Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 Endpoint Protection
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 800 848
Rank change year-on-year -18 +48 -38
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 60 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.059% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 23
UK median daily rate £450 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £174
90th Percentile £538 £469 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £319 £413
% change year-on-year +41.18% -22.73% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.56% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.40 £16.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.40 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +184.62% - -

Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 11,441 10,169 9,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.49% 10.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,817 6,485 5,670
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.11% +4.06%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 249 331
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.80 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +2.63% -8.43%

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Symantec Endpoint Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
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 Symantec Endpoint Protection within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
England +7 50 £450 +38.46% 6
UK excluding London +20 43 £450 +41.18% 6
East of England -4 19 £450 - 3
London -44 12 £500 +19.76%
South East -20 11 £300 -7.69% 2
North of England +40 3 £300 +23.08%
North West +5 3 £300 +39.53%
Wales +4 3 £160 -62.35%
South West +3 3 £331 +6.00%
Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
Scotland -18 2 - -
Northern Ireland -27 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Symantec Endpoint Protection.

1 60 (100.00%) Symantec
2 47 (78.33%) Windows
3 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (68.33%) Active Directory
5 34 (56.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 30 (50.00%) SCCM
6 30 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 28 (46.67%) Altiris
8 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
9 25 (41.67%) Citrix
9 25 (41.67%) VMware
9 25 (41.67%) PowerShell
10 23 (38.33%) SharePoint
10 23 (38.33%) BitLocker
11 22 (36.67%) Disk Encryption
11 22 (36.67%) VBScript
11 22 (36.67%) Ivanti
11 22 (36.67%) Skype for Business
11 22 (36.67%) Office 365
11 22 (36.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (35.00%) Skype
12 21 (35.00%) OneDrive
13 20 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 20 (33.33%) XenApp
13 20 (33.33%) XenDesktop
13 20 (33.33%) CESG
14 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (23.33%) User Experience
16 13 (21.67%) Customer Requirements

Symantec Endpoint Protection
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 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (38.33%) SharePoint
3 22 (36.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.67%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Office 365
2 21 (35.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) Skype
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) ADSL
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) ISDN
5 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.67%) PSTN
5 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Law
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Consultant
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Deployment Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) CESG
2 14 (23.33%) User Experience
3 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Unix
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Disk Encryption
2 20 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 13 (21.67%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (20.00%) Presales
5 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.00%) Change Control
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) ITSM
6 3 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
6 3 (5.00%) Software Distribution
6 3 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 22 (36.67%) VBScript
3 4 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (68.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.33%) BitLocker
3 22 (36.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (33.33%) XenApp
5 20 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (56.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 30 (50.00%) SCCM
3 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (11.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.33%) SCOM
7 1 (1.67%) DameWare
7 1 (1.67%) EnCase
7 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Symantec
2 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (46.67%) Altiris
4 25 (41.67%) Citrix
4 25 (41.67%) VMware
5 22 (36.67%) Ivanti
6 8 (13.33%) HP
7 5 (8.33%) Computacenter
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco
8 4 (6.67%) Sophos
9 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.00%) CommVault
9 3 (5.00%) FireEye
9 3 (5.00%) McAfee
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) F5
10 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.33%) Splunk