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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
UK / England
Rank 429 397 420
Rank change year-on-year -32 +23  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 138 223 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 1.04% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 128 90
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £153 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £505 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £16.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 £23.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.70% -8.10%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 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
London +20 69 £425 - 12
South East -5 35 £400 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +23 9 £450 +50.00% 1
North West +10 8 £294 -2.08% 2
East of England -19 7 £480 +182.35% 3
East Midlands - 6 £330 -
South West -17 3 £313 -10.71% 3
West Midlands +7 1 £450 +47.54% 2
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 202 (64.33%) Windows
2 158 (50.32%) Microsoft
3 156 (49.68%) Active Directory
4 121 (38.54%) VMware
5 108 (34.39%) Windows Server
6 93 (29.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 92 (29.30%) Cisco
8 84 (26.75%) Finance
9 83 (26.43%) Linux
10 81 (25.80%) SCCM
11 78 (24.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 73 (23.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (21.97%) Norton AntiVirus
14 67 (21.34%) HP
14 67 (21.34%) SAN
15 66 (21.02%) Citrix
15 66 (21.02%) ITIL
16 64 (20.38%) NetBackup
17 62 (19.75%) DNS
18 60 (19.11%) Firewall
19 57 (18.15%) Unix
20 56 (17.83%) MS Exchange
21 55 (17.52%) Red Hat
22 54 (17.20%) PowerShell
23 53 (16.88%) MS Office
24 52 (16.56%) Windows 7
25 47 (14.97%) XenApp
25 47 (14.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
26 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
27 41 (13.06%) DHCP

Symantec
Top Related 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 56 (17.83%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.06%) Skype for Business
3 32 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.55%) Apache
8 7 (2.23%) Drupal
9 6 (1.91%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.91%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.59%) IIS
11 4 (1.27%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.64%) JBoss
13 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (16.88%) MS Office
2 30 (9.55%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Relativity
2 2 (0.64%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.64%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.87%) Office 365
2 20 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.82%) G Suite
4 12 (3.82%) IaaS
5 11 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.91%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.59%) SaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.34%) SAN
2 62 (19.75%) DNS
3 60 (19.11%) Firewall
4 41 (13.06%) DHCP
5 39 (12.42%) NAS
6 36 (11.46%) TCP/IP
7 30 (9.55%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (9.55%) VPN
8 29 (9.24%) Internet
9 28 (8.92%) LAN
10 22 (7.01%) Wireless
11 21 (6.69%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (5.10%) WAN
13 15 (4.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (4.78%) SSL
14 14 (4.46%) iSCSI
14 14 (4.46%) LDAP
15 13 (4.14%) Network Security
16 11 (3.50%) FTP
16 11 (3.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.59%) MySQL
6 4 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.96%) DB2
7 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.64%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.32%) Power BI
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.27%) MSI
3 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 84 (26.75%) Finance
2 22 (7.01%) Banking
3 21 (6.69%) Law
4 20 (6.37%) Legal
5 12 (3.82%) Games
6 7 (2.23%) Back Office
6 7 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.91%) Marketing
8 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (1.27%) Retail
10 3 (0.96%) International Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Local Government
11 2 (0.64%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 49 (15.61%) Analyst
2 40 (12.74%) Administrator
3 39 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (9.55%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (7.96%) Architect
6 23 (7.32%) Consultant
6 23 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
7 22 (7.01%) Storage Administrator
7 22 (7.01%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 20 (6.37%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 20 (6.37%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.37%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (4.46%) Desktop Support
10 12 (3.82%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.50%) Desktop Analyst
11 11 (3.50%) Security Engineer
11 11 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.18%) Information Security Specialist
12 10 (3.18%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.10%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.78%) SailPoint
2 15 (4.78%) SAML
3 10 (3.18%) .NET
4 6 (1.91%) XML
5 5 (1.59%) ADSI
6 4 (1.27%) J2EE
6 4 (1.27%) JSON
6 4 (1.27%) Middleware
6 4 (1.27%) REST
6 4 (1.27%) XMPP
7 3 (0.96%) ADO
7 3 (0.96%) JSP
7 3 (0.96%) OAuth
7 3 (0.96%) OpenID
7 3 (0.96%) WAP
7 3 (0.96%) Web Services
8 2 (0.64%) Memcached
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.74%) Clustering
2 39 (12.42%) Data Centre
3 28 (8.92%) Management Information System
4 22 (7.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (4.46%) Fat Client
5 14 (4.46%) Thin Client
6 13 (4.14%) Blackberry
6 13 (4.14%) PKI
7 10 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.87%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.55%) CMDB
9 8 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (2.23%) Cloud Native
10 7 (2.23%) Replication
11 6 (1.91%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.27%) HP Storage
12 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 202 (64.33%) Windows
2 108 (34.39%) Windows Server
3 83 (26.43%) Linux
4 78 (24.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (23.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (18.15%) Unix
7 52 (16.56%) Windows 7
8 41 (13.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (11.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (10.51%) Solaris
11 30 (9.55%) Windows 10
12 24 (7.64%) Android
13 17 (5.41%) Mac OS X
14 16 (5.10%) Windows 8
15 15 (4.78%) Windows XP
16 14 (4.46%) Apple iOS
17 10 (3.18%) CentOS
18 8 (2.55%) Ubuntu
19 7 (2.23%) AIX
20 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.02%) ITIL
2 31 (9.87%) Information Security
3 30 (9.55%) Problem Management
4 24 (7.64%) Change Control
4 24 (7.64%) High Availability
4 24 (7.64%) SIEM
5 22 (7.01%) Change Management
5 22 (7.01%) Configuration Management
5 22 (7.01%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.69%) Performance Management
6 21 (6.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (6.05%) Incident Management
8 18 (5.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 18 (5.73%) Service Management
8 18 (5.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 17 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 16 (5.10%) Application Virtualisation
10 16 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (5.10%) Security Management
11 15 (4.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.20%) PowerShell
2 27 (8.60%) SQL
3 22 (7.01%) Python
4 12 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.50%) Perl
6 10 (3.18%) VBScript
7 9 (2.87%) Java
8 8 (2.55%) VB
9 6 (1.91%) C#
10 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.27%) AWK
12 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.64%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.14%) MCSE
5 9 (2.87%) Degree
6 8 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.23%) MCP
8 5 (1.59%) CISSP
9 4 (1.27%) CCNA
9 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.27%) RHCE
10 3 (0.96%) MCSA
10 3 (0.96%) MCSD
11 2 (0.64%) CCIE
11 2 (0.64%) CISA
11 2 (0.64%) CISM
11 2 (0.64%) MCITP
11 2 (0.64%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.64%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.46%) SLA
2 10 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.96%) GPG13
5 3 (0.96%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.64%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
6 2 (0.64%) QA
7 1 (0.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 156 (49.68%) Active Directory
2 93 (29.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (14.97%) XenApp
4 32 (10.19%) Hyper-V
5 31 (9.87%) XenDesktop
6 29 (9.24%) VMware ESX
7 28 (8.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 26 (8.28%) BitLocker
9 22 (7.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (7.01%) Veritas File System
10 18 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (5.10%) vSphere
12 11 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (2.55%) Xen
14 7 (2.23%) NFS
15 5 (1.59%) Firmware
15 5 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 81 (25.80%) SCCM
2 69 (21.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 64 (20.38%) NetBackup
4 47 (14.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 38 (12.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 28 (8.92%) Backup Exec
7 24 (7.64%) WSUS
8 19 (6.05%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (4.78%) SCOM
10 10 (3.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (3.18%) Nexpose
10 10 (3.18%) Puppet
11 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (2.87%) MIMEsweeper
11 9 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (2.23%) AirWatch
13 7 (2.23%) Nagios
13 7 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (1.91%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 158 (50.32%) Microsoft
2 121 (38.54%) VMware
3 92 (29.30%) Cisco
4 67 (21.34%) HP
5 66 (21.02%) Citrix
6 55 (17.52%) Red Hat
7 41 (13.06%) Intel Security
8 40 (12.74%) Dell
9 39 (12.42%) Veritas
10 38 (12.10%) Oracle
11 32 (10.19%) Splunk
12 30 (9.55%) Sun
13 29 (9.24%) CheckPoint
14 25 (7.96%) CA
15 24 (7.64%) NetApp
16 23 (7.32%) EMC
17 22 (7.01%) F5
18 21 (6.69%) AppSense
19 20 (6.37%) ArcSight
20 19 (6.05%) Apple
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £14 - £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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AMS contingency
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