Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 823 856
Rank change year-on-year -31 +33 +19
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 38 65 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.064% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 46 42
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -23.53%
10th Percentile £333 £184 £173
90th Percentile £454 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% +9.80% -26.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +221.43% +9.80% -

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 14,703 11,908 12,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 11.75% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,921 7,999 7,749
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 285 275
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.53% +18.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £49.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.41 £26.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -38.09% +35.90%

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 12 November 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
Top 9 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 12 November 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 +9 38 £400 -11.11% 9
UK excluding London -42 27 £350 -12.50% 8
Midlands +3 11 £350 -12.50% 1
London +21 9 £435 -17.14% 1
East Midlands +25 8 £338 +3.85%
South East -12 6 - - 1
South West -19 6 - - 3
East of England -15 4 - - 1
West Midlands -22 3 £370 -7.50% 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 38 (100.00%) Symantec
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
6 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
6 13 (34.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 11 (28.95%) SIEM
9 10 (26.32%) McAfee
10 9 (23.68%) SCCM
11 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.05%) VMware
11 8 (21.05%) ITIL
12 7 (18.42%) Altiris
12 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.79%) Application Packaging
13 6 (15.79%) SLA
13 6 (15.79%) CISSP
13 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
13 6 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
14 5 (13.16%) Antivirus Management
14 5 (13.16%) Server Management
14 5 (13.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (13.16%) FireEye
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
14 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
14 5 (13.16%) Service Management

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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Site Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) SMTP
5 1 (2.63%) SNMP
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Desktop Support
2 9 (23.68%) Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Domain Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Documentation Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Documentation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Operational Security Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) Spring
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) PKI
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) VMS
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (28.95%) SIEM
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Application Packaging
4 6 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Antivirus Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
5 5 (13.16%) DNA
5 5 (13.16%) Server Management
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (7.89%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Presales
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CISSP
2 5 (13.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCSP
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCDST
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) BitLocker
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.89%) Terminal Server
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (23.68%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Kibana
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Nessus
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.63%) QRadar
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Symantec
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) McAfee
4 8 (21.05%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) Altiris
6 5 (13.16%) FireEye
6 5 (13.16%) Forcepoint
6 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
6 5 (13.16%) Tripwire
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco
8 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) Ivanti
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
9 2 (5.26%) GFI Software
10 1 (2.63%) HP
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle
10 1 (2.63%) Rapid7
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas