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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 105 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 24 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 0.90% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
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£293 £425 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.17% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £425 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
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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
1295 1004 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 40.95% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 491 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £175
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 30 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -4 14 £200 -52.94% 1
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) SAN
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
7 10 (27.03%) NetBackup
7 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
7 10 (27.03%) vSphere
8 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (24.32%) EMC
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (21.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
10 7 (18.92%) SCCM
10 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (16.22%) UNIX
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) MS Office
11 6 (16.22%) Citrix
11 6 (16.22%) HP
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) CommVault

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) NAS
5 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) Connectrix
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) EDI
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
1 3 (8.11%) iPhone
1 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.41%) Celerra
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.41%) iSeries
2 2 (5.41%) Symmetrix
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
7 6 (16.22%) UNIX
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.11%) Solaris
10 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.41%) HPUX
10 2 (5.41%) Android
11 1 (2.70%) MVS
11 1 (2.70%) AIX
11 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Change Management
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) SIEM
4 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Tcl
4 1 (2.70%) REXX
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) VCP4
5 1 (2.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) NetBackup
2 8 (21.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (18.92%) SCCM
4 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
4 5 (13.51%) WSUS
5 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (10.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Ionix
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (5.41%) Legato
6 2 (5.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (2.70%) Netcool
7 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) EMC
4 6 (16.22%) HP
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) CommVault
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 4 (10.81%) Veritas
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Nortel
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) Sun
7 3 (8.11%) Altiris
8 2 (5.41%) Brocade
8 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.41%) AppSense
8 2 (5.41%) CA
8 2 (5.41%) McAfee
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