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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intel Security
UK
Rank 390 475 348
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -127
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 212 147 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.67% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 67 130
Median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £168 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +125.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.53 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £38.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-57.51% +163.79%

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
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +77 176 £358 -15.88% 17
South East +32 59 £328 -0.60% 2
North West +49 29 £333 - 2
East Midlands - 22 £328 -
Hampshire +22 21 £438 +23.23%
Scotland +28 20 £290 -4.91%
South West +23 18 £525 - 1
West Midlands -2 18 £375 -18.91% 4
London -18 17 £413 -4.34% 6
Edinburgh - 14 £420 -
Northamptonshire - 14 £325 -
Manchester +31 13 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes +13 13 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £350 -
Northampton - 13 £325 -
Berkshire +20 12 £235 -9.61% 1
Wiltshire +15 12 £525 -
Bracknell +10 10 £195 -25.00%
Merseyside +9 10 £325 -
Wales +8 9 £388 +33.62% 1
East of England +2 9 £400 -33.33% 1
Shropshire - 9 £375 - 1
Southport - 9 £325 -
South Wales +19 8 £388 +33.62%
Oxfordshire 0 8 £313 -7.40%
Telford - 8 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £400 - 1
Southampton - 7 £593 -
Yorkshire +10 6 £450 +200.00% 1
Derby - 5 £330 -

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 228 (51.94%) Windows
2 171 (38.95%) Firewall
3 166 (37.81%) Security Cleared
4 153 (34.85%) Active Directory
5 146 (33.26%) Cisco
6 145 (33.03%) Microsoft
7 142 (32.35%) SC Cleared
8 122 (27.79%) McAfee ePO
9 99 (22.55%) LAN
10 97 (22.10%) VMware
11 79 (18.00%) WAN
12 76 (17.31%) Citrix
13 75 (17.08%) Finance
14 71 (16.17%) ITIL
14 71 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 66 (15.03%) Windows Server
15 66 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 63 (14.35%) TCP/IP
17 58 (13.21%) DNS
17 58 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
18 57 (12.98%) SCCM
19 56 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 56 (12.76%) SQL
20 55 (12.53%) VPN
21 54 (12.30%) Information Security
21 54 (12.30%) SIEM
22 53 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
22 53 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
23 49 (11.16%) Symantec
23 49 (11.16%) Blue Coat

