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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
England / North West
Rank 127 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.82% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £321 £300 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +207.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £334 £301
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.25 £14.18 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.01% -5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £14.18 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £14.18 £26.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £14.67
% change year-on-year
+40.84% +20.97%

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
1164 1584 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.75% 41.73% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 843 747
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 88 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +29 3 £380 - 1
Lancashire +2 1 £263 -3.66%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 10 (55.56%) Intel Security
6 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (44.44%) LAN
7 8 (44.44%) WAN
7 8 (44.44%) VMware
8 7 (38.89%) SAN
8 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (38.89%) SCCM
8 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
10 5 (27.78%) CCNA
10 5 (27.78%) VPN
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Dell
10 5 (27.78%) MCSE
10 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
10 5 (27.78%) IIS
10 5 (27.78%) Migration
10 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IT Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) AS400
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CISM
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) Postfix
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 6 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (27.78%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Intel Security
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) Canon
5 5 (27.78%) Dell
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Veeam
7 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
8 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
8 1 (5.56%) Lumension
8 1 (5.56%) Qualys
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Splunk