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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 433 419 316
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -103
Contract jobs citing Symantec 224 270 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.08% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 174 214
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 22
Median hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.75 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%

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
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -38 201 £368 -2.00% 34
London -19 82 £458 +23.64% 7
South East +3 41 £338 +6.29% 11
Scotland +23 21 £350 +194.11% 3
Berkshire +11 20 £425 -8.10% 4
South West +24 18 £350 - 4
North West 0 15 £250 -50.00% 3
North East - 15 £225 - 1
Bristol - 14 £363 - 1
Yorkshire +26 13 £303 +0.83% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £225 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 13 £225 - 1
Buckinghamshire +23 12 £306 +20.57% 3
City of London -4 11 £455 +13.75% 2
Leeds +19 10 £275 -8.33% 1
Glasgow +16 10 £450 +278.15% 2
West Yorkshire +15 10 £275 -8.33% 1
Milton Keynes +14 9 £288 +13.18% 3
West Midlands -22 9 £325 -11.92% 1
Cheshire +5 6 £275 +10.00% 1
Herefordshire - 6 £325 -
Maidenhead - 6 £360 -
Lancashire +17 5 £225 -55.00%
East of England -21 5 - - 1
Bracknell - 5 £481 -
Hereford - 5 £325 -
Edinburgh +19 4 £438 +26.81%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £160 -
Bellshill - 4 £160 -
Cambridgeshire +17 3 - -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 364 (71.09%) Windows
2 255 (49.80%) Active Directory
3 238 (46.48%) Microsoft
4 203 (39.65%) VMware
5 184 (35.94%) Windows Server
6 142 (27.73%) HP
6 142 (27.73%) ITIL
6 142 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 141 (27.54%) DNS
8 134 (26.17%) MS Exchange
9 125 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 125 (24.41%) NetBackup
10 108 (21.09%) Citrix
11 106 (20.70%) Unix
11 106 (20.70%) Norton AntiVirus
12 104 (20.31%) SCCM
13 103 (20.12%) Cisco
14 99 (19.34%) SAN
14 99 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 98 (19.14%) DHCP
16 95 (18.55%) Linux
16 95 (18.55%) Finance
17 89 (17.38%) Backup Exec
18 86 (16.80%) Intel Security
19 82 (16.02%) PowerShell
19 82 (16.02%) Windows 7
20 81 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
21 74 (14.45%) NetApp
22 72 (14.06%) Solaris
23 71 (13.87%) Firewall

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
1 134 (26.17%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 47 (9.18%) SharePoint
5 40 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (7.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.13%) IIS
10 10 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.76%) Apache
12 8 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.17%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.98%) iPlanet
14 5 (0.98%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 42 (8.20%) MS Office
3 10 (1.95%) MS Project
4 8 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.34%) Faxination
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Eikon
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.59%) Office 365
2 18 (3.52%) Mimecast
3 11 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.76%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) iTunes
7 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (27.54%) DNS
2 99 (19.34%) SAN
3 98 (19.14%) DHCP
4 71 (13.87%) Firewall
5 61 (11.91%) TCP/IP
6 39 (7.62%) WAN
7 38 (7.42%) NAS
8 37 (7.23%) LAN
9 32 (6.25%) Network Security
10 30 (5.86%) iSCSI
10 30 (5.86%) VPN
11 29 (5.66%) Wireless
12 23 (4.49%) Internet
13 21 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (4.10%) SMTP
13 21 (4.10%) SSL
14 15 (2.93%) Skype
15 14 (2.73%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (2.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.76%) MySQL
7 7 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.78%) Big Data
8 4 (0.78%) DB2
9 2 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.39%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.39%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.39%) Power BI
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.56%) JIRA
3 5 (0.98%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.98%) MSI
3 5 (0.98%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.39%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (18.55%) Finance
2 39 (7.62%) Banking
3 18 (3.52%) Legal
4 16 (3.13%) Law
5 13 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.15%) Back Office
7 8 (1.56%) International Banking
8 7 (1.37%) Games
9 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.17%) Retail
10 5 (0.98%) Advertising
10 5 (0.98%) Electronics
11 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.59%) Publishing
13 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.39%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (13.09%) Analyst
2 59 (11.52%) Administrator
3 57 (11.13%) Consultant
4 50 (9.77%) Support Engineer
5 43 (8.40%) Architect
6 42 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
7 39 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 32 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (5.27%) Server Engineer
10 24 (4.69%) Backup Engineer
10 24 (4.69%) Storage Engineer
11 23 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
12 22 (4.30%) Security Consultant
13 21 (4.10%) Unix Administrator
13 21 (4.10%) VMware Engineer
14 20 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 20 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (3.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.93%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.17%) JSON
2 6 (1.17%) Middleware
2 6 (1.17%) REST
2 6 (1.17%) XML
3 5 (0.98%) J2EE
3 5 (0.98%) JSP
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (0.98%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.98%) Web Services
4 4 (0.78%) .NET
4 4 (0.78%) SAML
5 3 (0.59%) HTML
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.39%) CSS
6 2 (0.39%) VML
6 2 (0.39%) XMPP
7 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.20%) CGI
7 1 (0.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.91%) Data Centre
2 55 (10.74%) Clustering
3 39 (7.62%) Blackberry
4 28 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.49%) PKI
6 19 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.32%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.93%) Replication
9 14 (2.73%) CLARiiON
10 13 (2.54%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.95%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.95%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.56%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
13 7 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
13 7 (1.37%) NHS
14 6 (1.17%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.17%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
15 5 (0.98%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 364 (71.09%) Windows
2 184 (35.94%) Windows Server
3 125 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (20.70%) Unix
5 99 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (18.55%) Linux
7 82 (16.02%) Windows 7
8 81 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (14.06%) Solaris
10 40 (7.81%) AIX
11 33 (6.45%) Android
12 25 (4.88%) Apple iOS
13 24 (4.69%) HPUX
13 24 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (4.10%) Windows 10
15 20 (3.91%) Windows 8
16 19 (3.71%) Windows XP
17 16 (3.13%) Mac OS X
18 12 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (1.95%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.73%) ITIL
2 49 (9.57%) Information Security
3 43 (8.40%) Migration
4 42 (8.20%) Project Management
5 41 (8.01%) Service Delivery
6 40 (7.81%) Change Management
7 35 (6.84%) Root Cause Analysis
8 33 (6.45%) Release Management
8 33 (6.45%) SIEM
9 30 (5.86%) Data Loss Prevention
10 25 (4.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 24 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (4.69%) Service Management
12 23 (4.49%) Problem Management
12 23 (4.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 21 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.10%) PRINCE2
14 20 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (3.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 19 (3.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.02%) PowerShell
2 65 (12.70%) SQL
3 24 (4.69%) VBScript
4 17 (3.32%) Python
5 14 (2.73%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.34%) Java
6 12 (2.34%) Perl
7 10 (1.95%) C#
8 9 (1.76%) VB
9 5 (0.98%) C
9 5 (0.98%) Korn
10 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 52 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 38 (7.42%) MCSE
5 34 (6.64%) Degree
6 25 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 23 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (4.30%) CISSP
9 19 (3.71%) MCSA
10 16 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 14 (2.73%) CCNA
12 13 (2.54%) CISM
12 13 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.95%) MCITP
13 10 (1.95%) MCTS
14 8 (1.56%) MCP
15 6 (1.17%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.17%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.88%) SLA
2 21 (4.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.32%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.34%) COBIT
5 11 (2.15%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.78%) QA
8 1 (0.20%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 255 (49.80%) Active Directory
2 142 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (11.91%) XenApp
4 50 (9.77%) vSphere
5 40 (7.81%) VMware ESX
6 36 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 32 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 22 (4.30%) BitLocker
9 20 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (2.15%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.95%) NFS
12 10 (1.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.56%) UAG
14 8 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (1.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 125 (24.41%) NetBackup
2 106 (20.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 104 (20.31%) SCCM
4 89 (17.38%) Backup Exec
5 64 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 53 (10.35%) SCOM
7 49 (9.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 48 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 44 (8.59%) WSUS
10 37 (7.23%) HP Data Protector
11 29 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
12 28 (5.47%) Tivoli
13 18 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
15 12 (2.34%) Nexpose
16 11 (2.15%) Casper Suite
16 11 (2.15%) SCVMM
16 11 (2.15%) vRealize
17 10 (1.95%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 238 (46.48%) Microsoft
2 203 (39.65%) VMware
3 142 (27.73%) HP
4 108 (21.09%) Citrix
5 103 (20.12%) Cisco
6 86 (16.80%) Intel Security
7 74 (14.45%) NetApp
8 48 (9.38%) EMC
9 45 (8.79%) Veritas
10 43 (8.40%) Dell
10 43 (8.40%) IBM
10 43 (8.40%) Oracle
11 38 (7.42%) Red Hat
12 32 (6.25%) Lumension
12 32 (6.25%) Splunk
13 31 (6.05%) Apple
14 24 (4.69%) F5
15 23 (4.49%) arcserve
15 23 (4.49%) Juniper
16 22 (4.30%) Veeam
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