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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 80 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.41% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 0.93% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£175 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +13.47%
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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
619 537 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.45% 44.20% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 239 268
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 66
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Wigan - - - -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (92.59%) SAN
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
3 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (62.96%) Backup Exec
4 17 (62.96%) Cisco
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 14 (51.85%) Juniper
7 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (44.44%) MCSE
8 12 (44.44%) VMware ESX
8 12 (44.44%) Firewall
8 12 (44.44%) Degree
9 11 (40.74%) MCITP
10 10 (37.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (33.33%) VCP5
12 8 (29.63%) Citrix
13 7 (25.93%) HP
14 6 (22.22%) SQL
14 6 (22.22%) ITIL
14 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
15 5 (18.52%) LAN
15 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
15 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
15 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
16 4 (14.81%) MCTS
16 4 (14.81%) SCCM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) SAN
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Consultant
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Wintel Support
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCSE
2 12 (44.44%) Degree
3 11 (40.74%) MCITP
4 10 (37.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (33.33%) VCP5
6 4 (14.81%) MCTS
6 4 (14.81%) MCSA
6 4 (14.81%) MCP
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CCNA
8 1 (3.70%) CCA
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Backup Exec
2 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Juniper
5 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) HP
7 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
8 4 (14.81%) Sophos
9 2 (7.41%) Meru Networks
9 2 (7.41%) Veeam
9 2 (7.41%) Apple
9 2 (7.41%) EMC
10 1 (3.70%) IBM
10 1 (3.70%) McAfee
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (3.70%) Brocade