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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 79 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Symantec 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.49% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £19.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +9.85%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
506 322 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.62% 31.54% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 121 141
Average daily rate £390 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) vSphere
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) EDI
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) CommVault
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) CLARiiON
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Connectrix
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) vSphere
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) WSUS
5 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CommVault
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) Vizioncore
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) Veritas
6 1 (8.33%) Lotus
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Apple