The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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.

Symantec
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 343 347
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 69 83 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.90% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 35
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £153 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £265
% change year-on-year +8.92% +32.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £19.92 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £18.75 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £24.50 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.70% -8.10%  

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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8213 9178 9590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.13% 41.15% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5508 6131 6207
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 130 207
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in London

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in London

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in London

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -6 18 £413 -10.81% 3
Canary Wharf -2 4 £350 -20.00%
Feltham - 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 91 (72.80%) Windows
2 81 (64.80%) Microsoft
3 56 (44.80%) Active Directory
4 45 (36.00%) SCCM
5 44 (35.20%) VMware
6 40 (32.00%) Citrix
6 40 (32.00%) Windows Server
7 37 (29.60%) PowerShell
8 36 (28.80%) Cisco
9 35 (28.00%) Linux
9 35 (28.00%) Finance
9 35 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (27.20%) HP
11 32 (25.60%) ITIL
11 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (22.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 27 (21.60%) MS Exchange
14 26 (20.80%) MS Office
14 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (20.00%) XenApp
15 25 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 25 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
15 25 (20.00%) Clustering
16 24 (19.20%) Firewall
17 23 (18.40%) SAN
17 23 (18.40%) Dell
18 21 (16.80%) Skype for Business
18 21 (16.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 20 (16.00%) Hyper-V
19 20 (16.00%) Python

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 27 (21.60%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.80%) Skype for Business
3 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.80%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.60%) JBoss
8 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) IIS
9 1 (0.80%) SAS
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (20.80%) MS Office
2 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.60%) Relativity
2 2 (1.60%) Ringtail
2 2 (1.60%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.40%) Office 365
3 11 (8.80%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (8.80%) G Suite
4 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.80%) IaaS
5 6 (4.80%) Mimecast
6 5 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.00%) SaaS
7 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) Firewall
2 23 (18.40%) SAN
3 15 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (10.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (10.40%) Internet
5 12 (9.60%) LAN
5 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.80%) DNS
7 8 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (6.40%) Network Security
7 8 (6.40%) Wireless
8 7 (5.60%) DHCP
8 7 (5.60%) LDAP
8 7 (5.60%) NAS
8 7 (5.60%) WAN
9 6 (4.80%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (4.80%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.80%) VoIP
10 5 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.60%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.20%) MSI
General
1 35 (28.00%) Finance
2 20 (16.00%) Banking
3 16 (12.80%) Law
4 8 (6.40%) Games
5 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.00%) Marketing
6 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.40%) Back Office
7 3 (2.40%) Electronics
7 3 (2.40%) International Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Legal
7 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (18.40%) Analyst
2 18 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Architect
4 13 (10.40%) Administrator
4 13 (10.40%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Desktop Support
7 9 (7.20%) Consultant
7 9 (7.20%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Security Officer
9 7 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.80%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Security Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Exchange Administrator
11 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Storage Specialist
11 5 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) SAML
2 6 (4.80%) XML
3 5 (4.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.20%) JSON
4 4 (3.20%) REST
4 4 (3.20%) XMPP
5 3 (2.40%) OAuth
5 3 (2.40%) OpenID
5 3 (2.40%) SailPoint
5 3 (2.40%) WAP
6 2 (1.60%) Middleware
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.60%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Clustering
2 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
3 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
4 13 (10.40%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.60%) Cloud Native
6 6 (4.80%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.40%) PDA
8 3 (2.40%) PKI
8 3 (2.40%) Replication
9 2 (1.60%) EPoS
9 2 (1.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.80%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.80%) Online Games
10 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (72.80%) Windows
2 40 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (28.00%) Linux
4 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 19 (15.20%) Android
8 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (12.80%) Windows 10
10 15 (12.00%) Mac OS X
11 14 (11.20%) Unix
12 13 (10.40%) Apple iOS
13 10 (8.00%) CentOS
14 9 (7.20%) Windows 8
15 8 (6.40%) Ubuntu
16 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
17 5 (4.00%) Solaris
18 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X Server
19 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) ITIL
2 19 (15.20%) Configuration Management
3 15 (12.00%) Information Security
4 12 (9.60%) Network Management
4 12 (9.60%) Service Design
5 10 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 10 (8.00%) SIEM
6 9 (7.20%) ITSM
6 9 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (7.20%) Risk Management
6 9 (7.20%) Security Management
6 9 (7.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (6.40%) Migration
7 8 (6.40%) Patch Management
7 8 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.40%) Service Management
7 8 (6.40%) Use Case
7 8 (6.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.00%) Python
3 15 (12.00%) SQL
4 12 (9.60%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.80%) C#
5 6 (4.80%) Perl
6 5 (4.00%) VBScript
7 3 (2.40%) Java
8 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.60%) VBA
9 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.20%) SC Cleared
2 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.40%) MCSE
5 7 (5.60%) Degree
5 7 (5.60%) MCP
5 7 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.40%) CCNA
6 3 (2.40%) MCSA
6 3 (2.40%) MCSD
7 2 (1.60%) CISSP
7 2 (1.60%) RHCE
7 2 (1.60%) RHCT
8 1 (0.80%) CCA
8 1 (0.80%) CISA
8 1 (0.80%) CISM
8 1 (0.80%) MCTS
8 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.40%) GPG13
4 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.60%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
4 2 (1.60%) QA
5 1 (0.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (44.80%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (20.00%) XenApp
4 20 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 15 (12.00%) XenDesktop
6 13 (10.40%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (6.40%) BitLocker
8 8 (6.40%) Xen
9 5 (4.00%) vSphere
10 4 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.20%) VirtualBox
11 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.60%) NFS
12 2 (1.60%) Samba
12 2 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.60%) XenServer
13 1 (0.80%) KVM
13 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (36.00%) SCCM
2 28 (22.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 25 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (16.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (9.60%) NetBackup
6 12 (9.60%) SCOM
7 9 (7.20%) MIMEsweeper
7 9 (7.20%) WSUS
8 6 (4.80%) PowerCLI
9 5 (4.00%) Backup Exec
9 5 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (4.00%) SCOrch
9 5 (4.00%) SCVMM
10 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (3.20%) SCSM
11 3 (2.40%) BladeLogic
11 3 (2.40%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (2.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (64.80%) Microsoft
2 44 (35.20%) VMware
3 40 (32.00%) Citrix
4 36 (28.80%) Cisco
5 34 (27.20%) HP
6 23 (18.40%) Dell
7 18 (14.40%) Red Hat
8 15 (12.00%) Apple
9 14 (11.20%) Google
9 14 (11.20%) Splunk
10 12 (9.60%) Lumension
11 10 (8.00%) CheckPoint
11 10 (8.00%) ServiceNow
12 9 (7.20%) NetApp
13 7 (5.60%) 3PAR
13 7 (5.60%) Brocade
13 7 (5.60%) IBM
13 7 (5.60%) Intel Security
13 7 (5.60%) Oracle
13 7 (5.60%) Veritas
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