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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 99 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.31% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 0.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £268 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £322 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £313 £376
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.42% +18.75%
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
1182 1293 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.24% 50.14% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 567 507
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 +17 11 £550 +175.00% 8
Bracknell - 8 £300 -
Slough - 6 £300 -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) VMware
4 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) DNS
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (45.45%) NetBackup
7 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
8 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
9 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
9 13 (39.39%) vSphere
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (36.36%) EMC
10 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 11 (33.33%) Citrix
12 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
13 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (27.27%) Java
14 8 (24.24%) MCP
14 8 (24.24%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (24.24%) HP
14 8 (24.24%) Lotus
14 8 (24.24%) CLARiiON
15 7 (21.21%) Change Management
15 7 (21.21%) Web Development
15 7 (21.21%) GlassFish
15 7 (21.21%) MCSE
15 7 (21.21%) IBM Notes
15 7 (21.21%) IIS
15 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (24.24%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) IBM Notes
2 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) GlassFish
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) assyst
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
2 5 (15.15%) NetScaler
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) DMZ
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Triplestore
General
1 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Web Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Flash
2 3 (9.09%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) CLARiiON
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) W3C
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.03%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Change Management
1 7 (21.21%) Web Development
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) RDF
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) BPMN
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
3 1 (3.03%) R
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) MCP
5 7 (21.21%) MCSE
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) PhD
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) MCDST
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) vSphere
3 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) XenApp
5 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (9.09%) DFS Replication
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.03%) Docker
8 1 (3.03%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (12.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) Netcool
5 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) EMC
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 8 (24.24%) HP
5 8 (24.24%) Lotus
6 7 (21.21%) Adobe
7 4 (12.12%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) CA
9 2 (6.06%) NetApp
9 2 (6.06%) AppSense
10 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.03%) webMethods
10 1 (3.03%) Remedy
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco
10 1 (3.03%) BMC
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