The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 121 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing McAfee 15 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.23% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£254 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.35 £27.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.83% +67.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £21.34 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £32.53 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.75 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +86.08%
McAfee
England

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
1466 1300 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.38% 44.64% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 580 737
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 125
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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
Manchester -5 8 £254 -27.42% 1
Cheshire +7 5 - - 1
McAfee
England

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.90%) Sophos
4 13 (33.33%) Symantec
4 13 (33.33%) VMware
4 13 (33.33%) Information Security
5 12 (30.77%) Citrix
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (23.08%) CA
6 9 (23.08%) UNIX
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
7 8 (20.51%) Veeam
8 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
8 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.95%) Becrypt
8 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
8 7 (17.95%) SAP
8 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.95%) CISSP
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (17.95%) Adobe
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Local Government
9 6 (15.38%) Open Source
9 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.38%) Security Testing
10 5 (12.82%) SCCM

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) ADSL
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) UNIX
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.13%) AIX
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.13%) Security Management
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) SIEM
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) High Availability
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CISSP
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) CEH
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) GPEN
4 1 (2.56%) OSCP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) RHCE
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 3 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
1 5 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (5.13%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) SCSM
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Sophos
3 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Symantec
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
5 9 (23.08%) CA
6 8 (20.51%) Veeam
7 7 (17.95%) Becrypt
7 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
7 7 (17.95%) Adobe
7 7 (17.95%) SAP
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 4 (10.26%) Dell
9 3 (7.69%) HP
9 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.69%) Sourcefire
9 3 (7.69%) IronPort
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk
10 1 (2.56%) Facebook
10 1 (2.56%) Twitter