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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 383 353 340
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 284 352 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.39% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 206 178
Median daily rate £400 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.42 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.55 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%

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
24375 25365 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.09% 44.10% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14965 14249
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £215
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 836 1088 1089
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.52 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -54 252 £395 +5.33% 36
London -45 105 £448 +19.33% 11
South East -11 54 £360 +6.66% 7
Scotland +28 29 £388 +225.63%
North East +5 24 £225 -18.18%
Berkshire -1 22 £400 +6.66% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 22 £225 -18.18%
Tyne and Wear -7 22 £225 -18.18%
North West -21 17 £250 -44.44% 3
Yorkshire +10 16 £325 +8.33% 4
City of London +4 16 £425 -5.55% 3
West Midlands -24 15 £325 -11.92% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £319 +25.49% 1
Hampshire +2 13 £380 -15.55%
South West +16 12 £363 +11.53% 3
Edinburgh +14 12 £425 -
Leeds +10 11 £325 +8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +8 11 £325 +8.33% 3
Glasgow +19 10 £438 +267.64%
Milton Keynes +7 10 £288 +13.18% 1
Bristol - 9 £375 - 2
Manchester -19 6 £175 -45.73%
East of England -20 6 - - 3
Herefordshire - 6 £325 -
Cheshire +10 5 £288 -41.02% 2
Lancashire +8 5 £225 -55.00%
Surrey +1 5 £395 +0.31% 2
Maidenhead +1 5 £360 +12.50%
Bracknell 0 5 £481 +11.91%
Coventry -12 5 £333 -

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 379 (69.93%) Windows
2 261 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 255 (47.05%) Active Directory
4 203 (37.45%) VMware
5 173 (31.92%) Windows Server
6 148 (27.31%) HP
6 148 (27.31%) MS Exchange
7 143 (26.38%) ITIL
8 138 (25.46%) DNS
9 137 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 128 (23.62%) NetBackup
11 123 (22.69%) Norton AntiVirus
12 122 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 119 (21.96%) Unix
14 114 (21.03%) Citrix
15 109 (20.11%) SCCM
16 107 (19.74%) Finance
17 105 (19.37%) Linux
18 102 (18.82%) Cisco
19 101 (18.63%) SAN
20 94 (17.34%) DHCP
21 93 (17.16%) Windows 7
22 91 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 91 (16.79%) PowerShell
23 88 (16.24%) Backup Exec
24 82 (15.13%) NetApp
24 82 (15.13%) Intel Security
25 79 (14.58%) Solaris
26 72 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
27 71 (13.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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
1 148 (27.31%) MS Exchange
2 72 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (11.81%) Skype for Business
4 49 (9.04%) SharePoint
5 45 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (6.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.40%) IIS
9 11 (2.03%) Apache
10 10 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.92%) iPlanet
14 5 (0.92%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 56 (10.33%) MS Office
3 10 (1.85%) MS Project
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.21%) Faxination
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.56%) Office 365
2 21 (3.87%) Mimecast
3 12 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.66%) Google Apps
4 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) iTunes
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (25.46%) DNS
2 101 (18.63%) SAN
3 94 (17.34%) DHCP
4 67 (12.36%) Firewall
5 66 (12.18%) TCP/IP
6 43 (7.93%) NAS
6 43 (7.93%) WAN
7 40 (7.38%) LAN
8 34 (6.27%) Network Security
9 29 (5.35%) iSCSI
10 28 (5.17%) Wireless
11 26 (4.80%) Internet
12 24 (4.43%) SSL
13 23 (4.24%) VPN
14 21 (3.87%) SMTP
15 20 (3.69%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (2.95%) VoIP
18 15 (2.77%) Skype
19 12 (2.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.21%) MySQL
7 7 (1.29%) EDRMS
7 7 (1.29%) IDOL
8 4 (0.74%) DB2
8 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.37%) Big Data
9 2 (0.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.37%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.37%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.37%) Power BI
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.18%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.11%) JIRA
3 5 (0.92%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.92%) MSI
3 5 (0.92%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.55%) Subversion
5 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Hudson
6 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 107 (19.74%) Finance
2 48 (8.86%) Banking
3 22 (4.06%) Legal
4 19 (3.51%) Law
5 16 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.40%) Back Office
7 8 (1.48%) Games
7 8 (1.48%) International Banking
8 7 (1.29%) Advertising
8 7 (1.29%) Retail
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
9 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (13.84%) Analyst
2 63 (11.62%) Consultant
3 62 (11.44%) Administrator
4 49 (9.04%) Support Engineer
5 46 (8.49%) Architect
6 44 (8.12%) Systems Administrator
7 39 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (5.90%) Security Engineer
9 30 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
10 26 (4.80%) Security Consultant
