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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 394 310
Rank change year-on-year -27 -84  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 160 245 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 1.13% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 158 200
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 43
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.88 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.04% -6.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.22 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £35.20 £25.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18659 21671 22818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.91% 44.48% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11425 13607 13668
Median daily rate £427 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 720 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Symantec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 50 £450 +11.11% 8
South East +33 48 £325 -14.47% 9
North West +18 14 £300 -40.00% 6
East of England 0 13 £488 +39.28% 2
North East +35 12 £310 +21.80% 2
West Midlands +26 9 £325 -4.41%
Yorkshire +17 8 £450 +33.33% 3
South West 0 6 £425 +21.42% 2
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 195 (63.31%) Windows
2 158 (51.30%) Microsoft
3 138 (44.81%) Active Directory
4 115 (37.34%) VMware
5 86 (27.92%) Finance
6 83 (26.95%) Cisco
7 80 (25.97%) NetBackup
7 80 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 80 (25.97%) Windows Server
8 75 (24.35%) Linux
9 73 (23.70%) SAN
10 72 (23.38%) MS Exchange
10 72 (23.38%) PowerShell
11 71 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (23.05%) HP
12 68 (22.08%) Citrix
13 66 (21.43%) SCCM
14 63 (20.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 60 (19.48%) Norton AntiVirus
16 58 (18.83%) Unix
16 58 (18.83%) Windows 7
17 52 (16.88%) Skype for Business
17 52 (16.88%) McAfee
18 50 (16.23%) Veritas
19 47 (15.26%) Red Hat
19 47 (15.26%) Office 365
20 45 (14.61%) Data Centre
21 43 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2013
21 43 (13.96%) Firewall

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 72 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 52 (16.88%) Skype for Business
3 43 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.19%) IIS
6 16 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.92%) JBoss
8 9 (2.92%) SAS
8 9 (2.92%) WildFly
9 4 (1.30%) Apache
10 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 41 (13.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.26%) Office 365
2 26 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.92%) IaaS
4 9 (2.92%) SaaS
5 7 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.95%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.30%) PaaS
9 3 (0.97%) G Suite
10 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (23.70%) SAN
2 43 (13.96%) Firewall
3 39 (12.66%) DNS
4 35 (11.36%) NAS
5 34 (11.04%) TCP/IP
6 31 (10.06%) DHCP
6 31 (10.06%) Skype
7 27 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (8.77%) VPN
8 24 (7.79%) Internet
8 24 (7.79%) LAN
9 22 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
10 20 (6.49%) LDAP
11 18 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (5.19%) Wireless
13 15 (4.87%) SSH
14 11 (3.57%) SMTP
14 11 (3.57%) WAN
15 10 (3.25%) iSCSI
15 10 (3.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.30%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.32%) OLAP
7 1 (0.32%) OLTP
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.30%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.97%) MSI
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 86 (27.92%) Finance
2 34 (11.04%) Banking
3 24 (7.79%) Legal
4 17 (5.52%) Law
5 6 (1.95%) Games
5 6 (1.95%) Local Government
5 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.62%) Back Office
7 4 (1.30%) Electronics
7 4 (1.30%) International Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Marketing
7 4 (1.30%) Retail
7 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (18.83%) Analyst
2 43 (13.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (10.71%) Consultant
4 28 (9.09%) Administrator
5 23 (7.47%) Architect
5 23 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 19 (6.17%) Desktop Support
8 17 (5.52%) Unix Administrator
9 16 (5.19%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (4.87%) Storage Administrator
10 15 (4.87%) Technical Analyst
11 14 (4.55%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Backup Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Messaging Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Storage Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.90%) 802.1X
2 11 (3.57%) Web Services
3 9 (2.92%) Middleware
4 8 (2.60%) SAML
5 5 (1.62%) .NET
5 5 (1.62%) ADSI
6 4 (1.30%) OAuth
6 4 (1.30%) OpenID
6 4 (1.30%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.30%) XMPP
7 3 (0.97%) WAP
8 2 (0.65%) JSON
8 2 (0.65%) Memcached
