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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 83 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 39 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 0.64% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £205 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £9.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £14.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+40.71% -26.43%
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
1279 1243 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.59% 49.74% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 555 445
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 32 51
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +29 28 £450 - 11
Bracknell 0 3 £430 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £298 - 1
Newbury - 3 - -
Slough - 1 - - 2
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) ITIL
3 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (48.00%) HP
5 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (44.00%) MCSE
6 21 (42.00%) DV Cleared
6 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
7 19 (38.00%) Windows 7
7 19 (38.00%) SLA
8 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
8 18 (36.00%) MS Visio
8 18 (36.00%) MCP
9 16 (32.00%) VMware
10 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) Citrix
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle
12 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.00%) IBM
14 7 (14.00%) Information Security
14 7 (14.00%) Firewall
14 7 (14.00%) McAfee
15 6 (12.00%) NetApp
15 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 6 (12.00%) NetBackup
15 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
16 5 (10.00%) Cisco

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
1 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CCM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) VLAN
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (36.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Security Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) ITIL
2 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) Information Security
4 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.00%) SIEM
6 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.00%) Coaching
6 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (8.00%) UML
6 4 (8.00%) Data Security
7 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Business Development
7 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (6.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) VBScript
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.00%) MCSE
3 21 (42.00%) DV Cleared
3 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (36.00%) MCP
5 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CISSP
7 4 (8.00%) MCITP
7 4 (8.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) CRISC
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) MCSA
8 1 (2.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CISA
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (2.00%) GSEC
8 1 (2.00%) MOS
8 1 (2.00%) CEH
8 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.00%) XenServer
4 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.00%) HP
3 16 (32.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) Oracle
6 8 (16.00%) IBM
7 7 (14.00%) McAfee
8 6 (12.00%) NetApp
9 5 (10.00%) Cisco
9 5 (10.00%) ArcSight
10 4 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (8.00%) Varonis
10 4 (8.00%) Zerto
10 4 (8.00%) Neverfail
10 4 (8.00%) Veeam
10 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
10 4 (8.00%) Dell
10 4 (8.00%) Juniper
10 4 (8.00%) Tripwire
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour + mileage/fuel card
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: 12 days ago