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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intel Security
UK
Rank 424 440 380
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -60
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 182 192 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.85% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 103 121
Median daily rate £350 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £182 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 29
Median hourly rate £15.85 £45.00 £17.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.77% +159.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.23 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.58 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £46.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-65.38% +220.66%

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
19927 22517 23888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.30% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12360 13480 13683
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 840 973
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +34 152 £350 -5.40% 26
South East +7 46 £328 -0.60% 3
London 0 35 £406 -5.52% 12
North West +34 17 £313 -26.47% 5
Wales - 17 £425 -
South Wales - 15 £425 -
East Midlands - 15 £325 -
South West +4 14 £510 +50.00% 4
Berkshire +13 13 £195 -16.84%
Hampshire +3 13 £419 +8.06% 2
Bracknell +10 12 £195 -16.84%
West Midlands 0 12 £388 -11.42% 2
Merseyside +9 10 £325 -
Scotland -7 9 £331 +8.60% 2
Southport - 9 £325 -
Oxfordshire +4 8 £313 +31.57%
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £375 +19.04%
Bridgend - 8 £450 -
Yorkshire +27 7 £358 -
Wiltshire +5 7 £365 +0.68% 1
Milton Keynes -6 7 £375 +20.96%
Edinburgh - 7 - -
East of England +3 6 £255 -14.28%
Cardiff - 6 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £318 -
Northampton - 6 £318 -
Shropshire +29 5 £350 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +19 5 £233 -
Bristol 0 5 £550 +69.07% 2
Derbyshire - 5 £330 -

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 208 (50.49%) Windows
2 157 (38.11%) Firewall
2 157 (38.11%) Security Cleared
3 146 (35.44%) Microsoft
4 143 (34.71%) Active Directory
5 138 (33.50%) SC Cleared
6 122 (29.61%) Cisco
7 119 (28.88%) McAfee ePO
8 90 (21.84%) LAN
9 82 (19.90%) VMware
10 78 (18.93%) Citrix
11 72 (17.48%) WAN
12 71 (17.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 68 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 67 (16.26%) Information Security
15 62 (15.05%) Finance
16 58 (14.08%) Windows Server
17 57 (13.83%) TCP/IP
17 57 (13.83%) ITIL
18 54 (13.11%) SCCM
19 52 (12.62%) Cybersecurity
20 51 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 51 (12.38%) Blue Coat
20 51 (12.38%) DNS
21 50 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
22 48 (11.65%) Windows 7
23 47 (11.41%) VPN
24 46 (11.17%) SIEM
25 45 (10.92%) Symantec
25 45 (10.92%) Cisco Certification

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 35 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.67%) IIS
5 4 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.97%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 44 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 43 (10.44%) MS Office
3 12 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.10%) Office 365
2 9 (2.18%) OneDrive
3 8 (1.94%) IaaS
4 5 (1.21%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.24%) G Suite
6 1 (0.24%) iTunes
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (38.11%) Firewall
2 90 (21.84%) LAN
3 72 (17.48%) WAN
4 57 (13.83%) TCP/IP
5 51 (12.38%) DNS
6 47 (11.41%) VPN
7 35 (8.50%) Network Security
8 34 (8.25%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (7.04%) Internet
9 29 (7.04%) SSL
10 24 (5.83%) Wireless
11 20 (4.85%) SAN
12 19 (4.61%) DHCP
12 19 (4.61%) NetScaler
12 19 (4.61%) VoIP
13 17 (4.13%) HTTP
14 11 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (2.18%) NAS
16 8 (1.94%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.43%) RDBMS
2 10 (2.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.21%) Big Data
5 4 (0.97%) DB2
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) MS Access
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (3.64%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.46%) MSI
3 5 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 62 (15.05%) Finance
2 29 (7.04%) Banking
3 18 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.16%) Legal
5 12 (2.91%) Law
6 6 (1.46%) Back Office
7 5 (1.21%) Advertising
8 3 (0.73%) German Language
8 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.73%) Local Government
8 3 (0.73%) Retail
9 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 93 (22.57%) Analyst
2 55 (13.35%) Network Engineer
3 48 (11.65%) Consultant
4 36 (8.74%) Security Analyst
5 31 (7.52%) Security Engineer
6 26 (6.31%) Architect
6 26 (6.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 23 (5.58%) Security Consultant
8 22 (5.34%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.61%) Security Architect
10 16 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (3.88%) Security Specialist
11 15 (3.64%) IT Engineer
11 15 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.40%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.40%) SOC Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (2.18%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.94%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.70%) .NET
5 6 (1.46%) Middleware
6 5 (1.21%) ADSI
7 2 (0.49%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.24%) CGI
8 1 (0.24%) CSS
8 1 (0.24%) OAuth
8 1 (0.24%) OpenID
8 1 (0.24%) SAML
8 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.98%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.58%) Clustering
2 23 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.85%) PKI
4 18 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.40%) Cyber Defence
5 14 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.40%) Reference Data
6 12 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.43%) CMDB
7 10 (2.43%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.97%) CESG
9 4 (0.97%) Replication
9 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.73%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.73%) User Experience
11 2 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 208 (50.49%) Windows
2 71 (17.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (14.08%) Windows Server
5 51 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (11.65%) Windows 7
7 43 (10.44%) Linux
8 34 (8.25%) Windows 10
9 30 (7.28%) Unix
9 30 (7.28%) Windows XP
10 19 (4.61%) AIX
11 7 (1.70%) Android
11 7 (1.70%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.46%) Solaris
12 6 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.49%) zOS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.26%) Information Security
2 57 (13.83%) ITIL
3 52 (12.62%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (11.17%) SIEM
5 31 (7.52%) Change Management
5 31 (7.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 30 (7.28%) Analytics
7 28 (6.80%) Security Monitoring
8 27 (6.55%) Data Loss Prevention
8 27 (6.55%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (6.31%) Change Control
10 25 (6.07%) Security Operations
10 25 (6.07%) Software Deployment
11 22 (5.34%) Load Balancing
11 22 (5.34%) Service Management
12 21 (5.10%) Data Analytics
12 21 (5.10%) Problem Management
13 20 (4.85%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.85%) Migration
14 19 (4.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.68%) SQL
2 35 (8.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.70%) VBScript
4 5 (1.21%) C
4 5 (1.21%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.73%) Java
6 2 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (38.11%) Security Cleared
2 138 (33.50%) SC Cleared
3 45 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.28%) CCNP
5 29 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (6.80%) MCSE
7 27 (6.55%) CISSP
8 24 (5.83%) DV Cleared
9 23 (5.58%) CCNA
10 19 (4.61%) ISTQB
11 15 (3.64%) MCITP
11 15 (3.64%) MCSA
11 15 (3.64%) MCTS
12 13 (3.16%) SANS
13 11 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (2.43%) Degree
15 8 (1.94%) SSCP
16 7 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (1.70%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.58%) PCI DSS
2 21 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.94%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.97%) QA
6 3 (0.73%) SLA
7 2 (0.49%) COBIT
7 2 (0.49%) COSO
7 2 (0.49%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 143 (34.71%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.88%) BitLocker
5 15 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.16%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.91%) ProxySG
9 9 (2.18%) vSphere
10 6 (1.46%) XenApp
10 6 (1.46%) XenServer
11 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.97%) Snort
12 3 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 119 (28.88%) McAfee ePO
2 54 (13.11%) SCCM
3 28 (6.80%) WSUS
4 19 (4.61%) Nexpose
4 19 (4.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (4.13%) Netcool
6 16 (3.88%) QRadar
7 13 (3.16%) Nessus
7 13 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (2.67%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.43%) Nmap
10 6 (1.46%) vMotion
10 6 (1.46%) WMI
11 5 (1.21%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.21%) SCOM
12 4 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.97%) RSA Security Analytics
13 3 (0.73%) CSIRT
13 3 (0.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 146 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 122 (29.61%) Cisco
3 82 (19.90%) VMware
4 78 (18.93%) Citrix
5 51 (12.38%) Blue Coat
6 45 (10.92%) Symantec
7 44 (10.68%) Splunk
8 42 (10.19%) F5
9 38 (9.22%) Juniper
10 37 (8.98%) Intel
11 35 (8.50%) ArcSight
11 35 (8.50%) CheckPoint
12 34 (8.25%) Fortinet
13 26 (6.31%) HP
14 24 (5.83%) SolarWinds
15 21 (5.10%) BMC
16 19 (4.61%) Palo Alto
17 18 (4.37%) Qualys
17 18 (4.37%) Veritas
18 17 (4.13%) FireEye
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