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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 81 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.04% +20.94%
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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
446 435 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.42% 35.51% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 213 133
Average daily rate £400 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Average hourly rate £24.89 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -28.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) NAS
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) LDAP
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) LDAP
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Veritas
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Nortel
4 3 (16.67%) CommVault
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 2 (11.11%) Lumension
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris