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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.75% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.18 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -1.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £14.17
% change year-on-year
+61.76% +19.95%

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
220 402 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.48% 43.09% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 219 186
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (20.00%) Lumension
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware