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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
UK
Rank 412 408 399
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 189 222 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 140 115
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 18
Median hourly rate £26.25 £17.75 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.88% +16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.67 £15.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.50 £25.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £17.00 £14.17
% change year-on-year
+66.17% +19.95%

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
20222 22047 23588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 43.09% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12535 13180 13584
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 763 828 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -17 153 £400 +9.21% 30
London +9 65 £450 +12.50% 10
South East +11 41 £363 -11.04% 8
Scotland +25 23 £413 +19.13% 2
City of London +7 21 £438 -5.40% 3
Glasgow +14 16 £400 +95.36% 1
Surrey +19 13 £400 +21.21% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £348 +2.96% 1
East Midlands +16 11 £330 -
East of England -5 10 £530 +211.76% 2
Epsom +7 9 £400 - 1
Berkshire +14 8 £363 -14.70% 1
Milton Keynes +11 8 £373 +10.37% 1
Yorkshire +7 8 £388 -6.06% 1
Hertfordshire +2 8 £550 +44.26% 1
Edinburgh +17 7 £413 +20.43%
South West -22 7 £311 +3.75% 2
Belfast - 6 £225 -
County Antrim - 6 £225 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £225 -
North West +13 5 £219 -27.08% 5
West Yorkshire +12 5 £325 -21.21% 1
Hampshire +6 5 - - 1
West Midlands -4 5 £450 +50.00%
Bristol -18 5 £313 -8.08% 2
Derby - 5 £330 -
Derbyshire - 5 £330 -
Leeds 0 4 £305 -29.27%
Marlow - 4 £303 -
Nottingham - 4 £488 -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 265 (65.43%) Windows
2 208 (51.36%) Active Directory
3 192 (47.41%) Microsoft
4 160 (39.51%) VMware
5 128 (31.60%) Windows Server
6 118 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 112 (27.65%) SCCM
7 112 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 109 (26.91%) Finance
9 105 (25.93%) Cisco
10 99 (24.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 97 (23.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (21.98%) MS Exchange
13 85 (20.99%) Linux
14 81 (20.00%) Citrix
15 80 (19.75%) DNS
15 80 (19.75%) ITIL
16 79 (19.51%) Firewall
17 77 (19.01%) SAN
18 74 (18.27%) HP
19 73 (18.02%) Windows 7
20 70 (17.28%) Unix
21 66 (16.30%) NetBackup
22 64 (15.80%) PowerShell
23 57 (14.07%) XenApp
23 57 (14.07%) MS Office
24 56 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
24 56 (13.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
25 54 (13.33%) SQL Server
26 53 (13.09%) DHCP

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 89 (21.98%) MS Exchange
2 51 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 28 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.96%) Apache
8 12 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.22%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.73%) Confluence
10 7 (1.73%) Drupal
10 7 (1.73%) IIS
10 7 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.48%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.99%) iPlanet
13 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (14.07%) MS Office
2 35 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.98%) 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 17 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.21%) G Suite
6 12 (2.96%) IaaS
7 7 (1.73%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.74%) SaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (19.75%) DNS
2 79 (19.51%) Firewall
3 77 (19.01%) SAN
4 53 (13.09%) DHCP
5 44 (10.86%) VPN
6 41 (10.12%) TCP/IP
7 35 (8.64%) LAN
7 35 (8.64%) NAS
8 33 (8.15%) Internet
9 27 (6.67%) Wireless
10 25 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (5.68%) WAN
12 19 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (4.69%) iSCSI
12 19 (4.69%) Network Security
13 15 (3.70%) LDAP
14 14 (3.46%) SSL
15 11 (2.72%) SMTP
16 9 (2.22%) FTP
16 9 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.23%) Big Data
8 4 (0.99%) MySQL
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.74%) DB2
9 3 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.49%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 13 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.96%) JIRA
3 8 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.99%) MSI
6 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.49%) WinDbg
General
1 109 (26.91%) Finance
2 31 (7.65%) Banking
3 19 (4.69%) Legal
4 17 (4.20%) Law
5 11 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.47%) Games
6 10 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.98%) Publishing
8 7 (1.73%) Back Office
8 7 (1.73%) Electronics
8 7 (1.73%) Marketing
9 6 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Local Government
11 3 (0.74%) International Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Retail
12 2 (0.49%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (18.02%) Analyst
2 42 (10.37%) Administrator
3 40 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (9.63%) Architect
5 36 (8.89%) Consultant
6 30 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 27 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 24 (5.93%) Security Engineer
9 22 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 21 (5.19%) Unix Administrator
11 20 (4.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
12 18 (4.44%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.95%) Desktop Support
13 16 (3.95%) Storage Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.70%) Security Analyst
15 14 (3.46%) IT Engineer
15 14 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (3.21%) Security Architect
16 13 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.21%) SailPoint
2 13 (3.21%) SAML
3 11 (2.72%) .NET
4 7 (1.73%) MCollective
5 6 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.48%) Middleware
6 5 (1.23%) ADSI
6 5 (1.23%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.23%) XML
6 5 (1.23%) XMPP
7 4 (0.99%) ADO
7 4 (0.99%) J2EE
8 3 (0.74%) JSON
8 3 (0.74%) JSP
8 3 (0.74%) REST
8 3 (0.74%) Web Services
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.62%) Clustering
1 43 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.68%) PKI
4 21 (5.19%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 14 (3.46%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.46%) Thin Client
6 14 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.96%) CMDB
8 8 (1.98%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.73%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.48%) Replication
10 6 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.99%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 265 (65.43%) Windows
2 128 (31.60%) Windows Server
3 112 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (23.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (20.99%) Linux
6 73 (18.02%) Windows 7
7 70 (17.28%) Unix
8 56 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (10.86%) Windows 10
10 42 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (8.64%) Solaris
12 25 (6.17%) Windows 8
13 22 (5.43%) Android
14 16 (3.95%) Mac OS X
15 14 (3.46%) AIX
16 13 (3.21%) Windows XP
17 12 (2.96%) Apple iOS
18 8 (1.98%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.74%) CentOS
19 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.75%) ITIL
2 40 (9.88%) SIEM
3 37 (9.14%) Information Security
4 29 (7.16%) High Availability
5 25 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (6.17%) Problem Management
6 24 (5.93%) Change Control
6 24 (5.93%) Incident Management
6 24 (5.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 24 (5.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 22 (5.43%) Data Loss Prevention
7 22 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 22 (5.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (5.19%) Change Management
9 19 (4.69%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 17 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.20%) Performance Management
12 16 (3.95%) Asset Management
12 16 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.80%) PowerShell
2 41 (10.12%) SQL
3 24 (5.93%) Python
4 20 (4.94%) VBScript
5 17 (4.20%) Perl
6 14 (3.46%) Java
7 13 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.72%) C#
9 6 (1.48%) VB
10 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.99%) AWK
11 4 (0.99%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.19%) MCSE
5 14 (3.46%) CISSP
6 13 (3.21%) Degree
7 12 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.98%) CCNA
8 8 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.73%) SANS
10 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.23%) MCITP
10 5 (1.23%) MCSA
11 4 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.99%) MCP
11 4 (0.99%) MCTS
11 4 (0.99%) RHCE
12 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.44%) SLA
2 12 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.74%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.49%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
7 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 208 (51.36%) Active Directory
2 118 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (14.07%) XenApp
4 44 (10.86%) Hyper-V
5 41 (10.12%) VMware ESX
6 38 (9.38%) XenDesktop
7 32 (7.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (6.67%) BitLocker
9 24 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 18 (4.44%) vSphere
12 17 (4.20%) Veritas File System
13 12 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (1.98%) Firmware
14 8 (1.98%) Xen
15 7 (1.73%) PowerHA
16 6 (1.48%) NFS
16 6 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 112 (27.65%) SCCM
2 99 (24.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 66 (16.30%) NetBackup
4 56 (13.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 51 (12.59%) Backup Exec
6 45 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 27 (6.67%) WSUS
8 23 (5.68%) SCOM
9 14 (3.46%) Nessus
9 14 (3.46%) Puppet
9 14 (3.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (3.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (2.72%) Zenoss
12 10 (2.47%) MIMEsweeper
13 9 (2.22%) Ansible
13 9 (2.22%) Nexpose
13 9 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (1.98%) AirWatch
14 8 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (1.73%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 192 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 160 (39.51%) VMware
3 105 (25.93%) Cisco
4 81 (20.00%) Citrix
5 74 (18.27%) HP
6 52 (12.84%) Red Hat
7 45 (11.11%) Dell
8 44 (10.86%) Intel Security
8 44 (10.86%) Oracle
9 37 (9.14%) Veritas
10 35 (8.64%) CheckPoint
10 35 (8.64%) Splunk
11 30 (7.41%) CA
12 29 (7.16%) NetApp
13 25 (6.17%) IBM
14 24 (5.93%) ArcSight
14 24 (5.93%) Sun
14 24 (5.93%) Veeam
15 23 (5.68%) EMC
16 22 (5.43%) F5
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