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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Endpoint Protection
UK
Rank 561 614 611
Rank change year-on-year +53 -3  
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 22 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.049% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Median daily rate £310 £346 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.46% -13.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £469 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £346 £375
% change year-on-year -29.60% -7.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.63 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +2.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £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 4493 4925 4506
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.00% 9.25% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3015 3119 2679
Median daily rate £468 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 133 173
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +12.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec Endpoint Protection in the UK

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 21 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 27 March 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 +47 19 £313 +32.97% 2
London +36 10 £326 -2.10% 1
Bristol +7 3 £313 +37.36%
South West +5 3 £313 +37.36%
North West - 3 £263 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £225 -
Belfast - 3 £225 -
County Antrim - 3 £225 -
City of London +4 2 £326 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
South East +6 1 - -
Peterborough -2 1 - -
East of England -8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £220 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
Havant - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £220 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £220 -
Cheshire - 1 £263 -

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (100.00%) Symantec
2 53 (89.83%) Windows
3 48 (81.36%) Microsoft
4 45 (76.27%) VMware
5 42 (71.19%) Active Directory
5 42 (71.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (54.24%) Cisco
7 29 (49.15%) SCCM
7 29 (49.15%) Windows Server
8 27 (45.76%) Windows 7
9 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (42.37%) DNS
10 24 (40.68%) ITIL
10 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (33.90%) Citrix
11 20 (33.90%) VPN
11 20 (33.90%) Performance Management
11 20 (33.90%) Incident Management
11 20 (33.90%) XenDesktop
12 19 (32.20%) XenApp
13 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
13 18 (30.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (30.51%) Internet
13 18 (30.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (28.81%) VMware ESX
14 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
14 17 (28.81%) MS Office
14 17 (28.81%) Linux
14 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (27.12%) VMware ESXi

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Top Related 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 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) G Suite
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) DNS
2 20 (33.90%) VPN
3 18 (30.51%) Internet
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (25.42%) Firewall
5 13 (22.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (22.03%) DHCP
6 11 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (10.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (10.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (10.17%) WLAN
8 5 (8.47%) SAN
9 4 (6.78%) LDAP
10 3 (5.08%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.08%) NAS
10 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.39%) FTP
11 2 (3.39%) SMTP
12 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (27.12%) Law
2 15 (25.42%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Citrix Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) SOC Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
9 3 (5.08%) IT Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Desktop Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Mac Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Server Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Server Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) JSON
1 4 (6.78%) REST
1 4 (6.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Fat Client
1 14 (23.73%) Thin Client
2 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
3 11 (18.64%) Clustering
4 10 (16.95%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
6 6 (10.17%) PKI
7 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
8 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Signage
8 2 (3.39%) Life Science
9 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Windows Server
3 27 (45.76%) Windows 7
4 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (28.81%) Linux
6 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (18.64%) Windows 8
9 10 (16.95%) CentOS
10 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
11 4 (6.78%) Android
11 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
11 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
11 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 20 (33.90%) Incident Management
2 20 (33.90%) Performance Management
3 16 (27.12%) Application Virtualisation
4 11 (18.64%) Network Management
5 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.95%) Service Design
6 8 (13.56%) Migration
7 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.86%) Information Management
7 7 (11.86%) Information Security
7 7 (11.86%) ITSM
7 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (11.86%) SIEM
8 6 (10.17%) IT Asset Management
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.17%) Network Architecture
8 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.17%) Release Management
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCP
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.47%) MCSE
6 3 (5.08%) CISSP
7 2 (3.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (71.19%) Active Directory
1 42 (71.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.90%) XenDesktop
3 19 (32.20%) XenApp
4 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
4 18 (30.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (28.81%) VMware ESX
6 16 (27.12%) BitLocker
6 16 (27.12%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (6.78%) VirtualBox
8 2 (3.39%) XenServer
9 1 (1.69%) Firmware
9 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) SCCM
2 18 (30.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (18.64%) Backup Exec
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (10.17%) Nessus
4 6 (10.17%) PowerCLI
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (6.78%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (6.78%) SCOM
6 3 (5.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (5.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (3.39%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.39%) WSUS
8 1 (1.69%) DameWare
8 1 (1.69%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Symantec
2 48 (81.36%) Microsoft
3 45 (76.27%) VMware
4 32 (54.24%) Cisco
5 20 (33.90%) Citrix
6 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
7 16 (27.12%) AppSense
8 15 (25.42%) CA
9 14 (23.73%) Wyse
10 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
10 13 (22.03%) Lumension
10 13 (22.03%) Veeam
11 12 (20.34%) Splunk
12 10 (16.95%) HP
13 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
14 8 (13.56%) Polycom
15 6 (10.17%) Apple
15 6 (10.17%) F5
15 6 (10.17%) ScanSafe
15 6 (10.17%) Sourcefire