The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 115 111 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Symantec 16 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.58% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £425 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +8.33%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1030 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.85% 41.65% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 464 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 July 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 July 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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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 -20 7 £300 -
Aberdeen - 1 £325 -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) SAN
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) vSphere
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) EMC
6 10 (37.04%) NetBackup
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) HP
9 7 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (25.93%) SCCM
9 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
10 6 (22.22%) UNIX
10 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
10 6 (22.22%) CommVault
10 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (18.52%) Dell
11 5 (18.52%) CLARiiON
11 5 (18.52%) WSUS

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) NAS
5 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (7.41%) Connectrix
6 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Analyst
1 4 (14.81%) Consultant
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Support
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) EDI
2 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) CLARiiON
2 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.41%) AS400
3 2 (7.41%) Symmetrix
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Celerra
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.70%) MVS
9 1 (3.70%) AIX
9 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Tcl
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) REXX
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (3.70%) VCP4
4 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) vSphere
3 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) NetBackup
2 7 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (25.93%) SCCM
3 5 (18.52%) WSUS
4 4 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (7.41%) Legato
6 2 (7.41%) Ionix
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (3.70%) Netcool
7 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) EMC
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) CommVault
5 5 (18.52%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) Veritas
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) McAfee
8 2 (7.41%) CA
8 2 (7.41%) Altiris
8 2 (7.41%) Brocade
8 2 (7.41%) Vizioncore
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) Avaya
8 2 (7.41%) Apple
9 1 (3.70%) Remedy
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago