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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 113 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.98% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 2.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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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
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.87% 41.93% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -11 6 £438 +9.37% 2
Glasgow -5 5 £310 -20.00%
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) SAN
5 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (26.67%) SCCM
6 8 (26.67%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (23.33%) Solaris
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) EMC
7 7 (23.33%) Citrix
7 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
8 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 6 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) NAS
8 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (16.67%) Dell
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) LAN
9 5 (16.67%) VoIP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) NAS
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 3 (10.00%) SSH
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) DNS
6 3 (10.00%) LDAP
7 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
1 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Solaris
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Migration
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL
1 3 (10.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Service Management
3 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.33%) SIEM
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Tcl
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.33%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
3 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (6.67%) WSUS
6 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) EMC
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) CommVault
6 5 (16.67%) Veritas
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.67%) Nortel
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Sun
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (10.00%) CA
9 2 (6.67%) AppSense
9 2 (6.67%) Altiris
9 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
9 2 (6.67%) Lumension
10 1 (3.33%) Apple