The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 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 / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 85 72
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.57% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 2.44% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Median daily rate £475 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 640 738 686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.85% 41.77% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 409 368
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Manchester

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 8 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Skype
3 6 (60.00%) Proofpoint
3 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) Law
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
1 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Proofpoint
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
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