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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 377 313 335
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +22
Contract jobs citing Symantec 284 380 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.68% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.52% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 213 161
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 46 27
Median hourly rate £18.88 £20.09 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.05% +40.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £24.25 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +40.71%

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
24094 24945 23735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.52% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14800 14628 13358
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1106 1006
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -75 248 £375 - 63
London -24 87 £410 -8.88% 24
South East -41 53 £380 -7.87% 14
North East -14 44 £255 -5.30%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 43 £250 -6.97%
Tyne and Wear -25 43 £250 -6.97%
Scotland -1 27 £363 +40.77% 3
Hampshire +9 22 £380 -15.55% 3
North West -34 22 £500 +42.85% 2
Manchester -10 17 £500 +55.03% 2
City of London +29 15 £425 -18.26% 8
Edinburgh +3 15 £425 +169.84%
Yorkshire +14 13 £338 +141.07% 4
Berkshire -24 12 £120 -72.09% 2
Leeds +8 10 £331 - 2
West Yorkshire -2 10 £331 - 3
Surrey -10 10 £395 +1.93% 2
South West -13 8 £350 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -26 8 £333 +30.39% 3
East Midlands +11 7 £400 +23.07% 5
Bristol +8 7 £350 +25.00% 1
Portsmouth - 7 £353 - 1
Hook +6 6 £430 +7.82%
Glasgow +3 6 £130 -55.93% 2
East of England -44 6 £350 +94.44% 4
Erskine - 6 £300 -
Lincolnshire - 6 £400 - 3
Renfrewshire - 6 £300 -
Lincoln - 5 £400 -
South Wales +17 4 £375 -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 349 (64.99%) Windows
2 253 (47.11%) Microsoft
3 214 (39.85%) Active Directory
4 184 (34.26%) VMware
5 149 (27.75%) Windows Server
6 142 (26.44%) MS Exchange
7 138 (25.70%) ITIL
8 125 (23.28%) Unix
9 124 (23.09%) HP
10 121 (22.53%) Citrix
11 120 (22.35%) DNS
12 119 (22.16%) Finance
12 119 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 111 (20.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 109 (20.30%) NetBackup
15 108 (20.11%) SCCM
16 107 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 103 (19.18%) SAN
18 99 (18.44%) Linux
19 97 (18.06%) PowerShell
20 95 (17.69%) Cisco
21 91 (16.95%) Windows 7
22 89 (16.57%) Backup Exec
23 85 (15.83%) Intel Security
24 80 (14.90%) NetApp
25 79 (14.71%) DHCP
25 79 (14.71%) Solaris
26 78 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
27 74 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
27 74 (13.78%) MS Office

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
1 142 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 78 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (10.06%) Skype for Business
5 43 (8.01%) SharePoint
6 38 (7.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 35 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.05%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.49%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.12%) IIS
12 6 (1.12%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.93%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.93%) JBoss
14 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.56%) Apache
15 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.37%) iPlanet
16 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 74 (13.78%) MS Office
2 73 (13.59%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Faxination
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.08%) Office 365
2 19 (3.54%) Mimecast
3 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.86%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 120 (22.35%) DNS
2 103 (19.18%) SAN
3 79 (14.71%) DHCP
4 63 (11.73%) TCP/IP
5 61 (11.36%) Firewall
6 46 (8.57%) NAS
7 45 (8.38%) Network Security
8 40 (7.45%) LAN
9 34 (6.33%) WAN
10 30 (5.59%) Internet
10 30 (5.59%) Wireless
11 29 (5.40%) iSCSI
12 24 (4.47%) VoIP
13 23 (4.28%) Fibre Channel
14 19 (3.54%) VPN
15 16 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (2.79%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (2.42%) SSL
18 10 (1.86%) SMTP
19 8 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.42%) MySQL
6 12 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.30%) EDRMS
7 7 (1.30%) IDOL
8 5 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.37%) Big Data
11 2 (0.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.37%) DB2
11 2 (0.37%) DTS
11 2 (0.37%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.37%) Power BI
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.93%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.93%) MSI
2 5 (0.93%) WinDbg
3 4 (0.74%) JIRA
4 3 (0.56%) Subversion
5 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (22.16%) Finance
2 58 (10.80%) Banking
3 23 (4.28%) Legal
4 21 (3.91%) Law
5 14 (2.61%) Back Office
5 14 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.49%) International Banking
8 6 (1.12%) Advertising
8 6 (1.12%) Games
9 4 (0.74%) Retail
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (16.95%) Analyst
2 58 (10.80%) Administrator
2 58 (10.80%) Consultant
3 51 (9.50%) Support Engineer
4 45 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
5 43 (8.01%) Architect
6 33 (6.15%) Security Engineer
7 31 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 30 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (4.66%) Security Consultant
10 23 (4.28%) Desktop Support
10 23 (4.28%) Server Engineer
11 22 (4.10%) Security Architect
12 18 (3.35%) Backup Engineer
12 18 (3.35%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.17%) Unix Administrator
13 17 (3.17%) VMware Engineer
14 16 (2.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.86%) 802.1X
1 10 (1.86%) Middleware
2 6 (1.12%) XML
3 5 (0.93%) .NET
3 5 (0.93%) JSON
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.93%) REST
3 5 (0.93%) RFC 822
3 5 (0.93%) Web Services
4 3 (0.56%) LAMP
4 3 (0.56%) SAML
5 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.37%) CSS
5 2 (0.37%) HTML
5 2 (0.37%) J2EE
5 2 (0.37%) JSP
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.37%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.19%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.06%) Blackberry
1 54 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 46 (8.57%) Clustering
3 28 (5.21%) PKI
4 27 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (2.61%) Replication
8 13 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.05%) CLARiiON
9 11 (2.05%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (1.68%) AS400
10 9 (1.68%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.30%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 349 (64.99%) Windows
2 149 (27.75%) Windows Server
3 125 (23.28%) Unix
4 107 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (18.44%) Linux
6 91 (16.95%) Windows 7
7 79 (14.71%) Solaris
8 74 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (6.33%) AIX
11 33 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (5.77%) Windows XP
13 23 (4.28%) Windows 10
14 21 (3.91%) Android
14 21 (3.91%) Apple iOS
15 20 (3.72%) HPUX
16 17 (3.17%) Windows 8
17 14 (2.61%) Mac OS X
18 13 (2.42%) Data ONTAP
19 10 (1.86%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (25.70%) ITIL
2 68 (12.66%) Migration
3 44 (8.19%) Change Management
4 41 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 36 (6.70%) Information Security
5 36 (6.70%) Project Management
6 35 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (5.96%) Service Delivery
7 32 (5.96%) Service Management
8 31 (5.77%) SIEM
9 30 (5.59%) Problem Management
10 26 (4.84%) Release Management
11 25 (4.66%) Software Deployment
12 24 (4.47%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (3.72%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (3.35%) High Availability
15 18 (3.35%) ITSM
15 18 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
15 18 (3.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 58 (10.80%) SQL
3 25 (4.66%) Python
4 23 (4.28%) Perl
5 18 (3.35%) VBScript
6 12 (2.23%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.23%) Java
7 10 (1.86%) C
8 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.30%) VB
9 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.93%) Korn
11 4 (0.74%) Jython
12 3 (0.56%) AWK
12 3 (0.56%) sed
13 2 (0.37%) C#
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 36 (6.70%) MCSE
5 29 (5.40%) Degree
6 20 (3.72%) CISSP
7 19 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (3.54%) MCSA
8 17 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.17%) MCP
9 15 (2.79%) CISM
10 13 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (2.05%) CCNA
11 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.93%) CCAA
15 4 (0.74%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.74%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.66%) SLA
2 19 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.35%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.05%) COBIT
5 10 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.30%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.74%) QA
8 3 (0.56%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.19%) BS25999
9 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 214 (39.85%) Active Directory
2 119 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (11.55%) XenApp
4 49 (9.12%) vSphere
5 42 (7.82%) VMware ESX
6 33 (6.15%) XenDesktop
7 29 (5.40%) Hyper-V
7 29 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.17%) BitLocker
10 16 (2.98%) NFS
11 15 (2.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 15 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (2.05%) Terminal Services
13 11 (2.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (1.49%) XenServer
16 7 (1.30%) Brightmail
16 7 (1.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 111 (20.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 109 (20.30%) NetBackup
3 108 (20.11%) SCCM
4 89 (16.57%) Backup Exec
5 66 (12.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 51 (9.50%) SCOM
7 48 (8.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 40 (7.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 37 (6.89%) WSUS
10 26 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
11 24 (4.47%) Tivoli
12 23 (4.28%) HP Data Protector
13 21 (3.91%) Oracle RMAN
14 14 (2.61%) HP SIM
15 12 (2.23%) MIMEsweeper
16 10 (1.86%) Casper Suite
16 10 (1.86%) SCVMM
17 9 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
17 9 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
17 9 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 253 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 184 (34.26%) VMware
3 124 (23.09%) HP
4 121 (22.53%) Citrix
5 95 (17.69%) Cisco
6 85 (15.83%) Intel Security
7 80 (14.90%) NetApp
8 59 (10.99%) Oracle
9 56 (10.43%) Dell
10 49 (9.12%) IBM
10 49 (9.12%) Veritas
11 44 (8.19%) EMC
12 43 (8.01%) Red Hat
13 32 (5.96%) IronPort
14 28 (5.21%) Blue Coat
15 26 (4.84%) Splunk
16 25 (4.66%) CA
17 24 (4.47%) Apple
17 24 (4.47%) Lumension
18 23 (4.28%) arcserve
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago