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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 149 144 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.72% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £263 £450 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +53.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £24.25 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £14.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -11.45%
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
1479 1672 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.07% 40.30% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 879 811
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 104
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Cheshire +16 4 £380 +52.00% 2
Lancashire -6 4 £244 -51.25%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (38.10%) SAN
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
8 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (23.81%) Canon
10 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (23.81%) SCOM
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (23.81%) Migration
10 5 (23.81%) CCNA
10 5 (23.81%) VPN
10 5 (23.81%) 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) AS400
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Threat Management
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.52%) Application Discovery
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (14.29%) CISM
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) COBIT
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (23.81%) SCOM
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Intel Security
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Canon
4 5 (23.81%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Veeam
6 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
6 3 (14.29%) Qualys
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
7 1 (4.76%) Lumension
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds