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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 111 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Symantec 9 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.33% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.69% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +8.33%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1200 1164 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.71% 47.98% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 435 540
Average daily rate £366 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 68
Average hourly rate £18.36 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 7 £400 +21.21% 3
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Citrix
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 8 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (33.33%) SLA
5 8 (33.33%) SCCM
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) MCP
7 6 (25.00%) MCSA
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (25.00%) SCOM
7 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) XenApp
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) McAfee
8 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (20.83%) ITSM
8 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Triplestore
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Project Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) Ontologies
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
2 1 (4.17%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) ITSM
2 5 (20.83%) ERP
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) BPMN
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SPARQL
2 1 (4.17%) R
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) MCP
2 6 (25.00%) MCSA
3 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCDST
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) vCloud
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
7 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
2 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
4 4 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (12.50%) ARCserve
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
6 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) AppSense
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper