Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 166 183
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 13 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -30.00% +44.00%
England median daily rate £420 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -
England median hourly rate £15.44 £20.12 £26.25
% change year-on-year -23.29% -23.35% +110.00%

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 2,195 2,052 2,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.02% 43.55% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,228 1,229 1,370
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £225 £207 £213
90th Percentile £575 £563 £551
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 88 92
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.56 £10.60
90th Percentile £29.45 £48.75 £26.00
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 - 10 £350 - 1
Solihull +7 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £169 -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) SCOM
4 9 (69.23%) Migration
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Terminal Server
5 8 (61.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
9 1 (7.69%) XenApp
9 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
9 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (7.69%) Smartphone

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) CCTV
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Terminal Server
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (69.23%) SCOM
3 8 (61.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) SafeCom
5 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Wyse