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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 63 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.77% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£230 £475 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.57% +61.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £475 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £475 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.35 £29.67 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.65% +52.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
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
370 392 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.52% 47.52% 54.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 167 248
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 30
Average hourly rate £16.13 £31.56 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.35 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec.

1 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) CA
2 12 (50.00%) McAfee
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) Sophos
5 9 (37.50%) Adobe
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (37.50%) SAP
5 9 (37.50%) Veeam
5 9 (37.50%) Becrypt
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) MS Office
7 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (25.00%) Validation
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) SCCM
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Local Government

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) ADSL
4 1 (4.17%) Broadband
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Local Government
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Product Management
3 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) CA
2 12 (50.00%) McAfee
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Sophos
4 9 (37.50%) Adobe
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (37.50%) SAP
4 9 (37.50%) Veeam
4 9 (37.50%) Becrypt
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) Veritas
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Hitachi