The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 132 139
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Median daily rate £450 £338 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +141.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 769 1046 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 38.22% 37.72% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 699 781
Median daily rate £388 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.34 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Symantec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Yorkshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Yorkshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Yorkshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +10 4 £419 -1.47% 2
West Yorkshire +10 3 £450 +35.84% 1
South Yorkshire +7 1 - -
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 8 (44.44%) NetBackup
4 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (27.78%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
6 5 (27.78%) GFI Software
6 5 (27.78%) Rapid7
6 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
6 5 (27.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
6 5 (27.78%) FireEye
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (27.78%) Nexpose
6 5 (27.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (27.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) TippingPoint

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security Specialist
1 5 (27.78%) Information Specialist
1 5 (27.78%) Security Specialist
1 5 (27.78%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
1 5 (27.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 5 (27.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (27.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 5 (27.78%) Nexpose
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM
5 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
2 7 (38.89%) NetApp
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) FireEye
4 5 (27.78%) GFI Software
4 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
4 5 (27.78%) Rapid7
4 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
4 5 (27.78%) TippingPoint
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 3 (16.67%) Brocade
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft