Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 14 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 508 496
Rank change year-on-year -89 -12 -34
Contract jobs citing Symantec 278 391 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.97% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 240 259
England median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £203 £225 £225
90th Percentile £548 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 17
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.06 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.28% -22.85% +108.00%
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.51 £12.40
90th Percentile £67.75 £48.10 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +32.35%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40,567 40,342 43,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.27% 42.46% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,579 25,485 26,737
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £241 £245
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,459 1,302 1,550
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.40 £45.23 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in England over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in England over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
London +25 125 £450 - 27
South East -61 46 £408 +1.88% 17
North of England -59 37 £423 +27.07% 10
Midlands -18 28 £350 +7.69% 15
East of England -19 25 £200 -55.56% 7
Yorkshire -29 22 £423 -15.50% 6
East Midlands +20 14 £338 -6.90% 8
North West -16 14 £413 +37.50% 3
West Midlands -35 14 £350 +11.11% 7
South West -46 12 £325 -23.53% 5
North East -29 1 - - 1
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 150 (53.96%) Windows
2 116 (41.73%) Active Directory
3 93 (33.45%) Microsoft
4 88 (31.65%) VMware
5 81 (29.14%) Windows Server
6 71 (25.54%) Cisco
7 66 (23.74%) Office 365
8 57 (20.50%) Windows 7
9 56 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (19.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 55 (19.78%) Firewall
11 50 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 48 (17.27%) SCCM
12 48 (17.27%) Windows 10
13 46 (16.55%) McAfee
13 46 (16.55%) ITIL
14 45 (16.19%) DNS
15 43 (15.47%) MS Exchange
15 43 (15.47%) PowerShell
16 42 (15.11%) Hyper-V
17 40 (14.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 39 (14.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 39 (14.03%) Linux
19 36 (12.95%) Citrix
20 34 (12.23%) Security Cleared
20 34 (12.23%) Skype for Business
20 34 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 31 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (11.15%) Finance

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 43 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 34 (12.23%) Skype for Business
3 21 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.80%) Apache
6 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.08%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.72%) Site Server
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 66 (23.74%) Office 365
2 50 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.32%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.60%) IaaS
6 7 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.44%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.72%) PaaS
9 2 (0.72%) SaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.36%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 55 (19.78%) Firewall
2 45 (16.19%) DNS
3 29 (10.43%) Skype
4 27 (9.71%) Internet
5 25 (8.99%) DHCP
6 21 (7.55%) SAN
6 21 (7.55%) VPN
7 18 (6.47%) TCP/IP
8 17 (6.12%) LAN
9 16 (5.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (5.76%) WAN
10 15 (5.40%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (5.40%) Network Security
11 14 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (5.04%) Wireless
12 13 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (4.32%) OSPF
14 11 (3.96%) IP Telephony
14 11 (3.96%) SSL
15 9 (3.24%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.72%) Big Data
4 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (4.68%) MSI
2 9 (3.24%) InstallShield
2 9 (3.24%) WinDbg
3 7 (2.52%) JIRA
4 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 31 (11.15%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Law
3 16 (5.76%) Banking
4 9 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 48 (17.27%) Analyst
2 38 (13.67%) Consultant
3 29 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (8.27%) Security Engineer
5 22 (7.91%) Architect
6 16 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (5.04%) Administrator
8 14 (5.04%) IT Support
8 14 (5.04%) Security Consultant
9 13 (4.68%) Applications Packager
9 13 (4.68%) Network Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.96%) Desktop Support
12 10 (3.60%) Messaging Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Security Architect
13 9 (3.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 9 (3.24%) IT Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.80%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.44%) LDAP
4 2 (0.72%) Middleware
4 2 (0.72%) SAML
4 2 (0.72%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.72%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) OAuth
5 1 (0.36%) OpenID
5 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.36%) SPML
5 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.12%) PKI
2 16 (5.76%) Clustering
3 15 (5.40%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.32%) iPhone
5 9 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.24%) iPad
6 8 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.52%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.52%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.08%) CMDB
11 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.08%) Replication
11 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 150 (53.96%) Windows
2 81 (29.14%) Windows Server
3 57 (20.50%) Windows 7
4 48 (17.27%) Windows 10
5 39 (14.03%) Linux
6 31 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (7.91%) Unix
9 10 (3.60%) Solaris
10 9 (3.24%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.16%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.80%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.44%) AIX
14 4 (1.44%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.08%) Android
15 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.55%) ITIL
2 34 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (10.79%) Migration
4 23 (8.27%) Data Loss Prevention
5 19 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (6.83%) SIEM
6 16 (5.76%) Data Protection
6 16 (5.76%) Information Security
6 16 (5.76%) Load Balancing
6 16 (5.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 16 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (5.40%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.68%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (4.32%) Project Management
9 12 (4.32%) Risk Management
10 10 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.47%) PowerShell
2 21 (7.55%) SQL
3 12 (4.32%) VBScript
4 11 (3.96%) VB
5 4 (1.44%) C#
6 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.08%) Python
7 2 (0.72%) Java
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (6.12%) CISSP
4 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.96%) MCP
6 7 (2.52%) CCNP
6 7 (2.52%) MCSA
6 7 (2.52%) MCSE
7 6 (2.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (2.16%) CCIE
7 6 (2.16%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.80%) GSEC
9 4 (1.44%) CCNA
9 4 (1.44%) CISA
9 4 (1.44%) CISM
9 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.88%) QA
3 7 (2.52%) GDPR
4 6 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) COBIT
7 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.36%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 116 (41.73%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (15.11%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (6.83%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (5.40%) XenApp
7 14 (5.04%) ProxySG
8 13 (4.68%) vSphere
9 8 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.88%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.52%) Terminal Server
10 7 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.44%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.44%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.08%) Postfix
12 3 (1.08%) Squid
13 2 (0.72%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (19.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 48 (17.27%) SCCM
3 40 (14.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 39 (14.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 28 (10.07%) NetBackup
6 19 (6.83%) SCOM
7 18 (6.47%) Backup Exec
8 14 (5.04%) WSUS
9 13 (4.68%) AirWatch
10 9 (3.24%) Perfmon
11 8 (2.88%) CASB
11 8 (2.88%) Puppet
12 7 (2.52%) FortiGate
12 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (1.80%) SCOrch
15 4 (1.44%) CFEngine
15 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (33.45%) Microsoft
2 88 (31.65%) VMware
3 71 (25.54%) Cisco
4 46 (16.55%) McAfee
5 36 (12.95%) Citrix
6 26 (9.35%) CheckPoint
7 22 (7.91%) Blue Coat
8 18 (6.47%) HP
9 17 (6.12%) F5
10 16 (5.76%) Palo Alto
10 16 (5.76%) Veritas
11 15 (5.40%) Ivanti
11 15 (5.40%) Sophos
12 14 (5.04%) Altiris
12 14 (5.04%) Forcepoint
13 13 (4.68%) Fortinet
13 13 (4.68%) Red Hat
13 13 (4.68%) Veeam
14 12 (4.32%) NetApp
14 12 (4.32%) SolarWinds