The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 10 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 North West 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 112 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing McAfee 17 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.02% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£280 £225 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -32.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.35 £14.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.00% +25.00%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1262 1175 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.17% 46.35% 50.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 503 717
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 103
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
McAfee
England

McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

McAfee
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

McAfee Daily Rate Trend in the North West

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

McAfee
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +8 10 £225 -
Manchester +3 6 £335 -4.28% 3
Lancashire -17 1 - -
McAfee
England

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Citrix
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Symantec
4 15 (42.86%) VMware
5 12 (34.29%) Sophos
5 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
6 11 (31.43%) CA
7 10 (28.57%) UNIX
8 9 (25.71%) SAP
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (25.71%) Adobe
8 9 (25.71%) Firewall
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (25.71%) Veeam
8 9 (25.71%) Becrypt
9 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.00%) Information Security
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco
9 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.14%) HP
10 6 (17.14%) MS Office
10 6 (17.14%) Validation
10 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
11 5 (14.29%) Local Government
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) ADSL
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (11.43%) Ingres
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.71%) MSI
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.29%) Local Government
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) Technical Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
2 3 (8.57%) Operations Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Technical Operations Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) IT Support
3 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
3 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (2.86%) Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) CESG
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) Solaris
9 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) Validation
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) SIEM
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.71%) Security Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CEH
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) GSEC
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) GPEN
4 1 (2.86%) OSCP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
3 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
1 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.57%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Citrix
2 16 (45.71%) Symantec
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 12 (34.29%) Sophos
5 11 (31.43%) CA
6 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
6 9 (25.71%) Adobe
6 9 (25.71%) SAP
6 9 (25.71%) Veeam
6 9 (25.71%) Becrypt
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (17.14%) HP
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) Lotus
10 4 (11.43%) Avaya
10 4 (11.43%) Nortel
11 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
11 3 (8.57%) IronPort