The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 128 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing McAfee 19 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.38% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.92% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £300 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £385
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £12.63
% change year-on-year
- +22.77%
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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1367 980 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.84% 41.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 582 665
Average daily rate £375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 78 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.96 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

McAfee
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

McAfee Daily Rate Trend in the South West

McAfee
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

McAfee Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

McAfee
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

McAfee Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

McAfee
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Wiltshire -6 10 £465 +77.14% 1
Bristol -14 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire -18 2 £678 +125.92%
McAfee
England

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 28 (46.67%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) Juniper
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
4 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (26.67%) VMware
7 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (25.00%) F5
8 14 (23.33%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
9 13 (21.67%) Change Control
9 13 (21.67%) WAN
9 13 (21.67%) VPN
10 12 (20.00%) Sophos
10 12 (20.00%) Network Security
11 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
11 11 (18.33%) Blue Coat
12 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (16.67%) MCSE
12 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.00%) LAN
13 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
13 9 (15.00%) Service Management
14 8 (13.33%) Change Management
14 8 (13.33%) CCNA

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (8.33%) Lync
4 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) WAN
2 13 (21.67%) VPN
3 12 (20.00%) Network Security
4 9 (15.00%) LAN
5 7 (11.67%) VoIP
5 7 (11.67%) MPLS
6 6 (10.00%) DNS
6 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (8.33%) NetScreen
7 5 (8.33%) Wireless
7 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 5 (8.33%) WLAN
8 4 (6.67%) VLAN
8 4 (6.67%) Internet
9 3 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Designer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Security Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.00%) Statistics
2 3 (5.00%) Handset
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (1.67%) UNIX
7 1 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Change Control
2 9 (15.00%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) Change Management
4 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
5 5 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Network Design
7 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Database Security
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.33%) ITSM
8 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.67%) VBScript
2 4 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) MCSE
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) HND
6 1 (1.67%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.67%) MCTS
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.00%) ProxySG
5 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.33%) XenApp
8 1 (1.67%) NFS
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
3 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.33%) SCOM
5 2 (3.33%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) Netcool
6 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Cisco
1 28 (46.67%) Juniper
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.67%) VMware
4 15 (25.00%) F5
5 12 (20.00%) Sophos
6 11 (18.33%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.33%) Polycom
7 5 (8.33%) Remedy
7 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 5 (8.33%) Avaya
8 4 (6.67%) HP
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle
8 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.00%) IronPort
9 3 (5.00%) Computacenter
9 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.00%) CommVault
10 2 (3.33%) Apple