Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 468 431
Rank change year-on-year -13 -37 -68
Contract jobs citing Symantec 419 438 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.99% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 275 323
England median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £226 £205 £174
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 39
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +81.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £13.51 £12.45 £11.45
90th Percentile £46.40 £45.75 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.35
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.04% +2.06%

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 40566 44097 45318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.21% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25456 27228 27218
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1563 1946
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.34
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -58 119 £450 +3.75% 8
South East +6 115 £380 +8.57% 4
North of England +58 90 £333 +18.75% 10
East of England +27 42 £450 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire +37 37 £500 +53.85% 6
Midlands +39 31 £325 - 4
North East +55 30 £313 +22.55% 1
West Midlands +29 28 £325 - 2
South West -3 28 £425 +21.43%
North West +26 23 £300 +9.09% 3
East Midlands -2 3 £363 -9.38% 2
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 269 (64.20%) Windows
2 169 (40.33%) Microsoft
3 168 (40.10%) Active Directory
4 130 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 129 (30.79%) VMware
6 112 (26.73%) Finance
7 109 (26.01%) Linux
8 108 (25.78%) MS Exchange
8 108 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 96 (22.91%) Cisco
10 95 (22.67%) NetBackup
11 93 (22.20%) Windows 7
12 91 (21.72%) SAN
13 88 (21.00%) HP
13 88 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 86 (20.53%) Windows Server
15 81 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 77 (18.38%) PowerShell
17 76 (18.14%) Office 365
18 73 (17.42%) SCCM
19 72 (17.18%) Citrix
20 71 (16.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
21 70 (16.71%) McAfee
22 67 (15.99%) Unix
23 64 (15.27%) EMC
23 64 (15.27%) Fibre Channel
24 63 (15.04%) ITIL
25 62 (14.80%) Migration
26 60 (14.32%) Skype for Business
27 59 (14.08%) VMware ESXi

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
1 108 (25.78%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.32%) Skype for Business
3 42 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (8.59%) SharePoint
5 24 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (4.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.39%) IIS
8 9 (2.15%) JBoss
9 7 (1.67%) WildFly
10 5 (1.19%) Apache
10 5 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.72%) SAS
12 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.48%) CMS
13 2 (0.48%) Site Server
14 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
Applications
1 29 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 76 (18.14%) Office 365
2 37 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.25%) OneDrive
4 14 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.10%) Mimecast
6 12 (2.86%) IaaS
7 8 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.72%) PaaS
8 3 (0.72%) SaaS
9 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 91 (21.72%) SAN
2 64 (15.27%) Fibre Channel
3 57 (13.60%) Firewall
4 47 (11.22%) DNS
4 47 (11.22%) Skype
5 44 (10.50%) TCP/IP
6 42 (10.02%) NAS
7 38 (9.07%) LAN
8 36 (8.59%) DHCP
9 28 (6.68%) VPN
10 23 (5.49%) WAN
11 20 (4.77%) Internet
12 17 (4.06%) SSL
13 14 (3.34%) Wireless
14 12 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.39%) iSCSI
15 10 (2.39%) LDAP
15 10 (2.39%) VLAN
16 9 (2.15%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) OLTP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (26.73%) Finance
2 52 (12.41%) Banking
3 31 (7.40%) Legal
4 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.91%) Law
6 5 (1.19%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (16.71%) Analyst
2 55 (13.13%) Consultant
3 34 (8.11%) Architect
4 33 (7.88%) Administrator
5 31 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (6.44%) Backup Engineer
6 27 (6.44%) Desktop Support
7 25 (5.97%) Security Engineer
8 24 (5.73%) NetApp Engineer
8 24 (5.73%) Storage Engineer
8 24 (5.73%) Support Engineer
9 22 (5.25%) Security Analyst
9 22 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (4.30%) Security Specialist
11 17 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (3.58%) Developer
12 15 (3.58%) Storage and Backup Engineer
12 15 (3.58%) Windows Engineer
13 14 (3.34%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (3.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.86%) Web Services
2 8 (1.91%) XML
3 7 (1.67%) Middleware
4 6 (1.43%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.95%) Java EE
5 4 (0.95%) XML Messaging
6 3 (0.72%) CSS
6 3 (0.72%) HTML
