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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 111 106
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs citing Symantec 11 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.63% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.80% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 19
Median daily rate £538 £321 £127
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.31% +152.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £122 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £390 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £265
% change year-on-year +13.87% +32.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.70% -12.11%  

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 761 1055 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.36% 40.77% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 582 552
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Edinburgh +16 6 £538 +67.31%
Glasgow +3 5 - - 2
Symantec
UK

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Finance
3 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
4 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (47.37%) Windows 10
6 17 (44.74%) Firewall
7 16 (42.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (42.11%) SCCM
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) C#
8 10 (26.32%) VBScript
9 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 8 (21.05%) Publishing
10 7 (18.42%) BCP
10 7 (18.42%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) CISSP
10 7 (18.42%) ITIL
10 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
10 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (18.42%) AlgoSec
10 7 (18.42%) ScanSafe
11 6 (15.79%) Network Security
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) SIEM
11 6 (15.79%) Office 365
11 6 (15.79%) Python
11 6 (15.79%) Perl
11 6 (15.79%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Linux

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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) G Suite
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Network Security
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) LDAP
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Hive
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Publishing
3 3 (7.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (5.26%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.63%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows 10
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Unix
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.63%) AIX
9 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) BCP
1 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
1 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity Planning
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) SIEM
3 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (7.89%) Data Security
5 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 10 (26.32%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) VBScript
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) CISSP
2 5 (13.16%) SANS
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 16 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (7.89%) QRadar
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) AlgoSec
2 7 (18.42%) Citrix
2 7 (18.42%) ScanSafe
3 5 (13.16%) Qualys
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) IBM
5 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.89%) CA
5 3 (7.89%) MapR
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
6 2 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (5.26%) Varonis
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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