The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 76 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.72% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate £341 - £390
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
454 277 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.36% 36.79% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symantec
Scotland

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 18 April 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 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (37.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (37.50%) CLARiiON
4 3 (37.50%) International Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) EDI
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (37.50%) International Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (37.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Vizioncore
5 1 (12.50%) Trend Micro
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell