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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 108 79
Rank change year-on-year +20 -29  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 12 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.47% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.93% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Median daily rate £360 £195 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.61% -54.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £114 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 876 1179 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.37% 50.71% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 615 588
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 54
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Symantec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 6 £320 -26.85% 2
Maidenhead +3 4 £360 +33.33%
Symantec
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) NetBackup
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (39.13%) MobileIron
5 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (39.13%) AirWatch
5 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) VB
5 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) SMTP
5 9 (39.13%) DHCP
5 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (39.13%) Android
5 9 (39.13%) WSUS
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (21.74%) Qualys
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007

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 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (39.13%) DHCP
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
1 9 (39.13%) LAN
1 9 (39.13%) SMTP
2 5 (21.74%) Skype
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) MPLS
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Memcached
1 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) Android
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 9 (39.13%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (4.35%) ArchiMate
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
1 9 (39.13%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
3 2 (8.70%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (39.13%) AirWatch
2 9 (39.13%) WSUS
3 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
5 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Pacemaker
5 2 (8.70%) Puppet
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) MobileIron
4 5 (21.74%) Qualys
5 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
5 3 (13.04%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.35%) Intel
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Tripwire