The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 46 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.95% 1.16% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.31% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £261 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.70% -12.11%  

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 Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 88 216 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.90% 50.12% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 130 106
Median daily rate £431 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 16
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +203.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Lancashire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Lancashire

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Kaseya
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ERP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Kaseya
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Canon
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam