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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 110 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Symantec 18 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.45% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £308 £378
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -18.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.27% +18.75%
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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
1168 1102 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.44% 43.49% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 531 437
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 72
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 13 £200 -52.94%
Glasgow -10 2 £350 - 2
Aberdeen - 2 £300 -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) SAN
4 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 10 (29.41%) Linux
6 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 9 (26.47%) EMC
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL
8 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.59%) NAS
9 7 (20.59%) UNIX
9 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) Solaris
9 7 (20.59%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (20.59%) SCCM
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
10 6 (17.65%) Veritas
10 6 (17.65%) Citrix
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) MS Office
10 6 (17.65%) PowerShell

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) NAS
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) SSH
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) LDAP
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) Connectrix
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
1 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (11.76%) Administrator
2 4 (11.76%) Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) iPhone
1 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.88%) iSeries
2 2 (5.88%) AS400
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Celerra
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.94%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
5 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) Solaris
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) HPUX
7 2 (5.88%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) SIEM
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Tcl
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
3 5 (14.71%) WSUS
4 4 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.94%) Legato
7 1 (2.94%) Ionix
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) EMC
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) IBM
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas
5 5 (14.71%) CommVault
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) Nortel
7 3 (8.82%) Sun
7 3 (8.82%) CA
7 3 (8.82%) Altiris
8 2 (5.88%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) AppSense
8 2 (5.88%) Lumension