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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
UK
Rank 390 426 398
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -28
Contract jobs citing Symantec 200 195 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.89% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 112 116
Median daily rate £380 £344 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% +10.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £125 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £334 £301
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £43.93 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £14.67
% change year-on-year
+40.84% +20.97%

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
19957 21983 23193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 43.30% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12269 12923 13592
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 873 1019
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +22 164 £380 +10.54% 29
London -13 59 £419 +10.92% 12
South East +26 50 £380 -1.93% 8
Scotland +36 25 £413 +3.12% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 22 £370 +11.27% 3
Milton Keynes +21 18 £380 +14.28% 1
City of London +6 17 £430 +2.99% 6
Glasgow +18 14 £400 +265.29% 1
Surrey +25 12 £400 +21.21% 1
East of England -3 12 £550 +46.66%
South West +5 11 £306 +145.00% 1
East Midlands +16 10 £330 - 2
Edinburgh +28 9 £413 +37.50% 2
Hampshire +15 9 £463 -6.32% 2
Hertfordshire +3 9 £550 +44.26%
Yorkshire +15 8 £378 -8.48%
West Midlands +3 8 £450 +50.00% 1
Epsom - 8 - - 1
Belfast - 6 £225 - 1
County Antrim - 6 £225 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £225 - 1
Berkshire +6 5 £363 -6.75% 1
Birmingham 0 5 £350 +16.66%
Derby - 5 £330 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
Derbyshire - 5 £330 - 1
North West +17 4 £321 +7.08% 3
Gloucestershire +3 4 £141 +28.40%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £488 -
Nottingham - 4 £488 -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 268 (66.17%) Windows
2 215 (53.09%) Active Directory
3 187 (46.17%) Microsoft
4 165 (40.74%) VMware
5 128 (31.60%) Windows Server
6 124 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 116 (28.64%) Cisco
8 113 (27.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 103 (25.43%) SCCM
10 101 (24.94%) Norton AntiVirus
11 100 (24.69%) Finance
12 99 (24.44%) MS Exchange
12 99 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 94 (23.21%) DNS
14 88 (21.73%) Firewall
15 84 (20.74%) ITIL
16 82 (20.25%) HP
17 78 (19.26%) Linux
18 72 (17.78%) Unix
19 70 (17.28%) SAN
20 68 (16.79%) NetBackup
21 67 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 65 (16.05%) PowerShell
23 64 (15.80%) DHCP
24 63 (15.56%) Citrix
24 63 (15.56%) Windows 7
25 59 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2010
26 56 (13.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
27 55 (13.58%) SQL Server
28 54 (13.33%) Backup Exec

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 99 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 59 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (12.35%) Skype for Business
4 27 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (3.70%) Apache
7 15 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.22%) IIS
9 8 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.73%) Confluence
10 7 (1.73%) Drupal
10 7 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.48%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.48%) iPlanet
11 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 48 (11.85%) MS Office
2 36 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.49%) Relativity
3 2 (0.49%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.49%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.89%) Office 365
2 15 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.72%) G Suite
5 11 (2.72%) IaaS
6 7 (1.73%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (23.21%) DNS
2 88 (21.73%) Firewall
3 70 (17.28%) SAN
4 64 (15.80%) DHCP
5 48 (11.85%) VPN
6 43 (10.62%) TCP/IP
7 42 (10.37%) LAN
8 36 (8.89%) Internet
9 33 (8.15%) WAN
10 29 (7.16%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (6.91%) NAS
11 28 (6.91%) Wireless
12 22 (5.43%) SSL
13 21 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (5.19%) Network Security
14 19 (4.69%) iSCSI
14 19 (4.69%) SMTP
15 16 (3.95%) Skype
16 15 (3.70%) LDAP
17 12 (2.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.73%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.73%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.23%) Big Data
7 4 (0.99%) DB2
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.74%) MySQL
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.49%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.49%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.96%) JIRA
2 8 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.49%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 100 (24.69%) Finance
2 29 (7.16%) Banking
3 17 (4.20%) Law
4 16 (3.95%) Legal
5 11 (2.72%) Electronics
5 11 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.22%) Games
6 9 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.98%) Publishing
8 7 (1.73%) Marketing
9 6 (1.48%) Back Office
10 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.99%) Local Government
12 3 (0.74%) Retail
13 2 (0.49%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (16.54%) Analyst
2 46 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (10.37%) Administrator
3 42 (10.37%) Consultant
4 41 (10.12%) Architect
5 26 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (5.43%) Support Engineer
6 22 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (5.19%) Security Analyst
7 21 (5.19%) Security Engineer
8 17 (4.20%) IT Engineer
9 16 (3.95%) Unix Administrator
10 15 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.70%) Security Specialist
10 15 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.46%) Information Security Specialist
11 14 (3.46%) Information Specialist
12 13 (3.21%) Security Consultant
12 13 (3.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.20%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.96%) SailPoint
3 11 (2.72%) .NET
4 10 (2.47%) SAML
5 9 (2.22%) Middleware
6 7 (1.73%) MCollective
6 7 (1.73%) Regular Expression
7 6 (1.48%) ELK Stack
7 6 (1.48%) J2EE
8 5 (1.23%) ADSI
8 5 (1.23%) JSP
9 4 (0.99%) ADO
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (0.99%) Web Services
9 4 (0.99%) XML
10 2 (0.49%) JSON
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.49%) REST
10 2 (0.49%) VML
11 1 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.63%) Clustering
3 33 (8.15%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.43%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.94%) PKI
6 17 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.21%) Fat Client
7 13 (3.21%) Thin Client
8 12 (2.96%) CMDB
8 12 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.22%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.98%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.98%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.48%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.48%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.23%) HP Storage
13 5 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (1.23%) Replication
14 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 268 (66.17%) Windows
2 128 (31.60%) Windows Server
3 113 (27.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (19.26%) Linux
6 72 (17.78%) Unix
7 67 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (15.56%) Windows 7
9 44 (10.86%) Windows 10
10 38 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (7.90%) Solaris
12 24 (5.93%) Android
12 24 (5.93%) Windows 8
13 15 (3.70%) AIX
14 14 (3.46%) Mac OS X
14 14 (3.46%) Windows XP
15 11 (2.72%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.73%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.23%) CentOS
18 3 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.74%) ITIL
2 48 (11.85%) Information Security
3 47 (11.60%) SIEM
4 35 (8.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 35 (8.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 27 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 27 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (6.17%) Incident Management
7 23 (5.68%) High Availability
8 21 (5.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 20 (4.94%) Migration
9 20 (4.94%) Project Management
9 20 (4.94%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
10 18 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 18 (4.44%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (3.95%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 43 (10.62%) SQL
3 21 (5.19%) Python
4 17 (4.20%) VBScript
5 15 (3.70%) Java
5 15 (3.70%) Perl
6 13 (3.21%) VB
7 11 (2.72%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.72%) C#
8 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.99%) AWK
9 4 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.49%) VBA
11 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.94%) MCSE
5 19 (4.69%) Degree
6 15 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.21%) CISSP
7 13 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.22%) CCNA
9 7 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.23%) MCSA
10 5 (1.23%) MCTS
10 5 (1.23%) SANS
11 4 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.99%) MCITP
11 4 (0.99%) MCP
11 4 (0.99%) RHCE
12 3 (0.74%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.68%) SLA
2 11 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.23%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 2 (0.49%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 2 (0.49%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 215 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 124 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (11.36%) VMware ESX
4 45 (11.11%) XenApp
5 36 (8.89%) Hyper-V
6 32 (7.90%) XenDesktop
7 28 (6.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 25 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (5.68%) BitLocker
10 17 (4.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (4.20%) vSphere
11 11 (2.72%) Veritas File System
12 9 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (1.73%) Firmware
13 7 (1.73%) PowerHA
13 7 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.73%) Xen
14 5 (1.23%) NFS
14 5 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 103 (25.43%) SCCM
2 101 (24.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 68 (16.79%) NetBackup
4 56 (13.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 54 (13.33%) Backup Exec
6 39 (9.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 32 (7.90%) WSUS
8 21 (5.19%) SCOM
9 15 (3.70%) AirWatch
9 15 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (3.46%) Nessus
11 13 (3.21%) Nexpose
11 13 (3.21%) Puppet
12 11 (2.72%) HP Data Protector
12 11 (2.72%) Zenoss
13 10 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (2.47%) MIMEsweeper
14 9 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (1.98%) Ansible
15 8 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 187 (46.17%) Microsoft
2 165 (40.74%) VMware
3 116 (28.64%) Cisco
4 82 (20.25%) HP
5 63 (15.56%) Citrix
6 49 (12.10%) Intel Security
7 45 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 44 (10.86%) Dell
9 41 (10.12%) Splunk
10 38 (9.38%) Oracle
11 36 (8.89%) CheckPoint
12 32 (7.90%) Veritas
13 29 (7.16%) CA
14 28 (6.91%) NetApp
15 27 (6.67%) ArcSight
15 27 (6.67%) F5
16 25 (6.17%) EMC
16 25 (6.17%) Veeam
17 21 (5.19%) IBM
17 21 (5.19%) Juniper
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