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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% - 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year - +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year -14.70% -18.53%  

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 291 443 427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.47% 48.15% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 306 223
Median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 4 30
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +33.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £15.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £26.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Chester - 3 £290 -
Symantec
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Trustwave
7 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (30.00%) Skype
7 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) Splunk
7 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (30.00%) Dell
7 3 (30.00%) McAfee
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) VMware

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 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) DKIM
2 2 (20.00%) DMARC
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SSDT
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 3 (30.00%) Trustwave
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) RedGate