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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 69 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 2.01% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 4.29% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£488 £245 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.97% -31.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.35 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £14.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.70% -28.27%
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
323 373 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.06% 46.80% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 160 141
Average daily rate £400 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £160 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.30 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Chester -6 4 £488 -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
1 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) Local Government
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) GIS
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Banking

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee