Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 170 165
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -59
Contract jobs citing Symantec 36 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 0.93% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 14
East of England median daily rate £335 £510 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.31% +96.15% +2.36%
10th Percentile £103 £458 £113
90th Percentile £700 £550 £419
England median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
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 £24.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -18.37% +30.67% +1.35%

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 2,033 1,941 2,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.23% 45.10% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,164 1,159 1,250
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 113 197
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.80 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -4 16 £625 +19.05% 2
Bedfordshire +6 13 £300 -41.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 - -
Norfolk - 2 - - 3
Essex - 1 £350 - 1
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (41.67%) DHCP
4 15 (41.67%) DNS
4 15 (41.67%) Forcepoint
5 14 (38.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
6 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
6 13 (36.11%) Citrix
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 11 (30.56%) Backup Exec
9 10 (27.78%) SCCM
9 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
9 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.78%) VBScript
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) HP
10 9 (25.00%) SAN
11 8 (22.22%) Firewall
11 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
11 8 (22.22%) Law
11 8 (22.22%) Office 365
11 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.22%) Data Centre

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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DHCP
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (22.22%) Firewall
5 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
5 7 (19.44%) NAS
6 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (13.89%) Skype
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
8 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 3 (8.33%) Wireless
9 2 (5.56%) Network Security
9 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.78%) 802.11
10 1 (2.78%) ATM
10 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.78%) LAN
10 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Storage Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Product Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Engagement Leader
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) CESG
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
4 6 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.56%) Presales
6 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.78%) VBScript
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
1 7 (19.44%) MCSE
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCSA
2 5 (13.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CISM
4 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) SANS
5 1 (2.78%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 7 (19.44%) Terminal Services
4 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (16.67%) BitLocker
5 6 (16.67%) XenApp
5 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.33%) VirtualBox
6 3 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (30.56%) Backup Exec
3 10 (27.78%) SCCM
4 7 (19.44%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
4 7 (19.44%) SCOM
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Forcepoint
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Citrix
5 9 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 7 (19.44%) 3PAR
7 7 (19.44%) CommVault
7 7 (19.44%) Dell
7 7 (19.44%) EqualLogic
7 7 (19.44%) IBM
7 7 (19.44%) NetApp
7 7 (19.44%) Veritas
8 5 (13.89%) Altiris
9 4 (11.11%) Apple
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco
10 3 (8.33%) Ivanti
10 3 (8.33%) McAfee
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle
10 3 (8.33%) Sophos