Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 191 161
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30 +31
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.25% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.54% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +3.13% -1.54%
10th Percentile £258 £318 £106
90th Percentile £613 £485 £397
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
West Midlands median hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.44% +18.38%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%

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 1,923 2,395 2,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.76% 46.59% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,214 1,349 1,188
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £230 £225
90th Percentile £598 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 146 98
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -2.02% +13.00%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.53 £28.25 £48.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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
Coventry +9 4 £320 -
Shropshire +22 2 £525 -4.55%
Birmingham +3 2 £600 +81.82% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) IaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) NIST
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software License Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
5 2 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Snow
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) SCOM
5 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
5 2 (22.22%) 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Firepower
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MassTransit
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
1 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software License Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (11.11%) QRadar
3 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Snow
5 1 (11.11%) CommVault
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
5 1 (11.11%) PlateSpin
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam