Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 272 285
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 -29
Contract jobs citing Symantec 80 90 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.15% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 57
South East median daily rate £400 £360 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.86% -7.06%
10th Percentile £301 £293 £115
90th Percentile £531 £531 £543
England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 6
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -5.98% +35.73%
10th Percentile £17.70 £20.25 £14.38
90th Percentile £24.50 £29.25 £35.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £18.75
% change year-on-year -4.39% +11.56% -7.11%

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 7,973 7,798 9,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.74% 48.76% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,600 4,304 5,383
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 387 421
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.51 £9.72 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.80 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +18 37 £343 -14.38% 2
Thames Valley -26 21 £417 +15.90% 3
Surrey -42 13 £650 +92.59% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £386 +28.67% 1
Berkshire -40 9 £450 +22.45% 2
West Sussex +1 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Kent +11 2 £200 -37.50%
Oxfordshire 0 1 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 38 (47.50%) Windows
2 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.50%) Linux
4 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 23 (28.75%) VMware
6 21 (26.25%) Firewall
7 18 (22.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (22.50%) SQL
7 18 (22.50%) ITIL
8 16 (20.00%) Citrix
8 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 14 (17.50%) Unix
10 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
11 13 (16.25%) Veritas
11 13 (16.25%) Red Hat
11 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
12 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.00%) Oracle
12 12 (15.00%) Finance
12 12 (15.00%) Backup Exec
13 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
13 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (13.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (12.50%) Web Services
14 10 (12.50%) Java
14 10 (12.50%) Veeam

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 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.75%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.25%) IIS
5 5 (6.25%) JBoss
5 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.25%) WildFly
6 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.50%) Apache
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) Firewall
2 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.50%) VLAN
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) LAN
4 7 (8.75%) Skype
5 6 (7.50%) SSH
5 6 (7.50%) WAN
6 5 (6.25%) DHCP
6 5 (6.25%) IMAP
6 5 (6.25%) POP3
6 5 (6.25%) SMTP
7 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.75%) Network Security
8 3 (3.75%) SAN
9 2 (2.50%) Internet
9 2 (2.50%) Wireless
10 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) SQLPlus
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Back Office
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (12.50%) Analyst
2 8 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 7 (8.75%) Information Manager
3 7 (8.75%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (8.75%) Messaging Specialist
3 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Junior
6 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) LDAP
2 5 (6.25%) MAPI
2 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (2.50%) Memcached
3 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.00%) CMDB
3 3 (3.75%) iPad
3 3 (3.75%) iPhone
3 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) RIA
4 2 (2.50%) Shadow IT
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.25%) CCTV
5 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Windows
2 26 (32.50%) Linux
3 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.50%) Unix
4 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
5 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.25%) SUSE
8 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.00%) AIX
9 4 (5.00%) Solaris
9 4 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.00%) Windows NT
10 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Information Security
2 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
3 8 (10.00%) Change Management
3 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.00%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) SIEM
4 7 (8.75%) Capacity Management
4 7 (8.75%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.25%) High Availability
6 5 (6.25%) ISMS
6 5 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 5 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.25%) Python
4 5 (6.25%) VBA
5 4 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) MCP
3 4 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) CISM
4 3 (3.75%) CISMP
4 3 (3.75%) CISSP
5 2 (2.50%) OCP
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CCENT
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) LPIC
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) OCA
6 1 (1.25%) RHCA
6 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.75%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (8.75%) XenApp
4 5 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 4 (5.00%) XenServer
6 3 (3.75%) NFS
7 2 (2.50%) Corosync
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 11 (13.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (10.00%) NetBackup
5 7 (8.75%) Puppet
5 7 (8.75%) Tivoli
5 7 (8.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (7.50%) SCCM
6 6 (7.50%) SELinux
6 6 (7.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (6.25%) WSUS
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (3.75%) AirWatch
10 2 (2.50%) Ansible
10 2 (2.50%) OVSD
10 2 (2.50%) Pacemaker
10 2 (2.50%) QRadar
10 2 (2.50%) SCSM
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.75%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Citrix
4 13 (16.25%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.25%) Veritas
5 12 (15.00%) Oracle
6 10 (12.50%) Veeam
7 9 (11.25%) Becrypt
7 9 (11.25%) LogRhythm
7 9 (11.25%) McAfee
8 7 (8.75%) HP
9 6 (7.50%) Altiris
9 6 (7.50%) Cisco
10 5 (6.25%) NetApp
10 5 (6.25%) Sophos
11 4 (5.00%) Acronis
11 4 (5.00%) Apple
11 4 (5.00%) IBM
11 4 (5.00%) Kaspersky
12 3 (3.75%) Infoblox