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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 402 361 323
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -38
Contract jobs citing Symantec 259 293 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.20% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 168 183
Median daily rate £370 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £159 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 46 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%

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
23973 24332 23498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.84% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14778 14069 13321
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1123 1038
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -35 230 £375 +2.04% 40
London -5 86 £373 -17.22% 17
South East -18 49 £434 +6.83% 13
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 31 £266 +1.33% 1
North East -17 31 £266 +1.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -19 31 £266 +1.33% 1
North West -19 24 £450 -10.00% 2
Manchester +1 22 £450 -10.00% 2
Scotland -16 18 £300 +63.26% 2
City of London +35 17 £375 -28.57% 6
Hampshire -4 14 £430 -8.52%
Berkshire -12 13 £450 +12.85% 4
South West -21 12 £350 +25.00% 3
Surrey -3 11 £467 +16.75% 3
Bristol -3 10 £363 +29.46% 1
East of England -33 10 £450 +150.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 8 £356 +154.46% 2
Leeds +6 8 £356 -
West Yorkshire +3 8 £356 -
East Sussex +8 7 - - 1
Edinburgh -7 7 £425 +52.46% 2
Bracknell - 7 £260 -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Belfast - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
Hook +7 6 £430 +7.82%
Glasgow -5 6 £130 -8.93%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £350 -17.64%
Hertfordshire 0 5 £550 +87.23%
Erskine -36 5 £300 -31.03%

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 296 (62.45%) Windows
2 220 (46.41%) Microsoft
3 176 (37.13%) Active Directory
4 157 (33.12%) VMware
5 127 (26.79%) MS Exchange
6 119 (25.11%) ITIL
6 119 (25.11%) Windows Server
7 106 (22.36%) HP
8 103 (21.73%) Finance
8 103 (21.73%) Norton AntiVirus
9 102 (21.52%) Unix
10 100 (21.10%) Citrix
11 99 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 98 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (19.62%) DNS
14 92 (19.41%) Cisco
15 91 (19.20%) NetBackup
16 89 (18.78%) Windows 7
17 87 (18.35%) Linux
17 87 (18.35%) SCCM
18 83 (17.51%) SAN
19 81 (17.09%) PowerShell
20 75 (15.82%) Backup Exec
21 73 (15.40%) Exchange Server 2010
22 72 (15.19%) MS Office
23 65 (13.71%) Solaris
23 65 (13.71%) Migration
23 65 (13.71%) Intel Security
24 63 (13.29%) NetApp
25 62 (13.08%) MS Excel

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
1 127 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 73 (15.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 42 (8.86%) Skype for Business
6 36 (7.59%) SharePoint
7 35 (7.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.95%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.90%) IBM Domino
11 8 (1.69%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.48%) IIS
13 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.05%) JBoss
14 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.84%) Apache
16 2 (0.42%) iPlanet
16 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 72 (15.19%) MS Office
2 62 (13.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.69%) MS Project
4 4 (0.84%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.91%) Office 365
2 13 (2.74%) Mimecast
3 12 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (19.62%) DNS
2 83 (17.51%) SAN
3 54 (11.39%) DHCP
4 48 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 47 (9.92%) Firewall
6 40 (8.44%) Network Security
7 38 (8.02%) LAN
8 34 (7.17%) NAS
9 33 (6.96%) WAN
10 27 (5.70%) Internet
11 22 (4.64%) VoIP
11 22 (4.64%) Wireless
12 17 (3.59%) iSCSI
13 14 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (2.32%) VPN
16 10 (2.11%) NetScaler
17 8 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.69%) SMTP
18 7 (1.48%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.32%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.69%) MySQL
6 7 (1.48%) EDRMS
6 7 (1.48%) IDOL
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.42%) Big Data
10 2 (0.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.42%) DB2
10 2 (0.42%) DTS
10 2 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.42%) Power BI
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.05%) MSI
1 5 (1.05%) WinDbg
2 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.63%) Subversion
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 103 (21.73%) Finance
2 49 (10.34%) Banking
3 19 (4.01%) Legal
4 14 (2.95%) Law
5 11 (2.32%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.90%) Back Office
8 5 (1.05%) Advertising
8 5 (1.05%) Games
9 4 (0.84%) Billing
9 4 (0.84%) Retail
10 2 (0.42%) International Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (19.62%) Analyst
2 56 (11.81%) Support Engineer
3 52 (10.97%) Consultant
4 43 (9.07%) Administrator
4 43 (9.07%) Architect
5 33 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
6 30 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 26 (5.49%) Security Engineer
8 25 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.27%) Support Analyst
9 24 (5.06%) Desktop Support
10 23 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
11 22 (4.64%) Security Architect
12 21 (4.43%) Security Consultant
12 21 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (4.22%) Server Engineer
14 17 (3.59%) Exchange Consultant
14 17 (3.59%) Service Analyst
15 16 (3.38%) VMware Engineer
16 15 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.11%) Middleware
2 6 (1.27%) Web Services
3 5 (1.05%) .NET
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.05%) RFC 822
4 3 (0.63%) ELK Stack
4 3 (0.63%) LAMP
4 3 (0.63%) SAML
5 2 (0.42%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.42%) CSS
5 2 (0.42%) HTML
5 2 (0.42%) J2EE
5 2 (0.42%) JSP
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 51 (10.76%) Blackberry
3 31 (6.54%) Clustering
4 29 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.85%) PKI
6 18 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (2.53%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.32%) Mathematics
9 11 (2.32%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (2.11%) AS400
11 7 (1.48%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.48%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.48%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
12 6 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
12 6 (1.27%) NHS
13 5 (1.05%) HACMP
13 5 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 296 (62.45%) Windows
2 119 (25.11%) Windows Server
3 102 (21.52%) Unix
4 99 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (18.78%) Windows 7
6 87 (18.35%) Linux
7 65 (13.71%) Solaris
8 59 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (7.38%) Windows XP
11 31 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (5.27%) AIX
13 16 (3.38%) HPUX
14 13 (2.74%) Windows 10
15 10 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (2.11%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.90%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.11%) ITIL
2 65 (13.71%) Migration
3 37 (7.81%) Change Management
4 34 (7.17%) Service Management
5 32 (6.75%) Project Management
6 31 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 28 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (5.91%) SIEM
9 25 (5.27%) Problem Management
10 23 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 23 (4.85%) Software Deployment
11 22 (4.64%) Information Security
12 19 (4.01%) ITSM
12 19 (4.01%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (3.80%) Risk Management
13 18 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (3.38%) Application Packaging
14 16 (3.38%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.09%) PowerShell
2 48 (10.13%) SQL
3 19 (4.01%) Perl
4 17 (3.59%) Java
5 16 (3.38%) Python
5 16 (3.38%) VBScript
6 12 (2.53%) C
7 9 (1.90%) VB
8 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.84%) AWK
10 4 (0.84%) Jython
10 4 (0.84%) sed
11 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.42%) C#
12 2 (0.42%) PHP
12 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 49 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (9.28%) SC Cleared
4 32 (6.75%) MCSE
5 22 (4.64%) Degree
6 20 (4.22%) MCP
7 19 (4.01%) MCSA
8 18 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.80%) CISSP
9 15 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (2.95%) CISM
11 12 (2.53%) CCNA
11 12 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.48%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.27%) CEH
14 6 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.05%) CCDE
15 5 (1.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.75%) SLA
2 17 (3.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.69%) COBIT
6 6 (1.27%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.63%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.63%) QA
8 1 (0.21%) BS25999
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
System Software
1 176 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 98 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.92%) XenApp
4 40 (8.44%) VMware ESX
5 37 (7.81%) vSphere
6 26 (5.49%) XenDesktop
7 24 (5.06%) Hyper-V
8 21 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 12 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (2.32%) NFS
12 10 (2.11%) BitLocker
12 10 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.90%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.69%) XenServer
15 7 (1.48%) Brightmail
15 7 (1.48%) Veritas File System
16 6 (1.27%) UAG
17 5 (1.05%) Firmware
17 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 103 (21.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 91 (19.20%) NetBackup
3 87 (18.35%) SCCM
4 75 (15.82%) Backup Exec
5 55 (11.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 42 (8.86%) SCOM
7 40 (8.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 31 (6.54%) WSUS
9 27 (5.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 21 (4.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (4.22%) Tivoli
12 19 (4.01%) HP Data Protector
13 16 (3.38%) HP SIM
14 12 (2.53%) MIMEsweeper
15 11 (2.32%) Puppet
16 8 (1.69%) BladeLogic
16 8 (1.69%) Nagios
16 8 (1.69%) SCOrch
16 8 (1.69%) SCVMM
17 7 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 220 (46.41%) Microsoft
2 157 (33.12%) VMware
3 106 (22.36%) HP
4 100 (21.10%) Citrix
5 92 (19.41%) Cisco
6 65 (13.71%) Intel Security
7 63 (13.29%) NetApp
8 55 (11.60%) Dell
9 52 (10.97%) Oracle
10 44 (9.28%) Veritas
11 43 (9.07%) IBM
12 35 (7.38%) Red Hat
13 30 (6.33%) EMC
14 24 (5.06%) IronPort
15 23 (4.85%) Splunk
16 21 (4.43%) Altiris
16 21 (4.43%) CheckPoint
17 20 (4.22%) CA
18 19 (4.01%) Blue Coat
18 19 (4.01%) CommVault
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