Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 270 291
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 -66
Contract jobs citing Symantec 117 108 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 1.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 55
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £268 £122 £230
90th Percentile £525 £450 £515
England median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
South East median hourly rate £24.69 £35.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.46% +64.73% +26.76%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year -23.08% +93.70% -21.04%

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 8037 7971 9224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.07% 48.32% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4622 4590 5154
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 396 435
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £44.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 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
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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -28 43 £470 +30.56% 1
Surrey +11 39 £300 +22.45% 1
Berkshire -1 25 £450 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +10 23 £425 +11.84% 3
Buckinghamshire -41 16 £500 +40.70%
Kent -11 9 £320 -1.54%
West Sussex -4 3 £173 -55.48%
Oxfordshire +1 2 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 94 (80.34%) Windows
2 67 (57.26%) Microsoft
3 60 (51.28%) Active Directory
4 53 (45.30%) VMware
5 50 (42.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (40.17%) NetBackup
7 46 (39.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 46 (39.32%) Linux
8 43 (36.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (34.19%) VMware ESXi
11 39 (33.33%) Unix
12 35 (29.91%) Finance
13 33 (28.21%) Migration
13 33 (28.21%) Windows Server
14 32 (27.35%) Windows 7
15 30 (25.64%) Veritas
16 28 (23.93%) SAN
17 27 (23.08%) Citrix
18 26 (22.22%) Brocade
19 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
19 25 (21.37%) NetApp
20 24 (20.51%) Solaris
20 24 (20.51%) LAN
20 24 (20.51%) Legal
20 24 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 23 (19.66%) Load Balancing
21 23 (19.66%) ITIL
21 23 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (18.80%) Enterprise Storage

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 21 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.82%) Skype for Business
3 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.69%) IIS
4 9 (7.69%) JBoss
4 9 (7.69%) WildFly
5 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Office 365
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.13%) OneDrive
4 5 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.93%) SAN
2 24 (20.51%) LAN
3 22 (18.80%) Fibre Channel
3 22 (18.80%) NAS
4 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.68%) DNS
6 14 (11.97%) Firewall
6 14 (11.97%) Skype
7 13 (11.11%) DHCP
7 13 (11.11%) WAN
8 9 (7.69%) LDAP
8 9 (7.69%) SSH
9 6 (5.13%) VLAN
9 6 (5.13%) VPN
10 5 (4.27%) ADSL
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.56%) 3G
12 3 (2.56%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 35 (29.91%) Finance
2 24 (20.51%) Legal
3 19 (16.24%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Analyst
2 21 (17.95%) NetApp Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) Administrator
4 18 (15.38%) Architect
5 12 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.40%) Desktop Support
7 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) Storage Administrator
10 7 (5.98%) Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (5.98%) Solaris Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Active Directory Administrator
11 6 (5.13%) Active Directory Support
11 6 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
11 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) Middleware
1 9 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (18.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.84%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.98%) iPad
5 7 (5.98%) iPhone
5 7 (5.98%) Online Banking
5 7 (5.98%) PKI
5 7 (5.98%) Private Cloud
6 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.27%) CMDB
7 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.42%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.56%) CESG
9 3 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.71%) BYOD
10 2 (1.71%) User Experience
11 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (80.34%) Windows
2 50 (42.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (39.32%) Linux
4 41 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (33.33%) Unix
6 33 (28.21%) Windows Server
7 32 (27.35%) Windows 7
8 24 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (20.51%) Solaris
9 18 (15.38%) Windows 10
10 17 (14.53%) Windows 8
11 10 (8.55%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.71%) AIX
14 2 (1.71%) Android
14 2 (1.71%) CentOS
14 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Migration
2 23 (19.66%) ITIL
2 23 (19.66%) Load Balancing
3 21 (17.95%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 9 (7.69%) Security Patching
5 8 (6.84%) Presales
5 8 (6.84%) Service Design
6 7 (5.98%) Data Protection
6 7 (5.98%) Information Security
6 7 (5.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (5.98%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.27%) Coaching
8 5 (4.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (4.27%) Disk Encryption
8 5 (4.27%) Service Management
8 5 (4.27%) SIEM
8 5 (4.27%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.11%) Java
2 13 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) VBScript
4 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.71%) Perl
5 2 (1.71%) Ruby
5 2 (1.71%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) MCSE
3 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.98%) MCSA
5 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) MCP
7 2 (1.71%) CCNA
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.85%) CCA
8 1 (0.85%) CCAA
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) CCSA
8 1 (0.85%) CISM
8 1 (0.85%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 43 (36.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (34.19%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (18.80%) NFS
5 21 (17.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 21 (17.95%) Veritas File System
6 14 (11.97%) XenDesktop
7 11 (9.40%) XenApp
8 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
9 6 (5.13%) BitLocker
10 5 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (4.27%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (3.42%) vSphere
12 3 (2.56%) XenServer
13 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 47 (40.17%) NetBackup
2 46 (39.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (12.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (11.97%) SCCM
5 12 (10.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (7.69%) AirWatch
7 6 (5.13%) Backup Exec
7 6 (5.13%) SCOM
8 4 (3.42%) WSUS
9 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.56%) Puppet
10 2 (1.71%) DameWare
10 2 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.71%) Nagios
10 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.85%) NetApp OnCommand
11 1 (0.85%) Nmap
11 1 (0.85%) OpenVAS
11 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 53 (45.30%) VMware
3 30 (25.64%) Veritas
4 27 (23.08%) Citrix
5 26 (22.22%) Brocade
6 25 (21.37%) NetApp
6 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
7 18 (15.38%) EMC
8 17 (14.53%) Cisco
9 15 (12.82%) HP
10 12 (10.26%) McAfee
10 12 (10.26%) MobileIron
11 6 (5.13%) Apple
11 6 (5.13%) Dell
11 6 (5.13%) Forcepoint
12 5 (4.27%) Altiris
12 5 (4.27%) ArcSight
12 5 (4.27%) Intel
12 5 (4.27%) Oracle
12 5 (4.27%) Veeam