The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 76 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.50% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.90% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £300 £531 £139
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.62% +282.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.70% -12.11%  

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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 324 553 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.17% 54.81% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 286 240
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.02% +158.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Reading

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago