The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Intel Security products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intel Security over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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 Intel Security Group (formerly McAfee, Inc).

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intel Security
England / North West
Rank 103 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -23
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 28 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 0.37% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 6
Median daily rate £325 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +115.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £18.34 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £35.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £38.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-57.51% +163.79%

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1149 1619 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 41.79% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 859 765
Median daily rate £398 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 89 110
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Intel Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Intel Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Intel Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Intel Security
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intel Security across the North West region.

Intel Security Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Intel Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intel Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Intel Security Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Intel Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security across the North West region.

Intel Security Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Intel Security
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +34 12 £425 - 3
Merseyside +11 10 £325 -
Cheshire +24 4 £280 -
Lancashire +4 1 £263 -
Intel Security
England

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 28 (50.00%) LAN
1 28 (50.00%) WAN
2 27 (48.21%) Windows
3 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
4 24 (42.86%) Firewall
4 24 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
5 22 (39.29%) SCCM
6 21 (37.50%) Cisco
7 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 18 (32.14%) Citrix
8 17 (30.36%) VPN
9 15 (26.79%) CCNA
9 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (23.21%) XenDesktop
11 13 (23.21%) Software Deployment
11 13 (23.21%) WSUS
11 13 (23.21%) ITIL
12 12 (21.43%) Banking
12 12 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (19.64%) VMware
13 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
14 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (17.86%) Symantec
14 10 (17.86%) Forcepoint
14 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
14 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012

Intel Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) LAN
1 28 (50.00%) WAN
2 24 (42.86%) Firewall
3 17 (30.36%) VPN
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.07%) VoIP
7 5 (8.93%) SAN
8 2 (3.57%) SSL
8 2 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) DHCP
9 1 (1.79%) DNS
9 1 (1.79%) Network Security
9 1 (1.79%) SCCP
9 1 (1.79%) SMTP
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (1.79%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Hardware Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Unix
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
1 13 (23.21%) Software Deployment
2 10 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (17.86%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (16.07%) Analytics
3 9 (16.07%) Case Management
3 9 (16.07%) Data Analytics
3 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) CCNA
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.07%) CISSP
5 7 (12.50%) SANS
6 6 (10.71%) MCSE
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (10.71%) SSCP
7 5 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.57%) MCSA
9 1 (1.79%) CCNP
9 1 (1.79%) CISM
9 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) XenDesktop
3 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.79%) Postfix
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
2 22 (39.29%) SCCM
3 13 (23.21%) WSUS
4 9 (16.07%) QRadar
5 8 (14.29%) Nessus
5 8 (14.29%) Nexpose
5 8 (14.29%) Nmap
6 6 (10.71%) Backup Exec
7 5 (8.93%) SCOM
8 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (37.50%) Cisco
3 18 (32.14%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) VMware
5 10 (17.86%) Forcepoint
5 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
5 10 (17.86%) Splunk
5 10 (17.86%) Symantec
6 9 (16.07%) ArcSight
6 9 (16.07%) Intel
6 9 (16.07%) NetWitness
6 9 (16.07%) Qualys
7 8 (14.29%) Apple
8 5 (8.93%) Canon
8 5 (8.93%) Dell
8 5 (8.93%) Veeam
9 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.36%) Clearswift
9 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 3 (5.36%) EqualLogic