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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 90 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 17 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 1.26% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £305 £225 £83
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% +172.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.21 £20.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-25.82% +2.19%
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
733 715 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.41% 42.79% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 339 276
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.10 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £19.98 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 8 (33.33%) Dell
5 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
6 7 (29.17%) HP
6 7 (29.17%) SAN
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) NetBackup
6 7 (29.17%) PKI
6 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (25.00%) IronPort
7 6 (25.00%) Splunk
7 6 (25.00%) SIEM
7 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support
4 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Messaging Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
1 6 (25.00%) SIEM
1 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (25.00%) Threat Management
1 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISM
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCDST
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (29.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Dell
2 8 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 7 (29.17%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) IronPort
4 6 (25.00%) Splunk
5 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.83%) RightFax
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) arcserve
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Proofpoint
7 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
7 2 (8.33%) Veritas
7 2 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (4.17%) Qualys