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 39 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.29%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.28%) IIS
5 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.46%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 37 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.74%) MS Office
3 13 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.56%) Office 365
2 9 (2.05%) OneDrive
3 8 (1.82%) IaaS
4 6 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) G Suite
7 1 (0.23%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 171 (38.95%) Firewall
2 99 (22.55%) LAN
3 79 (18.00%) WAN
4 63 (14.35%) TCP/IP
5 58 (13.21%) DNS
6 55 (12.53%) VPN
7 48 (10.93%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (10.48%) Network Security
9 33 (7.52%) SSL
10 32 (7.29%) Wireless
11 29 (6.61%) SAN
12 28 (6.38%) DHCP
13 27 (6.15%) Internet
14 21 (4.78%) VoIP
15 17 (3.87%) NetScaler
16 16 (3.64%) HTTP
17 13 (2.96%) NAS
18 11 (2.51%) SMS
19 10 (2.28%) Cisco Nexus
19 10 (2.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 8 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.14%) Big Data
4 4 (0.91%) DB2
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.46%) ActiveReports
5 2 (0.46%) MS Access
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) GIS
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.42%) StarTeam
2 8 (1.82%) MSI
3 5 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Hudson
4 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 75 (17.08%) Finance
2 28 (6.38%) Banking
3 16 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.28%) Law
5 8 (1.82%) Advertising
5 8 (1.82%) Legal
6 5 (1.14%) Back Office
7 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) German Language
8 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Local Government
8 3 (0.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Hindi Language
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (21.87%) Analyst
2 55 (12.53%) Consultant
3 50 (11.39%) Network Engineer
4 33 (7.52%) Security Analyst
5 32 (7.29%) Security Engineer
6 26 (5.92%) Security Consultant
7 22 (5.01%) Support Analyst
7 22 (5.01%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.78%) Architect
8 21 (4.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 18 (4.10%) IT Engineer
10 17 (3.87%) Cisco Engineer
10 17 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.87%) Security Architect
10 17 (3.87%) Security Specialist
11 16 (3.64%) SOC Analyst
12 15 (3.42%) Administrator
13 14 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
13 14 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (2.96%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.73%) ELK Stack
3 9 (2.05%) .NET
4 6 (1.37%) Middleware
4 6 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.14%) ADSI
5 5 (1.14%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.68%) Web Services
7 2 (0.46%) J2EE
8 1 (0.23%) CGI
8 1 (0.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.47%) Clustering
3 22 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.33%) PKI
6 13 (2.96%) Cyber Defence
6 13 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (2.96%) Reference Data
7 11 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
7 11 (2.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (2.28%) CMDB
9 9 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.14%) Replication
11 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.91%) Statistics
12 3 (0.68%) CESG
12 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 228 (51.94%) Windows
2 71 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (15.03%) Windows Server
3 66 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (10.93%) Windows 7
6 46 (10.48%) Linux
7 40 (9.11%) Unix
8 35 (7.97%) Windows 10
9 30 (6.83%) Windows XP
10 20 (4.56%) AIX
11 18 (4.10%) Solaris
12 8 (1.82%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.59%) Android
14 6 (1.37%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.91%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.46%) CentOS
16 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.17%) ITIL
2 58 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (12.30%) Information Security
3 54 (12.30%) SIEM
4 36 (8.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 32 (7.29%) Change Management
6 30 (6.83%) Analytics
6 30 (6.83%) Software Deployment
7 29 (6.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 28 (6.38%) Security Monitoring
9 24 (5.47%) Migration
10 23 (5.24%) Security Operations
10 23 (5.24%) Service Management
11 22 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (5.01%) Load Balancing
11 22 (5.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 21 (4.78%) Change Control
13 20 (4.56%) Patch Management
13 20 (4.56%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.76%) SQL
2 37 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.19%) Java
4 8 (1.82%) Python
5 7 (1.59%) C
5 7 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.14%) PHP
6 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.14%) VBScript
7 4 (0.91%) Perl
8 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.46%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) C#
9 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 166 (37.81%) Security Cleared
2 142 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 53 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (7.97%) CCNP
6 32 (7.29%) DV Cleared
7 31 (7.06%) CCNA
8 30 (6.83%) CISSP
8 30 (6.83%) MCSE
9 21 (4.78%) MCSA
10 19 (4.33%) MCITP
11 18 (4.10%) ISTQB
12 16 (3.64%) MCTS
12 16 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (2.96%) Degree
14 11 (2.51%) SANS
15 8 (1.82%) SSCP
16 7 (1.59%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.59%) JNCIP
16 7 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 17 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.05%) SLA
5 8 (1.82%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.68%) COBIT
6 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.46%) COSO
7 2 (0.46%) QA
7 2 (0.46%) SAS 70
System Software
1 153 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.56%) Hyper-V
3 20 (4.56%) VMware ESX
4 16 (3.64%) BitLocker
5 15 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.28%) vSphere
7 7 (1.59%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.37%) Snort
8 6 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (1.37%) XenApp
8 6 (1.37%) XenServer
9 4 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 122 (27.79%) McAfee ePO
2 57 (12.98%) SCCM
3 33 (7.52%) WSUS
4 23 (5.24%) Nexpose
5 22 (5.01%) QRadar
6 20 (4.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (4.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (3.87%) Netcool
8 16 (3.64%) NetBackup
9 14 (3.19%) Nessus
9 14 (3.19%) SCOM
10 10 (2.28%) Nmap
11 9 (2.05%) Backup Exec
12 7 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (1.37%) Control-M
13 6 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (1.14%) Endace
14 5 (1.14%) FortiGate
14 5 (1.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 146 (33.26%) Cisco
2 145 (33.03%) Microsoft
3 97 (22.10%) VMware
4 76 (17.31%) Citrix
5 49 (11.16%) Blue Coat
5 49 (11.16%) Symantec
6 48 (10.93%) Splunk
7 47 (10.71%) Juniper
8 46 (10.48%) CheckPoint
9 43 (9.79%) F5
10 41 (9.34%) ArcSight
11 39 (8.88%) Fortinet
12 38 (8.66%) HP
13 26 (5.92%) Intel
14 25 (5.69%) Qualys
15 23 (5.24%) SolarWinds
16 20 (4.56%) Palo Alto
17 19 (4.33%) BMC
17 19 (4.33%) FireEye
18 18 (4.10%) Veritas