11 25 (4.61%) Backup Engineer
11 25 (4.61%) Desktop Engineer
12 23 (4.24%) Server Engineer
13 22 (4.06%) Storage Engineer
13 22 (4.06%) VMware Engineer
14 19 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 18 (3.32%) Security Architect
15 18 (3.32%) Unix Administrator
16 17 (3.14%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.77%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.11%) JSON
2 6 (1.11%) REST
2 6 (1.11%) Web Services
2 6 (1.11%) XML
3 5 (0.92%) J2EE
3 5 (0.92%) JSP
3 5 (0.92%) Middleware
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (0.92%) RFC 822
4 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.74%) SAML
5 3 (0.55%) .NET
5 3 (0.55%) LAMP
6 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.37%) CSS
6 2 (0.37%) HTML
6 2 (0.37%) VML
6 2 (0.37%) XMPP
7 1 (0.18%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 53 (9.78%) Clustering
3 48 (8.86%) Blackberry
4 31 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.17%) PKI
6 19 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.95%) EMC VNX
8 15 (2.77%) Replication
9 14 (2.58%) CLARiiON
10 12 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.85%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.85%) HP Storage
12 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.29%) AS400
13 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.29%) NHS
14 6 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
14 6 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
15 5 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 379 (69.93%) Windows
2 173 (31.92%) Windows Server
3 122 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 119 (21.96%) Unix
5 105 (19.37%) Linux
6 93 (17.16%) Windows 7
7 91 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (14.58%) Solaris
9 70 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (7.56%) AIX
11 35 (6.46%) Android
12 32 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (4.61%) Apple iOS
13 25 (4.61%) HPUX
14 24 (4.43%) Windows 10
14 24 (4.43%) Windows XP
15 23 (4.24%) Windows 8
16 15 (2.77%) Mac OS X
17 13 (2.40%) Data ONTAP
18 12 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (26.38%) ITIL
2 55 (10.15%) Migration
3 48 (8.86%) Information Security
4 41 (7.56%) Change Management
5 40 (7.38%) Project Management
6 37 (6.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (6.83%) Service Delivery
7 33 (6.09%) SIEM
8 31 (5.72%) Release Management
9 30 (5.54%) Data Loss Prevention
10 28 (5.17%) Problem Management
10 28 (5.17%) Service Management
11 27 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 22 (4.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 21 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (3.87%) PRINCE2
15 21 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (3.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.79%) PowerShell
2 58 (10.70%) SQL
3 23 (4.24%) VBScript
4 19 (3.51%) Python
5 17 (3.14%) Perl
6 15 (2.77%) VB
7 13 (2.40%) Java
8 12 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.85%) C#
10 8 (1.48%) C
11 5 (0.92%) Korn
12 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.09%) Degree
5 32 (5.90%) MCSE
6 24 (4.43%) MCSA
7 22 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 21 (3.87%) CISSP
9 20 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.58%) CISM
10 14 (2.58%) DV Cleared
10 14 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (2.40%) CCNA
12 11 (2.03%) MCP
13 8 (1.48%) MCITP
13 8 (1.48%) MCTS
14 6 (1.11%) CCENT
14 6 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.17%) SLA
2 20 (3.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.40%) COBIT
5 11 (2.03%) JSP 440
6 8 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.74%) QA
8 2 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 255 (47.05%) Active Directory
2 137 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (11.44%) XenApp
4 50 (9.23%) vSphere
5 42 (7.75%) VMware ESX
6 33 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (5.90%) Hyper-V
7 32 (5.90%) XenDesktop
8 24 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (3.69%) BitLocker
10 15 (2.77%) NFS
11 13 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (2.21%) Terminal Services
13 11 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (1.48%) UAG
17 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 128 (23.62%) NetBackup
2 123 (22.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 109 (20.11%) SCCM
4 88 (16.24%) Backup Exec
5 71 (13.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 55 (10.15%) SCOM
7 49 (9.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 48 (8.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 41 (7.56%) WSUS
10 37 (6.83%) HP Data Protector
11 29 (5.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 29 (5.35%) Tivoli
12 17 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (2.21%) HP SIM
13 12 (2.21%) Nexpose
13 12 (2.21%) SCVMM
14 11 (2.03%) Casper Suite
14 11 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 261 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 203 (37.45%) VMware
3 148 (27.31%) HP
4 114 (21.03%) Citrix
5 102 (18.82%) Cisco
6 82 (15.13%) Intel Security
6 82 (15.13%) NetApp
7 55 (10.15%) EMC
8 50 (9.23%) Oracle
9 49 (9.04%) Veritas
10 48 (8.86%) Dell
11 47 (8.67%) Red Hat
12 45 (8.30%) IBM
13 33 (6.09%) Apple
14 32 (5.90%) Splunk
15 30 (5.54%) Lumension
16 25 (4.61%) Juniper
17 23 (4.24%) arcserve
17 23 (4.24%) F5
18 22 (4.06%) Brocade
Bristol, Avon
Yoh
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £500 per day £Negotiable (dep on exp)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago