Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 77 105
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 0.94% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £380 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% +52.00% -
North West median daily rate £300 £275 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% -29.03% +72.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £24.25 £15.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.87% +9.86%
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £24.25 £15.76
% change year-on-year +77.32% +53.87% +7.41%

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 551 530 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.03% 43.51% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 335 472
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -3.03% +6.11%
10th Percentile £225 £176 £238
90th Percentile £625 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 43
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.64% -0.52% +3.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £30.63 £37.25
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.07% -6.88% +25.00%

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 February 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 23 February 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
Warrington +8 5 - - 1
Knutsford -14 1 - -
Symantec
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 8 (88.89%) Blue Coat
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Case Management
3 3 (33.33%) Behavioural Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (33.33%) HipChat
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) MSI
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) SAML
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java

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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Behavioural Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Case Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Blue Coat
2 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
2 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) FireEye