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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 88 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.74% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.61% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £83 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £356 £315
% change year-on-year
-19.29% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.06 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.20% -23.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.17 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.56% -18.42%
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
659 559 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.30% 46.05% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 268 187
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.76 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015. 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 - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) 3PAR
5 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Apple
7 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
8 2 (12.50%) Qualys

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
3 1 (6.25%) FCoE
3 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
2 1 (6.25%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
2 1 (6.25%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
6 2 (12.50%) Qualys
6 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Motorola
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat