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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 128 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing McAfee 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.99% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£254 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.26% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £283 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.38 £30.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.40% +96.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £26.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £31.56 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.05 £26.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-45.97% +100.00%
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
1488 1216 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.87% 43.23% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 554 686
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 £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 107
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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
Cheshire +5 4 - -
Manchester -3 4 £254 -11.65% 2
Merseyside -5 1 £325 -27.77%
McAfee
England

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Sophos
3 11 (36.67%) Symantec
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Information Security
6 8 (26.67%) Citrix
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.00%) Veeam
8 6 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) CISSP
9 5 (16.67%) Adobe
9 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (16.67%) SAP
9 5 (16.67%) CA
9 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (16.67%) SCCM
9 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.67%) Becrypt
10 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 4 (13.33%) Dell
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Information Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.67%) SIEM
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Content Management
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CISSP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CEH
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Sophos
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Symantec
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
5 6 (20.00%) Veeam
6 5 (16.67%) Becrypt
6 5 (16.67%) CA
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.67%) Adobe
6 5 (16.67%) SAP
7 4 (13.33%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (10.00%) IronPort
9 1 (3.33%) Facebook
9 1 (3.33%) Twitter
9 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.33%) AppSense