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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 325 409 375
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -34
Contract jobs citing McAfee 299 175 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.73% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 95 94
Average daily rate
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£370 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 19
Average hourly rate £17.37 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.48 £61.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £12.63
% change year-on-year
- +22.77%

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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 December 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 December 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 +74 269 £365 +1.38% 50
South East +48 106 £349 +3.71% 12
London +60 83 £425 +13.33% 18
Hampshire +14 46 £323 -14.00% 3
East of England -1 32 £325 +152.42% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 23 £350 +4.47% 1
Milton Keynes - 22 £350 - 1
Scotland -9 17 £359 +8.64% 1
South West -14 17 £480 +60.00% 2
Berkshire -2 12 £300 -2.43% 4
City of London +7 11 £360 -5.26% 6
Essex -3 10 £313 +160.41% 1
Bracknell +1 9 - -
Surrey 0 9 £475 +40.74% 3
North West -4 9 £500 +73.91% 3
Wiltshire -6 9 £480 +82.85% 2
West Midlands -20 8 £396 -1.64% 2
Cheshire +15 7 £500 - 1
Portsmouth 0 7 £233 -
Farnborough - 7 £388 - 1
Yorkshire -18 6 £420 +8.38% 4
West Sussex - 6 £290 -
East Sussex +3 5 - -
South Wales - 5 £375 -
Camberley - 5 £475 -
Eastbourne - 5 - -
Wales - 5 £375 -
Swindon -7 4 £480 +82.85% 1
Warrington - 4 £500 - 1
Reading +18 3 £300 +50.00% 2

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 291 (55.53%) Windows
2 208 (39.69%) Microsoft
3 203 (38.74%) Firewall
4 201 (38.36%) Security Cleared
5 189 (36.07%) Cisco
6 149 (28.44%) VMware
7 145 (27.67%) Active Directory
8 142 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 134 (25.57%) HP
10 131 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 125 (23.85%) ITIL
12 115 (21.95%) Windows 7
13 111 (21.18%) McAfee ePO
14 110 (20.99%) Juniper
15 98 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 97 (18.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 93 (17.75%) MS Exchange
18 90 (17.18%) MS Office
19 89 (16.98%) LAN
19 89 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
20 84 (16.03%) WAN
21 83 (15.84%) SQL
22 82 (15.65%) DNS
22 82 (15.65%) Symantec
23 80 (15.27%) CheckPoint
24 78 (14.89%) MCSE
24 78 (14.89%) F5
25 77 (14.69%) Service Delivery
26 74 (14.12%) MS Excel
27 72 (13.74%) VPN

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 93 (17.75%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (4.77%) IIS
6 21 (4.01%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.44%) Lync
8 14 (2.67%) IBM Notes
9 13 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.72%) Apache
11 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.76%) JBoss
13 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.19%) Confluence
16 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (17.18%) MS Office
2 74 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.15%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) assyst
2 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.72%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) SaaS
2 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 203 (38.74%) Firewall
2 89 (16.98%) LAN
3 84 (16.03%) WAN
4 82 (15.65%) DNS
5 72 (13.74%) VPN
6 60 (11.45%) Network Security
7 53 (10.11%) SAN
8 51 (9.73%) DHCP
9 47 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
9 47 (8.97%) TCP/IP
10 34 (6.49%) Wireless
11 29 (5.53%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (5.53%) SSL
11 29 (5.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 25 (4.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 25 (4.77%) VoIP
13 24 (4.58%) SMS
14 20 (3.82%) Internet
15 19 (3.63%) LDAP
15 19 (3.63%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (4.01%) MSI
2 13 (2.48%) WinRunner
2 13 (2.48%) TestDirector
2 13 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 45 (8.59%) Finance
2 33 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.24%) Legal
4 9 (1.72%) Military
5 7 (1.34%) Local Government
5 7 (1.34%) Banking
5 7 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.95%) Retail
6 5 (0.95%) Law
7 4 (0.76%) Publishing
8 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (14.89%) Analyst
2 67 (12.79%) Network Engineer
3 38 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (6.87%) Architect
5 33 (6.30%) Security Analyst
5 33 (6.30%) Consultant
6 26 (4.96%) Security Architect
7 24 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 21 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 18 (3.44%) Security Engineer
11 17 (3.24%) Server Engineer
11 17 (3.24%) Service Analyst
11 17 (3.24%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (2.29%) Installations Engineer
15 11 (2.10%) Security Specialist
15 11 (2.10%) Team Leader
15 11 (2.10%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.29%) JSP
2 8 (1.53%) .NET
2 8 (1.53%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.15%) XML
4 4 (0.76%) CGI
4 4 (0.76%) HTML
5 3 (0.57%) Middleware
5 3 (0.57%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.19%) OLE
7 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.87%) Blackberry
2 26 (4.96%) Clustering
3 22 (4.20%) Cryptography
4 17 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.48%) PDA
7 11 (2.10%) CESG
7 11 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.72%) Open Source
8 9 (1.72%) Replication
9 8 (1.53%) SCADA
9 8 (1.53%) PKI
10 7 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (1.34%) iPhone
10 7 (1.34%) NHS
10 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.15%) iPad
12 5 (0.95%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 291 (55.53%) Windows
2 142 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (21.95%) Windows 7
4 97 (18.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (12.21%) Windows XP
6 54 (10.31%) Linux
7 47 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (7.44%) UNIX
9 24 (4.58%) Solaris
10 18 (3.44%) Windows Vista
11 13 (2.48%) AIX
12 12 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.10%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.38%) MVS
16 2 (0.38%) VMS
16 2 (0.38%) Android
17 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.85%) ITIL
2 77 (14.69%) Service Delivery
3 60 (11.45%) Service Management
4 49 (9.35%) Incident Management
5 42 (8.02%) Change Management
6 40 (7.63%) Network Design
7 39 (7.44%) Information Security
8 32 (6.11%) Migration
9 31 (5.92%) Software Deployment
10 29 (5.53%) Network Management
11 26 (4.96%) Kalman Filter
12 24 (4.58%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
14 22 (4.20%) Software Distribution
14 22 (4.20%) Vulnerability Management
15 21 (4.01%) Load Balancing
15 21 (4.01%) SIEM
16 20 (3.82%) Time Management
17 19 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (3.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 83 (15.84%) SQL
2 46 (8.78%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.11%) Shell Script
4 23 (4.39%) VBScript
5 20 (3.82%) Perl
6 9 (1.72%) Python
6 9 (1.72%) C
6 9 (1.72%) C++
7 6 (1.15%) VB
8 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.57%) Ruby
9 3 (0.57%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) Java
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) C#
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 201 (38.36%) Security Cleared
2 131 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 89 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (14.89%) MCSE
5 72 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (11.07%) DV Cleared
7 51 (9.73%) CCNA
8 42 (8.02%) MCP
9 31 (5.92%) CCNP
10 25 (4.77%) MCITP
11 23 (4.39%) CISSP
12 22 (4.20%) MCSA
13 20 (3.82%) MCTS
14 14 (2.67%) ISTQB
15 12 (2.29%) Degree
16 11 (2.10%) CEH
17 9 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (1.34%) MCDST
18 7 (1.34%) CISM
18 7 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.15%) JSP 440
2 25 (4.77%) QA
3 17 (3.24%) SLA
4 8 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 145 (27.67%) Active Directory
2 98 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.60%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.63%) vSphere
5 31 (5.92%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (3.44%) Firmware
8 13 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (2.29%) ProxySG
10 9 (1.72%) XenApp
11 8 (1.53%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.15%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.15%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.95%) Squid
13 5 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.95%) UAG
14 4 (0.76%) vCloud
14 4 (0.76%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 111 (21.18%) McAfee ePO
2 67 (12.79%) SCCM
3 41 (7.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 39 (7.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 32 (6.11%) Backup Exec
6 29 (5.53%) SCOM
7 20 (3.82%) WSUS
8 19 (3.63%) SCDPM
9 18 (3.44%) Netcool
9 18 (3.44%) WhatsUp Gold
10 13 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (1.91%) Nessus
13 8 (1.53%) SCVMM
14 7 (1.34%) MAILsweeper
15 6 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
15 6 (1.15%) MIMEsweeper
16 5 (0.95%) FortiGate
16 5 (0.95%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 208 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 189 (36.07%) Cisco
3 149 (28.44%) VMware
4 134 (25.57%) HP
5 110 (20.99%) Juniper
6 82 (15.65%) Symantec
7 80 (15.27%) CheckPoint
8 78 (14.89%) F5
9 59 (11.26%) Blue Coat
10 57 (10.88%) Sophos
11 54 (10.31%) Citrix
12 49 (9.35%) Lumension
13 31 (5.92%) Oracle
13 31 (5.92%) EMC
14 23 (4.39%) IBM
15 21 (4.01%) TippingPoint
16 20 (3.82%) SolarWinds
17 18 (3.44%) Avaya
18 16 (3.05%) Remedy
18 16 (3.05%) Riverbed
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