The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 57 45 58
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 1.19% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 2.45% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +157.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £255
% change year-on-year +13.87% +37.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +27.94% -4.22%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 266 326 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 43.89% 48.37% 58.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 157 219
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.87 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Hertfordshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Hertfordshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 7 (58.33%) Sophos
2 6 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (41.67%) Splunk
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
6 2 (16.67%) Trend Micro
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (16.67%) VBScript

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Email Management
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) BitLocker
2 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Sophos
2 5 (41.67%) Splunk
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Trend Micro