6 3 (0.72%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.48%) .NET
7 2 (0.48%) SOAP
8 1 (0.24%) ADO
8 1 (0.24%) MDX
8 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.65%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.68%) Replication
4 25 (5.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 24 (5.73%) Management Information System
6 22 (5.25%) Blackberry
7 20 (4.77%) CESG
8 14 (3.34%) User Experience
9 13 (3.10%) iPhone
10 12 (2.86%) Clustering
10 12 (2.86%) PKI
11 11 (2.63%) Fat Client
11 11 (2.63%) Thin Client
11 11 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (2.39%) Client/Server
13 9 (2.15%) CMDB
13 9 (2.15%) HP Storage
13 9 (2.15%) iPad
13 9 (2.15%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 269 (64.20%) Windows
2 109 (26.01%) Linux
3 93 (22.20%) Windows 7
4 88 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (20.53%) Windows Server
6 81 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (15.99%) Unix
8 58 (13.84%) Solaris
9 44 (10.50%) Windows 10
10 39 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (7.64%) Windows 8
12 29 (6.92%) AIX
13 14 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (2.86%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.91%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.67%) Android
17 4 (0.95%) HPUX
17 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
19 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (15.04%) ITIL
2 62 (14.80%) Migration
3 39 (9.31%) Performance Monitoring
4 35 (8.35%) Information Security
5 34 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 29 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (6.21%) Service Delivery
8 25 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (5.73%) SIEM
9 24 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (5.49%) Configuration Management
10 23 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
11 22 (5.25%) Disk Encryption
11 22 (5.25%) Incident Management
12 21 (5.01%) Data Loss Prevention
12 21 (5.01%) Investment Management
13 20 (4.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 20 (4.77%) Service Management
14 19 (4.53%) Presales
15 17 (4.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.38%) PowerShell
2 40 (9.55%) SQL
3 30 (7.16%) VBScript
4 23 (5.49%) Python
5 21 (5.01%) Java
6 11 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.15%) Perl
8 7 (1.67%) Ruby
9 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.95%) C++
10 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.95%) PHP
10 4 (0.95%) VB
11 2 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.24%) R
12 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (6.21%) CISSP
4 26 (6.21%) MCSE
5 24 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (5.49%) Degree
7 21 (5.01%) MCSA
8 16 (3.82%) CISM
9 14 (3.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 13 (3.10%) CEH
11 11 (2.63%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.91%) CCNA
13 8 (1.91%) CRISC
14 7 (1.67%) MCP
15 5 (1.19%) CCNP
15 5 (1.19%) CCSP
15 5 (1.19%) SSCP
15 5 (1.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (3.58%) SLA
2 9 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 168 (40.10%) Active Directory
2 108 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (14.08%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (9.31%) Hyper-V
5 37 (8.83%) XenApp
6 33 (7.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (7.64%) XenDesktop
8 29 (6.92%) NFS
9 26 (6.21%) BitLocker
10 25 (5.97%) Veritas File System
11 24 (5.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 18 (4.30%) Terminal Services
13 15 (3.58%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (2.86%) vSphere
15 11 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
17 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.95%) iptables
18 4 (0.95%) ProxySG
19 3 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 130 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 95 (22.67%) NetBackup
3 73 (17.42%) SCCM
4 71 (16.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 57 (13.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 53 (12.65%) Backup Exec
7 36 (8.59%) HP Data Protector
8 27 (6.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 27 (6.44%) WSUS
9 21 (5.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 21 (5.01%) SCOM
10 19 (4.53%) AirWatch
11 17 (4.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (3.34%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (2.39%) SafeCom
14 7 (1.67%) Ansible
15 6 (1.43%) CSIRT
15 6 (1.43%) Nexpose
15 6 (1.43%) vCenter Server
16 5 (1.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 169 (40.33%) Microsoft
2 129 (30.79%) VMware
3 96 (22.91%) Cisco
4 88 (21.00%) HP
5 72 (17.18%) Citrix
6 70 (16.71%) McAfee
7 64 (15.27%) EMC
8 59 (14.08%) Brocade
8 59 (14.08%) Veritas
9 52 (12.41%) NetApp
10 50 (11.93%) IBM
11 43 (10.26%) Red Hat
12 34 (8.11%) Dell
12 34 (8.11%) FireEye
13 29 (6.92%) Altiris
14 25 (5.97%) Veeam
15 21 (5.01%) ArcSight
15 21 (5.01%) Blue Coat
16 20 (4.77%) LANDesk
17 19 (4.53%) Juniper