Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 126 165
Rank change year-on-year -20 +39 -9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 34 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 1.14% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 2.44% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 20
Scotland median daily rate £475 £413 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +20.00% +111.54%
10th Percentile £210 £336 £114
90th Percentile £550 £562 £401
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £353
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.80% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.12 £22.67 £17.17
% change year-on-year -11.24% +32.02% +1.00%

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 1,708 1,761 2,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.06% 46.87% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 974 1,156
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £205 £196
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +12.53%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £43.70 £52.17 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.98%

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 February 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 23 February 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 -21 15 £500 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -27 15 £475 +15.15%
North Lanarkshire -2 2 £175 -
Fife - 1 - -
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) SCCM
4 13 (38.24%) Finance
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (26.47%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) Python
8 8 (23.53%) Apache
8 8 (23.53%) Perl
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 7 (20.59%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) Data Security
9 7 (20.59%) BCP
9 7 (20.59%) Publishing
9 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
9 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
9 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (17.65%) Security Operations
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) C#
10 6 (17.65%) VBScript
11 5 (14.71%) SQL

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 8 (23.53%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
3 5 (14.71%) JBoss
3 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.76%) IIS
5 3 (8.82%) Apache Solr
5 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
5 3 (8.82%) IBM Domino
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) FTP
3 5 (14.71%) SMTP
3 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 4 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Consultant
1 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Kafka
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) AS400
3 2 (5.88%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) BCP
1 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
1 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity Planning
1 7 (20.59%) Data Security
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Security Operations
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) VBScript
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSA
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) SANS
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
2 11 (32.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (8.82%) EnCase
4 3 (8.82%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) CyberArk
5 4 (11.76%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) McAfee
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) Avaya
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Lotus
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Ivanti
7 2 (5.88%) Nuix
8 1 (2.94%) IronPort
8 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam