5.51%) Release Management
9 30 (5.33%) Service Management
10 29 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (4.97%) SIEM
12 25 (4.44%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.09%) Software Deployment
15 22 (3.91%) PRINCE2
16 21 (3.73%) Risk Management
17 20 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (3.37%) Data Loss Prevention
19 18 (3.20%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (16.87%) PowerShell
2 59 (10.48%) SQL
3 24 (4.26%) Python
4 22 (3.91%) VBScript
5 18 (3.20%) Perl
6 13 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.31%) Java
7 10 (1.78%) C
8 7 (1.24%) C#
8 7 (1.24%) VB
9 6 (1.07%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.89%) Korn
11 4 (0.71%) Jython
12 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 51 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (9.06%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.86%) MCSE
4 32 (5.68%) Degree
5 23 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (4.09%) CISSP
5 23 (4.09%) MCSA
6 19 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.66%) CISM
8 15 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.31%) MCP
10 12 (2.13%) CCNA
11 8 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.07%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.07%) MCITP
13 6 (1.07%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (4.09%) SLA
3 18 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.84%) PCI DSS
5 12 (2.13%) COBIT
6 10 (1.78%) JSP 440
7 9 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.71%) QA
9 3 (0.53%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 235 (41.74%) Active Directory
2 121 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (11.01%) XenApp
4 50 (8.88%) vSphere
5 38 (6.75%) VMware ESX
6 31 (5.51%) XenDesktop
7 29 (5.15%) Hyper-V
7 29 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (3.37%) BitLocker
10 15 (2.66%) NFS
10 15 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (2.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (1.95%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (1.42%) UAG
17 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 134 (23.80%) NetBackup
2 114 (20.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 113 (20.07%) SCCM
4 89 (15.81%) Backup Exec
5 70 (12.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 54 (9.59%) SCOM
7 48 (8.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 47 (8.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 34 (6.04%) WSUS
10 31 (5.51%) HP Data Protector
11 29 (5.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 29 (5.15%) Tivoli
12 28 (4.97%) Microsoft Clustering
13 14 (2.49%) HP SIM
14 12 (2.13%) MIMEsweeper
15 11 (1.95%) Casper Suite
15 11 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (1.95%) Puppet
16 10 (1.78%) SCVMM
16 10 (1.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 266 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 189 (33.57%) VMware
3 137 (24.33%) HP
4 122 (21.67%) Citrix
5 97 (17.23%) Cisco
6 93 (16.52%) NetApp
7 81 (14.39%) Intel Security
8 69 (12.26%) Oracle
9 58 (10.30%) Veritas
10 55 (9.77%) EMC
11 52 (9.24%) Dell
12 46 (8.17%) IBM
12 46 (8.17%) Red Hat
13 31 (5.51%) Apple
14 29 (5.15%) Blue Coat
15 28 (4.97%) IronPort
15 28 (4.97%) Lumension
16 27 (4.80%) Splunk
17 26 (4.62%) Brocade
18 24 (4.26%) CA
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Rate: £18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago