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 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 147 169
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.17% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 30
Median daily rate £463 £425 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -18.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £613 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £290
% change year-on-year - +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1253 1370 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.92% 40.45% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1056 1802
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 64
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.00 £45.00
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 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 City of London region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) SCCM
6 9 (34.62%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (34.62%) SAN
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 7 (26.92%) XenApp
8 7 (26.92%) Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Clustering
9 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
9 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
11 4 (15.38%) 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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) TACACS
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XMPP
2 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) OAuth
2 1 (3.85%) OpenID
2 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.85%) HPUX
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Solaris
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.54%) Server Building
2 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (7.69%) E-Discovery
3 2 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
3 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Threat Detection
3 2 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) CNA
3 2 (7.69%) GCIA
3 2 (7.69%) GCIH
3 2 (7.69%) GIAC
3 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Novell Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) GPG13
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
4 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
4 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
5 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (7.69%) SCSM
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Altiris
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 3 (11.54%) AppSense
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) Veritas
8 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.69%) Brocade
8 2 (7.69%) FireEye
8 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.85%) Dell Compellent