The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.53% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 114 123 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 34.86% 41.69% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 90
Median daily rate £450 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.13% -49.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.80 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £8.80 £72.00
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Oxford

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Hyperic
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (60.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware