Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 80 103
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 -8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 1.80% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
South Wales median daily rate £160 £425 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.35% +240.00% -71.43%
10th Percentile £155 £343 £113
90th Percentile £423 £500 £138
Wales median daily rate £160 £500 £185
% change year-on-year -68.00% +170.27% -57.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 416 445 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.16% 39.91% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 300 418
South Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.42 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +8.28%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in South Wales

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in South Wales

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in South Wales

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in South Wales

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Newport - 4 £160 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £160 -
Bridgend +10 1 £425 -5.56%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Symantec
Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
2 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (60.00%) DHCP
5 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) McAfee
7 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (40.00%) HP
7 4 (40.00%) MCSE
7 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 3 (30.00%) ITIL
8 3 (30.00%) arcserve
8 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (30.00%) Firewall
8 3 (30.00%) VMware
8 3 (30.00%) Clustering
8 3 (30.00%) Altiris
8 3 (30.00%) vSphere
8 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 8

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) VSAN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 2 (20.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) HNC
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) MCDST
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
1 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Altiris
4 3 (30.00%) arcserve
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) SAP