The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 142 107
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 14 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.61% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.35% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 22
Median daily rate £300 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £385 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £27.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.47%  
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1327 1699 1687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.01% 45.29% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 997 856
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 109
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in the North West

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in the North West

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in the North West

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 8 £475 -5.00% 3
Cheshire - 6 £300 - 3
Symantec
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (68.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (50.00%) Office 365
6 9 (40.91%) Skype for Business
6 9 (40.91%) Skype
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
8 7 (31.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
9 6 (27.27%) Citrix
9 6 (27.27%) Proofpoint
9 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
9 6 (27.27%) DevOps
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (22.73%) Change Management
10 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
10 5 (22.73%) VMware
11 4 (18.18%) Law
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) SQL

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (40.91%) Skype for Business
4 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (31.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (13.64%) IIS
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Skype
2 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) NAS
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) DKIM
5 2 (9.09%) DMARC
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) IPsec
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SSDT
General
1 4 (18.18%) Law
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Messaging Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
2 6 (27.27%) Proofpoint
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) McAfee
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
4 3 (13.64%) Trustwave
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Kaseya
5 2 (9.09%) Kaspersky
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) RedGate
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