Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 136 137
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 +39
Contract jobs citing Symantec 38 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.72% 1.16% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 3.10% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 21
Scotland median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +254.17%
10th Percentile £388 £325 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.06% -8.72%
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +21.07%

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 1,981 1,869 2,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.68% 37.40% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,019 1,035 1,105
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -1.41%
10th Percentile £215 £207 £229
90th Percentile £550 £531 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 65 68
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +36.99% +25.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.30 £45.23
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -27 27 £525 +5.00% 2
Edinburgh -1 11 £425 -10.53% 1
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 28 (73.68%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) Finance
4 23 (60.53%) Linux
5 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (55.26%) SQL
7 20 (52.63%) Data Loss Prevention
7 20 (52.63%) GDPR
8 19 (50.00%) Perl
8 19 (50.00%) Python
8 19 (50.00%) CISSP
8 19 (50.00%) Varonis
8 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 19 (50.00%) Data Protection
9 18 (47.37%) Hadoop
9 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (47.37%) Cryptography
9 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
9 18 (47.37%) Ruby
9 18 (47.37%) Neo4j
9 18 (47.37%) Hortonworks
9 18 (47.37%) Cloudera
9 18 (47.37%) GitHub
9 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
9 18 (47.37%) McAfee
9 18 (47.37%) DRM
9 18 (47.37%) Oracle
9 18 (47.37%) Sybase
9 18 (47.37%) CISM

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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) GitHub
2 7 (18.42%) Office 365
3 3 (7.89%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) SMTP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) VLAN
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (47.37%) ArangoDB
2 18 (47.37%) Hadoop
2 18 (47.37%) Neo4j
2 18 (47.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Data Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Operational Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Security Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
6 3 (7.89%) Unix
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (52.63%) Data Loss Prevention
3 19 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Cryptography
4 18 (47.37%) Data Encryption
4 18 (47.37%) DRM
4 18 (47.37%) IT Strategy
4 18 (47.37%) Security Operations
4 18 (47.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
10 2 (5.26%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 19 (50.00%) Perl
2 19 (50.00%) Python
3 18 (47.37%) Go
3 18 (47.37%) Ruby
4 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) CISSP
2 18 (47.37%) CISM
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) SANS
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) GDPR
2 18 (47.37%) FINRA
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Terraform
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
3 4 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (7.89%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (5.26%) CASB
6 1 (2.63%) Control-M
6 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Varonis
3 18 (47.37%) Cloudera
3 18 (47.37%) Hortonworks
3 18 (47.37%) McAfee
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 18 (47.37%) Sybase
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Avaya
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.63%) ForeScout
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Shavlik
7 1 (2.63%) Snow