Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 138 172
Rank change year-on-year +9 +34 -17
Contract jobs citing Symantec 58 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 1.11% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 2.41% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 12
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +254.17% -65.71%
10th Percentile £325 £223 £115
90th Percentile £550 £555 £400
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -8.72% +49.00%
10th Percentile £19.75 £12.50 £15.85
90th Percentile £26.88 £21.88 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.35
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.04% +2.06%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1880 1988 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.28% 45.87% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1094 1131
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £207 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £506
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.56 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.40 £44.63 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 37 £500 +11.11%
Edinburgh -13 14 £475 +11.76%
North Lanarkshire -2 5 £175 +9.38%
Fife - 1 - -
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 51 (87.93%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) PowerShell
3 28 (48.28%) Firewall
4 27 (46.55%) Finance
5 26 (44.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 24 (41.38%) Linux
6 24 (41.38%) SCCM
7 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
8 21 (36.21%) HP
9 18 (31.03%) BCP
9 18 (31.03%) Publishing
9 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity
9 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity Planning
10 17 (29.31%) Dell
10 17 (29.31%) Python
11 16 (27.59%) Perl
11 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (27.59%) Security Operations
12 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (25.86%) VMware
13 14 (24.14%) IBM
14 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (20.69%) Task Automation
15 12 (20.69%) SQL
15 12 (20.69%) IIS
15 12 (20.69%) Internet
16 11 (18.97%) Project Management
16 11 (18.97%) Oracle

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 12 (20.69%) IIS
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.62%) JBoss
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
6 3 (5.17%) IBM Domino
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Mimecast
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) Firewall
2 12 (20.69%) Internet
3 7 (12.07%) SAN
4 6 (10.34%) DNS
5 5 (8.62%) FTP
5 5 (8.62%) Skype
5 5 (8.62%) SMTP
5 5 (8.62%) Unified Communications
5 5 (8.62%) VPN
6 4 (6.90%) Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) LDAP
8 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.72%) DHCP
9 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (46.55%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Publishing
3 3 (5.17%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Security Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Security Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Support
7 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.45%) Kafka
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.17%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) AS400
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (87.93%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Linux
3 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.45%) Solaris
8 2 (3.45%) Unix
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) BCP
1 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity
1 18 (31.03%) Business Continuity Planning
2 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) Security Operations
3 12 (20.69%) Task Automation
4 11 (18.97%) Data Loss Prevention
4 11 (18.97%) Project Management
4 11 (18.97%) Web Development
5 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.07%) Data Security
7 4 (6.90%) Database Tuning
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Biometrics
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.17%) Open Source
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) PowerShell
2 17 (29.31%) Python
3 16 (27.59%) Perl
4 12 (20.69%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) C#
5 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) VBScript
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.62%) MCSA
2 5 (8.62%) MCSE
3 3 (5.17%) ACSA
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (5.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.45%) CCENT
4 2 (3.45%) MCITP
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.72%) SANS
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) vSphere
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (41.38%) SCCM
3 10 (17.24%) IBM BigFix
3 10 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (8.62%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.90%) EnCase
7 3 (5.17%) SCOM
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.21%) HP
3 17 (29.31%) Dell
4 15 (25.86%) VMware
5 14 (24.14%) IBM
6 11 (18.97%) Oracle
7 6 (10.34%) Apple
8 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix
8 5 (8.62%) EMC
9 4 (6.90%) Google
9 4 (6.90%) Juniper
9 4 (6.90%) McAfee
9 4 (6.90%) Sophos
9 4 (6.90%) Veeam
9 4 (6.90%) Veritas
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco
10 3 (5.17%) CyberArk
10 3 (5.17%) Lotus
10 3 (5.17%) Meru Networks