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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 93 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Symantec 21 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.61% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.20% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 16
Median daily rate £403 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £497 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.81% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%
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
1096 1255 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.73% 50.63% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 686 493
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 47
Median hourly rate £12.75 £19.18 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.51% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead -2 6 £360 +12.50%
Bracknell - 5 £481 -
Reading +15 3 £263 -50.58% 2
Slough +3 2 £85 -77.33%
Newbury +4 1 £475 -2.06%
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) VMware
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) DNS
6 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
6 11 (34.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
8 9 (28.13%) HP
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) SMTP
9 8 (25.00%) DHCP
9 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
9 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (21.88%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (21.88%) WSUS
10 7 (21.88%) WAN
10 7 (21.88%) LAN
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (18.75%) VB
11 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
11 6 (18.75%) Android
11 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (18.75%) Virtual Infrastructure

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.13%) iPlanet
5 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) DHCP
2 8 (25.00%) SMTP
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (15.63%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.13%) FTP
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Deskside Technician
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) VML
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.13%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Android
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Data Loss Prevention
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
1 7 (21.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (18.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
3 5 (15.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Service Design
5 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) QMS
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 6 (18.75%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
3 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 7 (21.88%) WSUS
5 6 (18.75%) AirWatch
5 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (12.50%) SCCM
7 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (3.13%) OpenView
9 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) MobileIron
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
6 3 (9.38%) Veeam
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) BEA
8 1 (3.13%) BMC
8 1 (3.13%) Cognos
8 1 (3.13%) Epicor
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Sun