The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 114 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Symantec 15 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.61% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate £100 £225 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% -31.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £162 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -8 3 - -
Reading -10 3 £450 - 2
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) NetBackup
3 21 (61.76%) SCCM
4 19 (55.88%) SAN
5 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 18 (52.94%) HP
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (47.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 15 (44.12%) vSphere
7 15 (44.12%) WSUS
7 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
7 15 (44.12%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
7 15 (44.12%) LAN
8 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (38.24%) VPN
9 13 (38.24%) Internet
9 13 (38.24%) MPLS
10 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (32.35%) McAfee
11 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (26.47%) Brocade
12 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
12 9 (26.47%) WAN
12 9 (26.47%) SMTP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) SAN
2 15 (44.12%) DNS
2 15 (44.12%) LAN
3 13 (38.24%) VPN
3 13 (38.24%) Internet
3 13 (38.24%) MPLS
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) SMTP
5 8 (23.53%) HTTP
5 8 (23.53%) Firewall
6 7 (20.59%) LDAP
7 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) DHCP
9 2 (5.88%) RIP
9 2 (5.88%) BGP
9 2 (5.88%) OSPF
10 1 (2.94%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (17.65%) Japanese Language
2 4 (11.76%) French Language
2 4 (11.76%) German Language
2 4 (11.76%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Team Leader
2 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 8 (23.53%) Operations Team Leader
4 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Project Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.94%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITSM
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) ERP
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Security Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCSA
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) vSphere
3 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) SRDF
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) vCloud
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (64.71%) NetBackup
2 21 (61.76%) SCCM
3 16 (47.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (44.12%) WSUS
5 7 (20.59%) SCOM
6 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
8 2 (5.88%) ARCserve
8 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (2.94%) PureDisk
9 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (2.94%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (2.94%) Nagios
9 1 (2.94%) Legato
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) HP
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
4 11 (32.35%) McAfee
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) Brocade
5 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
5 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) NetApp
7 3 (8.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Nokia
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.94%) F5
9 1 (2.94%) Lumension
9 1 (2.94%) Altiris
9 1 (2.94%) AppSense
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper