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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec
Rank 101 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Symantec 21 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.38% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 1.00% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Median daily rate £350 £119 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -66.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £233 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% +64.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -26.77%
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
1001 1200 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.98% 37.50% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 563 636
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Glasgow +16 10 £450 +278.15% 2
Edinburgh +19 4 £438 +26.81%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £160 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £240 -
Lanarkshire +4 1 - -
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (33.33%) SCCM
6 15 (31.25%) Citrix
6 15 (31.25%) VMware
7 14 (29.17%) SQL
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
8 13 (27.08%) Linux
8 13 (27.08%) DNS
8 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
9 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
10 11 (22.92%) DHCP
10 11 (22.92%) Unix
10 11 (22.92%) CISSP
10 11 (22.92%) PKI
11 10 (20.83%) Banking
11 10 (20.83%) Intel Security
12 9 (18.75%) CA
12 9 (18.75%) ITIL
12 9 (18.75%) VBScript

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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) DHCP
3 7 (14.58%) Firewall
4 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security
4 5 (10.42%) SAN
5 4 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.25%) Big Data
4 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Law
4 4 (8.33%) International Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Consultant
2 13 (27.08%) Security Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Administrator
3 12 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) Systems Support
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Support
6 4 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Web Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
1 11 (22.92%) PKI
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
4 11 (22.92%) Unix
4 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.50%) Solaris
7 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) AIX
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) SIEM
3 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.42%) Security Management
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Threat Management
5 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (8.33%) High Availability
6 4 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (6.25%) BCP
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
3 9 (18.75%) VBScript
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) CISSP
2 5 (10.42%) CISM
2 5 (10.42%) SANS
3 4 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 4 (8.33%) ACSA
3 4 (8.33%) CCENT
3 4 (8.33%) CCNA
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCITP
3 4 (8.33%) MCSA
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) MCTS
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) COBIT
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 7 (14.58%) XenApp
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.17%) vSphere
7 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (18.75%) SCOM
2 9 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (10.42%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) WSUS
4 4 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (6.25%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Citrix
2 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
4 10 (20.83%) Intel Security
5 9 (18.75%) CA
6 8 (16.67%) Splunk
7 6 (12.50%) Lumension
8 5 (10.42%) AppSense
8 5 (10.42%) HP
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) Qualys
9 4 (8.33%) Apple
9 4 (8.33%) arcserve
9 4 (8.33%) Brocade
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco
9 4 (8.33%) Forcepoint
9 4 (8.33%) IBM
9 4 (8.33%) Sun
9 4 (8.33%) Veritas