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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 141 138 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing Symantec 19 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.50% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.10% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £310 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £14.35 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.21 £20.19 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.67% -1.53%
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
1809 1812 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.92% 45.60% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 867 646
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 111 115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £49.50 £44.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +5 17 £305 +35.55% 4
Lancashire +1 1 - -
Cheshire -13 1 £425 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
3 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (38.24%) Dell
7 12 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (35.29%) Cisco
7 12 (35.29%) IronPort
8 11 (32.35%) HP
8 11 (32.35%) Intel Security
9 10 (29.41%) DNS
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (26.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (26.47%) Banking
10 9 (26.47%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) SAN
11 8 (23.53%) MS Office
11 8 (23.53%) ITIL
11 8 (23.53%) DHCP
11 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
12 7 (20.59%) Citrix
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003

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 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.94%) Apache
8 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
8 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
3 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.88%) SMTP
7 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Messaging Support
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Messaging Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) PKI
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.65%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (17.65%) SIEM
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Threat Management
3 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) CISM
3 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 4 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) MCDST
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Brightmail
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
3 4 (11.76%) XenApp
3 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 4 (11.76%) XenServer
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Postfix
4 2 (5.88%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.94%) GPFS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (26.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Dell
3 12 (35.29%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) IronPort
4 11 (32.35%) HP
4 11 (32.35%) Intel Security
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) RightFax
6 6 (17.65%) Splunk
7 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.76%) Compaq
8 4 (11.76%) ThinPrint
9 3 (8.82%) Veritas
10 2 (5.88%) arcserve
10 2 (5.88%) IBM
10 2 (5.88%) MobileIron
10 2 (5.88%) NetApp
10 2 (5.88%) Trend Micro
10 2 (5.88%) Trustwave