Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 178 170
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -52
Contract jobs citing Symantec 21 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.06% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
East of England median daily rate £318 £500 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.50% +194.12% -15.00%
10th Percentile £103 £138 £113
90th Percentile £400 £550 £410
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £19.73 £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.81% +60.00% +25.00%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £18.75
% change year-on-year -4.39% +11.56% -7.11%

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 2,192 2,082 2,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.23% 44.66% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 1,198 1,358
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £212
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 130 191
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.51 £10.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £40.49 £42.84
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 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
Bedfordshire +5 9 £300 -7.34%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 - - 4
Hertfordshire -20 4 - - 4
Norfolk - 2 - -
Essex +11 1 £350 +154.53%
Symantec
England

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

1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) DHCP
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (28.57%) VLAN
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) VirtualBox
9 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
10 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (19.05%) Apple

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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DHCP
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) 802.11
6 2 (9.52%) Frame Relay
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.52%) Skype
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Product Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) CMDB
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 2 (9.52%) VMS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) VirtualBox
5 3 (14.29%) BitLocker
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Apple
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Forcepoint
5 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 3 (14.29%) Acronis
6 3 (14.29%) Altiris
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) CommVault
6 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
6 3 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 3 (14.29%) McAfee
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Sophos
6 3 (14.29%) Veeam
6 3 (14.29%) Veritas