Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Norton AntiVirus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Norton AntiVirus over the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Symantec Norton AntiVirus
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 787 793
Rank change year-on-year +87 +6 -55
Contract jobs citing Norton AntiVirus 161 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.094% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.46% 0.85% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 44
UK median daily rate £425 £325 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +39.78% -41.88%
10th Percentile £193 £115 £140
90th Percentile £508 £488 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +38.46% +30.00% -30.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +83.78% +19.35%
10th Percentile £13.51 £16.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.44 £48.38 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -41.18% +83.78% +19.35%

Norton AntiVirus is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11040 11800 9585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.11% 11.08% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7366 7525 5860
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 272 339
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -34.38% +23.85% +0.93%

Norton AntiVirus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Norton AntiVirus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Norton AntiVirus in the UK

Norton AntiVirus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Norton AntiVirus.

Contractor daily rate trend for Norton AntiVirus in the UK

Norton AntiVirus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Norton AntiVirus over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Norton AntiVirus in the UK

Norton AntiVirus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Norton AntiVirus.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Norton AntiVirus in the UK

Norton AntiVirus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Norton AntiVirus over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Norton AntiVirus in the UK

Norton AntiVirus
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Norton AntiVirus within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
UK excluding London +83 134 £450 +38.46% 5
England +78 121 £400 +23.08% 12
South East +30 47 £438 +34.62% 1
Scotland +30 27 £475 +6.15%
East of England +8 25 £450 -
London +3 21 £350 -13.58% 7
West Midlands +44 18 £351 +12.40% 2
Midlands +40 18 £351 +12.40% 3
Wales +3 7 £438 +9.38%
South West - 5 £500 -
North of England +59 3 £300 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +23 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
North West +22 1 £300 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Norton AntiVirus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Norton AntiVirus.

1 161 (100.00%) Symantec
2 140 (86.96%) Windows
3 112 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 91 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 81 (50.31%) VMware
6 70 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (37.89%) MS Exchange
8 59 (36.65%) SCCM
9 51 (31.68%) PowerShell
9 51 (31.68%) Windows 7
10 50 (31.06%) Citrix
11 38 (23.60%) Windows Server
12 37 (22.98%) SAN
12 37 (22.98%) Finance
13 36 (22.36%) Firewall
14 34 (21.12%) NetApp
14 34 (21.12%) McAfee
14 34 (21.12%) Linux
14 34 (21.12%) VMware ESXi
14 34 (21.12%) Office 365
15 33 (20.50%) VBScript
16 32 (19.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 31 (19.25%) XenApp
17 31 (19.25%) XenDesktop
17 31 (19.25%) SharePoint
17 31 (19.25%) NetBackup
18 30 (18.63%) Microsoft App-V
19 29 (18.01%) Cisco
19 29 (18.01%) Windows 10
20 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008

