The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 136 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 22 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 1.18% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 2.60% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 20
Median daily rate £500 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £205 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.17 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.47% +89.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +40.71%
Symantec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1689 1692 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.10% 45.52% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 859 648
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 108 90
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £35.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the North West region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the North West region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 17 £500 +55.03% 2
Lancashire -15 3 - -
Merseyside -5 1 £325 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 19 (41.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (39.13%) Intel Security
4 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 17 (36.96%) SIEM
6 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (34.78%) Splunk
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 14 (30.43%) Finance
7 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
7 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
7 14 (30.43%) PKI
7 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
8 13 (28.26%) Threat Management
8 13 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (28.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (28.26%) Network Security
8 13 (28.26%) Dell
8 13 (28.26%) Unix
9 12 (26.09%) DNS
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco
9 12 (26.09%) IronPort
9 12 (26.09%) Banking
10 11 (23.91%) COBIT
10 11 (23.91%) CISSP
10 11 (23.91%) CISM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (15.22%) Skype for Business
6 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
8 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Network Security
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 10 (21.74%) DHCP
4 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.87%) SAN
6 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.35%) Skype
8 2 (4.35%) SMTP
9 1 (2.17%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Security Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Messaging Support
3 6 (13.04%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Security Management Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
1 14 (30.43%) PKI
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Unix
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) SIEM
2 13 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (28.26%) Threat Management
2 13 (28.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security
4 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (4.35%) Security Management
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Security Operations
9 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) CISM
1 11 (23.91%) CISSP
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 11 (23.91%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Brightmail
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) XenApp
3 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.70%) XenServer
4 2 (4.35%) Postfix
4 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (19.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Intel Security
2 16 (34.78%) Splunk
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) Dell
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco
5 12 (26.09%) IronPort
6 9 (19.57%) HP
7 8 (17.39%) VMware
8 6 (13.04%) Citrix
8 6 (13.04%) Qualys
8 6 (13.04%) RightFax
9 4 (8.70%) Compaq
9 4 (8.70%) ThinPrint
10 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.52%) Lotus
11 2 (4.35%) arcserve
11 2 (4.35%) IBM
11 2 (4.35%) MobileIron
11 2 (4.35%) Trend Micro
11 2 (4.35%) Trustwave