Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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.

Symantec Endpoint Protection
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 820 858
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38 -52
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 67 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.062% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.57% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 30
UK median daily rate £413 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -23.53% +9.68%
10th Percentile £184 £170 £242
90th Percentile £538 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £12.75 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.20% -26.83% -8.29%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £13.43 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £12.75 -
% change year-on-year +190.20% - -

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 11554 11638 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.01% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7815 7439 5986
UK median daily rate £475 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +10.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.35% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.30 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.87 £23.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -32.49% +23.49% -5.13%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
England +45 56 £450 +38.46% 2
UK excluding London +44 51 £400 +33.33% 2
East of England +2 23 £450 -
South East +18 15 £300 -7.69%
London -21 10 £525 +23.53%
North of England +58 4 £300 +62.16%
North West +30 4 £300 +39.53%
Wales +9 3 £160 -60.00%
Midlands - 3 £400 - 2
South West +10 2 - -
Scotland -6 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Symantec Endpoint Protection.

1 67 (100.00%) Symantec
2 51 (76.12%) Windows
3 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
4 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
5 34 (50.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 31 (46.27%) SCCM
6 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
7 28 (41.79%) VMware
8 27 (40.30%) MS Exchange
9 26 (38.81%) Altiris
9 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
10 25 (37.31%) Citrix
11 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (34.33%) Office 365
12 23 (34.33%) BitLocker
13 22 (32.84%) Skype for Business
13 22 (32.84%) Disk Encryption
13 22 (32.84%) VBScript
13 22 (32.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 21 (31.34%) Skype
14 21 (31.34%) OneDrive
15 20 (29.85%) XenApp
15 20 (29.85%) XenDesktop
15 20 (29.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 20 (29.85%) CESG
15 20 (29.85%) SharePoint
16 19 (28.36%) LANDesk
16 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Intune
17 15 (22.39%) AppSense
18 14 (20.90%) User Experience

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 27 (40.30%) MS Exchange
2 22 (32.84%) Skype for Business
3 20 (29.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Site Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Office 365
2 21 (31.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Skype
2 13 (19.40%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 4 (5.97%) DHCP
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) HTTP
5 3 (4.48%) SSL
6 2 (2.99%) ADSL
6 2 (2.99%) Intranet
6 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.99%) ISDN
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security
6 2 (2.99%) PSTN
6 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.49%) NAS
7 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
1 2 (2.99%) Law
1 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Consultant
2 16 (23.88%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) SCCM Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support
5 8 (11.94%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Senior SCCM Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Services Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
1 3 (4.48%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) CESG
2 14 (20.90%) User Experience
3 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Life Science
7 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (76.12%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.94%) Unix
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Linux
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Disk Encryption
2 20 (29.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 14 (20.90%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (20.90%) Presales
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL
5 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (7.46%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
6 4 (5.97%) ITSM
6 4 (5.97%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (5.97%) Service Management
7 3 (4.48%) Computer Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (4.48%) Software Distribution
7 3 (4.48%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (2.99%) Security Operations
8 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
2 22 (32.84%) VBScript
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
4 3 (4.48%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.99%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) R
6 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCSA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) VCAP
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) GDPR
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (34.33%) BitLocker
4 22 (32.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (29.85%) XenApp
5 20 (29.85%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (50.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 31 (46.27%) SCCM
3 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.99%) DameWare
5 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.49%) EnCase
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Symantec
2 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
3 28 (41.79%) VMware
4 26 (38.81%) Altiris
5 25 (37.31%) Citrix
6 19 (28.36%) LANDesk
7 15 (22.39%) AppSense
8 7 (10.45%) HP
8 7 (10.45%) McAfee
9 6 (8.96%) Cisco
9 6 (8.96%) FireEye
10 5 (7.46%) Computacenter
11 4 (5.97%) CommVault
11 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.97%) Sophos
12 3 (4.48%) EMC
12 3 (4.48%) Intel
13 2 (2.99%) Compuware
13 2 (2.99%) IBM
13 2 (2.99%) Juniper