Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 267 284
Rank change year-on-year -65 +17 -35
Contract jobs citing Symantec 58 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.39% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 53
South East median daily rate £406 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -4.00% -5.97%
10th Percentile £305 £290 £115
90th Percentile £650 £508 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -19.12% +57.77%
10th Percentile £16.48 £21.35 £12.48
90th Percentile £65.13 £29.25 £45.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.07%

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 7,809 7,935 8,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.13% 48.34% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,538 4,503 4,979
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £228
90th Percentile £578 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 346 401
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +2.51% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.89 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.00 £47.83
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 20 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 September 2018. 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
Hampshire -8 25 £415 +0.61% 1
Thames Valley -25 16 £350 -9.79% 11
Surrey -54 11 £650 +100.00% 3
Berkshire -37 8 £355 -3.40% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £350 -22.22% 3
Kent +5 3 - -
West Sussex +2 2 £400 +3.23% 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 £413 - 1
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 30 (51.72%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) VMware
4 16 (27.59%) Firewall
5 15 (25.86%) Linux
6 14 (24.14%) McAfee
6 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (22.41%) LogRhythm
7 13 (22.41%) Citrix
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
8 12 (20.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (20.69%) SIEM
9 10 (17.24%) Becrypt
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 10 (17.24%) Veritas
9 10 (17.24%) SQL
9 10 (17.24%) Unix
10 9 (15.52%) NetBackup
10 9 (15.52%) Information Security
10 9 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
11 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
11 8 (13.79%) Veeam
11 8 (13.79%) Capacity Management
11 8 (13.79%) Backup Exec
11 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange

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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) JBoss
2 6 (10.34%) WildFly
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 6 (10.34%) SSH
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) VLAN
4 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
4 4 (6.90%) VPN
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.72%) SAN
7 1 (1.72%) Skype
7 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.72%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) DTS
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Information Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) LDAP
1 6 (10.34%) Middleware
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) Memcached
2 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.90%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) iPad
3 3 (5.17%) iPhone
4 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Shadow IT
4 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.24%) Unix
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.90%) Windows NT
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) SIEM
2 9 (15.52%) Information Security
3 8 (13.79%) Capacity Management
3 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (10.34%) Change Management
5 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.34%) Server Management
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) ISMS
7 4 (6.90%) Data Management
7 4 (6.90%) Disk Encryption
7 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.90%) Service Management
7 4 (6.90%) Storage Management
7 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) CISM
2 3 (5.17%) CISMP
2 3 (5.17%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCAA
4 1 (1.72%) CCENT
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.72%) LPIC
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) OCA
4 1 (1.72%) OCP
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.72%) RHCA
4 1 (1.72%) RHCE
4 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.17%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.34%) BitLocker
6 5 (8.62%) XenApp
6 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (6.90%) VirtualBox
7 4 (6.90%) XenServer
8 2 (3.45%) NFS
8 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.45%) vSphere
9 1 (1.72%) Corosync
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (15.52%) NetBackup
3 8 (13.79%) Backup Exec
4 5 (8.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
5 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (5.17%) AirWatch
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (5.17%) SCCM
6 3 (5.17%) SELinux
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (3.45%) OVSD
7 2 (3.45%) QRadar
7 2 (3.45%) SCSM
8 1 (1.72%) Ansible
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Pacemaker
8 1 (1.72%) Puppet
8 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
1 20 (34.48%) VMware
2 14 (24.14%) McAfee
3 13 (22.41%) Citrix
3 13 (22.41%) LogRhythm
4 10 (17.24%) Becrypt
4 10 (17.24%) Veritas
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle
5 8 (13.79%) Veeam
6 6 (10.34%) Cisco
7 5 (8.62%) HP
7 5 (8.62%) IBM
8 4 (6.90%) Acronis
8 4 (6.90%) ESET
8 4 (6.90%) Forcepoint
8 4 (6.90%) Kaspersky
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.90%) Sophos
9 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat