The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 24 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.73% 0.47% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 0.83% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £376
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.35 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +18.75%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 121 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.36% 57.35% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 26
Average daily rate £400 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Chester region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Chester region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee