Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Symantec Corporation.

Symantec
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 185 159
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 12 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.80% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 11
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.30% -21.01%
10th Percentile £106 £235 £130
90th Percentile £383 £449 £394
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £16.10 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -39.24% +55.65%
10th Percentile £13.51 £14.71 £19.25
90th Percentile £18.48 £16.90 £30.00
England median hourly rate £20.92 £18.88 £20.19
% change year-on-year +10.82% -6.49% +26.16%

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1909 2874 2455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.04% 48.00% 47.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1559 1340
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £207
90th Percentile £553 £525 £533
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 169
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.85% -18.18% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.59 £10.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £25.07 £37.80
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in the West Midlands

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in the West Midlands

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in the West Midlands

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in the West Midlands

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Birmingham +14 5 £213 -47.53% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Shropshire - 2 £365 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (41.67%) Wyse
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) Thin Client
6 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
6 5 (41.67%) McAfee
6 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
6 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (41.67%) WSUS
6 5 (41.67%) Fat Client
6 5 (41.67%) SafeCom
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (41.67%) Fat Client
2 5 (41.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) VMS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (41.67%) SafeCom
2 5 (41.67%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) McAfee
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) Wyse
5 3 (25.00%) Meraki
6 2 (16.67%) Veeam
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) HP