Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 124 163
Rank change year-on-year -36 +39 +9
Contract jobs citing Symantec 41 60 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 1.26% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 3.25% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 23
Scotland median daily rate £425 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.86% +122.22%
10th Percentile £174 £325 £170
90th Percentile £538 £800 £471
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +12.00%
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +4.86%

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 2,084 1,848 2,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.39% 38.71% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,131 1,003 1,255
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £226
90th Percentile £538 £530 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
% change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 89
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -30.56% +135.99%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.40 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -32 22 £525 +5.00%
Edinburgh -5 18 £425 -10.53%
Renfrewshire - 1 £290 -
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (48.78%) Data Loss Prevention
4 18 (43.90%) GDPR
4 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
6 16 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
8 14 (34.15%) CISSP
8 14 (34.15%) McAfee
8 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (31.71%) Oracle
9 13 (31.71%) Varonis
9 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
9 13 (31.71%) Security Operations
10 12 (29.27%) IT Strategy
10 12 (29.27%) FINRA
10 12 (29.27%) Data Encryption
10 12 (29.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (29.27%) ArangoDB
10 12 (29.27%) Terraform
10 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
10 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
10 12 (29.27%) Go
10 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
10 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
10 12 (29.27%) Neo4j
10 12 (29.27%) Office 365

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 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) IBM Notes
2 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) GitHub
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DHCP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) SMTP
4 3 (7.32%) VLAN
4 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) ArangoDB
2 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
2 12 (29.27%) Neo4j
2 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Information Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) iPhone
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Data Loss Prevention
2 16 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Security Operations
5 12 (29.27%) Cryptography
5 12 (29.27%) Data Encryption
5 12 (29.27%) Data Protection
5 12 (29.27%) DRM
5 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (29.27%) IT Strategy
5 12 (29.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (19.51%) Information Security
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.63%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
2 12 (29.27%) Go
2 12 (29.27%) Perl
2 12 (29.27%) Python
2 12 (29.27%) Ruby
3 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) CISSP
2 12 (29.27%) CISM
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) HNC
4 3 (7.32%) HND
5 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) GDPR
2 12 (29.27%) FINRA
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Terraform
2 8 (19.51%) CASB
3 7 (17.07%) SCCM
4 6 (14.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
6 3 (7.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (7.32%) Malwarebytes
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (7.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.44%) Ansible
8 1 (2.44%) Control-M
8 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.44%) Puppet
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) McAfee
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 13 (31.71%) Varonis
4 12 (29.27%) Cloudera
4 12 (29.27%) Hortonworks
4 12 (29.27%) Sybase
5 8 (19.51%) VMware
6 7 (17.07%) Sophos
7 6 (14.63%) Apple
8 5 (12.20%) Altiris
8 5 (12.20%) Citrix
8 5 (12.20%) Lotus
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco
9 4 (9.76%) Dell
10 3 (7.32%) Avaya
10 3 (7.32%) HP
10 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
11 2 (4.88%) CyberArk
11 2 (4.88%) Red Hat