Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 170 150
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 51 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.35% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 0.74% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 20
East of England median daily rate £450 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +33.33% +52.78%
10th Percentile £300 £475 £145
90th Percentile £565 £550 £443
England median daily rate £425 £380 £353
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.80% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
East of England median hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -
England median hourly rate £20.12 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -23.35% +110.00% -26.77%

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

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,163 2,167 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.38% 48.00% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,190 1,287
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £210 £206
90th Percentile £594 £538 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 175 260
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -16.67% +10.53%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +6.06%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in the East of England

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in the East of England

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in the East of England

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in the East of England

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 32 £450 -18.18% 4
Bedfordshire +4 13 £300 - 2
Cambridgeshire -13 6 - - 5
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 29 (56.86%) VMware
3 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (52.94%) SCCM
4 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 25 (49.02%) Citrix
5 25 (49.02%) MS Exchange
6 24 (47.06%) VBScript
6 24 (47.06%) PowerShell
6 24 (47.06%) Skype for Business
7 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
8 19 (37.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 17 (33.33%) Office 365
10 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
11 14 (27.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (27.45%) CommVault
11 14 (27.45%) CESG
11 14 (27.45%) BitLocker
11 14 (27.45%) Disk Encryption
12 13 (25.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (25.49%) Skype
12 13 (25.49%) OneDrive
12 13 (25.49%) Altiris
12 13 (25.49%) XenApp
12 13 (25.49%) XenDesktop
12 13 (25.49%) Ivanti
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Intune

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (49.02%) MS Exchange
2 24 (47.06%) Skype for Business
3 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.96%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Office 365
2 13 (25.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) SAN
1 13 (25.49%) Skype
2 11 (21.57%) DHCP
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (19.61%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (19.61%) iSCSI
3 10 (19.61%) NAS
4 3 (5.88%) SSL
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Consultant
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Storage Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) SCCM Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Deployment Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Product Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) CESG
2 11 (21.57%) User Experience
3 10 (19.61%) Clustering
3 10 (19.61%) Replication
4 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Disk Encryption
2 13 (25.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 9 (17.65%) Data Loss Prevention
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (15.69%) Presales
4 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.92%) Information Security
10 1 (1.96%) Break/Fix
10 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) PowerShell
1 24 (47.06%) VBScript
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) R
3 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) MCSA
1 9 (17.65%) MCSE
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (17.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) SANS
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (27.45%) BitLocker
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (25.49%) XenApp
4 13 (25.49%) XenDesktop
5 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
5 11 (21.57%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (19.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (56.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 27 (52.94%) SCCM
3 19 (37.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (21.57%) Backup Exec
6 10 (19.61%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (19.61%) NetBackup
6 10 (19.61%) SCOM
7 3 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) VMware
2 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (49.02%) Citrix
4 14 (27.45%) CommVault
5 13 (25.49%) Altiris
5 13 (25.49%) Dell
5 13 (25.49%) Ivanti
5 13 (25.49%) NetApp
6 11 (21.57%) Forcepoint
6 11 (21.57%) IBM
7 10 (19.61%) 3PAR
7 10 (19.61%) EqualLogic
7 10 (19.61%) HP
7 10 (19.61%) Veritas
8 9 (17.65%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.88%) EMC
10 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
10 2 (3.92%) Splunk
11 1 (1.96%) Apple
11 1 (1.96%) McAfee