The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 224 171
Rank change year-on-year +25 -53  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 49 54 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.61% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.26% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 28
Median daily rate £325 £380 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% -9.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £115 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +50.81%  
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3843 4270 4485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.32% 48.43% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 2502 2442
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 215 238
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in the South East

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in the South East

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in the South East

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Surrey +12 17 £208 -47.46% 4
Berkshire +21 12 £360 +84.61% 2
Hampshire -8 6 £400 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Kent +1 4 £323 -2.12%
Buckinghamshire -18 3 £300 -33.33% 1
West Sussex +22 2 £388 -10.71%
Symantec
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 51 (60.00%) Windows
2 49 (57.65%) NetBackup
3 42 (49.41%) VMware
4 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
5 40 (47.06%) Linux
6 36 (42.35%) Unix
7 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 31 (36.47%) Red Hat
8 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (35.29%) Finance
10 29 (34.12%) Veritas
11 27 (31.76%) SAN
12 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (24.71%) PowerShell
13 21 (24.71%) NAS
14 20 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 20 (23.53%) Veritas File System
14 20 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
14 20 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
14 20 (23.53%) Solaris
15 19 (22.35%) Legal
16 18 (21.18%) Oracle
16 18 (21.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
17 17 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
18 16 (18.82%) High Availability
18 16 (18.82%) Problem Management
18 16 (18.82%) Cisco
19 15 (17.65%) Sun

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (12.94%) IIS
3 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.59%) JBoss
4 9 (10.59%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.59%) WildFly
5 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.53%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) SAN
2 21 (24.71%) NAS
3 15 (17.65%) DNS
4 14 (16.47%) DHCP
5 13 (15.29%) SSH
6 12 (14.12%) LAN
7 10 (11.76%) LDAP
7 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.59%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (10.59%) SMTP
9 7 (8.24%) Firewall
9 7 (8.24%) Internet
9 7 (8.24%) Skype
9 7 (8.24%) VPN
10 5 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (4.71%) FTP
11 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.71%) MPLS
11 4 (4.71%) WAN
12 2 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Legal
3 13 (15.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Administrator
2 22 (25.88%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (21.18%) Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Unix Administrator
5 15 (17.65%) Storage Administrator
5 15 (17.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 14 (16.47%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Support Analyst
8 9 (10.59%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (9.41%) Architect
10 7 (8.24%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (8.24%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 6 (7.06%) Active Directory Engineer
11 6 (7.06%) Consultant
11 6 (7.06%) Security Architect
11 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) NetApp Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Middleware
1 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) Memcached
2 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.18%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.00%) Windows
2 40 (47.06%) Linux
3 36 (42.35%) Unix
4 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (23.53%) Solaris
7 18 (21.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
8 9 (10.59%) Android
9 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
10 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.88%) CentOS
12 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
14 2 (2.35%) AIX
14 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) High Availability
1 16 (18.82%) Problem Management
2 13 (15.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (12.94%) Change Control
3 11 (12.94%) Change Management
3 11 (12.94%) ITIL
4 10 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.59%) Migration
5 9 (10.59%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.88%) Time Management
6 5 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (4.71%) DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.71%) Security Patching
7 4 (4.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (3.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (3.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) VB
5 7 (8.24%) Perl
6 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) CCAA
3 1 (1.18%) CCENT
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) CCSA
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCSA
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
3 1 (1.18%) VCAP
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 20 (23.53%) Veritas File System
4 17 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.59%) NFS
6 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.53%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.53%) vSphere
8 3 (3.53%) XenApp
9 2 (2.35%) Corosync
9 2 (2.35%) Firmware
9 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (57.65%) NetBackup
2 20 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (14.12%) WSUS
4 11 (12.94%) AirWatch
5 9 (10.59%) Nagios
6 8 (9.41%) Puppet
6 8 (9.41%) SCCM
7 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (4.71%) EMC Navisphere
10 4 (4.71%) SCOM
10 4 (4.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (4.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (3.53%) Ansible
11 3 (3.53%) Hyperic
12 2 (2.35%) Nexpose
12 2 (2.35%) Pacemaker
13 1 (1.18%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 42 (49.41%) VMware
2 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (36.47%) Red Hat
4 29 (34.12%) Veritas
5 18 (21.18%) Oracle
6 16 (18.82%) Cisco
7 15 (17.65%) Sun
8 14 (16.47%) McAfee
9 13 (15.29%) Citrix
9 13 (15.29%) HP
10 12 (14.12%) MobileIron
11 11 (12.94%) NetApp
12 9 (10.59%) Brocade
12 9 (10.59%) EMC
13 6 (7.06%) 3PAR
14 5 (5.88%) Qualys
14 5 (5.88%) Veeam
15 4 (4.71%) IBM
16 3 (3.53%) Forcepoint
16 3 (3.53%) Juniper
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £450 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago