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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 66 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Symantec 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.81% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 1.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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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
532 405 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.41% 46.98% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 186 195
Average daily rate £413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) HP
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) ITIL
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) MCSE
4 14 (48.28%) MS Visio
4 14 (48.28%) MCP
4 14 (48.28%) SLA
4 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
4 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
5 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) ArcSight
6 6 (20.69%) SIEM
6 6 (20.69%) IBM
7 5 (17.24%) UML
7 5 (17.24%) CISSP
7 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.24%) Tripwire
7 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
7 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
8 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (17.24%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Support Engineer
1 14 (48.28%) 2nd Line Support
1 14 (48.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Security Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (20.69%) SIEM
4 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (17.24%) UML
5 4 (13.79%) Data Security
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITSM
7 1 (3.45%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) MCP
2 14 (48.28%) MCSE
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) GSEC
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenServer
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 6 (20.69%) ArcSight
4 5 (17.24%) Tripwire
5 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Varonis
6 2 (6.90%) Zerto
6 2 (6.90%) Neverfail
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
6 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) Imperva
7 1 (3.45%) Tufin