Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 July 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 72 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.91% 0.26% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 0.62% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Kent median daily rate £320 £434 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.27% -15.32% -
10th Percentile £310 £279 £458
90th Percentile £338 £434 £553
South East median daily rate £355 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -8.97% -8.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £29.25 £21.55
% change year-on-year -5.98% +35.73% +26.24%

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 259 324 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 47.09% 42.52% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 235 129
Kent median daily rate £369 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £201 £175 £163
90th Percentile £538 £483 £525
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Kent median hourly rate £22.52 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +35.94% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £21.01 £11.36
90th Percentile £52.00 £50.35 £18.20
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.15% -2.83% +9.34%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Kent

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Kent

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Kent

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Kent region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Maidstone - 3 £320 -
Symantec
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Bankmaster
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) SQL

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bankmaster
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Operator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
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