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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 123 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 13 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.88% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 2.01% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Average daily rate
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£119 £293 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.31% -31.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
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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
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lanarkshire - 7 - -
Glasgow +2 3 £119 -72.04% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh -27 1 - - 3
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (53.33%) Backup Exec
5 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) Client/Server
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco
10 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 7 (23.33%) SCCM
11 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
12 5 (16.67%) EMC
12 5 (16.67%) Solaris
12 5 (16.67%) DHCP
12 5 (16.67%) DNS
12 5 (16.67%) SLA
12 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 5 (16.67%) Clustering
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) Migration
12 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (16.67%) Mentoring

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) WLAN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
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 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 11 (36.67%) Support Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) ICT Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Support
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) AIX
7 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) REXX
4 2 (6.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (13.33%) ACSA
3 4 (13.33%) MCTS
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
3 4 (13.33%) CCENT
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Backup Exec
2 15 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 7 (23.33%) SCCM
5 4 (13.33%) SCOM
5 4 (13.33%) Nagios
5 4 (13.33%) WSUS
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) EMC
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) Apple
5 4 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (10.00%) Sun
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Veritas
8 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.33%) CommVault
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp
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