The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 355 390 410
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +20
Contract jobs citing McAfee 227 150 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 72 80
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 5
Average hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.84% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.87 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.80 £146.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £25.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +47.14%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in England

McAfee
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

McAfee Daily Rate Trend in England

McAfee
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

McAfee Daily Rate Histogram in England

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in England

McAfee
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

McAfee Hourly Rate Histogram in England

McAfee
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
South East -4 66 £299 -20.33% 20
London +38 56 £363 +11.53% 12
South West +18 47 £440 +39.68% 2
North West +3 21 £280 +24.44% 4
West Midlands -9 12 £308 -18.00% 1
East of England -26 11 £90 - 5
Yorkshire -4 2 £288 - 1
Midlands - 2 £350 -
East Midlands +2 1 - - 2
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McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 231 (50.77%) Windows
2 159 (34.95%) Firewall
3 158 (34.73%) Cisco
4 151 (33.19%) Security Cleared
5 149 (32.75%) Microsoft
6 133 (29.23%) Active Directory
7 109 (23.96%) ITIL
8 102 (22.42%) McAfee ePO
9 100 (21.98%) SC Cleared
10 97 (21.32%) VMware
11 87 (19.12%) Juniper
12 83 (18.24%) HP
12 83 (18.24%) Citrix
13 79 (17.36%) MS Exchange
14 73 (16.04%) Blue Coat
15 71 (15.60%) CheckPoint
15 71 (15.60%) Windows 7
16 70 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 69 (15.16%) SCCM
17 69 (15.16%) Cisco Certification
18 63 (13.85%) Sophos
19 62 (13.63%) Symantec
19 62 (13.63%) Finance
19 62 (13.63%) WAN
20 60 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
21 59 (12.97%) F5
22 57 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
22 57 (12.53%) Windows Server 2003
23 56 (12.31%) Service Delivery
24 55 (12.09%) Windows XP

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 79 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (3.08%) Lync
7 13 (2.86%) IIS
8 12 (2.64%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.32%) Apache
10 6 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.88%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.22%) SAS
14 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 51 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.89%) MS Office
3 15 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.08%) Office 365
2 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 159 (34.95%) Firewall
2 62 (13.63%) WAN
3 54 (11.87%) LAN
4 48 (10.55%) Network Security
5 43 (9.45%) TCP/IP
6 40 (8.79%) VPN
7 35 (7.69%) DNS
8 34 (7.47%) SAN
9 25 (5.49%) Wireless
9 25 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 24 (5.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 24 (5.27%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.84%) NetScreen
12 20 (4.40%) VoIP
13 18 (3.96%) SMS
13 18 (3.96%) Multicast
14 17 (3.74%) DHCP
15 15 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (2.86%) SSL
17 11 (2.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.88%) Ingres
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.98%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.32%) WinRunner
2 6 (1.32%) TestDirector
2 6 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.66%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 62 (13.63%) Finance
2 24 (5.27%) Financial Institution
3 20 (4.40%) Banking
4 12 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.76%) Local Government
6 7 (1.54%) Dutch Language
6 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Retail
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Military
8 3 (0.66%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.22%) International Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 74 (16.26%) Analyst
2 72 (15.82%) Network Engineer
3 44 (9.67%) Security Engineer
4 38 (8.35%) Consultant
5 33 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.81%) Service Analyst
6 31 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 22 (4.84%) Security Analyst
10 21 (4.62%) Architect
11 19 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.74%) Network Support
13 16 (3.52%) Security Consultant
13 16 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
14 13 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) Server Engineer
15 12 (2.64%) Security Specialist
16 11 (2.42%) Support Analyst
16 11 (2.42%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.64%) JSP
2 8 (1.76%) CSS
3 6 (1.32%) .NET
3 6 (1.32%) Web Services
3 6 (1.32%) Application Packaging
4 4 (0.88%) SAML
5 2 (0.44%) JSF
6 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.22%) OLE
6 1 (0.22%) LAMP
6 1 (0.22%) XML
6 1 (0.22%) ODBC
6 1 (0.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 23 (5.05%) iPhone
3 20 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.08%) iPad
5 12 (2.64%) Clustering
6 10 (2.20%) Open Source
7 7 (1.54%) Replication
8 6 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.32%) PKI
9 5 (1.10%) NHS
10 4 (0.88%) CESG
10 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.44%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.44%) Firmware
12 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.44%) Handset
12 2 (0.44%) Statistics
13 1 (0.22%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 231 (50.77%) Windows
2 71 (15.60%) Windows 7
3 70 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (12.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (12.09%) Windows XP
6 39 (8.57%) UNIX
7 36 (7.91%) Linux
8 22 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.20%) Solaris
11 8 (1.76%) AIX
11 8 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.54%) Android
12 7 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.54%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.88%) NetWare
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (23.96%) ITIL
2 56 (12.31%) Service Delivery
3 48 (10.55%) Incident Management
4 45 (9.89%) Service Management
5 39 (8.57%) Information Security
6 31 (6.81%) Change Control
7 28 (6.15%) Network Design
8 22 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (4.40%) Change Management
9 20 (4.40%) Configuration Management
10 17 (3.74%) SIEM
11 16 (3.52%) Migration
11 16 (3.52%) Software Deployment
12 15 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (3.08%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.08%) Software Distribution
14 13 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (2.64%) Security Architecture
15 12 (2.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.65%) SQL
2 34 (7.47%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.30%) VBScript
4 13 (2.86%) Perl
5 6 (1.32%) C
5 6 (1.32%) Java
6 5 (1.10%) PHP
7 4 (0.88%) VB
7 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) sed
10 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (33.19%) Security Cleared
2 100 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 69 (15.16%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (9.01%) MCP
5 41 (9.01%) CCNP
6 40 (8.79%) DV Cleared
7 37 (8.13%) MCSE
8 34 (7.47%) CCNA
9 31 (6.81%) CISSP
10 16 (3.52%) JNCIS
10 16 (3.52%) CEH
11 12 (2.64%) MCDST
11 12 (2.64%) MCSA
12 9 (1.98%) ISEB
13 8 (1.76%) CCSE
14 6 (1.32%) CISA
15 5 (1.10%) CISM
15 5 (1.10%) Degree
16 4 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.40%) SLA
2 16 (3.52%) QA
2 16 (3.52%) JSP 440
3 10 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 60 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.47%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.30%) XenApp
5 14 (3.08%) ProxySG
6 13 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 12 (2.64%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.64%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.42%) vSphere
9 10 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.76%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.10%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.10%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.88%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.22%) NFS
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (22.42%) McAfee ePO
2 69 (15.16%) SCCM
3 28 (6.15%) SCOM
4 21 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (4.62%) WSUS
5 15 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (2.64%) OpenView
7 11 (2.42%) Nessus
8 9 (1.98%) OVSD
9 8 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.32%) Netcool
10 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.88%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.88%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.66%) WMI
13 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 158 (34.73%) Cisco
2 149 (32.75%) Microsoft
3 97 (21.32%) VMware
4 87 (19.12%) Juniper
5 83 (18.24%) Citrix
5 83 (18.24%) HP
6 73 (16.04%) Blue Coat
7 71 (15.60%) CheckPoint
8 63 (13.85%) Sophos
9 62 (13.63%) Symantec
10 59 (12.97%) F5
11 26 (5.71%) Lumension
12 21 (4.62%) Adobe
12 21 (4.62%) CA
13 20 (4.40%) Nortel
13 20 (4.40%) Qualys
14 17 (3.74%) Apple
15 16 (3.52%) Red Hat
15 16 (3.52%) Oracle
16 14 (3.08%) ProCurve
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