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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 60 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Symantec 16 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.66% 0.48% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 0.94% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +2.50%
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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
477 533 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.38% 51.25% 51.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 244 174
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £203 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 31
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) HP
3 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (57.69%) Windows
5 14 (53.85%) SLA
5 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (50.00%) MCSE
6 13 (50.00%) MS Visio
6 13 (50.00%) ITIL
6 13 (50.00%) MCP
7 8 (30.77%) IBM
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 4 (15.38%) CISSP
10 4 (15.38%) Dell
10 4 (15.38%) NetApp
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco
10 4 (15.38%) IIS
10 4 (15.38%) Data Security
10 4 (15.38%) XenServer
10 4 (15.38%) Veeam
10 4 (15.38%) Varonis
10 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 4 (15.38%) Coaching

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Deskside Support
6 1 (3.85%) Deskside Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Data Security
2 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) Coaching
3 3 (11.54%) Business Development
4 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 13 (50.00%) MCSE
4 13 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) XenServer
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.85%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) HP
3 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Veeam
5 4 (15.38%) Varonis
5 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 4 (15.38%) Zerto
5 4 (15.38%) Neverfail
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Veritas
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago