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 3 months to 26 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Symantec Corporation.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
England / South West
Rank 131 116 134
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.83% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 2.07% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 2
Median daily rate £311 £350 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.07% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £274 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.70% -12.11%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1044 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.56% 39.95% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 751 723
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 70
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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 -11 5 £313 -12.28% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £113 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) VMware
5 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
6 12 (63.16%) VMware ESX
6 12 (63.16%) MS Office
6 12 (63.16%) DNS
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
9 8 (42.11%) Wyse
9 8 (42.11%) Cisco
9 8 (42.11%) XenApp
9 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
9 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
9 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
9 8 (42.11%) SCCM
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (42.11%) AppSense
9 8 (42.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (42.11%) BitLocker
10 7 (36.84%) Office 365
10 7 (36.84%) Finance
10 7 (36.84%) Citrix
11 6 (31.58%) CA
11 6 (31.58%) Dell
11 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012

Symantec
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 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) SMTP
2 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Games
3 3 (15.79%) Local Government
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
1 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) EMC VNX
3 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Signage
4 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (63.16%) VMware ESX
4 8 (42.11%) BitLocker
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (42.11%) XenApp
4 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (21.05%) vSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
1 8 (42.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) vRealize
2 4 (21.05%) Zenoss
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) AppSense
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Wyse
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) CA
5 6 (31.58%) Dell
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
7 4 (21.05%) Brocade
7 4 (21.05%) EMC
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (21.05%) Veritas
8 2 (10.53%) Capita
8 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
8 2 (10.53%) Polycom
8 2 (10.53%) Veeam
8 2 (10.53%) Xerox
9 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com