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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 81 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £341 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.62%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
443 393 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.66% 30.92% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 196 101
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.75 £32.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.90% -54.28%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) International Banking

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX Support
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee