Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 792 841
Rank change year-on-year -51 +49 -30
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 34 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 29
UK median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £155 £213 £206
90th Percentile £550 £411 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £346
% change year-on-year +40.00% -27.80% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £24.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +28.00% -7.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -

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 13,043 9,850 10,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.71% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,694 6,528 6,616
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £274 £260
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.12% +5.39% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 230 282
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.15%
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.65 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.75% -0.31% -0.92%

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 23 April 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 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 13 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 23 April 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 -45 29 £450 +44.00% 6
UK excluding London -44 26 £350 +40.00% 5
London -68 7 £450 +38.25% 1
South West +8 6 £341 +9.00% 1
Midlands -4 5 £363 +64.77% 1
South East -12 5 £350 -
East of England -5 4 £519 -
West Midlands - 4 £363 -
Wales - 3 £160 -
Scotland -31 2 £320 -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
North of England -2 1 - - 3
North West -14 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Symantec Endpoint Protection.

1 34 (100.00%) Symantec
2 28 (82.35%) Windows
3 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 18 (52.94%) SCCM
6 17 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
8 14 (41.18%) Altiris
9 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
10 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
11 11 (32.35%) Citrix
11 11 (32.35%) Skype for Business
11 11 (32.35%) Office 365
11 11 (32.35%) Skype
11 11 (32.35%) BitLocker
12 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
12 9 (26.47%) Disk Encryption
12 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (23.53%) VMware
13 8 (23.53%) XenApp
13 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
13 8 (23.53%) Ivanti
13 8 (23.53%) HP
13 8 (23.53%) VBScript
13 8 (23.53%) OneDrive
14 7 (20.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.59%) Linux
15 6 (17.65%) ITIL

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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) Skype for Business
3 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) Confluence
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Office 365
2 8 (23.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Skype
2 6 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) ADSL
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) Intranet
6 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) ISDN
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) PSTN
6 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) SCCM Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Deployment Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) CESG
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.59%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Unix
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Disk Encryption
2 7 (20.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) DNA
5 3 (8.82%) Presales
5 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MCDST
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) BitLocker
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (23.53%) XenApp
4 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) Docker
7 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) LXC
7 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) SCCM
2 17 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.94%) Ansible
6 1 (2.94%) DameWare
6 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.94%) MaaS360
6 1 (2.94%) Mesos
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) Puppet
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Symantec
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Altiris
4 11 (32.35%) Citrix
5 8 (23.53%) HP
5 8 (23.53%) Ivanti
5 8 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) McAfee
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) FireEye
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (8.82%) Tripwire
8 2 (5.88%) Computacenter
8 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.94%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) IBM