Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 517 502 481
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 -89
Contract jobs citing Symantec 338 340 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.85% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 218 249
England median daily rate £425 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +4.83% +9.85%
10th Percentile £204 £260 £140
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £423 £380 £353
% change year-on-year +11.18% +7.80% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 21
England median hourly rate £20.45 £26.25 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +51.38% +2.00%
10th Percentile £18.95 £20.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £46.40 £47.10 £38.25
UK median hourly rate £20.06 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.72% +36.76% -

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 38,793 39,865 42,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.00% 44.81% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,677 24,727 25,451
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,306 1,469 1,753
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.09
90th Percentile £46.72 £44.80 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -45 126 £450 +5.88% 23
South East -19 87 £425 +17.24% 16
East of England +9 46 £438 -18.60% 5
North of England +19 40 £315 -4.69% 13
North West +23 25 £300 +9.09% 3
Midlands +10 23 £373 +6.43% 6
West Midlands +19 21 £358 -20.56% 4
South West +14 21 £425 +36.00% 3
Yorkshire -10 8 £319 -29.17% 6
North East +44 7 £320 -12.33% 4
East Midlands -11 2 £400 +21.21% 2
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 189 (55.92%) Windows
2 139 (41.12%) Microsoft
3 133 (39.35%) Active Directory
4 110 (32.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 98 (28.99%) VMware
6 86 (25.44%) MS Exchange
7 83 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 77 (22.78%) Windows 7
9 74 (21.89%) Linux
10 71 (21.01%) HP
11 70 (20.71%) SCCM
12 66 (19.53%) PowerShell
12 66 (19.53%) Office 365
13 64 (18.93%) Cisco
14 62 (18.34%) ITIL
14 62 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 61 (18.05%) Citrix
16 59 (17.46%) McAfee
17 58 (17.16%) Windows Server
18 56 (16.57%) Finance
19 51 (15.09%) Migration
20 50 (14.79%) SAN
21 49 (14.50%) Data Centre
22 48 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 48 (14.20%) NetBackup
22 48 (14.20%) Skype for Business
23 47 (13.91%) NetApp
24 46 (13.61%) TCP/IP
25 45 (13.31%) Backup Exec
25 45 (13.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

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 86 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.20%) Skype for Business
3 41 (12.13%) SharePoint
4 25 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.66%) Apache
7 8 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.78%) Confluence
8 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.48%) IIS
9 5 (1.48%) JBoss
9 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.89%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.89%) SAS
12 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.48%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.53%) Office 365
2 31 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.03%) OneDrive
4 15 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.96%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.78%) IaaS
7 5 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.59%) SaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.79%) SAN
2 46 (13.61%) TCP/IP
3 42 (12.43%) Firewall
4 40 (11.83%) DNS
5 37 (10.95%) LAN
6 36 (10.65%) Skype
7 34 (10.06%) DHCP
7 34 (10.06%) Fibre Channel
8 32 (9.47%) NAS
9 24 (7.10%) WAN
10 17 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (5.03%) iSCSI
11 16 (4.73%) VPN
12 13 (3.85%) Internet
12 13 (3.85%) VLAN
13 11 (3.25%) Network Security
14 10 (2.96%) SMTP
14 10 (2.96%) Wireless
15 9 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (2.37%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.07%) MySQL
2 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.78%) Big Data
4 5 (1.48%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.18%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.78%) JIRA
3 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.89%) MSI
4 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 56 (16.57%) Finance
2 18 (5.33%) Legal
3 15 (4.44%) Banking
4 13 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.55%) Law
6 8 (2.37%) Back Office
7 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (17.75%) Analyst
2 46 (13.61%) Consultant
3 28 (8.28%) Architect
4 26 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 25 (7.40%) Support Engineer
6 24 (7.10%) Security Analyst
7 21 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (5.92%) Administrator
9 19 (5.62%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.03%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.44%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.85%) Security Manager
13 12 (3.55%) NetApp Engineer
14 11 (3.25%) Security Consultant
14 11 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (2.96%) Operations Engineer
15 10 (2.96%) Security Project Manager
15 10 (2.96%) Storage Engineer
16 9 (2.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 9 (2.66%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.14%) Web Services
2 7 (2.07%) SailPoint
2 7 (2.07%) XML
3 5 (1.48%) Node.js
4 4 (1.18%) LDAP
4 4 (1.18%) MAPI
4 4 (1.18%) REST
4 4 (1.18%) XML Messaging
5 3 (0.89%) .NET
5 3 (0.89%) JSON
5 3 (0.89%) OAuth
5 3 (0.89%) SAML
6 2 (0.59%) Middleware
6 2 (0.59%) SOAP
6 2 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.03%) Replication
4 16 (4.73%) CESG
5 15 (4.44%) Clustering
6 13 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (3.85%) iPhone
7 12 (3.55%) CMDB
7 12 (3.55%) PKI
7 12 (3.55%) User Experience
8 11 (3.25%) iPad
8 11 (3.25%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.37%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.37%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.07%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.07%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.48%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 189 (55.92%) Windows
2 77 (22.78%) Windows 7
3 74 (21.89%) Linux
4 62 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (17.16%) Windows Server
6 48 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (11.24%) Unix
8 37 (10.95%) Windows 10
9 25 (7.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (7.10%) Windows 8
11 23 (6.80%) Solaris
12 16 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.96%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.66%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.37%) AIX
16 5 (1.48%) Android
16 5 (1.48%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (1.48%) SUSE
16 5 (1.48%) Ubuntu
17 4 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.34%) ITIL
2 51 (15.09%) Migration
3 30 (8.88%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (8.88%) SIEM
4 26 (7.69%) Service Management
5 23 (6.80%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.51%) Asset Management
6 22 (6.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (6.21%) Information Security
8 19 (5.62%) Configuration Management
9 18 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 18 (5.33%) Disk Encryption
9 18 (5.33%) Problem Management
10 17 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (4.73%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 16 (4.73%) Patch Management
12 15 (4.44%) Security Operations
13 14 (4.14%) Project Management
13 14 (4.14%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.53%) PowerShell
2 38 (11.24%) SQL
3 29 (8.58%) VBScript
4 24 (7.10%) Python
5 20 (5.92%) Bash Shell
6 16 (4.73%) Java
7 9 (2.66%) Ruby
8 6 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.48%) Perl
10 4 (1.18%) VB
10 4 (1.18%) VBA
11 3 (0.89%) C
11 3 (0.89%) C#
12 2 (0.59%) PHP
12 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (12.72%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (10.36%) SC Cleared
4 27 (7.99%) CISSP
4 27 (7.99%) Degree
5 26 (7.69%) MCSE
6 21 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (6.21%) MCSA
7 17 (5.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (3.55%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.96%) CISM
9 10 (2.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.66%) MCP
11 6 (1.78%) CCSP
11 6 (1.78%) SANS
12 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.18%) CCNA
13 4 (1.18%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.03%) SLA
3 9 (2.66%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.78%) COBIT
5 3 (0.89%) GDPR
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 133 (39.35%) Active Directory
2 83 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (12.13%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (10.95%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.40%) XenApp
5 25 (7.40%) XenDesktop
6 23 (6.80%) BitLocker
7 22 (6.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (6.21%) NFS
9 15 (4.44%) Terminal Services
10 14 (4.14%) vSphere
11 12 (3.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (3.55%) Veritas File System
12 9 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (1.48%) iptables
17 4 (1.18%) ProxySG
18 3 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 110 (32.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 70 (20.71%) SCCM
3 48 (14.20%) NetBackup
4 45 (13.31%) Backup Exec
4 45 (13.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 40 (11.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 23 (6.80%) WSUS
7 19 (5.62%) HP Data Protector
7 19 (5.62%) SCOM
8 18 (5.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (5.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (3.55%) AirWatch
11 10 (2.96%) Ansible
12 9 (2.66%) Nessus
12 9 (2.66%) OSSEC
12 9 (2.66%) Packer
12 9 (2.66%) Terraform
13 7 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (1.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (1.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 139 (41.12%) Microsoft
2 98 (28.99%) VMware
3 71 (21.01%) HP
4 64 (18.93%) Cisco
5 61 (18.05%) Citrix
6 59 (17.46%) McAfee
7 47 (13.91%) NetApp
8 37 (10.95%) IBM
9 35 (10.36%) Dell
10 33 (9.76%) Red Hat
11 32 (9.47%) Veritas
12 28 (8.28%) Forcepoint
13 26 (7.69%) Altiris
14 25 (7.40%) Oracle
15 24 (7.10%) Brocade
15 24 (7.10%) EMC
15 24 (7.10%) Ivanti
16 23 (6.80%) FireEye
17 18 (5.33%) SolarWinds
18 17 (5.03%) 3PAR