The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 44 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.07% 0.74% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 1.61% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +8.33%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
219 124 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.79% 45.59% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 50 107
Average daily rate £338 £300 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £227 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.56 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Symantec
North West

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
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 24 July 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
Blackburn - - - -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) IronPort
2 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) F5
4 8 (66.67%) Release Management
5 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (25.00%) Lync
6 3 (25.00%) Brightmail
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) DMZ
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) DMZ
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) IronPort
2 9 (75.00%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) 3PAR