The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 21 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing McAfee 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.53% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 0.79% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.38 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +91.30%
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Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
66 127 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.38% 58.53% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 27
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) Local Government
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
6 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) GPEN
6 1 (12.50%) OSCP
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) CISSP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) RHCE
6 1 (12.50%) SAN

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) High Availability
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) GPEN
1 1 (12.50%) OSCP
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) GSEC
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft