Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 578 498 473
Rank change year-on-year -80 -25 -91
Contract jobs citing Symantec 297 378 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.96% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 226 298
England median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% -0.67%
10th Percentile £265 £285 £218
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 21
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.07%
10th Percentile £14.40 £13.51 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £27.70 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +2.03%

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 39,817 39,480 44,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 43.49% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,006 24,493 27,659
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,488 1,283 1,478
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +39 131 £475 +5.56% 33
South East -60 59 £406 +12.85% 15
North of England -63 39 £423 +20.71% 5
East of England -24 25 £335 -25.56% 11
Midlands -1 24 £330 +1.54% 6
North West -17 24 £425 +41.67% 3
South West -3 14 £325 -23.53% 3
West Midlands -31 13 £330 +3.13% 2
East Midlands +22 11 £300 -7.69% 4
Yorkshire -41 11 £423 -11.05% 2
North East -22 4 £271 -12.50%
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 154 (51.85%) Windows
2 129 (43.43%) Active Directory
3 115 (38.72%) VMware
4 105 (35.35%) Microsoft
5 79 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (23.23%) Firewall
6 69 (23.23%) Windows Server
7 64 (21.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 64 (21.55%) Office 365
8 60 (20.20%) Citrix
9 59 (19.87%) DNS
10 57 (19.19%) Linux
11 56 (18.86%) Finance
12 55 (18.52%) MS Exchange
13 54 (18.18%) ITIL
13 54 (18.18%) Cisco
14 51 (17.17%) PowerShell
15 48 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (15.82%) Hyper-V
17 46 (15.49%) Windows 7
17 46 (15.49%) McAfee
18 45 (15.15%) SCCM
19 43 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
19 43 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
20 39 (13.13%) Unix
21 38 (12.79%) SQL
21 38 (12.79%) DHCP
22 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
22 34 (11.45%) Blue Coat
23 33 (11.11%) HP

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 55 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.10%) Skype for Business
3 27 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (4.04%) IIS
6 10 (3.37%) Confluence
7 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.69%) JBoss
8 6 (2.02%) WildFly
9 5 (1.68%) Apache
10 4 (1.35%) CMS
11 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) Appian
12 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.55%) Office 365
2 43 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.70%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.37%) GitHub
6 7 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.36%) Serverless
6 7 (2.36%) Yammer
7 6 (2.02%) IaaS
8 5 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (1.01%) SaaS
11 2 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.67%) PaaS
12 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 69 (23.23%) Firewall
2 59 (19.87%) DNS
3 38 (12.79%) DHCP
4 25 (8.42%) Internet
4 25 (8.42%) SAN
5 24 (8.08%) TCP/IP
6 23 (7.74%) VPN
7 21 (7.07%) Skype
8 18 (6.06%) LAN
9 17 (5.72%) VLAN
10 15 (5.05%) WAN
11 14 (4.71%) Unified Communications
12 13 (4.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (4.04%) SMTP
13 12 (4.04%) Wireless
14 11 (3.70%) Network Security
15 10 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (3.37%) SSL
15 10 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.02%) MySQL
3 3 (1.01%) Big Data
3 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) DTS
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.69%) JIRA
2 8 (2.69%) MSI
3 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
General
1 56 (18.86%) Finance
2 27 (9.09%) Banking
3 8 (2.69%) Legal
4 7 (2.36%) Back Office
4 7 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.02%) Law
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (17.17%) Analyst
2 30 (10.10%) Consultant
2 30 (10.10%) Desktop Support
2 30 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (8.08%) Architect
3 24 (8.08%) Support Engineer
4 23 (7.74%) Support Analyst
5 19 (6.40%) Security Engineer
6 18 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (5.39%) Administrator
8 14 (4.71%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 13 (4.38%) Security Architect
9 13 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.04%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
12 10 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.37%) Middleware
2 8 (2.69%) SAML
3 7 (2.36%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.36%) LDAP
4 6 (2.02%) Web Services
5 5 (1.68%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.35%) .NET
6 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.35%) OAuth
6 4 (1.35%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.35%) VML
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.34%) HTML5
8 1 (0.34%) Memcached
8 1 (0.34%) OpenID
8 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.34%) REST
8 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.34%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.08%) Clustering
2 19 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.40%) PKI
3 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.04%) Replication
5 8 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.69%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.36%) iPhone
7 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.02%) Handset
8 5 (1.68%) CMDB
8 5 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.35%) Fintech
9 4 (1.35%) iPad
9 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 154 (51.85%) Windows
2 69 (23.23%) Windows Server
3 57 (19.19%) Linux
4 48 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (15.49%) Windows 7
6 43 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (13.13%) Unix
8 27 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.39%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (4.71%) Windows 8
12 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (3.03%) Solaris
14 7 (2.36%) Windows NT
15 6 (2.02%) AIX
16 4 (1.35%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
17 3 (1.01%) Android
17 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
17 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.18%) ITIL
2 33 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (10.10%) Migration
4 27 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
5 23 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (7.41%) Change Control
6 22 (7.41%) Information Security
7 21 (7.07%) SIEM
8 17 (5.72%) Software Deployment
9 15 (5.05%) Application Packaging
9 15 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (5.05%) Incident Management
9 15 (5.05%) Service Management
10 14 (4.71%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (4.04%) Problem Management
11 12 (4.04%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.17%) PowerShell
2 38 (12.79%) SQL
3 17 (5.72%) Python
4 8 (2.69%) Java
5 7 (2.36%) VBScript
6 6 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.68%) VB
8 4 (1.35%) C#
9 3 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.05%) CISSP
5 13 (4.38%) Degree
6 10 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.03%) MCSA
8 7 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (2.02%) MCP
9 6 (2.02%) MCSE
10 5 (1.68%) CISM
10 5 (1.68%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.68%) GSEC
11 4 (1.35%) CCIE
11 4 (1.35%) CCNP
11 4 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.07%) SLA
2 10 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.37%) QA
3 7 (2.36%) GDPR
4 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.67%) COBIT
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.67%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (43.43%) Active Directory
2 79 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 28 (9.43%) XenApp
5 27 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (8.08%) ProxySG
7 17 (5.72%) XenDesktop
8 14 (4.71%) BitLocker
8 14 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (3.37%) vSphere
10 9 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (3.03%) VirtualBox
11 7 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (2.36%) XenServer
12 6 (2.02%) NFS
12 6 (2.02%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.01%) Postfix
14 3 (1.01%) Squid
15 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 64 (21.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 45 (15.15%) SCCM
3 29 (9.76%) Backup Exec
4 27 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 25 (8.42%) NetBackup
6 18 (6.06%) Ansible
7 16 (5.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 15 (5.05%) Puppet
9 12 (4.04%) PingFederate
9 12 (4.04%) SCOM
10 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (2.69%) CASB
11 8 (2.69%) WSUS
12 7 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (38.72%) VMware
2 105 (35.35%) Microsoft
3 60 (20.20%) Citrix
4 54 (18.18%) Cisco
5 46 (15.49%) McAfee
6 34 (11.45%) Blue Coat
7 33 (11.11%) HP
8 32 (10.77%) CheckPoint
9 21 (7.07%) Red Hat
10 20 (6.73%) F5
10 20 (6.73%) NetApp
10 20 (6.73%) Oracle
10 20 (6.73%) Sophos
10 20 (6.73%) Veeam
10 20 (6.73%) Veritas
11 17 (5.72%) Dell
11 17 (5.72%) EMC
11 17 (5.72%) IBM
12 15 (5.05%) Altiris
12 15 (5.05%) Apple