The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 124 121
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 15 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.68% 0.92% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.92% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 7
Median daily rate £725 £363 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +40.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £247 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £950 £468 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £295
% change year-on-year - +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.63
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 841 1407 1057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.16% 47.82% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 1367 766
Median daily rate £400 £350 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £488 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 197 54
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.75 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in Scotland

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symantec in Scotland

Symantec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symantec in Scotland

Symantec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symantec 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 28 June 2017. 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 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 +4 10 £425 +226.92% 1
Edinburgh +6 5 £900 +111.76% 1
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
4 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (30.77%) CISSP
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 6 (23.08%) CyberArk
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Information Security
7 5 (19.23%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (15.38%) ScanSafe
8 4 (15.38%) AlgoSec
8 4 (15.38%) SANS
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) IBM
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.54%) SSCP
9 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
9 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (11.54%) SCCM
9 3 (11.54%) Network Security
9 3 (11.54%) SIEM
9 3 (11.54%) SailPoint
10 2 (7.69%) Big Data
10 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
10 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.69%) Splunk

Symantec
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Head of Infrastructure
1 6 (23.08%) Head of Security
1 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.85%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) SailPoint
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) AS400
1 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
2 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (11.54%) SIEM
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (3.85%) BCP
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) SANS
3 3 (11.54%) SSCP
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (7.69%) QRadar
4 1 (3.85%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) CyberArk
2 4 (15.38%) AlgoSec
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) ScanSafe
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Qualys
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) Clearswift
5 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.85%) MapR