Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 164 184
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 -69
Contract jobs citing Symantec 27 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 0.77% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.75% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 1
East of England median daily rate £335 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.56% +28.57% +45.83%
10th Percentile £132 £275 £325
90th Percentile £416 £544 £375
England median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
10th Percentile £13.90 - £10.95
90th Percentile £75.30 - £14.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.07%

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 2,384 2,171 2,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.21% 44.06% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,381 1,205 1,292
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 133 188
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -1.49% -18.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - +0.14% -0.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +12 9 £361 +13.33%
Hertfordshire -30 8 £150 -66.67% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 6 - - 2
Essex -1 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) DNS
4 11 (40.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (33.33%) Office 365
7 8 (29.63%) VPN
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
8 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
8 7 (25.93%) VLAN
9 6 (22.22%) Altiris
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 5 (18.52%) VirtualBox
10 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
10 5 (18.52%) Apple
11 4 (14.81%) McAfee
11 4 (14.81%) Sophos
11 4 (14.81%) ITIL
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) Adobe

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.81%) CMS
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) DHCP
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (11.11%) LAN
6 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) Skype
7 2 (7.41%) DKIM
7 2 (7.41%) DMARC
7 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
7 2 (7.41%) NAS
7 2 (7.41%) Network Security
7 2 (7.41%) VoIP
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 2 (7.41%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (7.41%) IT Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) CMDB
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) VMS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Software Distribution
2 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (11.11%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.70%) API Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.70%) Email Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNA
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.70%) GIAC
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SANS
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SSCP
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) VirtualBox
5 4 (14.81%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (11.11%) XenServer
7 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.70%) Postfix
8 1 (3.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
3 4 (14.81%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (14.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) CASB
5 1 (3.70%) Kibana
5 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) QRadar
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Altiris
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Apple
6 4 (14.81%) Adobe
6 4 (14.81%) McAfee
6 4 (14.81%) Sophos
7 3 (11.11%) Acronis
7 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) ESET
7 3 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) Kaspersky
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.11%) Veeam
8 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
8 2 (7.41%) Riverbed