The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 358 397 394
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -3
Contract jobs citing McAfee 253 179 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.74% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 91 99
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.88 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.36% +38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.16 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £48.85 £64.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.88 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-32.36% +38.00%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +26 215 £370 +13.84% 48
London +20 59 £356 +9.61% 11
South East -12 59 £351 -6.33% 23
South West +13 46 £440 +39.68% 2
Wiltshire +25 31 £463 +46.82% 2
Swindon - 27 £463 - 2
Hampshire -12 21 £450 +36.36% 5
North West +2 18 £280 +24.44% 4
Wales -3 17 £425 +1.49% 2
South Wales -4 16 £425 +1.49% 2
Berkshire -2 14 £308 +86.36% 6
City of London +14 13 £350 +7.69% 2
Scotland -26 13 £343 -31.50%
West Sussex +5 11 £320 - 1
Surrey -11 11 £160 -64.44% 1
East of England -30 11 £90 - 2
Cheshire +6 9 £225 - 2
Bracknell 0 9 £294 +70.28% 2
West Midlands -5 9 £325 -13.33% 2
Gloucestershire -5 8 £430 +62.26%
Manchester -1 7 £335 -4.28% 2
Bridgend - 7 £450 - 2
Warrington - 5 - -
Reading - 4 £308 - 2
Crawley - 4 £351 -
Hertfordshire -3 3 - - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Camberley +4 2 £474 +19.18% 1
Yorkshire +1 2 £288 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 2 £288 - 1

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 268 (52.76%) Windows
2 180 (35.43%) Security Cleared
3 178 (35.04%) Microsoft
4 177 (34.84%) Firewall
5 165 (32.48%) Cisco
6 151 (29.72%) Active Directory
7 135 (26.57%) McAfee ePO
8 124 (24.41%) ITIL
8 124 (24.41%) SC Cleared
9 121 (23.82%) VMware
10 106 (20.87%) Citrix
11 101 (19.88%) Juniper
12 92 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 91 (17.91%) Windows 7
14 85 (16.73%) HP
15 83 (16.34%) CheckPoint
15 83 (16.34%) MS Exchange
16 80 (15.75%) Symantec
16 80 (15.75%) Blue Coat
17 78 (15.35%) SCCM
18 77 (15.16%) WAN
18 77 (15.16%) Windows Server 2003
19 74 (14.57%) Sophos
20 72 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
21 70 (13.78%) Cisco Certification
22 69 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
23 68 (13.39%) F5
24 66 (12.99%) MS Excel
24 66 (12.99%) Windows XP
25 65 (12.80%) SQL

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 83 (16.34%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.28%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.13%) IIS
5 20 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (2.76%) Lync
8 13 (2.56%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.98%) Apache
12 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.79%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.01%) MS Office
3 18 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.98%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.74%) Office 365
2 7 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (34.84%) Firewall
2 77 (15.16%) WAN
3 61 (12.01%) LAN
4 53 (10.43%) TCP/IP
4 53 (10.43%) VPN
5 52 (10.24%) DNS
5 52 (10.24%) Network Security
6 49 (9.65%) SAN
7 32 (6.30%) DHCP
8 29 (5.71%) Wireless
9 27 (5.31%) VoIP
10 24 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 23 (4.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 21 (4.13%) NetScreen
13 18 (3.54%) Multicast
14 17 (3.35%) SMS
15 15 (2.95%) OSPF
16 14 (2.76%) Internet
16 14 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.79%) Ingres
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.20%) QlikView
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.15%) TestDirector
2 13 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.56%) WinRunner
3 9 (1.77%) ClearCase
4 6 (1.18%) MSI
5 5 (0.98%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.59%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 61 (12.01%) Finance
2 24 (4.72%) Financial Institution
3 20 (3.94%) Banking
4 16 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.57%) Local Government
6 7 (1.38%) Dutch Language
6 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.98%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 4 (0.79%) Retail
9 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Military
9 3 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (16.73%) Analyst
2 76 (14.96%) Network Engineer
3 53 (10.43%) Security Engineer
4 42 (8.27%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.27%) Consultant
5 31 (6.10%) Service Analyst
5 31 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (4.53%) Security Analyst
8 23 (4.53%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (3.94%) Architect
9 20 (3.94%) Network Support
10 17 (3.35%) Server Engineer
10 17 (3.35%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.15%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (3.15%) Network Support Engineer
12 15 (2.95%) Security Consultant
12 15 (2.95%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 9 (1.77%) .NET
3 8 (1.57%) CSS
4 6 (1.18%) JSP
4 6 (1.18%) Web Services
5 4 (0.79%) SAML
6 2 (0.39%) JSF
7 1 (0.20%) OLE
7 1 (0.20%) LAMP
7 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.20%) ODBC
7 1 (0.20%) Flash
7 1 (0.20%) EDI
7 1 (0.20%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.07%) Blackberry
2 25 (4.92%) Clustering
3 23 (4.53%) iPhone
4 20 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.76%) iPad
6 10 (1.97%) Replication
7 9 (1.77%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.77%) Open Source
8 7 (1.38%) PDA
9 6 (1.18%) PKI
10 5 (0.98%) NHS
11 4 (0.79%) CESG
11 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.59%) GIS
13 2 (0.39%) AVVID
13 2 (0.39%) Handset
13 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 268 (52.76%) Windows
2 92 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (17.91%) Windows 7
4 77 (15.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (12.99%) Windows XP
6 38 (7.48%) UNIX
7 37 (7.28%) Linux
8 29 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.15%) AIX
10 14 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.17%) Solaris
11 11 (2.17%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (1.38%) Android
13 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.38%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.98%) VMS
16 4 (0.79%) NetWare
17 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.41%) ITIL
2 55 (10.83%) Service Delivery
3 48 (9.45%) Service Management
3 48 (9.45%) Incident Management
4 36 (7.09%) Information Security
5 31 (6.10%) Change Control
6 27 (5.31%) Change Management
7 22 (4.33%) Project Management
7 22 (4.33%) Network Design
8 20 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 20 (3.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (3.54%) SIEM
10 17 (3.35%) Migration
10 17 (3.35%) Software Deployment
11 16 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (3.15%) Data Protection
12 15 (2.95%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.95%) Release Management
13 14 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 65 (12.80%) SQL
2 47 (9.25%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.74%) VBScript
4 11 (2.17%) Perl
5 8 (1.57%) VB
6 6 (1.18%) C
6 6 (1.18%) Java
7 5 (0.98%) PHP
7 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) sed
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.20%) VB6
10 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 180 (35.43%) Security Cleared
2 124 (24.41%) SC Cleared
3 72 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (13.78%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (9.84%) MCSE
5 50 (9.84%) DV Cleared
6 48 (9.45%) CCNP
7 43 (8.46%) MCP
8 31 (6.10%) CCNA
8 31 (6.10%) CISSP
9 19 (3.74%) MCSA
10 16 (3.15%) JNCIS
10 16 (3.15%) CEH
11 14 (2.76%) MCTS
12 13 (2.56%) MCITP
13 12 (2.36%) MCDST
14 9 (1.77%) ISTQB
14 9 (1.77%) ISEB
15 8 (1.57%) CCSE
16 7 (1.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.94%) SLA
2 17 (3.35%) QA
3 11 (2.17%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 151 (29.72%) Active Directory
2 69 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.33%) XenApp
5 21 (4.13%) VMware ESX
6 17 (3.35%) Terminal Services
7 16 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (3.15%) vSphere
8 14 (2.76%) ProxySG
9 12 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.97%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (1.38%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.98%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.79%) UAG
13 4 (0.79%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.59%) NFS
15 2 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 135 (26.57%) McAfee ePO
2 78 (15.35%) SCCM
3 31 (6.10%) SCOM
4 28 (5.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 28 (5.51%) Backup Exec
5 27 (5.31%) WSUS
6 22 (4.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (2.95%) Netcool
8 13 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (2.36%) OpenView
10 11 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (2.17%) Nessus
11 9 (1.77%) OVSD
12 7 (1.38%) ARCserve
12 7 (1.38%) SCDPM
13 6 (1.18%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (0.98%) Windows Intune
14 5 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
15 4 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 178 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 165 (32.48%) Cisco
3 121 (23.82%) VMware
4 106 (20.87%) Citrix
5 101 (19.88%) Juniper
6 85 (16.73%) HP
7 83 (16.34%) CheckPoint
8 80 (15.75%) Symantec
8 80 (15.75%) Blue Coat
9 74 (14.57%) Sophos
10 68 (13.39%) F5
11 27 (5.31%) Lumension
12 21 (4.13%) Nortel
12 21 (4.13%) Adobe
12 21 (4.13%) CA
13 20 (3.94%) Qualys
14 17 (3.35%) Apple
15 16 (3.15%) Red Hat
15 16 (3.15%) Oracle
16 15 (2.95%) Veritas
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