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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 121 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Symantec 27 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.41% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Median daily rate £363 £258 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.77% -23.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £151 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £410 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +40.71%
Symantec
UK

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
1417 1065 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.90% 35.32% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 500 503
Median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 37 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Symantec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 15 £425 +169.84%
Glasgow +3 6 £130 -55.93% 2
Renfrewshire - 6 £300 -
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
4 19 (41.30%) Finance
5 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
6 17 (36.96%) SCCM
7 15 (32.61%) SCOM
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
7 15 (32.61%) ITIL
7 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
8 14 (30.43%) Citrix
8 14 (30.43%) Banking
8 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (28.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (28.26%) VMware
9 13 (28.26%) Clustering
9 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
9 13 (28.26%) DNS
9 13 (28.26%) SQL
10 12 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (26.09%) CA
10 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
11 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (23.91%) DHCP
12 10 (21.74%) HP
12 10 (21.74%) SAN
12 10 (21.74%) Intel Security
12 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
5 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) DHCP
3 10 (21.74%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.70%) HTTP
5 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
5 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.70%) NAS
5 4 (8.70%) SMTP
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Skype
7 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Law
4 4 (8.70%) International Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Administrator
2 12 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Systems Support
4 9 (19.57%) Security Consultant
5 8 (17.39%) Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Systems Support Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Web Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Web Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Support
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
1 13 (28.26%) Clustering
2 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (19.57%) PKI
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.22%) Unix
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security
4 4 (8.70%) ITSM
4 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.70%) SIEM
4 4 (8.70%) Software Distribution
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Security Management
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Threat Management
5 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.35%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) Jython
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) CISSP
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) CISM
4 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) COBIT
2 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) XenApp
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) SCCM
2 15 (32.61%) SCOM
3 13 (28.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (19.57%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (19.57%) WSUS
6 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
7 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (8.70%) BladeLogic
8 4 (8.70%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (8.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (8.70%) Puppet
8 4 (8.70%) SCOrch
8 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
9 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
9 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (4.35%) Nagios
11 1 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) Citrix
3 13 (28.26%) VMware
4 12 (26.09%) CA
5 10 (21.74%) HP
5 10 (21.74%) Intel Security
6 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.04%) Dell
7 6 (13.04%) Forcepoint
7 6 (13.04%) Lumension
8 5 (10.87%) AppSense
9 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.70%) arcserve
9 4 (8.70%) BMC
9 4 (8.70%) Brocade
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle
9 4 (8.70%) Splunk
9 4 (8.70%) Sun
9 4 (8.70%) Veritas
10 3 (6.52%) Qualys
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