The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 73 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 1.26% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 2.84% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Average daily rate £200 £139 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.88% -52.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £137 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £150 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
Symantec
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
495 388 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.51% 44.50% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 212 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Tripwire
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
2 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 4 (44.44%) ArchiMate
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) NetWare
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) NetWare
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ArchiMate
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 4 (44.44%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (44.44%) Tripwire
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
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