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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 58 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 0.60% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -22.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +13.47%
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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
400 504 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.98% 50.60% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 214 224
Average daily rate £388 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) MCP
5 9 (60.00%) Citrix
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (40.00%) MCSE
7 6 (40.00%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) SLA
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) XenApp
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) Clustering
9 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
9 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) MCP
5 6 (40.00%) MCSE
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (6.67%) MCDST
7 1 (6.67%) MCITP
7 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (20.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 1 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Rate: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago