Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 618 431 563
Rank change year-on-year -187 +132 +36
Contract jobs citing Symantec 121 65 227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.55% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 42 172
10th Percentile £110 £312 £214
25th Percentile £250 £381 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £363 £446 £411
Median % change year-on-year -18.72% +8.45% -3.24%
75th Percentile £500 £525 £525
90th Percentile £577 £620 £636
UK median daily rate £390 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -15.68% +12.12% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
10th Percentile " " £19.40
25th Percentile £15.50 £61.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate £16.00 £63.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -74.60% +200.00% +16.67%
75th Percentile £22.25 £64.50 £22.13
90th Percentile £25.70 " £22.20
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £64.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -75.19% +186.67% +25.00%

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 26,847 11,757 32,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.77% 43.40% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,982 7,776 21,095
10th Percentile £263 £260 £243
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £560
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 825 345 1,153
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.35 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.20 £20.34 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.58% +7.03% +9.70%
75th Percentile £42.20 £45.00 £40.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £52.14
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £19.11
% change year-on-year -11.36% +15.15% +12.38%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Symantec in England.

Daily rate trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Symantec in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Symantec in England

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Symantec in England.

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 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
South East -69 35 £395 -21.00% 7
London -202 34 £443 -11.50% 9
North of England -78 19 £438 +9.38% 16
North West -57 13 £534 +33.38% 10
East of England - 12 £110 -
Midlands -69 9 £325 -14.47% 11
West Midlands - 9 £325 - 5
South West -48 6 £388 +234.48% 6
North East - 3 £250 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £310 - 4
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 78 (64.46%) Windows
2 64 (52.89%) Active Directory
3 51 (42.15%) Microsoft
4 46 (38.02%) Microsoft 365
5 41 (33.88%) McAfee
6 38 (31.40%) SCCM
7 37 (30.58%) Windows Server
8 33 (27.27%) VMware
8 33 (27.27%) DNS
9 28 (23.14%) Cisco
9 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
10 25 (20.66%) SQL
10 25 (20.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 24 (19.83%) Firewall
11 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
12 23 (19.01%) SharePoint
12 23 (19.01%) DHCP
12 23 (19.01%) Windows 10
13 22 (18.18%) Social Skills
14 21 (17.36%) LAN
15 20 (16.53%) EMC
16 19 (15.70%) Azure
17 18 (14.88%) Citrix
17 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
17 18 (14.88%) ITIL
18 17 (14.05%) WAN
18 17 (14.05%) Splunk
19 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
20 15 (12.40%) NetApp

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 23 (19.01%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.09%) Confluence
4 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (38.02%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (15.70%) Azure
3 8 (6.61%) AWS
4 7 (5.79%) IaaS
5 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.96%) Mimecast
6 4 (3.31%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.31%) SaaS
7 3 (2.48%) PaaS
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.65%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.83%) Apigee
9 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) DNS
2 24 (19.83%) Firewall
2 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
3 23 (19.01%) DHCP
4 21 (17.36%) LAN
5 17 (14.05%) WAN
6 14 (11.57%) SAN
7 12 (9.92%) VPN
8 10 (8.26%) NAS
9 8 (6.61%) Network Security
9 8 (6.61%) Skype
10 6 (4.96%) SSL
11 5 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.31%) Wireless
13 3 (2.48%) IPv4
14 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.65%) IPsec
14 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) MySQL
2 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (18.18%) Social Skills
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 7 (5.79%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (1.65%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) International Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (19.01%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.53%) IT Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) IT Support
4 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Data Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Data Protection Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Microsoft 365 Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Consultant
11 4 (3.31%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior IT Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.65%) LDAP
2 2 (1.65%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.65%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) OAuth
3 1 (0.83%) OpenID
3 1 (0.83%) REST
3 1 (0.83%) SAML
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.31%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.65%) NHS
4 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) BYOD
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.83%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (64.46%) Windows
2 37 (30.58%) Windows Server
3 23 (19.01%) Windows 10
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.44%) Unix
9 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (3.31%) Linux
11 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.83%) AIX
12 1 (0.83%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Solaris
12 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (10.74%) Data Loss Prevention
3 13 (10.74%) Data Protection
3 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (9.92%) Patch Management
5 11 (9.09%) Antivirus Management
6 10 (8.26%) Migration
6 10 (8.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (6.61%) Information Security
8 7 (5.79%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.79%) SIEM
9 6 (4.96%) E-Discovery
9 6 (4.96%) Project Management
9 6 (4.96%) Service Management
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (4.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
2 25 (20.66%) SQL
3 13 (10.74%) Python
4 2 (1.65%) Perl
4 2 (1.65%) VB
4 2 (1.65%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) CISSP
4 5 (4.13%) CCNA
4 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.31%) CCNP
5 4 (3.31%) MCSE
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) MCITP
6 3 (2.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.65%) CCA
7 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.65%) MCSA
7 2 (1.65%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) CISA
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) HND
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.48%) GDPR
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.48%) NIST
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 64 (52.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.44%) XenApp
5 8 (6.61%) BitLocker
6 5 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.13%) vSphere
6 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (2.48%) NFS
7 3 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.83%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (31.40%) SCCM
2 25 (20.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (11.57%) NetBackup
4 12 (9.92%) CASB
5 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (5.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (4.96%) Tivoli
8 5 (4.13%) Netcool
8 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
9 4 (3.31%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (2.48%) SCOM
10 3 (2.48%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.65%) AirWatch
11 2 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.65%) WSUS
12 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.83%) OPNET
12 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (42.15%) Microsoft
2 41 (33.88%) McAfee
3 33 (27.27%) VMware
4 28 (23.14%) Cisco
5 20 (16.53%) EMC
6 18 (14.88%) Citrix
7 17 (14.05%) Splunk
8 15 (12.40%) NetApp
9 14 (11.57%) Ivanti
10 10 (8.26%) HP
11 9 (7.44%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.44%) Isilon
11 9 (7.44%) Palo Alto
12 8 (6.61%) Okta
13 7 (5.79%) ServiceNow
14 6 (4.96%) BMC
15 5 (4.13%) Dell
15 5 (4.13%) IronPort
15 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
15 5 (4.13%) Trend Micro