Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 187 174
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 -30
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
West Midlands median daily rate £315 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +44.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £204 £276 £153
90th Percentile £423 £450 £404
England median daily rate £425 £380 £368
% change year-on-year +11.84% +3.40% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median hourly rate £20.12 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -23.35% +110.00% -27.40%

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,064 2,529 2,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.74% 45.95% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 1,368 1,094
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £208 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £554 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 91 114
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.60 £10.54
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.69
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Birmingham +1 5 £300 -14.29% 3
Wolverhampton - 4 - -
Solihull - 3 £425 -
Staffordshire - 3 £208 - 2
Shropshire - 2 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 14 (58.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) Citrix
8 9 (37.50%) McAfee
8 9 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (37.50%) WSUS
9 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
9 8 (33.33%) SCCM
9 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 8 (33.33%) IBM
10 7 (29.17%) SAN
10 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 5 (20.83%) NetApp
12 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
12 5 (20.83%) HP
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (20.83%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (20.83%) Wyse
12 5 (20.83%) Service Management

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 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) Telnet
4 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) 3G
5 1 (4.17%) 4G
5 1 (4.17%) ADSL
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (20.83%) Release Management
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
2 5 (20.83%) Software Deployment
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Line Management
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Proactive Management
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.33%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
6 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (12.50%) XenApp
8 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (37.50%) WSUS
3 8 (33.33%) SCCM
4 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
5 5 (20.83%) SafeCom
6 2 (8.33%) BladeLogic
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 9 (37.50%) McAfee
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 5 (20.83%) Wyse
6 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.33%) Adobe
6 2 (8.33%) Autodesk
6 2 (8.33%) F5
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Proofpoint
6 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.33%) Snow
6 2 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki