The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 94 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing McAfee 27 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.03% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 2.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £330 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +88.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £329 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.46% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.87 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.35 £13.63
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +5.28%
McAfee
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

McAfee
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

McAfee Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

McAfee
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

McAfee Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

McAfee
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Glasgow -4 2 £350 -39.13%
McAfee
UK

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (50.00%) Change Management
6 13 (46.43%) VMware
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) Veritas
7 12 (42.86%) Citrix
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (42.86%) WinRunner
7 12 (42.86%) TestDirector
7 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (42.86%) AIX
7 12 (42.86%) MCSE
7 12 (42.86%) MCSA
7 12 (42.86%) SQL
7 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
7 12 (42.86%) VMware ESX
7 12 (42.86%) Clustering
7 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
7 12 (42.86%) MCTS
7 12 (42.86%) MCITP
7 12 (42.86%) PDA
7 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 12 (42.86%) Windows 7

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) Lync
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) WinRunner
1 12 (42.86%) TestDirector
1 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Security Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Clustering
1 12 (42.86%) PDA
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (42.86%) AIX
3 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Change Management
2 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Network Management
4 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (42.86%) MCSE
2 12 (42.86%) MCSA
2 12 (42.86%) MCTS
2 12 (42.86%) MCITP
3 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) JSP 440
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 12 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) UAG
4 5 (17.86%) Squid
5 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (67.86%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (39.29%) Netcool
4 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
5 4 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Veritas
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
4 5 (17.86%) Avaya
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (14.29%) EMC
5 4 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Crossbeam
5 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 4 (14.29%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.71%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Lumension
8 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.57%) Fortinet