The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symbian 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 Symbian over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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 Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 128 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symbian 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £108 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £108 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symbian
South East

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symbian across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symbian across the Berkshire region.

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symbian across the Berkshire region.

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Symbian
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Handset
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Handset
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Apple