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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 129 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 20 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 1.30% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 2.96% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 25
Median daily rate £500 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £316
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.17 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.47% +89.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.60 £21.55 £14.92
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +44.41%
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
1666 1656 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.40% 43.86% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 858 681
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -16 15 £500 +56.25% 1
Lancashire -11 3 - - 1
Merseyside -7 1 £325 -27.77%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (43.90%) Intel Security
4 18 (43.90%) SIEM
5 17 (41.46%) Splunk
6 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (36.59%) PKI
6 15 (36.59%) PCI DSS
6 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
7 14 (34.15%) Threat Management
7 14 (34.15%) Network Security
7 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
7 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
7 14 (34.15%) Unix
8 12 (29.27%) CISSP
8 12 (29.27%) CISM
8 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (29.27%) COBIT
9 11 (26.83%) Banking
9 11 (26.83%) DNS
9 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) Dell
10 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
10 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (21.95%) DHCP

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 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
6 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Network Security
2 11 (26.83%) DNS
3 9 (21.95%) DHCP
4 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) LAN
8 2 (4.88%) Skype
8 2 (4.88%) SMTP
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) DECT
9 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Consultant
2 11 (26.83%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Security Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Messaging Support
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Security Management Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Mobile Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
1 15 (36.59%) PKI
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) SIEM
2 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (34.15%) Threat Management
2 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security
4 6 (14.63%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Security Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) CISM
1 12 (29.27%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (36.59%) PCI DSS
2 12 (29.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Brightmail
3 2 (4.88%) Postfix
3 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.88%) XenServer
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (14.63%) Backup Exec
2 6 (14.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Intel Security
2 17 (41.46%) Splunk
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
4 10 (24.39%) Dell
5 8 (19.51%) IronPort
6 7 (17.07%) Qualys
6 7 (17.07%) VMware
7 6 (14.63%) HP
8 5 (12.20%) RightFax
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) Lotus
10 2 (4.88%) arcserve
10 2 (4.88%) Compaq
10 2 (4.88%) IBM
10 2 (4.88%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.88%) Proofpoint
10 2 (4.88%) ThinPrint
10 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
10 2 (4.88%) Trustwave