8 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.65%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.65%) REST
8 2 (0.65%) XML
9 1 (0.32%) ADO
9 1 (0.32%) MDX
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.71%) Clustering
3 24 (7.79%) Blackberry
4 20 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.90%) Replication
6 9 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.92%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.92%) PKI
6 9 (2.92%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.60%) HP Storage
8 7 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.95%) CESG
10 5 (1.62%) PDA
11 4 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.30%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.97%) EPoS
13 2 (0.65%) NHS
13 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 195 (63.31%) Windows
2 80 (25.97%) Windows Server
2 80 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 80 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (24.35%) Linux
4 58 (18.83%) Unix
4 58 (18.83%) Windows 7
5 34 (11.04%) Solaris
6 32 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 20 (6.49%) Windows 10
10 18 (5.84%) Android
11 17 (5.52%) Windows XP
12 15 (4.87%) AIX
13 13 (4.22%) CentOS
14 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.97%) VMS
15 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.04%) ITIL
2 32 (10.39%) Migration
3 22 (7.14%) Information Security
4 20 (6.49%) Problem Management
5 19 (6.17%) Change Control
5 19 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.17%) High Availability
6 18 (5.84%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.52%) Change Management
7 17 (5.52%) Data Protection
8 15 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 14 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
9 14 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (4.22%) Presales
10 13 (4.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 12 (3.90%) DevOps
11 12 (3.90%) ITSM
12 11 (3.57%) Service Management
12 11 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.38%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.74%) SQL
3 16 (5.19%) Python
4 15 (4.87%) Java
4 15 (4.87%) VBScript
5 14 (4.55%) VB
6 10 (3.25%) Perl
7 9 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.95%) C#
9 5 (1.62%) Ruby
9 5 (1.62%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.12%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.57%) MCSE
5 10 (3.25%) MCSA
6 8 (2.60%) MCP
6 8 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.62%) CISSP
8 4 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.30%) CCNA
8 4 (1.30%) CCNP
9 3 (0.97%) CEH
9 3 (0.97%) CHFI
9 3 (0.97%) Degree
9 3 (0.97%) MCSD
9 3 (0.97%) SSCP
10 2 (0.65%) CCSE
10 2 (0.65%) MCITP
10 2 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.27%) SLA
3 6 (1.95%) GPG13
3 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.65%) QA
7 1 (0.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.32%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (44.81%) Active Directory
2 71 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (12.01%) Hyper-V
4 35 (11.36%) XenApp
5 31 (10.06%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (6.82%) Veritas File System
7 20 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (6.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 19 (6.17%) XenDesktop
9 17 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (4.87%) BitLocker
11 9 (2.92%) NFS
12 7 (2.27%) Terminal Services
12 7 (2.27%) vSphere
13 5 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.65%) Corosync
16 2 (0.65%) Firmware
16 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (25.97%) NetBackup
2 66 (21.43%) SCCM
3 63 (20.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 60 (19.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 36 (11.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 26 (8.44%) Backup Exec
7 21 (6.82%) WSUS
8 20 (6.49%) SCOM
9 19 (6.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 17 (5.52%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (4.87%) AirWatch
11 15 (4.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 13 (4.22%) HP Data Protector
12 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 12 (3.90%) Puppet
14 11 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (2.92%) Nagios
15 9 (2.92%) Nexpose
16 6 (1.95%) Ansible
16 6 (1.95%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 158 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 115 (37.34%) VMware
3 83 (26.95%) Cisco
4 71 (23.05%) HP
5 68 (22.08%) Citrix
6 52 (16.88%) McAfee
7 50 (16.23%) Veritas
8 47 (15.26%) Red Hat
9 35 (11.36%) IBM
9 35 (11.36%) Oracle
10 33 (10.71%) EMC
11 29 (9.42%) Brocade
11 29 (9.42%) NetApp
12 27 (8.77%) Dell
13 22 (7.14%) FireEye
14 20 (6.49%) Splunk
15 18 (5.84%) SAP
16 17 (5.52%) F5
16 17 (5.52%) Sun
17 16 (5.19%) Veeam
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Rate: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £450 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago