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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 384 424 416
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -8
Contract jobs citing McAfee 235 159 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 74 86
Average daily rate
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£379 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £177 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £25.88 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.99% +58.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £14.39 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.70 £33.27 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £25.75 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +73.10%

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
26091 25084 26860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.92% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14644 13917 13650
Average daily rate £386 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +2.66%
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 1121 1122 1341
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +51 207 £389 +19.61% 50
South East +13 63 £328 -7.37% 17
London +33 48 £400 +23.07% 11
South West +5 43 £450 +140.00% 2
Wiltshire - 34 £450 -
Swindon - 31 £450 -
Hampshire +9 28 £328 +13.15% 2
North West -6 20 £254 -27.42% 1
Berkshire +11 19 £400 +142.42% 5
Wales -2 14 £450 -2.70% 4
Bracknell +4 13 £263 +52.17% 2
South Wales +1 13 £450 -2.70% 3
East of England -23 12 £320 +255.55% 13
Manchester +4 11 £254 -27.42%
Scotland -27 10 £348 -1.41% 1
City of London +34 9 £469 +44.23% 5
Essex -10 8 - - 1
West Midlands -12 8 £265 -32.48% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £475 -
Cheshire +9 6 - - 1
Surrey -11 6 £160 -61.90% 2
Reading +10 5 £450 - 2
West Sussex +4 5 £320 - 1
Bridgend - 4 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 £288 -8.00% 1
Yorkshire -1 3 £288 -8.00% 2
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Fareham - 3 £190 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - - 1
Birmingham +1 2 £363 -7.64%

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 251 (52.95%) Windows
2 183 (38.61%) Microsoft
3 167 (35.23%) Security Cleared
4 155 (32.70%) Firewall
5 142 (29.96%) Cisco
6 139 (29.32%) Active Directory
7 120 (25.32%) McAfee ePO
8 103 (21.73%) SC Cleared
9 101 (21.31%) Windows 7
9 101 (21.31%) VMware
10 99 (20.89%) ITIL
11 87 (18.35%) HP
12 84 (17.72%) Juniper
13 82 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 81 (17.09%) Citrix
15 78 (16.46%) Symantec
16 76 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
17 73 (15.40%) MS Exchange
18 69 (14.56%) Sophos
18 69 (14.56%) SCCM
19 68 (14.35%) WAN
20 67 (14.14%) MS Excel
21 66 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 65 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
22 65 (13.71%) Blue Coat
23 64 (13.50%) MS Office
24 60 (12.66%) LAN
24 60 (12.66%) F5
25 57 (12.03%) Windows XP
26 56 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 73 (15.40%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.70%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.49%) IIS
5 17 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.69%) Lync
8 8 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.48%) Apache
10 6 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.84%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 64 (13.50%) MS Office
3 17 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.63%) assyst
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.16%) Office 365
2 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (32.70%) Firewall
2 68 (14.35%) WAN
3 60 (12.66%) LAN
4 53 (11.18%) VPN
5 52 (10.97%) TCP/IP
6 48 (10.13%) DNS
7 46 (9.70%) SAN
8 42 (8.86%) Network Security
9 36 (7.59%) DHCP
10 30 (6.33%) Wireless
11 24 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 22 (4.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 22 (4.64%) VoIP
13 16 (3.38%) SMS
13 16 (3.38%) NetScreen
14 15 (3.16%) Internet
14 15 (3.16%) OSPF
15 14 (2.95%) Multicast
16 13 (2.74%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (2.74%) WinRunner
1 13 (2.74%) TestDirector
1 13 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (2.11%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.84%) MSI
4 3 (0.63%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.63%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 55 (11.60%) Finance
2 18 (3.80%) Financial Institution
3 14 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.53%) Banking
5 8 (1.69%) Local Government
6 6 (1.27%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.05%) Marketing
8 4 (0.84%) Retail
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
8 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.21%) International Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (16.24%) Analyst
2 65 (13.71%) Network Engineer
3 38 (8.02%) Consultant
4 36 (7.59%) Security Engineer
5 35 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (6.54%) Architect
7 25 (5.27%) Service Analyst
7 25 (5.27%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (4.22%) Security Analyst
10 18 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 18 (3.80%) Network Support
11 16 (3.38%) Security Architect
11 16 (3.38%) Wintel Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) Network Support Engineer
12 15 (3.16%) Security Consultant
12 15 (3.16%) Server Engineer
13 14 (2.95%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.11%) .NET
2 9 (1.90%) Application Packaging
3 8 (1.69%) JSP
4 6 (1.27%) Web Services
4 6 (1.27%) CSS
5 4 (0.84%) SAML
6 2 (0.42%) JSF
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.21%) OLE
7 1 (0.21%) LAMP
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) ODBC
7 1 (0.21%) Flash
7 1 (0.21%) EDI
7 1 (0.21%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.23%) Blackberry
2 23 (4.85%) Clustering
3 18 (3.80%) iPhone
4 17 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.74%) iPad
6 11 (2.32%) Open Source
7 10 (2.11%) Cryptography
8 8 (1.69%) PKI
9 7 (1.48%) PDA
10 5 (1.05%) Replication
10 5 (1.05%) GIS
10 5 (1.05%) NHS
10 5 (1.05%) SCADA
11 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.63%) CMDB
11 3 (0.63%) CESG
12 2 (0.42%) AVVID
12 2 (0.42%) Statistics
12 2 (0.42%) Firmware
12 2 (0.42%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 251 (52.95%) Windows
2 101 (21.31%) Windows 7
3 82 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (12.03%) Windows XP
6 33 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (6.75%) UNIX
8 31 (6.54%) Linux
9 16 (3.38%) AIX
10 12 (2.53%) Solaris
11 11 (2.32%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.32%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.48%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.48%) VMS
13 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.42%) NetWare
14 2 (0.42%) MVS
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.89%) ITIL
2 48 (10.13%) Service Delivery
3 44 (9.28%) Incident Management
4 38 (8.02%) Information Security
5 34 (7.17%) Service Management
6 24 (5.06%) Configuration Management
6 24 (5.06%) Network Design
6 24 (5.06%) Change Control
7 23 (4.85%) Change Management
8 22 (4.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (4.01%) Software Deployment
10 18 (3.80%) Data Protection
11 16 (3.38%) Security Architecture
11 16 (3.38%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (3.16%) Migration
12 15 (3.16%) Project Management
12 15 (3.16%) Coaching
13 14 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (2.95%) Time Management
14 13 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.97%) SQL
2 41 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.01%) VBScript
4 15 (3.16%) Perl
5 6 (1.27%) PHP
5 6 (1.27%) VB
5 6 (1.27%) Java
6 5 (1.05%) C
7 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 167 (35.23%) Security Cleared
2 103 (21.73%) SC Cleared
3 66 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (9.70%) DV Cleared
6 45 (9.49%) MCSE
7 40 (8.44%) CCNP
8 36 (7.59%) MCP
9 35 (7.38%) CCNA
10 30 (6.33%) CISSP
11 17 (3.59%) MCSA
12 16 (3.38%) MCTS
12 16 (3.38%) MCITP
13 15 (3.16%) MCDST
14 14 (2.95%) CEH
15 13 (2.74%) JNCIS
16 9 (1.90%) ISTQB
16 9 (1.90%) ISEB
17 7 (1.48%) CCSE
18 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.43%) SLA
2 18 (3.80%) QA
3 15 (3.16%) JSP 440
4 12 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 139 (29.32%) Active Directory
2 56 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.02%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.64%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.59%) XenApp
6 16 (3.38%) ProxySG
6 16 (3.38%) Terminal Services
7 15 (3.16%) vSphere
8 11 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.27%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.05%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.05%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.84%) NFS
13 4 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.84%) UAG
13 4 (0.84%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.42%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 120 (25.32%) McAfee ePO
2 69 (14.56%) SCCM
3 33 (6.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (5.70%) WSUS
5 25 (5.27%) SCOM
5 25 (5.27%) Backup Exec
6 24 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (3.16%) Netcool
8 13 (2.74%) OpenView
8 13 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (2.32%) Nessus
10 10 (2.11%) OVSD
10 10 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (2.11%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.48%) Windows Intune
12 6 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
12 6 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (1.27%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.05%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 183 (38.61%) Microsoft
2 142 (29.96%) Cisco
3 101 (21.31%) VMware
4 87 (18.35%) HP
5 84 (17.72%) Juniper
6 81 (17.09%) Citrix
7 78 (16.46%) Symantec
8 69 (14.56%) Sophos
9 65 (13.71%) Blue Coat
10 60 (12.66%) F5
11 55 (11.60%) CheckPoint
12 21 (4.43%) Qualys
13 19 (4.01%) Adobe
14 18 (3.80%) CA
15 17 (3.59%) Lumension
16 16 (3.38%) Dell
16 16 (3.38%) Red Hat
17 15 (3.16%) Apple
17 15 (3.16%) Veritas
17 15 (3.16%) IronPort
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