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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 70 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.62% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.83% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £258 £488 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.17% +98.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £458 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £518 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £316
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.35 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.60 £19.13 £14.35
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +33.32%
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
339 328 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.57% 34.10% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 180 160
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Postfix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Trustwave
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Support
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
2 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) Trustwave