The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 McAfee, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 101 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing McAfee 19 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.67% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.41% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £165 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £161 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £177 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +68.06%
McAfee
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1125 1205 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.69% 47.53% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing McAfee across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

McAfee
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing McAfee across the Berkshire region.

McAfee Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

McAfee
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

McAfee Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing McAfee across the Berkshire region.

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

McAfee
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +5 13 £263 +52.17% 1
Reading +10 5 £450 - 2
Slough - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
McAfee
South East

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing McAfee also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited McAfee.

1 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
2 21 (67.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) Software Deployment
5 14 (45.16%) Software Distribution
5 14 (45.16%) SMS
5 14 (45.16%) HP
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 10 (32.26%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (22.58%) Release Management
9 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 6 (19.35%) SCOM
10 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (16.13%) Clustering
10 5 (16.13%) Netcool
10 5 (16.13%) WinRunner
10 5 (16.13%) TestDirector
10 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (16.13%) Veritas
10 5 (16.13%) ISEB
10 5 (16.13%) AIX
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) VoIP
11 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing McAfee also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited McAfee. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) SMS
2 4 (12.90%) VoIP
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) IPv4
4 2 (6.45%) IPv6
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) PPP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) WinRunner
1 5 (16.13%) TestDirector
1 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Change Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.13%) AIX
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.45%) VMS
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Software Deployment
2 14 (45.16%) Software Distribution
3 7 (22.58%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) ITSM
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) ISEB
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (32.26%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (19.35%) SCCM
3 6 (19.35%) SCOM
4 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (16.13%) Netcool
5 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
5 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) HP
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Veritas
4 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Apple
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) Lumension
7 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Nortel
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco