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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 66 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.01% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £250 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.84 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%
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
351 398 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.88% 34.22% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 258 160
Median daily rate £410 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 34
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Support
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds