The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 53 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.76% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.03% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £328 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.25 £17.34 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.85% +13.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £17.34 £14.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £17.34 £16.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -12.12%
Symantec
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
292 388 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.24% 38.42% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 244 177
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.34 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.25 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Cheshire region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford - 1 £275 -
Warrington - 1 £380 - 1
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Postfix
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (10.00%) Lumension
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware