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 April 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 617 603
Rank change year-on-year +42 -14  
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 20 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.068% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 14
Median daily rate £310 £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% -5.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £247 £290
% change year-on-year +15.89% -14.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
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 £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 4696 5670 4695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.11% 10.14% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3113 3585 2846
Median daily rate £475 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 133 200
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +6.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

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 April 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 20 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 April 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 +20 19 £311 +20.17% 3
London +31 10 £350 -9.67% 2
North West - 3 £263 -
South West - 2 £311 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £311 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
South East +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -
Peterborough 0 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - - 1
County Antrim - 1 £250 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £250 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
Havant - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £220 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £220 -
Cheshire - 1 £263 -
East Midlands - 1 £220 -
Belfast - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (100.00%) Symantec
2 45 (95.74%) Windows
3 38 (80.85%) VMware
4 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
5 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
5 35 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (48.94%) Cisco
7 23 (48.94%) ITIL
8 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
8 20 (42.55%) SCCM
9 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
9 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
9 19 (40.43%) Internet
10 17 (36.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
10 17 (36.17%) Linux
10 17 (36.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (34.04%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (34.04%) Citrix
12 15 (31.91%) Law
12 15 (31.91%) DNS
13 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
13 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
13 14 (29.79%) Veeam
13 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
14 13 (27.66%) Performance Management
14 13 (27.66%) Lumension
14 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus

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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) G Suite
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Internet
2 15 (31.91%) DNS
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (25.53%) DHCP
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (23.40%) VPN
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (19.15%) Firewall
7 5 (10.64%) SAN
8 4 (8.51%) LDAP
9 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.38%) NAS
9 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.26%) FTP
10 2 (4.26%) SMTP
11 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (31.91%) Law
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Mac Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) JSON
1 4 (8.51%) REST
1 4 (8.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Clustering
2 10 (21.28%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
5 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
6 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
7 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Signage
7 2 (4.26%) Life Science
8 1 (2.13%) CESG
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
4 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
5 17 (36.17%) Linux
5 17 (36.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
8 10 (21.28%) CentOS
9 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (10.64%) Windows 10
11 4 (8.51%) Android
11 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
11 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
11 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) Performance Management
3 11 (23.40%) Network Management
4 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.28%) Service Design
5 9 (19.15%) ITSM
6 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.89%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (14.89%) Asset Management
7 7 (14.89%) Disk Encryption
7 7 (14.89%) Information Management
7 7 (14.89%) IT Asset Management
8 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
8 6 (12.77%) Network Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
8 6 (12.77%) Release Management
8 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Service Management
9 5 (10.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.28%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.77%) MCP
4 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.64%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 35 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
4 16 (34.04%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (23.40%) XenDesktop
6 10 (21.28%) XenApp
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (17.02%) BitLocker
8 8 (17.02%) VMware ESX
9 4 (8.51%) VirtualBox
10 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (4.26%) XenServer
11 1 (2.13%) Firmware
11 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
11 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) SCCM
2 17 (36.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (25.53%) Backup Exec
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (12.77%) PowerCLI
5 4 (8.51%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (6.38%) SCOM
7 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (4.26%) WSUS
8 1 (2.13%) DameWare
8 1 (2.13%) EdgeSight
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Symantec
2 38 (80.85%) VMware
3 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
4 23 (48.94%) Cisco
5 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
6 16 (34.04%) Citrix
7 14 (29.79%) Veeam
8 13 (27.66%) Lumension
9 10 (21.28%) HP
10 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
11 8 (17.02%) Polycom
12 7 (14.89%) AppSense
13 6 (12.77%) Apple
13 6 (12.77%) Splunk
14 5 (10.64%) CA
14 5 (10.64%) Wyse
15 4 (8.51%) Google
15 4 (8.51%) SAP
16 2 (4.26%) Kaseya
16 2 (4.26%) Kaspersky
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