The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Manchester 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 58 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 0.18% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 0.38% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £253
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -8.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £19.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +9.85%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 528 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.15% 47.35% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 252 259
Average daily rate £325 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) SAN
2 23 (67.65%) VMware
3 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (58.82%) Backup Exec
5 19 (55.88%) Hyper-V
5 19 (55.88%) Cisco
5 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
6 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (47.06%) Firewall
7 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (41.18%) Juniper
9 13 (38.24%) Citrix
10 12 (35.29%) MCSE
10 12 (35.29%) Degree
10 12 (35.29%) VMware ESX
11 11 (32.35%) MCITP
12 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (29.41%) ITIL
13 9 (26.47%) VCP5
14 8 (23.53%) SQL
15 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
15 7 (20.59%) HP
15 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
16 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
16 6 (17.65%) Service Management
17 5 (14.71%) McAfee
17 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
17 5 (14.71%) Office 365

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Site Server
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) SAN
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Ingres
General
1 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
1 10 (29.41%) Support Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Wintel Support
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Operations Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (35.29%) MCSE
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) MCITP
4 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (26.47%) VCP5
6 4 (11.76%) MCP
6 4 (11.76%) MCTS
6 4 (11.76%) MCSA
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCNA
8 1 (2.94%) CCA
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (55.88%) Hyper-V
3 12 (35.29%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (11.76%) SCCM
3 4 (11.76%) SCOM
4 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) VMware
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) Juniper
4 13 (38.24%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) McAfee
7 4 (11.76%) Sophos
7 4 (11.76%) Lotus
7 4 (11.76%) Avaya
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) Nortel
7 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.88%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.88%) Veeam
9 2 (5.88%) Dell
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) Apple
10 1 (2.94%) NetApp