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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
England / North West
Rank 132 135 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 1.12% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £219 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.18 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -1.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £14.17
% change year-on-year
+61.76% +19.95%

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
1097 1609 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.29% 42.07% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 874 765
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Lancashire +12 3 £263 +0.47%
Cheshire +32 1 - -
Manchester +1 1 £175 -41.66% 4
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Canon
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) Kaseya
5 2 (16.67%) Kaspersky
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Lumension