Period
to 22 February 2019

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 6 months to 22 February 2019 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 331 284 268
Rank change year-on-year -47 -16 +47
Contract jobs citing Symantec 52 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.07% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 51
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -11.04%
10th Percentile £308 £161 £291
90th Percentile £463 £501 £450
England median daily rate £420 £425 £378
% change year-on-year -1.18% +12.58% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.06 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% +2.87% -
England median hourly rate £15.37 £20.45 £24.25
% change year-on-year -24.84% -15.67% +39.21%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,398 7,883 7,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.28% 46.86% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,267 4,580 4,337
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £235 £238
90th Percentile £598 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 301 386
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% -17.88%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.40 £9.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £46.96
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
Thames Valley +5 19 £413 -13.84% 5
Berkshire -4 16 £398 -15.20% 3
Hampshire -45 14 £400 -5.88% 3
Surrey -12 10 £295 -1.67%
Kent - 6 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 - 2
West Sussex -11 2 £400 +126.95% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 17 (32.69%) VMware
5 16 (30.77%) Office 365
6 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (25.00%) Firewall
8 12 (23.08%) Cisco
8 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 10 (19.23%) DNS
11 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 8 (15.38%) SCCM
12 8 (15.38%) Web Filtering
12 8 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (13.46%) Windows Phone
13 7 (13.46%) AirWatch
13 7 (13.46%) iPhone
13 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
13 7 (13.46%) SIEM
13 7 (13.46%) ITIL
13 7 (13.46%) Migration
13 7 (13.46%) PKI
14 6 (11.54%) JIRA

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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.77%) GroupWise
5 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.85%) Apache
6 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Office 365
2 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (5.77%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Internet
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) SAN
6 3 (5.77%) SSL
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.85%) HTTP
7 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.85%) SMTP
7 2 (3.85%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) VSAN
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) DKIM
8 1 (1.92%) DMARC
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Consultant
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Security Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Domain Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) SAML
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) iPhone
1 7 (13.46%) PKI
2 6 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.54%) iPad
2 6 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Phone
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
1 8 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (15.38%) Web Filtering
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) SIEM
3 6 (11.54%) Email Filtering
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.77%) Network Management
5 3 (5.77%) Operations Management
5 3 (5.77%) Personalization
5 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCITP
5 2 (3.85%) VCAP
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) CCDE
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
6 1 (1.92%) CISA
6 1 (1.92%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (9.62%) vSphere
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) vCloud
5 2 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 7 (13.46%) AirWatch
3 6 (11.54%) CASB
3 6 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.85%) SCOM
6 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.85%) vRealize
7 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.92%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 12 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) IPFX
4 6 (11.54%) McAfee
4 6 (11.54%) Palo Alto
4 6 (11.54%) Sony
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix
5 5 (9.62%) Forcepoint
5 5 (9.62%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) LogRhythm
6 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.69%) Okta
7 3 (5.77%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.77%) Hitachi
7 3 (5.77%) Ivanti
7 3 (5.77%) Juniper
7 3 (5.77%) Zscaler
8 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.85%) Fujitsu