Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 804 846
Rank change year-on-year -60 +42 +10
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 26 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 40
UK median daily rate £435 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +50.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £328 £193 £170
90th Percentile £523 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £450 £235
% change year-on-year -25.00% +91.49% -44.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +70.08% -20.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +221.43% +9.80% -36.83%

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 13,984 11,290 12,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.72% 11.44% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,391 7,476 7,911
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 265 282
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £24.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -25.86% +21.40%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.70 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -35.65% +33.76%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -36 25 £435 -3.33% 9
UK excluding London -53 20 £338 -25.00% 8
East Midlands +15 7 - - 2
Midlands -10 7 - - 2
South East -13 5 £350 +3.70% 4
East of England -26 4 - - 1
London -32 4 £475 -9.52% 1
South West -8 3 £325 - 1
Scotland -20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (100.00%) Symantec
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) SCCM
7 8 (30.77%) SLA
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
8 7 (26.92%) Altiris
9 6 (23.08%) McAfee
9 6 (23.08%) SIEM
9 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
10 5 (19.23%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (19.23%) BitLocker
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (19.23%) XenApp
10 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (15.38%) Ivanti
11 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 4 (15.38%) PKI

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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Desktop Support
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Domain Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) VMS
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
3 6 (23.08%) SIEM
3 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (19.23%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (15.38%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Presales
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) Information Security
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCDST
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) BitLocker
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (34.62%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Mesos
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) QRadar
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Symantec
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Altiris
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) McAfee
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Forcepoint
6 4 (15.38%) Ivanti
6 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
7 2 (7.69%) CA
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Charles River
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) FireEye
8 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.85%) Wyse