The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
North West / Cheshire
Rank 50 78 72
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.18 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.70% -12.11%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 232 441 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.12% 45.65% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 238 218
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Symantec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Cheshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Cheshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in Cheshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Cheshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Trustwave
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Skype
4 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (37.50%) Splunk
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
2 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) Trustwave
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension