The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.41% 2.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% 5.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £31.24 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -28.94%
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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
177 211 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.45% 40.42% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 116 40
Average daily rate £301 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £440 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 19
Average hourly rate £18.88 £28.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +49.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.22 £33.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
Lytham St Annes +8 2 - -
Blackpool -4 1 £240 -3.09%
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) XenServer
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (30.00%) Lumension
5 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (30.00%) EdgeSight
6 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (20.00%) webMethods

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) MCTS
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) CCA
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (30.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Lumension
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) webMethods
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) AppSense
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos