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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 79 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Symantec 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.23% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.35 £15.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -15.06%
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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
389 405 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.41% 33.14% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 211 98
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
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 3 March 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 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Nortel

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
QA Limited
Rate: £153.75 - £230.62 per week
Posted: 20 days ago