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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 101 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Symantec 27 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 1.07% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 6
Average daily rate
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£129 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £329 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £363 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £341 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.49% -13.50%
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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
1124 1031 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.10% 39.59% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 484 524
Average daily rate £350 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +11 15 £128 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £129 -
Edinburgh -15 3 £400 +17.21% 3
West Lothian -3 2 £258 -28.96% 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) NetBackup
3 18 (47.37%) Backup Exec
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) ITIL
5 15 (39.47%) DHCP
5 15 (39.47%) DNS
5 15 (39.47%) VMware
6 13 (34.21%) Clustering
7 12 (31.58%) Service Management
7 12 (31.58%) SCOM
7 12 (31.58%) Nagios
8 11 (28.95%) SAN
8 11 (28.95%) SCCM
9 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
10 9 (23.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (21.05%) HP
11 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 7 (18.42%) Finance
12 7 (18.42%) Dell
12 7 (18.42%) EMC
12 7 (18.42%) SLA
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
12 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (15.79%) Lync

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Lync
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) DHCP
1 15 (39.47%) DNS
2 11 (28.95%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) NAS
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
1 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) International Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Consultant
1 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Server Support
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
2 2 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) PDA
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.89%) AIX
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Service Management
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) REXX
3 2 (5.26%) Tcl
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) NetBackup
2 18 (47.37%) Backup Exec
3 12 (31.58%) Nagios
3 12 (31.58%) SCOM
4 11 (28.95%) SCCM
5 9 (23.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (10.53%) WSUS
8 2 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) Dell
4 7 (18.42%) EMC
5 6 (15.79%) CommVault
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
7 4 (10.53%) NetApp
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) McAfee
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) Sun
9 2 (5.26%) Nortel
9 2 (5.26%) Veritas
9 2 (5.26%) CA
10 1 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro