The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Symantec
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 84 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 5 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.04% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 2.32% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £900 £425 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.76% +169.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -14.70% -15.77%  

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 604 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.23% 44.84% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 287 199
Median daily rate £400 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% +19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Symantec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Edinburgh

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symantec in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Edinburgh

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in Edinburgh

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) CyberArk
3 4 (36.36%) ScanSafe
3 4 (36.36%) AlgoSec
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) SSCP
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (27.27%) SailPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Qualys
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
6 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
6 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Head of Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) Head of Security
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SailPoint
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) SSCP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) CyberArk
2 4 (36.36%) AlgoSec
2 4 (36.36%) ScanSafe
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle