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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 140 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing McAfee 16 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£323 £341 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £14.35 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.02% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -50.00%
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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
1788 1375 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.27% 43.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 643 507
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

McAfee Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 -10 5 £155 - 3
Lancashire - 5 £300 -
Cheshire -12 4 £500 +56.25%
Merseyside - 2 £325 -
Cumbria - - - -
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England

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) Information Security
4 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) TippingPoint
5 8 (29.63%) F5
5 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
5 8 (29.63%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
5 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
5 8 (29.63%) Business Development
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Nokia
5 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
5 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (29.63%) PMP
5 8 (29.63%) PMI Certification
5 8 (29.63%) Juniper

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
1 9 (33.33%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 8 (29.63%) Business Development
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (29.63%) PMP
1 8 (29.63%) PMI Certification
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) XenServer
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (11.11%) EdgeSight
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
1 10 (37.04%) Citrix
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
2 8 (29.63%) TippingPoint
2 8 (29.63%) Nokia
2 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) F5
2 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
2 8 (29.63%) Cyber-Ark
3 7 (25.93%) Symantec
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) Kaspersky
6 3 (11.11%) Lumension
7 2 (7.41%) Stellent
7 2 (7.41%) EMC
7 2 (7.41%) Compaq