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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 76 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £83 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 386 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.44% 40.00% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 164 303
Average daily rate £328 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
North West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) Backup Exec
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) Avaya
8 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) McAfee
8 4 (23.53%) Lotus
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) Nortel
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
8 4 (23.53%) Ingres
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Site Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Ingres
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Support Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Operations Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
1 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Backup Exec
2 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) Avaya
5 4 (23.53%) McAfee
5 4 (23.53%) Lotus
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Nortel
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Hitachi
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
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