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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 36 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.72% 2.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 4.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £510 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +308.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.70% -12.11%  

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 113 155 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 40.79% 50.82% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 110 144
Median daily rate £425 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -1.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.52% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 - 1 - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3

Symantec
Top Related 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 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) FireEye
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Proofpoint