Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 817 853
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -53
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 43 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.065% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 31
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £231 £170 £253
90th Percentile £525 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £235 £425
% change year-on-year +38.30% -44.71% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -7.11% -3.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £12.75 £20.19
% change year-on-year +88.24% -36.83% -3.88%

Symantec Endpoint Protection is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10552 11873 9654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.03% 10.91% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6994 7651 5920
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £222
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +5.77% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 255 346
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +7.75% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -29.67% +10.98% +2.19%

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 17 August 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
Top 11 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 17 August 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 41 £358 +44.74% 3
UK excluding London +37 27 £325 +38.30% 4
East of England +15 16 £500 - 1
London +1 12 £350 -26.32%
South East +20 6 £308 -29.15%
North of England +49 2 £250 +19.05% 1
North West +27 2 £250 +16.28%
Midlands +19 1 £325 -
South West +2 1 - - 1
East Midlands -9 1 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £250 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 43 (100.00%) Symantec
2 35 (81.40%) Windows
3 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
4 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
5 25 (58.14%) VMware
6 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
8 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
9 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
10 16 (37.21%) SCCM
10 16 (37.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (34.88%) Citrix
12 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
13 13 (30.23%) Office 365
13 13 (30.23%) Cisco
13 13 (30.23%) SharePoint
13 13 (30.23%) Firewall
13 13 (30.23%) Altiris
14 12 (27.91%) Linux
14 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (27.91%) BitLocker
14 12 (27.91%) Disk Encryption
15 11 (25.58%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (25.58%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 11 (25.58%) Skype
15 11 (25.58%) OneDrive
15 11 (25.58%) Presales
15 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Intune
15 11 (25.58%) Skype for Business
15 11 (25.58%) XenApp

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 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) SharePoint
3 11 (25.58%) Skype for Business
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) Site Server
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 11 (25.58%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.33%) G Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) Skype
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) ADSL
6 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.33%) Intranet
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) LDAP
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
3 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Associate Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) SCCM Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior SCCM Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) CESG
2 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.95%) Clustering
4 5 (11.63%) User Experience
5 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Life Science
6 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (27.91%) Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (16.28%) CentOS
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Unix
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.33%) Android
10 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Disk Encryption
2 11 (25.58%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (25.58%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Presales
3 10 (23.26%) ITSM
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
6 5 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (11.63%) Network Management
7 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
7 4 (9.30%) Service Design
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Computer Architecture
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) VBScript
3 10 (23.26%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (13.95%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) CCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) BitLocker
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (25.58%) XenApp
4 11 (25.58%) XenDesktop
5 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.98%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Norton AntiVirus
1 16 (37.21%) SCCM
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (13.95%) PowerCLI
4 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) DameWare
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Symantec
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 25 (58.14%) VMware
4 15 (34.88%) Citrix
5 13 (30.23%) Altiris
5 13 (30.23%) Cisco
6 11 (25.58%) LANDesk
7 8 (18.60%) HP
7 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
8 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.95%) Lumension
9 6 (13.95%) Splunk
10 5 (11.63%) AppSense
11 4 (9.30%) McAfee
12 3 (6.98%) EMC
12 3 (6.98%) FireEye
12 3 (6.98%) Intel
12 3 (6.98%) IPFX
12 3 (6.98%) Verint
13 1 (2.33%) Meraki