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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 106 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Symantec 16 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 1.17% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 2.26% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Median daily rate £263 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.95% +7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £316
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.25 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.60 £19.13 £14.35
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +33.32%
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
1236 1329 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.48% 51.69% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 668 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 37
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.70 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Symantec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 -2 7 £118 -72.67%
Reading -10 3 £375 -21.05%
Slough +4 2 £85 -77.33%
Newbury -5 2 £500 -
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (30.00%) Backup Exec
4 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.33%) SCCM
9 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) SAN
9 4 (13.33%) Unix
9 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
10 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.00%) Solaris
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) NetApp
10 3 (10.00%) Veritas
10 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.67%) SMTP
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Forensic Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Forensic Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Unix
5 3 (10.00%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (3.33%) Fedora
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCAA
2 1 (3.33%) CCENT
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Postfix
3 1 (3.33%) qmail
3 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.33%) Varnish
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (13.33%) SCCM
5 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (6.67%) Cacti
6 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (6.67%) Nagios
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (3.33%) OpenView
7 1 (3.33%) Puppet
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.33%) SCOM
7 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.33%) WSUS
7 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Veeam
4 3 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) BEA
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Sun