Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 74 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 +3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.17% 0.98% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 2.22% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% +9.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £351 £259 £224
90th Percentile £468 £378 £465
North West median daily rate £425 £300 £363
% change year-on-year +41.67% -17.24% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £15.50 - £14.00

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 573 540 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.59% 43.94% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 358 544
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.19% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £281
90th Percentile £538 £550 £558
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -12.52% -5.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.88 £10.95
90th Percentile £42.50 £38.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.08 £18.38
% change year-on-year +16.09% -17.96% +11.36%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 9 £395 - 1
Chester -2 2 £425 +46.55%
Symantec
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) McAfee
3 5 (33.33%) DMZ
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) Office 365
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (26.67%) Trustwave
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (26.67%) SCCM
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DMZ
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) IPsec
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Product Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Product Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Malware Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Product Owner
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Product Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Product Owner
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Workload Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) McAfee
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Trustwave
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) FireEye
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Snow