The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Intel Security products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intel Security over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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 Intel Security Group (formerly McAfee, Inc).

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intel Security
Rank 420 414 409
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 232 257 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.00% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 159 135
Median daily rate £375 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £184 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.59 £19.31 £89.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.17 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-11.80% -29.34%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Intel Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Intel Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Intel Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Intel Security
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intel Security within the UK.

Intel Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Intel Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intel Security within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Intel Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Intel Security
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security within the UK.

Intel Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Intel Security
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intel Security within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Intel Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Intel Security
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 211 £391 -2.25% 26
South East -17 51 £380 -15.55% 3
London -43 40 £382 -4.50% 11
Yorkshire +28 27 £450 - 4
West Midlands -12 23 £450 +66.66% 3
North West +25 21 £170 -33.65% 2
South West +2 21 £400 -14.89% 2
Scotland +31 20 £275 - 1
Manchester +4 15 £158 -38.24% 2
West Yorkshire +10 13 £450 - 3
Berkshire -6 13 £287 -45.42% 2
Wiltshire -12 13 £400 -15.78%
Leeds +9 12 £450 - 3
Bracknell +3 12 £275 -10.64%
Hampshire -2 12 £375 -16.66% 1
Surrey +8 11 £261 -40.28%
Swindon -11 11 £425 -10.52%
North East -11 10 £170 -35.23%
Shropshire -14 10 £496 +60.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 10 £170 -38.18%
Telford -17 10 £496 +60.00%
Tyne and Wear -18 10 £170 -38.18%
City of London +8 9 £450 +9.09% 3
South Yorkshire - 9 £431 -
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £360 - 1
Milton Keynes +14 8 £360 -
East of England +7 8 £375 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +4 7 £525 +10.52%
West Sussex +2 7 £413 +243.75%
Glasgow +15 6 £275 -

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 262 (56.59%) Windows
2 202 (43.63%) Active Directory
3 167 (36.07%) Microsoft
4 148 (31.97%) McAfee ePO
5 136 (29.37%) Firewall
6 135 (29.16%) Cisco
7 129 (27.86%) Security Cleared
8 112 (24.19%) VMware
9 107 (23.11%) Windows Server
10 96 (20.73%) SC Cleared
11 92 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 83 (17.93%) Finance
12 83 (17.93%) Citrix
12 83 (17.93%) Data Centre
13 82 (17.71%) Symantec
14 80 (17.28%) SQL
15 78 (16.85%) Windows 7
16 76 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 75 (16.20%) Network Security
18 69 (14.90%) TCP/IP
19 68 (14.69%) DNS
20 65 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
21 64 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
22 63 (13.61%) ITIL
23 59 (12.74%) WAN
23 59 (12.74%) DHCP
23 59 (12.74%) LAN
24 57 (12.31%) HP
25 56 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
26 55 (11.88%) Information Security

Intel Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (10.37%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.56%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.81%) IIS
4 12 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.43%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.50%) MS Office
3 17 (3.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.67%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 136 (29.37%) Firewall
2 75 (16.20%) Network Security
3 69 (14.90%) TCP/IP
4 68 (14.69%) DNS
5 59 (12.74%) DHCP
5 59 (12.74%) LAN
5 59 (12.74%) WAN
6 51 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (10.37%) VPN
8 39 (8.42%) Wireless
9 29 (6.26%) OSPF
10 26 (5.62%) SAN
11 23 (4.97%) BGP
12 20 (4.32%) Internet
12 20 (4.32%) VoIP
13 17 (3.67%) EIGRP
14 16 (3.46%) Reverse Proxy
14 16 (3.46%) SSL
14 16 (3.46%) VLAN
15 13 (2.81%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.08%) MS Access
2 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.43%) ActiveReports
4 2 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.22%) GIS
5 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (3.02%) TestDirector
2 13 (2.81%) HP UFT
2 13 (2.81%) MSI
2 13 (2.81%) WinRunner
3 8 (1.73%) JIRA
4 7 (1.51%) StarTeam
5 5 (1.08%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.08%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.43%) Hudson
6 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (17.93%) Finance
2 33 (7.13%) Banking
3 11 (2.38%) Law
3 11 (2.38%) Retail
4 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.08%) Military
7 3 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (21.17%) Analyst
2 63 (13.61%) Consultant
3 50 (10.80%) Security Engineer
4 42 (9.07%) Security Analyst
5 40 (8.64%) Security Consultant
6 36 (7.78%) Support Engineer
7 35 (7.56%) Network Engineer
8 19 (4.10%) Administrator
8 19 (4.10%) Architect
8 19 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (3.89%) Security Specialist
10 16 (3.46%) Test Analyst
10 16 (3.46%) Windows Engineer
11 15 (3.24%) Incident Analyst
12 14 (3.02%) Server Engineer
13 13 (2.81%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.81%) Wintel Engineer
14 12 (2.59%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.59%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.70%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.08%) .NET
4 4 (0.86%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.43%) J2EE
5 2 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.43%) Web Services
6 1 (0.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (17.93%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.91%) Clustering
3 31 (6.70%) PKI
4 24 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.81%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.59%) PDA
8 8 (1.73%) Cryptography
8 8 (1.73%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.73%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.30%) Replication
10 4 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.86%) iPhone
10 4 (0.86%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 262 (56.59%) Windows
2 107 (23.11%) Windows Server
3 92 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (16.85%) Windows 7
5 76 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (8.64%) Unix
8 39 (8.42%) Windows XP
9 28 (6.05%) Linux
10 24 (5.18%) AIX
11 23 (4.97%) Windows 10
12 22 (4.75%) Solaris
13 14 (3.02%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.16%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.94%) Android
16 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.43%) CentOS
18 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
2 63 (13.61%) ITIL
3 55 (11.88%) Information Security
4 52 (11.23%) SIEM
5 42 (9.07%) Vulnerability Management
6 32 (6.91%) Change Management
7 30 (6.48%) Incident Management
8 28 (6.05%) Migration
8 28 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (5.83%) Security Management
10 26 (5.62%) Security Operations
10 26 (5.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 26 (5.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 24 (5.18%) Project Management
12 23 (4.97%) Test Scripting
13 22 (4.75%) Service Management
13 22 (4.75%) Smoke Testing
14 20 (4.32%) Data Loss Prevention
14 20 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
14 20 (4.32%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.28%) SQL
2 41 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.67%) Java
3 17 (3.67%) VBScript
4 16 (3.46%) Shell Script
5 10 (2.16%) Python
6 5 (1.08%) PHP
7 4 (0.86%) Perl
8 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.43%) C
8 2 (0.43%) C++
8 2 (0.43%) VB
8 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (27.86%) Security Cleared
2 96 (20.73%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.58%) CISSP
4 47 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (8.64%) MCSE
6 35 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (7.34%) MCSA
8 31 (6.70%) DV Cleared
9 29 (6.26%) CCNA
10 28 (6.05%) Degree
10 28 (6.05%) MCITP
11 27 (5.83%) CCNP
12 26 (5.62%) ISTQB
13 25 (5.40%) MCTS
14 18 (3.89%) CISM
15 16 (3.46%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.94%) CISA
17 7 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (1.30%) GCIA
18 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.48%) PCI DSS
2 28 (6.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (3.24%) COBIT
4 15 (3.24%) SLA
5 9 (1.94%) QA
5 9 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.30%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.86%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.86%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.43%) COSO
8 2 (0.43%) SAS 70
System Software
1 202 (43.63%) Active Directory
2 56 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.86%) VMware ESX
4 32 (6.91%) vSphere
5 31 (6.70%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.02%) BitLocker
7 11 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.30%) XenApp
10 6 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.65%) Snort
11 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.43%) NFS
12 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 148 (31.97%) McAfee ePO
2 42 (9.07%) SCCM
3 34 (7.34%) WSUS
4 32 (6.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 27 (5.83%) Netcool
5 27 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (5.62%) Backup Exec
7 24 (5.18%) NetBackup
8 17 (3.67%) QRadar
9 16 (3.46%) SCOM
10 15 (3.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (2.59%) FortiGate
13 11 (2.38%) Nexpose
13 11 (2.38%) RSA Security Analytics
14 9 (1.94%) Cacti
14 9 (1.94%) Nagios
14 9 (1.94%) SmokePing
15 7 (1.51%) AirWatch
15 7 (1.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 167 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 135 (29.16%) Cisco
3 112 (24.19%) VMware
4 83 (17.93%) Citrix
5 82 (17.71%) Symantec
6 57 (12.31%) HP
7 51 (11.02%) CheckPoint
8 43 (9.29%) Lumension
9 41 (8.86%) Qualys
10 34 (7.34%) F5
10 34 (7.34%) Juniper
10 34 (7.34%) Splunk
11 33 (7.13%) Fortinet
12 29 (6.26%) Veritas
13 28 (6.05%) Blue Coat
14 24 (5.18%) ArcSight
15 22 (4.75%) IBM
16 21 (4.54%) Oracle
17 15 (3.24%) EMC
17 15 (3.24%) Sourcefire
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