Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 252 272
Rank change year-on-year -78 +20 +21
Contract jobs citing Symantec 57 117 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.46% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 61 63
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £309 £268 £122
90th Percentile £454 £525 £450
England median daily rate £420 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
South East median hourly rate £85.00 £24.69 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.34% -30.46% +64.73%
10th Percentile £32.75 £20.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £145.25 £60.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -23.08% +93.70%

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 7,703 8,020 7,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.25% 47.96% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,472 4,608 4,602
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £587 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 337 396
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +5.43% -12.84%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% -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 20 November 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 November 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 November 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 -27 18 £425 - 4
Surrey -39 15 £315 +5.00% 3
Thames Valley -15 14 £413 -12.23% 7
Berkshire -16 12 £388 -13.89% 5
Kent +1 6 - - 1
West Sussex -7 3 £400 +131.88% 2
Oxfordshire +16 2 £413 - 2
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (52.63%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.09%) VMware
5 15 (26.32%) Firewall
5 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
6 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (24.56%) Cisco
7 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (21.05%) LogRhythm
8 12 (21.05%) Citrix
8 12 (21.05%) McAfee
9 11 (19.30%) SIEM
9 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (17.54%) NetBackup
11 9 (15.79%) DNS
11 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 9 (15.79%) Office 365
11 9 (15.79%) Windows 10
12 8 (14.04%) Becrypt
12 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
12 8 (14.04%) Information Security
12 8 (14.04%) Data Loss Prevention
13 7 (12.28%) Finance

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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 6 (10.53%) JBoss
4 6 (10.53%) WildFly
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.79%) Office 365
3 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) Internet
4 6 (10.53%) DHCP
4 6 (10.53%) LAN
4 6 (10.53%) SSH
4 6 (10.53%) WAN
5 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.75%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.75%) SNMP
8 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.75%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Information Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.26%) Domain Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) LDAP
2 6 (10.53%) Middleware
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 6 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 6 (10.53%) iPad
1 6 (10.53%) iPhone
1 6 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.77%) PKI
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.51%) Shadow IT
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.79%) Linux
5 9 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.28%) Unix
8 6 (10.53%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) AIX
10 1 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) SIEM
2 8 (14.04%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (14.04%) Information Security
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 6 (10.53%) Change Management
4 6 (10.53%) Email Filtering
4 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.53%) Server Management
4 6 (10.53%) Web Filtering
5 5 (8.77%) Data Management
5 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (7.02%) ISMS
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Use Case
7 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CISM
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) CISMP
4 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) VCAP
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) CCDE
5 1 (1.75%) CCIE
5 1 (1.75%) CCIE Security
5 1 (1.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.26%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.28%) AirWatch
3 6 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (8.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.77%) SCCM
5 4 (7.02%) CASB
6 3 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.75%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.75%) QRadar
8 1 (1.75%) ThinApp
8 1 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 12 (21.05%) Citrix
4 12 (21.05%) LogRhythm
4 12 (21.05%) McAfee
5 8 (14.04%) Becrypt
6 7 (12.28%) Veritas
7 6 (10.53%) HP
7 6 (10.53%) IPFX
7 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 6 (10.53%) Sony
8 5 (8.77%) Forcepoint
9 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle
10 3 (5.26%) Hitachi
10 3 (5.26%) Juniper
10 3 (5.26%) NetApp
10 3 (5.26%) Okta
10 3 (5.26%) Zscaler