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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 119 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 49 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 1.52% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 8
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£450 £180 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £27.17 £14.35 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.42% -46.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.91 £14.35 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.43 £21.67 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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
1857 1386 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.94% 44.93% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 725 571
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 18 £323 +7.50% 3
Lancashire - 13 £500 -
Merseyside -3 8 £450 +150.00% 1
Cheshire -8 5 £488 +111.95% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (43.48%) Citrix
3 26 (37.68%) Windows
3 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (34.78%) VMware
5 22 (31.88%) SQL
5 22 (31.88%) ITIL
6 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (24.64%) CCNA
9 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
10 15 (21.74%) SAN
11 14 (20.29%) McAfee
11 14 (20.29%) DHCP
11 14 (20.29%) DNS
12 13 (18.84%) XenApp
12 13 (18.84%) Backup Exec
13 12 (17.39%) Information Security
13 12 (17.39%) CMS
13 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (17.39%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (17.39%) Sophos
13 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.94%) Server Building
15 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
15 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (14.49%) CCNP
15 10 (14.49%) Firewall
16 9 (13.04%) SCCM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (17.39%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) SAN
2 14 (20.29%) DHCP
2 14 (20.29%) DNS
3 10 (14.49%) Firewall
4 9 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) NAS
6 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Consultant
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Support
8 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) Linux
8 1 (1.45%) UNIX
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Information Security
3 11 (15.94%) Server Building
4 9 (13.04%) SIEM
5 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.80%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.90%) Identity Management
9 2 (2.90%) Validation
9 2 (2.90%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.45%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (1.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (24.64%) CCNA
4 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (14.49%) CCNP
6 8 (11.59%) MCSA
7 7 (10.14%) CCA
7 7 (10.14%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (10.14%) CISSP
7 7 (10.14%) MCITP
8 6 (8.70%) A+ Certification
8 6 (8.70%) MCSE
8 6 (8.70%) CEH
9 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.80%) VCP4
10 4 (5.80%) VCP5
11 3 (4.35%) MCP
11 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.35%) MCTS
12 2 (2.90%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.84%) XenApp
4 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 8 (11.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (11.59%) XenServer
6 6 (8.70%) Xen
6 6 (8.70%) vSphere
7 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Backup Exec
2 12 (17.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (13.04%) SCCM
4 8 (11.59%) SCOM
5 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.35%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (43.48%) Citrix
3 24 (34.78%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) McAfee
5 12 (17.39%) Sophos
6 7 (10.14%) HP
7 6 (8.70%) ArcSight
8 5 (7.25%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco
8 5 (7.25%) AppSense
9 4 (5.80%) Altiris
9 4 (5.80%) Sun
9 4 (5.80%) Veritas
10 3 (4.35%) Qualys
10 3 (4.35%) Acronis
10 3 (4.35%) Lumension
11 2 (2.90%) Veeam
11 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.45%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.45%) Brocade
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