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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 108 75 117
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +42
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 1.47% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 2.90% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Median daily rate £195 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.65% -4.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.55 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% +121.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £13.92
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +44.98%
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
1174 1242 1230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.47% 50.78% 49.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 587 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 54 33
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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
Bracknell -4 4 £115 -73.25%
Newbury -4 2 £500 -
Reading -27 2 £438 +15.51% 2
Maidenhead -3 1 £270 -1.81%
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) Backup Exec
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (14.29%) vSphere
7 4 (14.29%) Legal
7 4 (14.29%) Clustering
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 4 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (14.29%) Unix
8 3 (10.71%) DHCP

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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.57%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.14%) SMTP
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Forensic Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) Fedora
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Information Security
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (10.71%) Service Design
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) SIEM
3 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VCP5
1 2 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCAA
2 1 (3.57%) CCENT
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) Docker
6 1 (3.57%) KVM
6 1 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.57%) Postfix
6 1 (3.57%) qmail
6 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.57%) Varnish
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Backup Exec
2 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (10.71%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (10.71%) WSUS
5 2 (7.14%) Cacti
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (3.57%) Ansible
6 1 (3.57%) Bacula
6 1 (3.57%) cPanel
6 1 (3.57%) Graphite
6 1 (3.57%) Kibana
6 1 (3.57%) logstash
6 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Veritas
4 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) CommVault
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper