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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 107 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.26% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £100 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+362.50% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +2.50%
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
1369 1346 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.95% 49.94% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 625 484
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £182 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +7 16 £450 - 8
Newbury - 4 £475 -
Maidenhead +2 1 £275 -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) HP
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (47.37%) ITIL
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 16 (42.11%) Configuration Management
6 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) DV Cleared
7 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 14 (36.84%) VMware
7 14 (36.84%) SLA
7 14 (36.84%) MCSE
8 13 (34.21%) MS Visio
8 13 (34.21%) MCP
9 12 (31.58%) Citrix
10 10 (26.32%) Oracle
10 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.05%) IBM
12 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
13 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
14 4 (10.53%) XenServer
14 4 (10.53%) Veeam
14 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
14 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
14 4 (10.53%) Varonis
14 4 (10.53%) Data Security
14 4 (10.53%) Middleware

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Visio
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (34.21%) Support Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Software Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 16 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.53%) Data Security
3 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) Coaching
4 3 (7.89%) Business Development
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Software License Management
5 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.63%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) VBScript
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) DV Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) MCSE
5 13 (34.21%) MCP
6 4 (10.53%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) XenServer
5 3 (7.89%) Firmware
6 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.63%) NFS
7 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.63%) Xen
7 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) HP
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) Citrix
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 8 (21.05%) IBM
7 4 (10.53%) Veeam
7 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.53%) Varonis
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) Dell
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) Zerto
7 4 (10.53%) Neverfail
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) Altiris
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas
10 1 (2.63%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago