The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Symantec
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.84% - 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £138 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £285
% change year-on-year +1.44% +21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.95 £17.00 £20.34
% change year-on-year -6.20% -16.43%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 191 174 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 53.20% 54.21% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 112 102
Median daily rate £445 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £279 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Symantec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Bedfordshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Bedfordshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Bedfordshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Luton - 2 - -
Bedford - 1 £138 -
Symantec
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) FireEye
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) DameWare
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) FireEye
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint