The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 392 447 444
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -3
Contract jobs citing McAfee 225 139 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 69 83
Average daily rate
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£398 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £27.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +67.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £15.46 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £37.50 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.75 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +86.08%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

McAfee
Jobs Demand Trend

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

McAfee Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

McAfee
Daily Rate Trend

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

McAfee Daily Rate Trend in the UK

McAfee
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

McAfee Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

McAfee
Hourly Rate Trend

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

McAfee Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

McAfee
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing McAfee within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

McAfee Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

McAfee
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
England +59 201 £400 +14.28% 57
South East +19 57 £328 -12.49% 18
London +31 50 £400 +14.28% 14
South West -9 41 £450 +140.00% 4
Wiltshire - 32 £450 -
Swindon - 29 £450 -
Hampshire +1 22 £320 -14.58% 3
Berkshire +13 20 £400 +122.22% 4
Bracknell +6 14 £263 +45.83% 1
North West -7 14 £254 -27.42% 1
East of England -15 14 £433 +380.55% 10
City of London +26 10 £400 +23.07%
Scotland -19 10 £343 -2.83%
Wales - 10 £475 -
West Midlands -14 9 £266 -33.91% 4
South Wales - 9 £450 -
Essex -8 7 - - 1
Manchester -9 7 £254 -27.42%
Gloucestershire -10 7 £405 - 1
Reading +16 5 £450 - 3
Cheshire +8 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £433 - 8
West Sussex +6 4 £290 - 1
Yorkshire +1 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire +5 3 - - 1
Surrey -15 3 £488 +18.90% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Birmingham -3 2 £363 -7.64% 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Bridgend - 2 £475 -

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 250 (53.19%) Windows
2 179 (38.09%) Microsoft
3 162 (34.47%) Firewall
3 162 (34.47%) Security Cleared
4 150 (31.91%) Cisco
5 143 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 128 (27.23%) McAfee ePO
7 102 (21.70%) Windows 7
8 99 (21.06%) SC Cleared
8 99 (21.06%) ITIL
9 98 (20.85%) VMware
10 92 (19.57%) HP
10 92 (19.57%) Juniper
11 87 (18.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (16.38%) Symantec
13 76 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (16.17%) MS Exchange
14 73 (15.53%) WAN
15 71 (15.11%) MS Excel
16 69 (14.68%) Citrix
17 68 (14.47%) MS Office
17 68 (14.47%) Blue Coat
18 67 (14.26%) Sophos
19 66 (14.04%) LAN
19 66 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 66 (14.04%) SCCM
20 65 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
21 63 (13.40%) F5
22 59 (12.55%) CheckPoint
23 58 (12.34%) DNS

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 76 (16.17%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (6.60%) SharePoint
4 27 (5.74%) IIS
5 19 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.34%) Lync
8 10 (2.13%) Apache
9 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 68 (14.47%) MS Office
3 18 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.64%) assyst
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.98%) Office 365
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (34.47%) Firewall
2 73 (15.53%) WAN
3 66 (14.04%) LAN
4 58 (12.34%) DNS
5 56 (11.91%) VPN
6 54 (11.49%) SAN
7 52 (11.06%) TCP/IP
8 49 (10.43%) Network Security
9 40 (8.51%) DHCP
10 32 (6.81%) Wireless
10 32 (6.81%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (5.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 23 (4.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (3.83%) VoIP
15 17 (3.62%) SSL
15 17 (3.62%) Junos
16 16 (3.40%) NetScreen
17 15 (3.19%) SMS
18 14 (2.98%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.13%) WinRunner
1 10 (2.13%) TestDirector
1 10 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (2.13%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.64%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.64%) MSI
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (12.13%) Finance
2 16 (3.40%) Financial Institution
3 14 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.34%) Banking
5 9 (1.91%) Local Government
6 8 (1.70%) Legal
7 6 (1.28%) Military
8 5 (1.06%) Marketing
9 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.85%) Retail
9 4 (0.85%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.21%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.21%) International Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (14.89%) Analyst
2 68 (14.47%) Network Engineer
3 38 (8.09%) Consultant
4 34 (7.23%) Support Engineer
4 34 (7.23%) Security Engineer
5 33 (7.02%) Architect
6 29 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (4.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (4.47%) Service Analyst
9 20 (4.26%) Security Analyst
10 18 (3.83%) Security Architect
11 17 (3.62%) Network Support
11 17 (3.62%) Wintel Engineer
11 17 (3.62%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (3.40%) Server Engineer
13 15 (3.19%) Network Support Engineer
13 15 (3.19%) Security Consultant
14 14 (2.98%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 9 (1.91%) JSP
2 9 (1.91%) .NET
3 6 (1.28%) Web Services
4 4 (0.85%) CSS
4 4 (0.85%) SAML
5 2 (0.43%) JSF
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) ODBC
6 1 (0.21%) Flash
6 1 (0.21%) OLE
6 1 (0.21%) LAMP
6 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.47%) Clustering
3 16 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.19%) iPhone
5 14 (2.98%) Cryptography
6 11 (2.34%) Open Source
6 11 (2.34%) iPad
7 8 (1.70%) PKI
7 8 (1.70%) SCADA
8 6 (1.28%) GIS
9 5 (1.06%) PDA
9 5 (1.06%) Replication
10 4 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.85%) NHS
10 4 (0.85%) CESG
10 4 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.64%) CMDB
11 3 (0.64%) Firmware
12 2 (0.43%) Handset
12 2 (0.43%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 250 (53.19%) Windows
2 102 (21.70%) Windows 7
3 87 (18.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (11.28%) Windows XP
6 38 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (6.81%) Linux
8 31 (6.60%) UNIX
9 13 (2.77%) Solaris
9 13 (2.77%) AIX
10 11 (2.34%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.13%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.49%) VMS
13 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.43%) MVS
15 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.43%) Android
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.06%) ITIL
2 47 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 43 (9.15%) Incident Management
4 41 (8.72%) Service Management
5 40 (8.51%) Information Security
6 28 (5.96%) Network Design
7 24 (5.11%) Change Control
7 24 (5.11%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (4.68%) Data Protection
9 21 (4.47%) Change Management
9 21 (4.47%) Software Deployment
10 17 (3.62%) Load Balancing
11 16 (3.40%) Network Management
11 16 (3.40%) Coaching
11 16 (3.40%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (3.19%) Time Management
12 15 (3.19%) Migration
12 15 (3.19%) Mentoring
12 15 (3.19%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.64%) SQL
2 43 (9.15%) PowerShell
3 20 (4.26%) VBScript
3 20 (4.26%) Perl
4 8 (1.70%) PHP
5 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.28%) Java
5 6 (1.28%) VB
6 5 (1.06%) Ruby
6 5 (1.06%) C
7 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.64%) C++
8 3 (0.64%) Python
9 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 162 (34.47%) Security Cleared
2 99 (21.06%) SC Cleared
3 66 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 47 (10.00%) MCSE
6 37 (7.87%) CCNA
7 35 (7.45%) CCNP
8 34 (7.23%) MCP
9 29 (6.17%) CISSP
10 15 (3.19%) MCTS
10 15 (3.19%) MCITP
11 14 (2.98%) CEH
12 13 (2.77%) MCDST
12 13 (2.77%) MCSA
13 12 (2.55%) JNCIS
14 8 (1.70%) ISEB
15 7 (1.49%) ISTQB
16 6 (1.28%) Degree
16 6 (1.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.26%) JSP 440
2 19 (4.04%) SLA
3 18 (3.83%) QA
4 12 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 143 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 20 (4.26%) vSphere
5 17 (3.62%) XenApp
6 16 (3.40%) ProxySG
7 15 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 15 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.28%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.28%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.06%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.85%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.85%) NFS
13 2 (0.43%) UAG
13 2 (0.43%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 128 (27.23%) McAfee ePO
2 66 (14.04%) SCCM
3 35 (7.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 29 (6.17%) SCOM
5 24 (5.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 23 (4.89%) Backup Exec
6 23 (4.89%) WSUS
7 13 (2.77%) SCDPM
8 12 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (2.55%) Netcool
9 11 (2.34%) Nessus
9 11 (2.34%) OpenView
10 10 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
10 10 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (1.91%) OVSD
12 8 (1.70%) Windows Intune
13 6 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (1.28%) NetBackup
13 6 (1.28%) SCVMM
14 5 (1.06%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 179 (38.09%) Microsoft
2 150 (31.91%) Cisco
3 98 (20.85%) VMware
4 92 (19.57%) HP
4 92 (19.57%) Juniper
5 77 (16.38%) Symantec
6 69 (14.68%) Citrix
7 68 (14.47%) Blue Coat
8 67 (14.26%) Sophos
9 63 (13.40%) F5
10 59 (12.55%) CheckPoint
11 21 (4.47%) Qualys
12 19 (4.04%) Lumension
13 16 (3.40%) Remedy
14 15 (3.19%) IronPort
14 15 (3.19%) Adobe
14 15 (3.19%) Dell
14 15 (3.19%) CA
14 15 (3.19%) Red Hat
15 14 (2.98%) Oracle
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