Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 224 223
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 18 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.72% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 20
City of London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £234 £286
90th Percentile £668 £565 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% -1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £90.75
Central London median hourly rate - - £90.75

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,662 2,637 2,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.02% 38.87% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,981 1,965 2,156
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £226 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 40
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +9.67%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.44
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% +3.83% +2.86%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in the City of London

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in the City of London

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in the City of London

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 4 (22.22%) ProxySG
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (16.67%) CyberArk
7 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
7 3 (16.67%) Tufin
7 3 (16.67%) Regular Expression
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) ISMS
7 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Information Security

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) DMZ
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IAM Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Regular Expression
1 3 (16.67%) VML
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth
2 2 (11.11%) SAML
3 1 (5.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) ISMS
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (11.11%) NIST 800
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) ProxySG
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) OpenAM
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) CASB
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (11.11%) SCOM
5 1 (5.56%) Ansible
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.56%) SCSM
5 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.56%) SnapMirror
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) CyberArk
4 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Okta
4 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (16.67%) Sophos
4 3 (16.67%) Tufin
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas