The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 99 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.37% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £225 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -8.80%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
689 586 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.53% 41.35% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 322 285
Average daily rate £366 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) NetBackup
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) BYOD
6 2 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) MCDST
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Leader
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (20.00%) Presales
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
1 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) MCDST
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) VMware