Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Symantec
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Symantec 25 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.37% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 20
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £368 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -18.33% +38.46%
10th Percentile £303 £111 £301
90th Percentile £625 £491 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.73% +26.24%
South East median hourly rate £24.69 £35.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -30.46% +64.73% +26.76%

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2013 2191 2537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.37% 51.13% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1134 1299
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 129 134
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £43.62 £46.65
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Berkshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Berkshire

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in Berkshire

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Berkshire

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 14 £519 +38.33%
Slough +14 6 £305 +258.82%
Newbury -2 1 - -
Maidenhead -15 1 £360 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Symantec
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 12 (48.00%) LAN
4 12 (48.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (48.00%) XenDesktop
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Office 365
7 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
7 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (36.00%) XenApp
8 8 (32.00%) DHCP
8 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco
9 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (28.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (28.00%) MobileIron
9 7 (28.00%) Private Cloud
10 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
10 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (24.00%) VLAN
10 6 (24.00%) Firewall
10 6 (24.00%) Apple

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) DHCP
3 8 (32.00%) DNS
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) VLAN
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (16.00%) Skype
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) SMTP
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
9 1 (4.00%) Internet
9 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Storage Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.00%) DBA
7 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (12.00%) CESG
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) CMDB
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Android
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) ArchiMate
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (16.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (16.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Presales
4 3 (12.00%) Service Design
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) CCAA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CLAS
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (36.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (16.00%) WSUS
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
5 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.00%) Nmap
6 1 (4.00%) OpenVAS
6 1 (4.00%) Puppet
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) MobileIron
5 6 (24.00%) Apple
5 6 (24.00%) Forcepoint
6 5 (20.00%) Polycom
7 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
7 4 (16.00%) Canon
7 4 (16.00%) CyberArk
7 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
7 4 (16.00%) Tripwire
8 3 (12.00%) Altiris
8 3 (12.00%) Brocade
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) IBM
8 3 (12.00%) NetApp
8 3 (12.00%) Sun