Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 150 190
Rank change year-on-year -42 +40 -17
Contract jobs citing Symantec 14 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.25% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 15
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% - -11.92%
10th Percentile £244 £134 £232
90th Percentile £500 £422 £432
England median daily rate £423 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +5.63% +10.34% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £16.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.98% - -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -23.08% +93.70%

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 2,408 2,158 2,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.84% 44.89% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,375 1,274 1,552
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £207 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 94 90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +5.17% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.83 £10.23
90th Percentile £29.85 £46.83 £25.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Coventry - 4 £370 - 3
Solihull +4 3 - - 1
Shropshire -44 3 £550 +50.68%
Birmingham -13 1 £300 - 3
Walsall - 1 £169 -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) McAfee
6 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) WSUS
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) SCOM
8 3 (21.43%) SIEM
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
8 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) Privileged Access Management
8 3 (21.43%) BeyondTrust
8 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
8 3 (21.43%) IBM
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) CA
8 3 (21.43%) NetApp

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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Privileged Access Management
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (28.57%) WSUS
3 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (14.29%) SafeCom
5 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) McAfee
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) BeyondTrust
6 3 (21.43%) CA
6 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) IronPort
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Wyse
8 1 (7.14%) Adobe
8 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) EMC
8 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat