Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 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.

Symantec
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 85 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +22
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.73% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 1.24% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £290 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -14.71% +36.00%
10th Percentile £378 £285 £243
90th Percentile £507 £295 £439
North West median daily rate £413 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +37.50% +9.09% -38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £24.25
North West median hourly rate - £43.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year - +77.32% +53.07%

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 529 563 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.87% 42.46% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 388 398
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £254
90th Percentile £550 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.50 £24.75
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £16.19 £19.64
% change year-on-year +14.27% -17.58% +15.54%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in Cheshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +4 7 £425 -
Chester +2 1 - -
Symantec
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Trustwave
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation

Symantec
Co-occurring 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 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) RIP
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Malware Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Product Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Product Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Trustwave
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Snow
5 1 (11.11%) VMware