The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 106 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 30 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 0.37% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 0.82% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate £198 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +77.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.04 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.72 £42.75 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1389 1096 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.78% 45.51% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 500 681
Average daily rate £325 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 90 79
Average hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -5 11 £375 +15.38% 2
Manchester -5 10 £83 - 6
Lancashire - 7 £245 -
Merseyside - 1 £150 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Citrix
3 20 (40.00%) VMware
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 15 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) Firewall
8 11 (22.00%) Cisco
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (20.00%) McAfee
9 10 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 9 (18.00%) NetApp
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 8 (16.00%) Migration
11 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
11 8 (16.00%) Release Management
11 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (14.00%) IronPort
12 7 (14.00%) MS Office
12 7 (14.00%) ITIL
12 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
12 7 (14.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.00%) Site Server
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) NAS
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) DNS
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.00%) Ingres
2 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (8.00%) Local Government
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Manager
4 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Operations Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Technical Support
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Support Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Migration
1 8 (16.00%) Release Management
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Practice Management
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.00%) NFS
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
3 7 (14.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (12.00%) SCCM
5 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) Citrix
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco
4 10 (20.00%) McAfee
5 9 (18.00%) NetApp
6 7 (14.00%) IronPort
6 7 (14.00%) F5
7 5 (10.00%) CA
7 5 (10.00%) Avaya
7 5 (10.00%) Juniper
8 4 (8.00%) Becrypt
8 4 (8.00%) Veeam
8 4 (8.00%) Sophos
8 4 (8.00%) Nortel
8 4 (8.00%) Lotus
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.00%) SAP
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle
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