The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 70 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.42% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.90% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +41.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £450 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £450 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £290
% change year-on-year - +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 483 445 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.21% 46.60% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 216 239
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.12 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -55.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £15.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Buckinghamshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Milton Keynes -18 1 £300 -33.33%
High Wycombe - 1 £160 - 1
Marlow - 1 £305 -
Symantec
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (20.00%) CCENT
4 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (20.00%) CCAA
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCAA
1 1 (20.00%) CCENT
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) GFI Software
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Rapid7
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam