Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 597 504
Rank change year-on-year +61 -93 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 249 284 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 147 238
England median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £209 £229
90th Percentile £633 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -5.28% -22.85%
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.38 £13.51
90th Percentile £19.95 £45.00 £48.10
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.12
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.57% -5.32%

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 33,434 40,154 40,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.37% 42.34% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,202 25,244 25,346
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,296 1,507 1,354
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.63% - +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 13 November 2019.

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
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 13 November 2019. 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 +65 102 £475 +5.56% 17
South East +24 44 £375 -9.09% 23
North of England +38 40 £375 -11.24% 14
South West +15 23 £350 +7.69% 10
Midlands +36 22 £450 +28.57% 16
North West +9 18 £325 -23.53% 6
Yorkshire +23 17 £425 +0.59% 4
East of England +19 17 £331 +20.45% 4
East Midlands +23 12 £450 +28.57% 7
West Midlands +30 10 £450 +25.00% 9
North East +22 5 £375 - 4
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 138 (55.42%) Windows
2 128 (51.41%) Active Directory
3 95 (38.15%) Microsoft
4 76 (30.52%) VMware
5 70 (28.11%) Cisco
6 68 (27.31%) Office 365
6 68 (27.31%) Windows Server
7 66 (26.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 65 (26.10%) ITIL
9 59 (23.69%) Finance
10 53 (21.29%) PowerShell
11 51 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (20.08%) McAfee
13 49 (19.68%) DNS
14 46 (18.47%) Citrix
15 45 (18.07%) Azure
16 44 (17.67%) SCCM
17 43 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 41 (16.47%) Windows 10
18 41 (16.47%) Linux
19 39 (15.66%) MS Exchange
19 39 (15.66%) Security Cleared
19 39 (15.66%) AWS
20 38 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 38 (15.26%) DHCP
20 38 (15.26%) SAN
21 37 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
22 36 (14.46%) Hyper-V
22 36 (14.46%) Firewall
23 34 (13.65%) Microsoft Office

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 39 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.85%) Skype for Business
3 24 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.42%) IIS
6 7 (2.81%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.80%) WordPress
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 34 (13.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.81%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 68 (27.31%) Office 365
2 45 (18.07%) Azure
3 39 (15.66%) AWS
4 12 (4.82%) OneDrive
5 11 (4.42%) IaaS
6 8 (3.21%) PaaS
7 7 (2.81%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.81%) SaaS
8 6 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.61%) G Suite
10 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.80%) GCP
11 2 (0.80%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.80%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.80%) Route 53
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.68%) DNS
2 38 (15.26%) DHCP
2 38 (15.26%) SAN
3 36 (14.46%) Firewall
4 32 (12.85%) TCP/IP
5 30 (12.05%) Skype
6 28 (11.24%) LAN
7 25 (10.04%) WAN
8 18 (7.23%) VPN
9 15 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (5.62%) Network Security
11 11 (4.42%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (4.02%) NAS
13 9 (3.61%) Internet
13 9 (3.61%) iSCSI
14 8 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (2.81%) Cisco Firepower
15 7 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.42%) MySQL
3 7 (2.81%) Big Data
4 4 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.20%) DB2
6 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.21%) InstallShield
2 5 (2.01%) AdminStudio
2 5 (2.01%) MSI
3 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.20%) JIRA
4 3 (1.20%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.80%) WiX
6 1 (0.40%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 59 (23.69%) Finance
2 22 (8.84%) Banking
3 14 (5.62%) Back Office
4 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (19.28%) Analyst
2 35 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (9.64%) Consultant
4 20 (8.03%) Security Engineer
5 17 (6.83%) Architect
6 16 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (6.02%) Security Analyst
7 15 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.22%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.02%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.61%) Security Architect
13 8 (3.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (3.21%) Citrix Engineer
13 8 (3.21%) Messaging Analyst
13 8 (3.21%) Security Consultant
14 7 (2.81%) IT Engineer
14 7 (2.81%) IT Support
14 7 (2.81%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.41%) Web Services
2 4 (1.61%) REST
2 4 (1.61%) XML
3 3 (1.20%) .NET
3 3 (1.20%) JSON
3 3 (1.20%) LDAP
4 2 (0.80%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) Ajax
5 1 (0.40%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) MassTransit
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.03%) Clustering
3 19 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.62%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.22%) Mobile Computing
6 12 (4.82%) iPad
6 12 (4.82%) iPhone
7 10 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.21%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.41%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.61%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.61%) Replication
11 3 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.80%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 138 (55.42%) Windows
2 68 (27.31%) Windows Server
3 41 (16.47%) Linux
3 41 (16.47%) Windows 10
4 38 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (13.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.65%) Windows 7
7 22 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (8.43%) Unix
9 14 (5.62%) Android
9 14 (5.62%) CentOS
10 10 (4.02%) Ubuntu
10 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.61%) Solaris
12 3 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.10%) ITIL
2 43 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (11.24%) Information Security
5 23 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (9.24%) Service Management
5 23 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (8.84%) Data Loss Prevention
6 22 (8.84%) Data Protection
7 21 (8.43%) Migration
8 19 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (7.23%) Asset Management
10 17 (6.83%) Project Management
11 16 (6.43%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (6.43%) Security Operations
12 15 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (5.62%) Incident Management
13 14 (5.62%) Patch Management
13 14 (5.62%) SIEM
14 12 (4.82%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (6.43%) SQL
3 11 (4.42%) Python
4 8 (3.21%) VBScript
5 7 (2.81%) Java
5 7 (2.81%) VB
6 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.01%) Perl
7 2 (0.80%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.83%) CISSP
5 14 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.02%) Degree
7 9 (3.61%) CCNP
8 8 (3.21%) MCSE
9 5 (2.01%) CCNA
9 5 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.61%) CCIE
10 4 (1.61%) CISM
10 4 (1.61%) MCP
10 4 (1.61%) MCSA
11 3 (1.20%) CISA
11 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.80%) CRISC
12 2 (0.80%) ISEB
12 2 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (6.83%) NIST
2 15 (6.02%) SLA
3 13 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.41%) GDPR
5 4 (1.61%) COBIT
5 4 (1.61%) NCSC
6 3 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.20%) GLBA
6 3 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (1.20%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.80%) PMO
8 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 128 (51.41%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (8.43%) XenApp
5 14 (5.62%) vSphere
5 14 (5.62%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (4.02%) ProxySG
8 9 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.41%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.61%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.20%) KVM
11 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.20%) NFS
11 3 (1.20%) Samba
11 3 (1.20%) vCloud
11 3 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (26.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 44 (17.67%) SCCM
3 23 (9.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 20 (8.03%) WSUS
5 18 (7.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 15 (6.02%) Nessus
7 14 (5.62%) NetBackup
8 13 (5.22%) CASB
9 12 (4.82%) Backup Exec
10 11 (4.42%) SCOM
11 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (4.02%) vCenter Server
12 9 (3.61%) SELinux
13 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (2.81%) QRadar
14 6 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (2.01%) FortiGate
15 5 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 5 (2.01%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 95 (38.15%) Microsoft
2 76 (30.52%) VMware
3 70 (28.11%) Cisco
4 50 (20.08%) McAfee
5 46 (18.47%) Citrix
6 28 (11.24%) HP
7 22 (8.84%) Splunk
8 21 (8.43%) Adobe
9 19 (7.63%) CheckPoint
10 18 (7.23%) F5
10 18 (7.23%) Juniper
11 16 (6.43%) Red Hat
11 16 (6.43%) SolarWinds
12 15 (6.02%) NetApp
12 15 (6.02%) Qualys
13 14 (5.62%) Sophos
14 13 (5.22%) Blue Coat
14 13 (5.22%) Forcepoint
14 13 (5.22%) Oracle
15 12 (4.82%) IBM