Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 175 203
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 -48
Contract jobs citing Symantec 26 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.17% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 12
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £173 £170 £250
90th Percentile £500 £397 £473
England median daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £38.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year -23.08% +93.70% -21.21%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2239 2399 2665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.66% 42.04% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1514 1670
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 158 154
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.76
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in the South West

Symantec
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in the South West

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in the South West

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in the South West

Symantec
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Wiltshire +4 10 £500 +53.85%
Dorset - 10 £425 -
Somerset -5 3 £110 -51.11%
Bristol -20 2 £288 -17.68%
Cornwall -12 1 £350 -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (42.31%) Skype for Business
6 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (42.31%) SCCM
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
7 10 (38.46%) McAfee
7 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (38.46%) SCOM
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (38.46%) Migration
7 10 (38.46%) MobileIron
7 10 (38.46%) Skype
7 10 (38.46%) AirWatch
7 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
7 10 (38.46%) Windows 10
8 8 (30.77%) FireEye
8 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (30.77%) ArcSight
8 8 (30.77%) SIEM
8 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (30.77%) Service Management
8 8 (30.77%) HP

Symantec
Co-occurring 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 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
1 11 (42.31%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Skype
2 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory Support
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Operational Security Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) ArcSight Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Deskside Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Deskside Support
7 3 (11.54%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
7 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 10
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 8 (30.77%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) SIEM
3 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Business Transformation
4 7 (26.92%) DNA
5 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
1 11 (42.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 10 (38.46%) AirWatch
2 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (38.46%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) McAfee
2 10 (38.46%) MobileIron
3 8 (30.77%) ArcSight
3 8 (30.77%) FireEye
3 8 (30.77%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) Bluefish Communications
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Capita
6 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.85%) IronPort
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Sophos
6 1 (3.85%) Trend Micro