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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 127 106 119
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 22 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.87% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 2.28% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 6
Average daily rate £300 £129 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.46% -63.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £110 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £416 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.21 £20.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-25.82% +2.19%
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
1360 1139 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 38.08% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 607 481
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.05 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -6 9 £325 -18.75% 1
Glasgow -4 7 £130 +1.56% 1
Renfrewshire -32 6 £390 +203.50%
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
5 13 (39.39%) SCCM
5 13 (39.39%) Clustering
5 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (33.33%) SCOM
7 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
8 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 9 (27.27%) Citrix
9 9 (27.27%) SAN
9 9 (27.27%) WSUS
10 8 (24.24%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) DHCP
10 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 8 (24.24%) CA
10 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (21.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (21.21%) XenApp
11 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
11 7 (21.21%) Firewall
11 7 (21.21%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) Dell

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) SAN
3 8 (24.24%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) HTTP
5 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 6 (18.18%) iSCSI
5 6 (18.18%) NAS
6 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) Skype
8 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Web Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
3 6 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.06%) CMDB
5 2 (6.06%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) AS400
6 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 5 (15.15%) OO
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.03%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Threat Management
7 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Jython
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) CISM
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) XenApp
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) SCCM
2 11 (33.33%) SCOM
3 9 (27.27%) WSUS
4 7 (21.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (15.15%) BladeLogic
6 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
6 5 (15.15%) Puppet
6 5 (15.15%) SCOrch
7 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
7 4 (12.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (9.09%) Nagios
8 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (3.03%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (3.03%) QRadar
9 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) CA
4 8 (24.24%) HP
5 7 (21.21%) Dell
6 5 (15.15%) BMC
6 5 (15.15%) Intel Security
7 3 (9.09%) AppSense
7 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) IronPort
8 2 (6.06%) Lumension
8 2 (6.06%) RightFax
8 2 (6.06%) Splunk
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) MapR