Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 527 451
Rank change year-on-year -22 -76 -48
Contract jobs citing Symantec 298 316 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.82% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 192 319
England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £261 £271 £170
90th Percentile £590 £549 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 22
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +19.12% -7.11%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.01 £13.50
90th Percentile £29.20 £28.40 £33.18
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £18.75
% change year-on-year -4.39% +11.56% -6.25%

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 39,494 38,591 45,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.73% 43.80% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,709 23,737 28,041
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,435 1,319 1,493
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% -

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -47 106 £475 +11.76% 22
South East -37 80 £400 +11.11% 6
North of England -39 43 £358 +10.00% 9
North West -19 28 £375 +25.00% 4
Midlands +12 27 £330 +1.54% 10
East of England +14 25 £318 -34.87% 10
West Midlands -17 17 £330 +1.54% 5
South West +10 15 £325 -23.53% 3
East Midlands +17 10 £120 -45.45% 5
North East -11 8 £275 -11.29% 1
Yorkshire -36 7 £425 -5.56% 4
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 155 (52.01%) Windows
2 115 (38.59%) Microsoft
3 114 (38.26%) Active Directory
4 96 (32.21%) VMware
5 71 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 68 (22.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 66 (22.15%) Linux
8 61 (20.47%) ITIL
8 61 (20.47%) MS Exchange
9 59 (19.80%) Citrix
9 59 (19.80%) PowerShell
9 59 (19.80%) Windows Server
10 58 (19.46%) Firewall
11 56 (18.79%) Finance
12 55 (18.46%) Cisco
12 55 (18.46%) Office 365
13 52 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (16.11%) DNS
15 45 (15.10%) SQL
16 44 (14.77%) SCCM
17 43 (14.43%) Unix
17 43 (14.43%) Migration
18 40 (13.42%) McAfee
18 40 (13.42%) HP
18 40 (13.42%) Windows 7
18 40 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 38 (12.75%) DHCP
20 37 (12.42%) SAN
21 35 (11.74%) TCP/IP
21 35 (11.74%) Backup Exec

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 61 (20.47%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.41%) Skype for Business
3 27 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (7.05%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.37%) IIS
6 15 (5.03%) Confluence
7 14 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.35%) JBoss
10 5 (1.68%) Apache
10 5 (1.68%) WildFly
11 3 (1.01%) CMS
11 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.01%) HipChat
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.46%) Office 365
2 25 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.69%) GitHub
4 10 (3.36%) Mimecast
5 9 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.35%) Serverless
6 7 (2.35%) Yammer
7 5 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.34%) IaaS
8 4 (1.34%) PaaS
8 4 (1.34%) SaaS
9 3 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.34%) G Suite
10 1 (0.34%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (19.46%) Firewall
2 48 (16.11%) DNS
3 38 (12.75%) DHCP
4 37 (12.42%) SAN
5 35 (11.74%) TCP/IP
6 28 (9.40%) LAN
7 25 (8.39%) WAN
8 24 (8.05%) Skype
9 20 (6.71%) VLAN
10 17 (5.70%) Unified Communications
11 16 (5.37%) NAS
12 15 (5.03%) Internet
12 15 (5.03%) VPN
13 12 (4.03%) SMTP
14 11 (3.69%) DMZ
14 11 (3.69%) Ethernet
15 10 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (3.36%) IPsec
15 10 (3.36%) Network Security
15 10 (3.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.36%) MySQL
3 7 (2.35%) Big Data
4 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.34%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.34%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.69%) JIRA
2 10 (3.36%) MSI
3 9 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 56 (18.79%) Finance
2 21 (7.05%) Banking
3 11 (3.69%) Back Office
4 7 (2.35%) Legal
5 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.34%) Law
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (17.11%) Analyst
2 26 (8.72%) Consultant
3 25 (8.39%) Desktop Support
4 24 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.38%) Architect
6 17 (5.70%) Administrator
7 16 (5.37%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.70%) Security Analyst
8 14 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.36%) Security Manager
10 11 (3.69%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 11 (3.69%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.69%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (3.36%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (3.02%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.03%) Web Services
2 10 (3.36%) SAML
3 9 (3.02%) Middleware
4 8 (2.68%) SailPoint
5 7 (2.35%) LDAP
6 6 (2.01%) OAuth
7 5 (1.68%) .NET
7 5 (1.68%) Anaconda
7 5 (1.68%) MAPI
7 5 (1.68%) Node.js
7 5 (1.68%) REST
8 4 (1.34%) Regular Expression
8 4 (1.34%) VML
9 3 (1.01%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.01%) JSON
9 3 (1.01%) XML
10 2 (0.67%) Memcached
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.04%) Clustering
4 14 (4.70%) Replication
5 9 (3.02%) PKI
6 7 (2.35%) CMDB
6 7 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.01%) Handset
8 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.68%) Fintech
9 4 (1.34%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.01%) iPad
10 3 (1.01%) iPhone
10 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.67%) BYOD
11 2 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.67%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 155 (52.01%) Windows
2 66 (22.15%) Linux
3 59 (19.80%) Windows Server
4 52 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (14.43%) Unix
6 40 (13.42%) Windows 7
6 40 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.37%) Windows 10
9 13 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.03%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.69%) AIX
11 11 (3.69%) Windows 8
12 9 (3.02%) Solaris
13 7 (2.35%) Windows NT
14 6 (2.01%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.68%) SUSE
16 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.47%) ITIL
2 43 (14.43%) Migration
3 29 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (8.05%) Data Loss Prevention
4 24 (8.05%) Software Deployment
5 23 (7.72%) Problem Management
6 22 (7.38%) Configuration Management
7 21 (7.05%) Service Management
7 21 (7.05%) SIEM
8 19 (6.38%) Change Control
8 19 (6.38%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.04%) Asset Management
9 18 (6.04%) Change Management
9 18 (6.04%) Information Security
10 17 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (5.37%) Time Management
12 14 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (4.03%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 59 (19.80%) PowerShell
2 45 (15.10%) SQL
3 26 (8.72%) Python
4 15 (5.03%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.36%) Java
6 10 (3.36%) Perl
7 9 (3.02%) VBScript
8 5 (1.68%) C#
8 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.68%) VBA
9 4 (1.34%) VB
10 2 (0.67%) PHP
10 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) AWK
11 1 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.05%) Degree
4 17 (5.70%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.69%) CISSP
5 11 (3.69%) MCSE
6 10 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.68%) MCP
7 8 (2.68%) MCSA
8 5 (1.68%) CCNA
8 5 (1.68%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.34%) CISM
10 3 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.01%) CISMP
10 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.01%) RHCE
10 3 (1.01%) SANS
11 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.38%) SLA
2 11 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.35%) GDPR
4 6 (2.01%) QA
5 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.67%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 114 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 71 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.07%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.40%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (10.07%) XenApp
6 16 (5.37%) ProxySG
7 12 (4.03%) BitLocker
8 11 (3.69%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (3.02%) VirtualBox
10 8 (2.68%) NFS
10 8 (2.68%) vSphere
11 7 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (2.35%) XenServer
12 6 (2.01%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.01%) Firmware
15 2 (0.67%) Corosync
15 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (22.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 44 (14.77%) SCCM
3 35 (11.74%) Backup Exec
4 29 (9.73%) NetBackup
5 26 (8.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 22 (7.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 20 (6.71%) Ansible
8 15 (5.03%) WSUS
9 14 (4.70%) Puppet
10 13 (4.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (4.03%) PingFederate
12 10 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (3.02%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (3.02%) SCOM
14 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (2.68%) Tivoli
15 7 (2.35%) CASB
15 7 (2.35%) SELinux
15 7 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 115 (38.59%) Microsoft
2 96 (32.21%) VMware
3 59 (19.80%) Citrix
4 55 (18.46%) Cisco
5 40 (13.42%) HP
5 40 (13.42%) McAfee
6 28 (9.40%) NetApp
7 27 (9.06%) Oracle
7 27 (9.06%) Veritas
8 26 (8.72%) Red Hat
9 25 (8.39%) Blue Coat
10 24 (8.05%) CheckPoint
11 23 (7.72%) IBM
12 22 (7.38%) EMC
13 20 (6.71%) Altiris
14 17 (5.70%) Dell
15 16 (5.37%) Forcepoint
16 15 (5.03%) Splunk
16 15 (5.03%) Veeam
17 12 (4.03%) F5