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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 62 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.62% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +2.56%
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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
437 381 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.42% 33.48% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 149 125
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Nortel
7 3 (16.67%) CommVault
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Connectrix
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (22.22%) 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
4 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
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%) Lumension
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.56%) Vizioncore
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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