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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 98 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 21 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.22% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate
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£399 £100 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+298.75% -64.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £99 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £16.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -28.94%
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
1208 1234 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.81% 48.34% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 564 481
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 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 29 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 +14 17 £430 -4.44% 9
Maidenhead +6 2 £275 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) HP
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) DV Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) MCSE
5 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
6 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
6 16 (43.24%) SLA
6 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
7 15 (40.54%) MS Visio
7 15 (40.54%) MCP
8 12 (32.43%) Citrix
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
9 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle
11 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.62%) IBM
12 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
13 4 (10.81%) NetApp
13 4 (10.81%) Middleware
13 4 (10.81%) Cisco
13 4 (10.81%) Dell
13 4 (10.81%) CISSP
13 4 (10.81%) Juniper
13 4 (10.81%) IIS
13 4 (10.81%) Data Security

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Visio
2 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (40.54%) Support Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Software Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.81%) Data Security
3 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.81%) Coaching
4 3 (8.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) Business Development
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software License Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) VBScript
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 18 (48.65%) DV Cleared
3 17 (45.95%) MCSE
3 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) MCP
5 4 (10.81%) CISSP
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) XenServer
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) HP
3 12 (32.43%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) IBM
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 4 (10.81%) Veeam
6 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.81%) Varonis
6 4 (10.81%) Zerto
6 4 (10.81%) Neverfail
7 2 (5.41%) Websense
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.70%) F5
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