Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Symantec
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 87 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.82% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.38% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00% +8.70%
North West median daily rate £300 £275 £451
% change year-on-year +9.09% -39.09% +101.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.00 £15.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.55% +10.44%
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £14.00 £17.34
% change year-on-year +207.14% -19.26% +20.88%

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 577 650 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.19% 44.64% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 434 451
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £228 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -1.31% -6.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.80
90th Percentile £26.00 £22.20 £33.98
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.62% +10.03%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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
Warrington +23 5 - -
Chester - 3 £290 -
Knutsford -16 1 - -
Symantec
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (36.36%) ProxySG
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Local Government
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP

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 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DKIM
3 1 (9.09%) DMARC
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) OLTP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SSDT
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) ProxySG
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Lumension
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) RedGate