Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 447 391
Rank change year-on-year -72 -56 -10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 116 173 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.89% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 117 171
London median daily rate £450 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £209 £286 £140
90th Percentile £613 £580 £550
England median daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
London median hourly rate - £31.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.00% -7.89%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year -23.08% +81.25% -15.79%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19079 19373 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.50% 42.87% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12973 12890 12917
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 287 391
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London -3 30 £410 -3.53% 2
East London -6 2 £350 -39.13%
South London -31 2 £250 -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 58 (50.00%) Windows
2 40 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 37 (31.90%) Finance
4 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (23.28%) Linux
7 26 (22.41%) Windows Server
8 25 (21.55%) PowerShell
9 23 (19.83%) Office 365
9 23 (19.83%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (18.97%) MS Exchange
10 22 (18.97%) Windows 7
11 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (18.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 20 (17.24%) Firewall
13 19 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (15.52%) Data Centre
14 18 (15.52%) VMware
14 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
15 17 (14.66%) HP
15 17 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (13.79%) Skype for Business
16 16 (13.79%) SAN
16 16 (13.79%) McAfee
16 16 (13.79%) Configuration Management
16 16 (13.79%) Python
17 15 (12.93%) DNS
17 15 (12.93%) Cisco
17 15 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (12.07%) SCCM

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 22 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.79%) Skype for Business
4 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.31%) Apache
5 5 (4.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.59%) SAS
8 2 (1.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.86%) Confluence
9 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.86%) IIS
9 1 (0.86%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.83%) Office 365
2 19 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.90%) IaaS
4 8 (6.90%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
6 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) Firewall
2 16 (13.79%) SAN
3 15 (12.93%) DNS
4 12 (10.34%) Skype
5 11 (9.48%) DHCP
6 10 (8.62%) NAS
7 9 (7.76%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.03%) Wireless
9 6 (5.17%) SMTP
10 5 (4.31%) Broadband
10 5 (4.31%) LAN
10 5 (4.31%) VoIP
10 5 (4.31%) VPN
10 5 (4.31%) WAN
10 5 (4.31%) Wireshark
11 4 (3.45%) HTTP
11 4 (3.45%) Internet
11 4 (3.45%) snoop
11 4 (3.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.86%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Banking
3 8 (6.90%) Legal
4 6 (5.17%) Law
5 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Consultant
2 13 (11.21%) Analyst
2 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Security Consultant
3 11 (9.48%) Security Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Architect
4 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.17%) IT Support
6 6 (5.17%) Junior
6 6 (5.17%) Junior Support Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Security Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Junior Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.31%) Junior IT Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Junior IT Support
7 5 (4.31%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (0.86%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.86%) WAP
2 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.76%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.17%) EMC VNX
3 6 (5.17%) iPhone
3 6 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) Clustering
5 4 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.72%) iPad
7 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) CESG
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) EPoS
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.00%) Windows
2 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (23.28%) Linux
4 26 (22.41%) Windows Server
5 22 (18.97%) Windows 7
6 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (10.34%) Unix
8 12 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 7 (6.03%) Solaris
9 7 (6.03%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.45%) Android
11 3 (2.59%) HPUX
12 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 13 (11.21%) Information Security
3 12 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (10.34%) Security Operations
4 10 (8.62%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.76%) Threat Modelling
6 8 (6.90%) Migration
6 8 (6.90%) SIEM
6 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.03%) Change Management
7 7 (6.03%) Data Security
7 7 (6.03%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.17%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (5.17%) DevOps
8 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.17%) Patch Management
8 6 (5.17%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.79%) Python
3 9 (7.76%) SQL
4 8 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.31%) Ruby
6 4 (3.45%) Java
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) VBScript
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) CEH
4 7 (6.03%) CISM
4 7 (6.03%) CISSP
5 6 (5.17%) MCSA
6 5 (4.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (4.31%) CCNA
6 5 (4.31%) CCSP
6 5 (4.31%) CHFI
6 5 (4.31%) SSCP
7 4 (3.45%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.86%) MCITP
9 1 (0.86%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.86%) COBIT
4 1 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 40 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) XenApp
4 6 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.17%) NFS
5 4 (3.45%) iptables
5 4 (3.45%) Veritas File System
5 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.72%) Samba
8 1 (0.86%) Docker
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.86%) UAG
8 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (18.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (12.07%) SCCM
4 12 (10.34%) NetBackup
5 10 (8.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (6.90%) Backup Exec
7 6 (5.17%) Ansible
8 5 (4.31%) AirWatch
8 5 (4.31%) Nessus
8 5 (4.31%) OSSEC
8 5 (4.31%) Packer
8 5 (4.31%) Terraform
9 4 (3.45%) SCOM
9 4 (3.45%) WSUS
10 3 (2.59%) CSIRT
10 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
2 18 (15.52%) VMware
3 17 (14.66%) HP
4 16 (13.79%) McAfee
5 15 (12.93%) Cisco
6 14 (12.07%) Dell
7 13 (11.21%) FireEye
7 13 (11.21%) Sophos
8 12 (10.34%) Citrix
8 12 (10.34%) EMC
9 9 (7.76%) Altiris
10 8 (6.90%) Veritas
11 7 (6.03%) NetApp
11 7 (6.03%) Oracle
11 7 (6.03%) Sourcefire
12 6 (5.17%) Avaya
12 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
12 6 (5.17%) Intel
12 6 (5.17%) Sun