The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 88 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.77% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £343 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £14.17 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -8.56%
Symantec
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
503 389 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.30% 28.90% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 202 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Edinburgh region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) CMDB
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) FireEye
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) RightFax