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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 612 619
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 16 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.072% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 13
Median daily rate £295 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £194 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £259 £300
% change year-on-year +11.96% -13.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -7.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.19

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 5111 6178 4748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.47% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3338 3978 2926
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 144 159
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £17.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Symantec Endpoint Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 14 £388 +38.64% 6
Hertfordshire +2 5 £488 -
East of England +2 5 £488 - 1
London +6 4 £300 -32.58% 2
South East +23 3 £275 -36.63% 2
Surrey +9 2 £208 -59.86% 1
Hatfield - 2 £488 -
Guildford - 2 £208 -
Belfast - 1 £250 -
Southampton - 1 £290 -
Hampshire - 1 £290 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £250 -
County Antrim - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (100.00%) Symantec
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
4 29 (76.32%) VMware
5 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
6 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 18 (47.37%) SCCM
9 17 (44.74%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
10 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
10 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
11 15 (39.47%) Citrix
11 15 (39.47%) Cisco
12 13 (34.21%) ITIL
12 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
13 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
14 11 (28.95%) Firewall
14 11 (28.95%) Clustering
14 11 (28.95%) DNS
14 11 (28.95%) HP
14 11 (28.95%) XenDesktop
14 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (26.32%) XenApp
15 10 (26.32%) BitLocker
15 10 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (26.32%) ITSM
16 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (23.68%) DHCP

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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.26%) G Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (21.05%) VPN
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (15.79%) Internet
4 6 (15.79%) Skype
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) FTP
6 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.26%) LDAP
6 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (5.26%) SMTP
7 1 (2.63%) ADSL
7 1 (2.63%) ISDN
7 1 (2.63%) PSTN
7 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Associate Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) CESG
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
5 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
6 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Life Science
6 2 (5.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Signage
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.68%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) CentOS
6 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
8 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
11 2 (5.26%) Android
11 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) ITSM
3 8 (21.05%) Disk Encryption
4 7 (18.42%) Service Management
5 6 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (15.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 6 (15.79%) Presales
6 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Network Management
7 4 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) IT Asset Management
7 4 (10.53%) Release Management
7 4 (10.53%) Service Design
8 3 (7.89%) Server Building
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (15.79%) MCP
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) MCSE
7 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
8 1 (2.63%) CCSA
8 1 (2.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.95%) XenDesktop
5 10 (26.32%) BitLocker
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (26.32%) XenApp
6 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
7 2 (5.26%) XenServer
8 1 (2.63%) Firmware
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) SCCM
2 17 (44.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (21.05%) Backup Exec
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (15.79%) PowerCLI
5 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.63%) DameWare
6 1 (2.63%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Symantec
2 29 (76.32%) VMware
3 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco
4 15 (39.47%) Citrix
5 11 (28.95%) HP
6 9 (23.68%) SolarWinds
7 8 (21.05%) Altiris
7 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.79%) LANDesk
8 6 (15.79%) Lumension
8 6 (15.79%) Splunk
9 5 (13.16%) AppSense
10 4 (10.53%) Polycom
10 4 (10.53%) SAP
10 4 (10.53%) Veeam
11 3 (7.89%) IPFX
11 3 (7.89%) Verint
11 3 (7.89%) Wyse
12 2 (5.26%) Veritas