The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 70 65 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.93% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £240
% change year-on-year +13.87% +46.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 373 321 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.93% 42.74% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 176 175
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +33.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.27 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Milton Keynes

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Milton Keynes

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) SailPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Drupal
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) SAML
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow Development
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
8 3 (15.00%) FireEye
8 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (15.00%) Nexpose
8 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 3 (15.00%) Juniper
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) VPN

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (35.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Workflow Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) SailPoint
2 7 (35.00%) SAML
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow Development
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) F5
2 3 (15.00%) FireEye
2 3 (15.00%) GFI Software
2 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (15.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (15.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (15.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware