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 26 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.61% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.28% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +41.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

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 369 312 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.13% 47.63% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 191
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Median hourly rate £11.53 £9.50 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.36% -5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £14.10 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) TippingPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) GFI Software
1 2 (66.67%) Rapid7
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (66.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (66.67%) FireEye
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (66.67%) Nexpose
1 2 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Symantec
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Information Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nexpose
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) FireEye
1 2 (66.67%) GFI Software
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Rapid7
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware