The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 28 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.19% - 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% - 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £290 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £290
% change year-on-year - +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

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 Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 48 97 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 35.04% 43.30% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 89 57
Median daily rate £369 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +24.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Chester

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (66.67%) DKIM
2 2 (66.67%) DMARC
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DKIM
1 2 (66.67%) DMARC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft