Period
to 9 December 2018

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 6 months to 9 December 2018 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 124 107
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 +25
Contract jobs citing Symantec 10 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.54% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +52.17%
10th Percentile £388 £325 £363
90th Percentile £503 £588 £568
Scotland median daily rate £525 £488 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% +21.88% +233.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -5.41%

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 963 973 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.02% 33.47% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 548 443
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £291 £248 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -13.54% -1.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £14.25
90th Percentile £28.88 £36.50 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +34.33% +15.52%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) CASB
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (20.00%) GDPR
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) CISSP
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas
6 1 (10.00%) Control-M

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) CASB
4 1 (10.00%) Control-M
4 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (10.00%) ForeScout
4 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (10.00%) Shavlik
4 1 (10.00%) Snow
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas