Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 166 179
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -38
Contract jobs citing Symantec 12 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
West Midlands median daily rate £328 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.22% +50.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £204 £325 £193
90th Percentile £400 £450 £485
England median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.47% -24.44%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +23.68% +8.57%

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 2,113 1,970 2,558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.62% 43.63% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,275 1,143 1,306
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £249 £213 £215
90th Percentile £580 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 85
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.06% -1.25%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.61 £10.44
90th Percentile £43.90 £32.35 £25.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.23% +8.04%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Staffordshire - 3 £208 - 5
Birmingham -16 2 £330 -5.71% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Coventry -5 1 £213 -52.78% 2
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (25.00%) Telnet
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (25.00%) Proactive 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) Telnet
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Application Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Autodesk
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Proofpoint
5 2 (16.67%) Snow