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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 101 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Symantec 22 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 0.94% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £305 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +13.47%
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
1120 1282 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.64% 49.69% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 509 551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 11 £400 +21.21% 6
Bracknell - 8 £300 - 2
Slough -2 6 £300 +4.34%
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 12 (36.36%) NetBackup
5 12 (36.36%) DNS
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (33.33%) Citrix
6 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (30.30%) DV Cleared
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) MCP
8 9 (27.27%) EMC
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (24.24%) vSphere
10 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.21%) Lotus
10 7 (21.21%) SLA
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (21.21%) CLARiiON
11 6 (18.18%) Change Management
11 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (18.18%) MCSE
11 6 (18.18%) Flash

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) GlassFish
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Triplestore
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Web Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Flash
2 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CLARiiON
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.12%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
2 6 (18.18%) Web Development
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) ITSM
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) BPMN
7 1 (3.03%) UML
7 1 (3.03%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
2 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) DV Cleared
4 9 (27.27%) MCP
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (18.18%) MCSE
7 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.09%) MCSA
8 1 (3.03%) MCITP
8 1 (3.03%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) vSphere
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
3 5 (15.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (12.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (12.12%) SCCM
5 3 (9.09%) SCOM
5 3 (9.09%) ARCserve
6 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) EMC
5 7 (21.21%) Lotus
6 6 (18.18%) HP
6 6 (18.18%) Adobe
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) McAfee
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) AppSense
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