Norton AntiVirus
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 61 (37.89%) MS Exchange
2 31 (19.25%) SharePoint
3 28 (17.39%) Skype for Business
4 12 (7.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.73%) Apache
8 5 (3.11%) IIS
8 5 (3.11%) JBoss
9 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.12%) Office 365
2 20 (12.42%) OneDrive
3 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.98%) SAN
2 36 (22.36%) Firewall
3 28 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 24 (14.91%) NAS
5 23 (14.29%) DNS
5 23 (14.29%) LAN
5 23 (14.29%) Skype
6 22 (13.66%) DHCP
7 19 (11.80%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (6.83%) WAN
9 10 (6.21%) SMTP
10 8 (4.97%) VLAN
10 8 (4.97%) VPN
11 6 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (3.73%) Wireless
12 5 (3.11%) FTP
13 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.48%) SSL
14 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 37 (22.98%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Legal
3 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.11%) Back Office
4 5 (3.11%) Publishing
5 2 (1.24%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (15.53%) Consultant
2 22 (13.66%) Analyst
3 17 (10.56%) Desktop Support
4 16 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.94%) Security Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) NetApp Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Architect
6 11 (6.83%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.73%) Desktop Technician
11 6 (3.73%) SCCM Consultant
11 6 (3.73%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Wintel Architect
12 5 (3.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.11%) Administrator
12 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) CGI
2 1 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.62%) WAP
2 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) CESG
1 20 (12.42%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 11 (6.83%) User Experience
5 10 (6.21%) Fat Client
5 10 (6.21%) Thin Client
6 8 (4.97%) Clustering
6 8 (4.97%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.35%) iPad
7 7 (4.35%) iPhone
7 7 (4.35%) PKI
8 5 (3.11%) Replication
9 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.86%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.24%) CMDB
11 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 140 (86.96%) Windows
2 51 (31.68%) Windows 7
3 38 (23.60%) Windows Server
4 34 (21.12%) Linux
5 29 (18.01%) Windows 10
6 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (11.80%) Unix
8 17 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (10.56%) Windows 8
9 15 (9.32%) Solaris
10 12 (7.45%) Apple iOS
11 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.73%) Android
13 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.15%) Migration
2 20 (12.42%) Disk Encryption
2 20 (12.42%) Mobile Device Management
2 20 (12.42%) Presales
3 19 (11.80%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 17 (10.56%) ITIL
5 16 (9.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (9.32%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (9.32%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.45%) Asset Management
7 12 (7.45%) Software Deployment
8 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.21%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.59%) Service Management
10 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.97%) Line Management
10 8 (4.97%) Security Operations
10 8 (4.97%) SIEM
11 6 (3.73%) Change Control
11 6 (3.73%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.68%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.50%) VBScript
3 18 (11.18%) SQL
4 6 (3.73%) VB
5 5 (3.11%) C#
6 4 (2.48%) Python
7 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.86%) Ruby
8 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.04%) MCSE
3 19 (11.80%) Security Cleared
4 17 (10.56%) MCSA
5 16 (9.94%) SC Cleared
6 14 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (7.45%) Degree
8 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.97%) CISSP
10 7 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (4.35%) CCNA
10 7 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.86%) ACSA
11 3 (1.86%) CCSP
11 3 (1.86%) CISM
11 3 (1.86%) MCP
11 3 (1.86%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.24%) CCNP
12 2 (1.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 70 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (21.12%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (19.25%) XenApp
4 31 (19.25%) XenDesktop
5 30 (18.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (14.91%) Hyper-V
7 20 (12.42%) BitLocker
8 17 (10.56%) Terminal Services
9 15 (9.32%) NFS
9 15 (9.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 15 (9.32%) Veritas File System
10 14 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (6.21%) vSphere
12 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (36.65%) SCCM
2 32 (19.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 31 (19.25%) NetBackup
4 26 (16.15%) WSUS
5 22 (13.66%) Backup Exec
6 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (6.21%) SafeCom
9 9 (5.59%) SCOM
10 5 (3.11%) AirWatch
11 4 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.86%) Ansible
12 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.86%) Nessus
12 3 (1.86%) OSSEC
12 3 (1.86%) Packer
12 3 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.86%) Terraform
13 2 (1.24%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.62%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) Symantec
2 112 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 81 (50.31%) VMware
4 50 (31.06%) Citrix
5 34 (21.12%) McAfee
5 34 (21.12%) NetApp
6 29 (18.01%) Cisco
7 26 (16.15%) HP
8 23 (14.29%) Veritas
9 21 (13.04%) Altiris
9 21 (13.04%) EMC
10 20 (12.42%) LANDesk
11 18 (11.18%) Red Hat
12 15 (9.32%) Brocade
12 15 (9.32%) IBM
13 14 (8.70%) Dell
14 13 (8.07%) Sophos
15 11 (6.83%) Apple
15 11 (6.83%) AppSense
15 11 (6.83%) CommVault