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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 84 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Symantec 18 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.99% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 2.32% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -12.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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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
832 561 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.33% 42.92% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) ITIL
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) SAN
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (36.00%) Backup Exec
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (32.00%) Sophos
5 8 (32.00%) SCCM
6 7 (28.00%) SCOM
6 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (28.00%) McAfee
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (24.00%) CCA
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (24.00%) CCNA
7 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) Qualys
10 3 (12.00%) PowerShell

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) TPMS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) CCA
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCSP
5 2 (8.00%) MCTS
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) GIAC
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (32.00%) SCCM
3 7 (28.00%) SCOM
4 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (4.00%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) Sophos
4 7 (28.00%) McAfee
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) Qualys
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) RightFax
8 1 (4.00%) Rapid7
8 1 (4.00%) Websense
8 1 (4.00%) Brocade
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas
8 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
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