Period
to 16 July 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 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.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 167 186
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -27
Contract jobs citing Symantec 17 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.53% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 19
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% - +27.45%
10th Percentile £300 £106 £243
90th Percentile £400 £383 £440
England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -11.72% -39.24%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.51 £14.71
90th Percentile £16.75 £18.98 £16.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £18.75
% change year-on-year -10.45% +19.12% -7.11%

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 2,326 1,899 2,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.16% 43.29% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,122 1,563
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £234 £225 £225
90th Percentile £580 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 82 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.80% +25.89% -18.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £9.52
90th Percentile £29.75 £44.65 £25.08
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -

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 16 July 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 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
Birmingham -16 5 £330 - 2
Shropshire -24 3 £550 +50.68%
Coventry - 2 £213 - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (23.53%) XenApp
7 4 (23.53%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
8 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
8 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (17.65%) SIEM
8 3 (17.65%) IronPort
8 3 (17.65%) Privileged Access Management
8 3 (17.65%) BeyondTrust
8 3 (17.65%) WSUS
8 3 (17.65%) Network Design
8 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Application Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Privileged Access Management
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM
2 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
2 4 (23.53%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (17.65%) WSUS
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM
5 1 (5.88%) Nessus
5 1 (5.88%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) BeyondTrust
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
5 3 (17.65%) IronPort
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Proofpoint
7 1 (5.88%) Adobe
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Wyse