The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 117 121 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing Symantec 16 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.43% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 0.87% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £234 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.74% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.17 £15.35 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.27%
Symantec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1406 1383 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.90% 49.73% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 650 372
Average daily rate £400 £380 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 77 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 10 £139 -52.47% 6
Newbury - 3 £475 -
Bracknell - - - -
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec.

1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 24 (54.55%) VMware
4 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
6 17 (38.64%) HP
6 17 (38.64%) ITIL
7 16 (36.36%) DV Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (34.09%) Citrix
8 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
9 14 (31.82%) DNS
9 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
9 14 (31.82%) vSphere
10 13 (29.55%) SLA
11 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
11 12 (27.27%) MCP
11 12 (27.27%) MCSE
11 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (27.27%) EMC
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (20.45%) Java
15 8 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (18.18%) Lotus
15 8 (18.18%) CLARiiON
16 7 (15.91%) Change Management

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
2 7 (15.91%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) assyst
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) DHCP
3 4 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) DMZ
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.27%) SNMP
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Web Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Software Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Flash
2 3 (6.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) CLARiiON
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) PDA
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.55%) Android
8 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX
9 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) VMS
9 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Web Development
3 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.55%) Software License Management
5 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.55%) Business Development
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) Workflow
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (27.27%) MCP
4 12 (27.27%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) PhD
6 1 (2.27%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) vSphere
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) DFS Replication
4 3 (6.82%) Firmware
4 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) XenServer
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) Docker
6 1 (2.27%) LXC
6 1 (2.27%) NFS
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Netcool
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) HP
4 15 (34.09%) Citrix
5 12 (27.27%) EMC
6 8 (18.18%) Lotus
7 7 (15.91%) Adobe
8 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) IBM
9 5 (11.36%) Dell
10 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 4 (9.09%) NetApp
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco
11 3 (6.82%) CA
12 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
12 2 (4.55%) F5
12 2 (4.55%) Varonis
12 2 (4.55%) Altiris
12 2 (4.55%) Veeam
13 1 (2.27%) Infoblox