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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
England / North West
Rank 120 133 137
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 8 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.63% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Median daily rate £294 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.18 £14.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.05%  
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 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 1083 1663 1652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.21% 43.34% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 914 801
Median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 108 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +10.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.33 £47.33 £49.50
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Cheshire +32 4 £388 -8.82%
Lancashire +15 2 - -
Manchester +3 2 £175 -36.36% 2
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
5 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (23.08%) Release Management

Symantec
Top Related 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 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
1 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
4 3 (23.08%) Trustwave
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Kaseya
5 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Canon
6 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Lumension
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
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