Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 497 573 560
Rank change year-on-year +76 -13 -31
Contract jobs citing Symantec 88 252 315
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 125 183
Median daily rate £383 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.25% +1.52%
10th Percentile £242 £200 £251
90th Percentile £500 £575 £635
UK median daily rate £393 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -7.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -12.50% -13.04%
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.63% +2.50% -13.04%

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 17,480 35,141 38,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.93% 42.43% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,553 22,087 24,141
Median daily rate £455 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £250
90th Percentile £675 £646 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 1,169 1,364
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.33% +8.57% -

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +107 34 £425 -8.85% 4
North of England +62 22 £446 +37.23% 3
South East +108 13 £400 -3.03% 6
North West +48 12 £442 +53.74%
Yorkshire +57 10 £450 - 3
South West +49 9 £270 -29.64%
Midlands +56 7 £380 +8.57% 5
East Midlands +28 7 £380 +4.11% 2
East of England +41 3 £175 -31.37% 1
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 54 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
4 35 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (38.64%) VMware
6 33 (37.50%) Office 365
7 31 (35.23%) Windows 10
8 30 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (32.95%) PowerShell
10 28 (31.82%) Citrix
11 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (29.55%) Azure
12 24 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 22 (25.00%) McAfee
14 21 (23.86%) DNS
14 21 (23.86%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
15 20 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (22.73%) Windows 7
15 20 (22.73%) XenApp
16 19 (21.59%) Cisco
17 18 (20.45%) DHCP
17 18 (20.45%) ITIL
17 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2016
18 16 (18.18%) SAN
18 16 (18.18%) Firewall
19 15 (17.05%) Linux
19 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
19 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 15 (17.05%) NetScaler

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 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 6 (6.82%) IIS
4 5 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.27%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.50%) Office 365
2 26 (29.55%) Azure
3 15 (17.05%) IaaS
4 14 (15.91%) PaaS
5 12 (13.64%) OneDrive
6 11 (12.50%) AWS
7 9 (10.23%) SaaS
8 8 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.55%) Mimecast
10 3 (3.41%) GCP
11 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.27%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.14%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) DNS
2 18 (20.45%) DHCP
3 16 (18.18%) Firewall
3 16 (18.18%) SAN
4 15 (17.05%) NetScaler
5 11 (12.50%) LAN
6 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.09%) WAN
7 7 (7.95%) VPN
8 6 (6.82%) Skype
9 5 (5.68%) IPv4
10 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.55%) Wireless
11 3 (3.41%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (3.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (3.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (3.41%) IPsec
11 3 (3.41%) NAS
11 3 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.41%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.14%) AppScan
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (14.77%) Analyst
1 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) Citrix Specialist
2 9 (10.23%) Security Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) IT Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) Server Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
3 5 (5.68%) Technical Support
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (4.55%) Support Officer
4 4 (4.55%) Technical Support Officer
4 4 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (3.41%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) JSON
1 3 (3.41%) REST
1 3 (3.41%) XML
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) Node.js
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Clustering
4 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.68%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
6 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.14%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
7 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 35 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (35.23%) Windows 10
4 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 20 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (17.05%) Linux
9 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.55%) CentOS
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.55%) Unix
10 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.41%) AIX
11 3 (3.41%) Android
11 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.14%) VMS
13 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) ITIL
2 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 10 (11.36%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) High Availability
6 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.82%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.82%) Information Security
7 5 (5.68%) DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) ITSM
7 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.68%) Service Management
7 5 (5.68%) SIEM
8 4 (4.55%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.55%) Security Operations
8 4 (4.55%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.36%) SQL
3 6 (6.82%) Python
4 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.41%) Perl
5 3 (3.41%) VB
5 3 (3.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) MCSA
6 3 (3.41%) CCNA
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.27%) CCNP
7 2 (2.27%) MCITP
7 2 (2.27%) VCAP
7 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.14%) CISSP
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) Government Security Classifications
1 4 (4.55%) NCSC
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.14%) NIST
System Software
1 54 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (23.86%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (22.73%) XenApp
5 14 (15.91%) Hyper-V
6 11 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 10 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (3.41%) BitLocker
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (3.41%) Docker
10 3 (3.41%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.14%) NFS
11 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.14%) SRDF
11 1 (1.14%) vCloud
11 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.14%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (13.64%) SCCM
2 12 (13.64%) WSUS
3 10 (11.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (10.23%) XenMobile
5 7 (7.95%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (7.95%) SCOM
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (5.68%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
8 4 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (3.41%) AirWatch
9 3 (3.41%) Ansible
9 3 (3.41%) CASB
9 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
9 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (38.64%) VMware
3 28 (31.82%) Citrix
4 22 (25.00%) McAfee
5 19 (21.59%) Cisco
6 12 (13.64%) HP
7 9 (10.23%) Altiris
8 8 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 8 (9.09%) CyberArk
8 8 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.95%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (7.95%) IBM
9 7 (7.95%) NetApp
9 7 (7.95%) Oracle
9 7 (7.95%) Sophos
10 6 (6.82%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.82%) FireEye
10 6 (6.82%) Lotus
10 6 (6.82%) Okta
10 6 (6.82%) Zscaler