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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 98 89 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Symantec 52 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 3.24% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £316 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £27.17 £14.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.42% -47.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.91 £13.05 £19.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.43 £20.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £14.35 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+30.70% -27.36%
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
1670 1327 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.20% 43.69% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 678 536
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.24 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Manchester -19 22 £323 +7.50% 5
Lancashire +15 10 £476 +89.91% 1
Merseyside - 8 £450 - 1
Cheshire -13 6 £488 +98.97% 2
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England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.29%) Citrix
3 29 (41.43%) Windows
4 25 (35.71%) SQL
5 24 (34.29%) ITIL
6 23 (32.86%) VMware
7 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (22.86%) SAN
10 16 (22.86%) CCNA
10 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
11 15 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (20.00%) McAfee
13 13 (18.57%) DNS
13 13 (18.57%) DHCP
13 13 (18.57%) Backup Exec
14 12 (17.14%) Sophos
14 12 (17.14%) XenApp
15 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
15 11 (15.71%) Finance
15 11 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (14.29%) Firewall
16 10 (14.29%) Information Security
16 10 (14.29%) HP
16 10 (14.29%) Server Building
17 9 (12.86%) Data Centre

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (11.43%) CMS
2 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.86%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) SAN
2 13 (18.57%) DHCP
2 13 (18.57%) DNS
3 10 (14.29%) Firewall
3 10 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.86%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Analyst
2 16 (22.86%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.57%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Security Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.86%) GIS
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) Linux
8 1 (1.43%) UNIX
8 1 (1.43%) Solaris
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Information Security
2 10 (14.29%) Server Building
3 9 (12.86%) SIEM
4 8 (11.43%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.14%) Web Development
5 5 (7.14%) Service Management
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.86%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
9 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.43%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.71%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (22.86%) CCNA
4 11 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (12.86%) CCNP
6 7 (10.00%) CCA
6 7 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (10.00%) CISSP
6 7 (10.00%) MCSA
7 6 (8.57%) MCSE
7 6 (8.57%) A+ Certification
7 6 (8.57%) MCITP
7 6 (8.57%) CEH
8 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.29%) VCP4
9 3 (4.29%) VCP5
9 3 (4.29%) MCTS
9 3 (4.29%) MCP
10 2 (2.86%) CCSP
10 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (17.14%) XenApp
4 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
5 8 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (10.00%) XenServer
7 6 (8.57%) Xen
7 6 (8.57%) vSphere
8 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (18.57%) Backup Exec
3 9 (12.86%) SCCM
4 8 (11.43%) SCOM
4 8 (11.43%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.29%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.43%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.29%) Citrix
3 23 (32.86%) VMware
4 14 (20.00%) McAfee
5 12 (17.14%) Sophos
6 10 (14.29%) HP
7 7 (10.00%) Cisco
8 6 (8.57%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.57%) ArcSight
9 4 (5.71%) Sun
9 4 (5.71%) Veritas
9 4 (5.71%) AppSense
10 3 (4.29%) Altiris
10 3 (4.29%) Qualys
10 3 (4.29%) Apple
10 3 (4.29%) Lumension
10 3 (4.29%) Acronis
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle
11 2 (2.86%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.86%) Veeam
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