The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 29 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.

Symantec
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 51 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 2.20% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 5.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 0
Median daily rate £313 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +8.92% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.45 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.50% -8.10%  

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 Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 372 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.00% 40.92% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 266 218
Median daily rate £370 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.93% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £18.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Bristol

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (100.00%) Wyse
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) AppSense
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 7 (100.00%) BitLocker
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) CA
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (71.43%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Signage
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) AppSense
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Wyse
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) CA
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Polycom
5 2 (28.57%) Xerox