The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 30 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.

Symantec
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 108 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £308
% change year-on-year +3.57% +13.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 492 721 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.72% 36.80% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 469 451
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 31
Median hourly rate £10.65 £12.10 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.96% -12.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in West Yorkshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in West Yorkshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in West Yorkshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Leeds +7 4 £450 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £450 -
Huddersfield - 1 £325 -
Symantec
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
4 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (28.57%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Apple

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas