Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 571 533 461
Rank change year-on-year -38 -72 -13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 299 302 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.79% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 185 261
England median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £202 £270 £145
90th Percentile £588 £538 £530
UK median daily rate £400 £392 £370
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.88% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +21.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.26 £16.18
90th Percentile £60.00 £29.35 £38.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% +17.55% +8.57%

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 38,777 38,118 42,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.84% 44.38% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,406 23,633 26,122
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,335 1,326 1,569
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.17 £47.80
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -57 111 £475 +11.76% 29
South East -34 71 £360 -5.26% 17
North of England -1 43 £358 -5.92% 12
East of England +12 34 £300 -44.19% 6
North West -5 25 £375 +6.38% 7
South West +12 21 £350 +12.00% 3
Midlands -5 18 £288 -17.86% 18
West Midlands +7 13 £325 -27.78% 17
Yorkshire -25 10 £375 -16.67% 5
North East +37 8 £275 -27.63%
East Midlands -1 5 £120 -63.64% 1
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 148 (49.50%) Windows
2 123 (41.14%) Microsoft
3 115 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 87 (29.10%) VMware
5 82 (27.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 66 (22.07%) MS Exchange
6 66 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (21.74%) PowerShell
7 65 (21.74%) Office 365
8 62 (20.74%) SCCM
9 61 (20.40%) ITIL
10 60 (20.07%) HP
11 58 (19.40%) Linux
12 56 (18.73%) Citrix
13 55 (18.39%) McAfee
14 54 (18.06%) Windows Server
15 51 (17.06%) Cisco
16 50 (16.72%) Finance
16 50 (16.72%) Windows 7
17 49 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 48 (16.05%) Firewall
19 43 (14.38%) Migration
19 43 (14.38%) TCP/IP
20 41 (13.71%) DNS
20 41 (13.71%) Skype for Business
21 40 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (12.71%) Backup Exec
24 36 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
25 35 (11.71%) DHCP

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 66 (22.07%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.71%) Skype for Business
3 31 (10.37%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.35%) Confluence
7 13 (4.35%) IIS
8 8 (2.68%) Apache
9 7 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.34%) JBoss
11 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.00%) CMS
11 3 (1.00%) IBM Domino
11 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.34%) HipChat
2 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.00%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.74%) Office 365
2 25 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.68%) Mimecast
5 9 (3.01%) GitHub
5 9 (3.01%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.01%) PaaS
7 4 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.34%) IaaS
7 4 (1.34%) Serverless
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.67%) SaaS
8 2 (0.67%) Yammer
9 1 (0.33%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.05%) Firewall
2 43 (14.38%) TCP/IP
3 41 (13.71%) DNS
4 35 (11.71%) DHCP
5 34 (11.37%) Skype
6 32 (10.70%) LAN
6 32 (10.70%) SAN
7 27 (9.03%) WAN
8 20 (6.69%) Internet
8 20 (6.69%) NAS
8 20 (6.69%) VPN
9 19 (6.35%) VLAN
10 18 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (4.68%) iSCSI
12 13 (4.35%) Wireless
13 9 (3.01%) DMZ
13 9 (3.01%) Ethernet
13 9 (3.01%) IPsec
13 9 (3.01%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.68%) MySQL
3 8 (2.68%) Big Data
4 6 (2.01%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.34%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.34%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.33%) DTS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.33%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.01%) JIRA
2 9 (3.01%) MSI
3 8 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 50 (16.72%) Finance
2 11 (3.68%) Banking
2 11 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.68%) Law
3 8 (2.68%) Legal
4 6 (2.01%) Back Office
5 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.00%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (15.38%) Analyst
2 30 (10.03%) Consultant
3 28 (9.36%) Support Engineer
4 22 (7.36%) Architect
5 21 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 20 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.02%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.35%) Administrator
10 14 (4.68%) Security Manager
10 14 (4.68%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.01%) Security Project Manager
13 10 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.34%) Blue Coat Engineer
13 10 (3.34%) Messaging Specialist
13 10 (3.34%) SCCM Consultant
14 9 (3.01%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.35%) Web Services
2 10 (3.34%) SailPoint
3 7 (2.34%) SAML
4 6 (2.01%) Anaconda
5 5 (1.67%) .NET
5 5 (1.67%) MAPI
5 5 (1.67%) Node.js
5 5 (1.67%) REST
6 4 (1.34%) JSON
6 4 (1.34%) OAuth
6 4 (1.34%) XML
7 2 (0.67%) Memcached
7 2 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.67%) XMPP
8 1 (0.33%) LAMP
8 1 (0.33%) LDAP
8 1 (0.33%) MDX
8 1 (0.33%) Middleware
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.03%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.35%) Clustering
4 14 (4.68%) Replication
5 11 (3.68%) CMDB
6 10 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.01%) PKI
7 9 (3.01%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.34%) Fintech
8 7 (2.34%) iPad
8 7 (2.34%) iPhone
9 6 (2.01%) CESG
9 6 (2.01%) User Experience
10 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.00%) BYOD
11 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 148 (49.50%) Windows
2 58 (19.40%) Linux
3 54 (18.06%) Windows Server
4 50 (16.72%) Windows 7
5 49 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (9.36%) Unix
8 25 (8.36%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.01%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.68%) AIX
12 8 (2.68%) Solaris
13 6 (2.01%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.01%) Windows NT
14 5 (1.67%) SUSE
14 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.40%) ITIL
2 43 (14.38%) Migration
3 39 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (10.03%) Problem Management
4 30 (10.03%) Service Management
5 27 (9.03%) SIEM
6 26 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 23 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 22 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (7.02%) Data Loss Prevention
9 21 (7.02%) Information Security
10 18 (6.02%) Configuration Management
10 18 (6.02%) DevOps
11 17 (5.69%) Time Management
12 15 (5.02%) Change Management
12 15 (5.02%) Disk Encryption
12 15 (5.02%) Patch Management
13 14 (4.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 33 (11.04%) SQL
3 29 (9.70%) Python
4 20 (6.69%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.02%) Java
5 15 (5.02%) VBScript
6 8 (2.68%) Perl
7 7 (2.34%) Ruby
8 5 (1.67%) C#
8 5 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.67%) VB
8 5 (1.67%) VBA
9 4 (1.34%) C
10 2 (0.67%) PHP
10 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) AWK
11 1 (0.33%) sed
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 23 (7.69%) CISSP
4 21 (7.02%) Degree
4 21 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.02%) MCSE
6 13 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 11 (3.68%) MCP
8 9 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.68%) MCSA
10 7 (2.34%) CISM
10 7 (2.34%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.01%) SANS
11 6 (2.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.67%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.34%) CCNA
13 4 (1.34%) MCITP
13 4 (1.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.35%) SLA
3 6 (2.01%) COBIT
3 6 (2.01%) GDPR
3 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.67%) QA
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 115 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 66 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.71%) Hyper-V
4 30 (10.03%) XenApp
5 29 (9.70%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (7.02%) BitLocker
7 15 (5.02%) XenDesktop
8 12 (4.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (4.01%) ProxySG
8 12 (4.01%) vSphere
9 11 (3.68%) NFS
10 7 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.34%) XenServer
11 6 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (2.01%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.01%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.00%) Docker
13 3 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 82 (27.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 62 (20.74%) SCCM
3 38 (12.71%) Backup Exec
4 34 (11.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 29 (9.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 27 (9.03%) NetBackup
7 23 (7.69%) Ansible
8 13 (4.35%) WSUS
9 11 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (3.68%) Puppet
9 11 (3.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (3.34%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (3.01%) SCOM
12 8 (2.68%) AirWatch
13 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (2.01%) Packer
13 6 (2.01%) Terraform
13 6 (2.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 87 (29.10%) VMware
3 60 (20.07%) HP
4 56 (18.73%) Citrix
5 55 (18.39%) McAfee
6 51 (17.06%) Cisco
7 32 (10.70%) NetApp
8 31 (10.37%) IBM
9 30 (10.03%) Oracle
10 27 (9.03%) Forcepoint
11 24 (8.03%) Dell
11 24 (8.03%) Veritas
12 23 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 20 (6.69%) CheckPoint
14 19 (6.35%) Altiris
14 19 (6.35%) Blue Coat
14 19 (6.35%) EMC
14 19 (6.35%) Splunk
15 16 (5.35%) ServiceNow
15 16 (5.35%) Veeam