The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 118 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.48% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£276 £325 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £291 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £365 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £14.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+40.71% -26.43%
Symantec
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1046 1083 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.84% 39.64% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 517 496
Average daily rate £345 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £241 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £17.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Symantec
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symantec across the Scotland region.

Symantec Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Symantec
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symantec across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Symantec Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Symantec
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symantec across the Scotland region.

Symantec Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Symantec
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 5 £360 - 1
Lanarkshire - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh -8 1 £140 -52.13% 3
West Lothian -11 1 £258 -28.96%
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 18 (52.94%) Backup Exec
3 15 (44.12%) ITIL
4 14 (41.18%) DHCP
4 14 (41.18%) DNS
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (38.24%) Clustering
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 12 (35.29%) SCOM
6 12 (35.29%) Nagios
6 12 (35.29%) Service Management
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (20.59%) SCCM
11 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.65%) SAN
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
13 5 (14.71%) Finance
13 5 (14.71%) EMC
13 5 (14.71%) SLA
13 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
13 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
14 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
1 14 (41.18%) DHCP
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
1 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) International Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Server Support
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) AIX
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Service Management
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) REXX
3 2 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) NetBackup
1 18 (52.94%) Backup Exec
2 12 (35.29%) Nagios
2 12 (35.29%) SCOM
3 10 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (20.59%) SCCM
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (11.76%) WSUS
6 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) McAfee
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Sun
6 2 (5.88%) Veritas
6 2 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya