Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 832 833
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Symantec Endpoint Protection 27 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.041% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 43
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £214 £170
90th Percentile £463 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £283 £235
% change year-on-year +19.47% +20.21% -33.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +44.00% -7.11%
10th Percentile £14.50 £24.55 £15.19
90th Percentile £15.50 £27.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% +92.00% -38.07%

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 13,669 10,484 12,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 11.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,093 6,923 7,899
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £385
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 234 276
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +11.47%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.70 £51.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -25.53% +16.42%

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 16 July 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 12 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 16 July 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 -32 25 £350 +12.45% 5
UK excluding London -33 23 £338 +19.47% 4
Midlands -9 11 £363 +64.77% 2
East Midlands +5 7 - - 2
South West +14 6 £338 +8.43%
London -50 4 £500 +53.85% 1
West Midlands - 4 £363 -
East of England +1 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 £320 -
North of England -29 1 - -
North West -31 1 - -
South East -34 1 £350 +20.69%

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 27 (100.00%) Symantec
2 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 19 (70.37%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (44.44%) ITIL
5 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) SLA
7 9 (33.33%) SCCM
8 8 (29.63%) Altiris
9 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
10 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Citrix
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
11 5 (18.52%) Service Management
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) McAfee
12 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.81%) VMware
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (14.81%) CISSP
12 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
13 3 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (11.11%) Skype
13 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
13 3 (11.11%) Data Centre

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.11%) Skype
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Desktop Support
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Application Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) VMS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) DNA
4 3 (11.11%) SIEM
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CISSP
3 3 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCDST
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) MaaS360
4 1 (3.70%) Mesos
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Symantec
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Altiris
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) McAfee
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) FireEye
6 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.11%) Tripwire
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Proofpoint
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Charles River
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Wyse