Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 198 175
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23 -16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 26 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.44% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.94% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 39
North West median daily rate £300 £300 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.55% +50.49%
10th Percentile £219 £204 £250
90th Percentile £488 £555 £525
England median daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £14.00 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.14% -19.26% +20.88%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year -23.08% +93.70% -21.04%

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2453 3182 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.16% 46.15% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1891 1951
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 129 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.25 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +4.76% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.15 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 11 £300 -11.76%
Manchester +18 9 £300 -40.00% 1
Lancashire +14 6 £329 +46.11%
Symantec
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (30.77%) Office 365
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
7 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 5 (19.23%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
7 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (15.38%) IFS
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
8 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
1 3 (11.54%) Skype
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
1 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (7.69%) 4G
2 2 (7.69%) ADSL
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) DKIM
3 1 (3.85%) DMARC
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) IPsec
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLTP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SSDT
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) XML
1 4 (15.38%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Break/Fix
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.69%) Runbook
6 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
3 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.69%) WSUS
5 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) IFS
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) FireEye
5 3 (11.54%) Proofpoint
5 3 (11.54%) webMethods
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Kaseya
7 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) RedGate
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds