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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 419 435 338
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -97
Contract jobs citing Symantec 215 214 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.39% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.90% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 129 188
Median daily rate £375 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £134 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 24
Median hourly rate £22.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £38.25 £22.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -12.12%

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
22888 23667 25669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.62% 42.60% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13962 13919 15119
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 879 987 1246
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -3 176 £350 -12.50% 44
London -52 59 £425 +11.84% 14
South East +50 57 £340 -16.56% 11
Buckinghamshire +43 26 £350 -12.77% 1
Milton Keynes +32 21 £363 -9.65% 1
Scotland +23 21 £450 +93.54% 2
South West +11 15 £330 +15.78% 2
City of London -6 14 £468 +16.87% 4
Glasgow +13 13 £425 +257.14% 2
Wales +8 12 £525 +238.70% 1
North East - 12 £331 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £331 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 10 £331 - 2
Hampshire +27 9 £463 +19.35% 3
Yorkshire +25 9 £365 +62.22% 4
North West +1 9 £269 -44.87% 4
Surrey +16 8 £380 +16.03% 2
East of England +4 8 £550 +137.83% 2
Epsom +1 6 - -
Hertfordshire -1 6 £550 +120.00%
Swansea - 6 £575 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £325 -
Kent - 6 £325 -
West Wales - 6 £575 -
South Wales +14 5 £450 +260.00% 1
Cheshire +12 5 £328 +31.00% 1
Bristol +6 5 £335 +179.16% 1
West Midlands - 5 £350 - 3
Marlow - 5 £305 -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 326 (66.53%) Windows
2 254 (51.84%) Active Directory
3 233 (47.55%) Microsoft
4 193 (39.39%) VMware
5 168 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 135 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 127 (25.92%) ITIL
8 126 (25.71%) MS Exchange
9 123 (25.10%) DNS
10 122 (24.90%) HP
11 121 (24.69%) Cisco
12 120 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 114 (23.27%) SCCM
14 107 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 106 (21.63%) NetBackup
16 103 (21.02%) Finance
17 102 (20.82%) Linux
18 101 (20.61%) Norton AntiVirus
19 95 (19.39%) SAN
20 93 (18.98%) Unix
21 85 (17.35%) Citrix
22 84 (17.14%) Firewall
23 81 (16.53%) PowerShell
24 79 (16.12%) DHCP
25 77 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
26 72 (14.69%) Windows 7
27 68 (13.88%) Skype for Business
28 65 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
29 63 (12.86%) XenApp
29 63 (12.86%) SQL Server

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
1 126 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 68 (13.88%) Skype for Business
3 65 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (7.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (5.10%) SharePoint
7 23 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (3.88%) Apache
10 14 (2.86%) IIS
11 11 (2.24%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.63%) Confluence
14 7 (1.43%) Drupal
14 7 (1.43%) IBM Notes
14 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.61%) iPlanet
16 3 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.76%) MS Office
3 11 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Faxination
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Relativity
3 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.41%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.00%) Office 365
2 16 (3.27%) Mimecast
3 15 (3.06%) G Suite
4 14 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.04%) IaaS
6 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.41%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.20%) iTunes
9 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 123 (25.10%) DNS
2 95 (19.39%) SAN
3 84 (17.14%) Firewall
4 79 (16.12%) DHCP
5 57 (11.63%) TCP/IP
6 46 (9.39%) VPN
7 42 (8.57%) LAN
8 39 (7.96%) NAS
8 39 (7.96%) WAN
9 31 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (5.92%) Internet
11 28 (5.71%) iSCSI
11 28 (5.71%) Wireless
12 27 (5.51%) SSL
13 23 (4.69%) Network Security
14 22 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (4.29%) SMTP
16 17 (3.47%) Skype
17 14 (2.86%) MPLS
18 12 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.02%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.02%) Big Data
7 4 (0.82%) MySQL
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.61%) DB2
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.41%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.41%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (2.86%) JIRA
2 8 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.41%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.41%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 103 (21.02%) Finance
2 27 (5.51%) Banking
3 24 (4.90%) Law
4 17 (3.47%) Legal
5 16 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.84%) Games
7 8 (1.63%) Electronics
8 7 (1.43%) Back Office
8 7 (1.43%) Retail
9 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.22%) Publishing
10 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.82%) Advertising
11 4 (0.82%) Marketing
12 3 (0.61%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) International Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (14.29%) Analyst
2 59 (12.04%) Administrator
3 54 (11.02%) Consultant
4 41 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 38 (7.76%) Architect
7 32 (6.53%) Support Engineer
8 26 (5.31%) Security Engineer
9 24 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (4.08%) Unix Administrator
12 19 (3.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.67%) Storage Engineer
14 17 (3.47%) IT Engineer
14 17 (3.47%) Security Consultant
15 16 (3.27%) Security Analyst
15 16 (3.27%) Security Specialist
15 16 (3.27%) Server Engineer
15 16 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.08%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.45%) SailPoint
3 9 (1.84%) SAML
4 8 (1.63%) Middleware
5 7 (1.43%) .NET
5 7 (1.43%) MCollective
5 7 (1.43%) Regular Expression
6 6 (1.22%) ELK Stack
6 6 (1.22%) XML
7 4 (0.82%) ADO
7 4 (0.82%) JSON
7 4 (0.82%) REST
8 3 (0.61%) J2EE
8 3 (0.61%) JSP
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (0.61%) Web Services
9 2 (0.41%) VML
10 1 (0.20%) EJB
10 1 (0.20%) HTML
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.22%) Clustering
2 46 (9.39%) Data Centre
3 37 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 34 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.29%) PKI
7 15 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 14 (2.86%) CMDB
9 13 (2.65%) EMC VNX
9 13 (2.65%) Replication
10 12 (2.45%) CLARiiON
11 11 (2.24%) Cloud Native
12 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (2.04%) Fat Client
12 10 (2.04%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.63%) HP Storage
14 6 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
14 6 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
14 6 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 326 (66.53%) Windows
2 168 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 120 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (20.82%) Linux
6 93 (18.98%) Unix
7 77 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (14.69%) Windows 7
9 49 (10.00%) Solaris
10 48 (9.80%) Windows 10
11 45 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (8.16%) Android
13 29 (5.92%) AIX
14 28 (5.71%) Apple iOS
15 23 (4.69%) Windows 8
16 20 (4.08%) Mac OS X
17 13 (2.65%) Windows XP
18 12 (2.45%) HPUX
18 12 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.92%) ITIL
2 52 (10.61%) Information Security
3 43 (8.78%) SIEM
4 35 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 34 (6.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 32 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.12%) Migration
7 30 (6.12%) Project Management
8 29 (5.92%) Data Loss Prevention
9 27 (5.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 25 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 25 (5.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 24 (4.90%) Change Management
11 24 (4.90%) Problem Management
11 24 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (4.90%) Service Management
12 23 (4.69%) High Availability
12 23 (4.69%) Incident Management
13 22 (4.49%) Security Management
14 21 (4.29%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.53%) PowerShell
2 57 (11.63%) SQL
3 26 (5.31%) Python
4 18 (3.67%) Bash Shell
4 18 (3.67%) VBScript
5 12 (2.45%) Perl
6 11 (2.24%) C#
6 11 (2.24%) VB
7 10 (2.04%) Java
8 5 (1.02%) Korn
8 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.82%) AWK
9 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (6.12%) Degree
5 27 (5.51%) MCSE
6 19 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.88%) CISSP
7 17 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.65%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.45%) MCSA
11 11 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (2.24%) CCNA
11 11 (2.24%) MCTS
12 7 (1.43%) SANS
13 6 (1.22%) MCITP
14 5 (1.02%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.02%) ACMT
14 5 (1.02%) CCA
14 5 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.88%) SLA
2 15 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (2.65%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.02%) COBIT
4 5 (1.02%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.82%) QA
5 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 254 (51.84%) Active Directory
2 135 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (12.86%) XenApp
4 51 (10.41%) VMware ESX
5 39 (7.96%) XenDesktop
6 38 (7.76%) vSphere
7 30 (6.12%) Hyper-V
8 29 (5.92%) BitLocker
9 27 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (2.65%) Xen
13 11 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (1.63%) NFS
15 7 (1.43%) Firmware
15 7 (1.43%) PowerHA
15 7 (1.43%) Veritas File System
16 6 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 114 (23.27%) SCCM
2 106 (21.63%) NetBackup
3 101 (20.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 60 (12.24%) Backup Exec
5 58 (11.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 54 (11.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 42 (8.57%) WSUS
8 33 (6.73%) SCOM
9 30 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 22 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
12 20 (4.08%) Tivoli
13 17 (3.47%) Puppet
14 15 (3.06%) Zenoss
15 14 (2.86%) Nessus
15 14 (2.86%) Nexpose
16 13 (2.65%) AirWatch
16 13 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (2.65%) vRealize
17 12 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 233 (47.55%) Microsoft
2 193 (39.39%) VMware
3 122 (24.90%) HP
4 121 (24.69%) Cisco
5 85 (17.35%) Citrix
6 62 (12.65%) Intel Security
7 57 (11.63%) NetApp
8 53 (10.82%) Dell
9 51 (10.41%) Red Hat
10 47 (9.59%) Splunk
11 45 (9.18%) EMC
12 44 (8.98%) Veritas
13 43 (8.78%) Oracle
14 34 (6.94%) CheckPoint
15 32 (6.53%) CA
15 32 (6.53%) IBM
16 30 (6.12%) ArcSight
17 28 (5.71%) Apple
18 27 (5.51%) Veeam
19 26 (5.31%) F5
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