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 3 months to 28 April 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 104 106
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.78% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.66% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 15
Median daily rate £510 £170 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -64.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.73%  

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 East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 951 1208 1370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 44.34% 47.11% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 668 729
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 89 120
Median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £47.50 £42.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 4 - - 5
Bedfordshire +1 2 £510 +308.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 9 (42.86%) Sophos
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Splunk
5 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) SIEM
6 4 (19.05%) Office 365
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 10

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
1 4 (19.05%) SIEM
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Email Management
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Data Security
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Sophos
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
2 5 (23.81%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) AppSense
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.52%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Altiris
5 1 (4.76%) FireEye
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint