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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 104 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Symantec 21 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £425 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +2.56%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1253 1032 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.06% 41.50% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 492 457
Average daily rate £350 £360 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh +2 12 £185 -56.47% 1
Glasgow -11 3 £426 +0.17% 1
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (69.44%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) SAN
5 11 (30.56%) Linux
5 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
5 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (22.22%) vSphere
8 8 (22.22%) EMC
8 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
9 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
9 7 (19.44%) DNS
9 7 (19.44%) SCCM
9 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (16.67%) NAS
10 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.67%) MS Office
10 6 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (16.67%) CommVault
10 6 (16.67%) Citrix
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) NAS
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) Connectrix
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.78%) SSH
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
1 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Analyst
1 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) CLARiiON
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.56%) iSeries
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.56%) Symmetrix
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Celerra
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (30.56%) Linux
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.89%) UNIX
8 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.56%) HPUX
10 2 (5.56%) Android
11 1 (2.78%) AIX
11 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) SIEM
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Tcl
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (19.44%) SCCM
3 5 (13.89%) Backup Exec
3 5 (13.89%) WSUS
4 4 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (5.56%) Legato
6 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Ionix
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) EMC
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) CommVault
5 5 (13.89%) Veritas
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.33%) Altiris
7 3 (8.33%) Sun
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Nortel
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) CA
8 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) Brocade
8 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
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