The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Symantec Endpoint Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec Endpoint Protection over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Endpoint Protection
England / South West
Rank 130 135 146
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.070% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.96% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £313 £228 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.36% -10.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £346 £400
% change year-on-year -18.77% -13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - -

Symantec Endpoint Protection is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 169 240 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.62% 8.37% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 161 137
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Median hourly rate £21.30 £17.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.29% -8.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £10.45 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £19.35 £37.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Symantec Endpoint Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the South West

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the South West

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 5 £313 +37.36%
Symantec Endpoint Protection
England

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 West region with a requirement for Symantec Endpoint Protection.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) Wyse
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (100.00%) AppSense
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
1 8 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) BitLocker
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (50.00%) VPN

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Signage
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
1 8 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) AppSense
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Wyse
2 6 (75.00%) CA
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Polycom
4 2 (25.00%) Xerox