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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 358 340 399
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +59
Contract jobs citing McAfee 234 257 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.08% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 110 69
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£341 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £327 £260
% change year-on-year
+6.72% +25.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 14
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £31.50 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -28.57%

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
24546 23827 21377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.45% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 13115 11393
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1050 1177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -46 200 £338 +1.73% 57
South East -19 72 £349 +12.39% 23
London -21 48 £309 -11.78% 18
Hampshire 0 34 £348 +8.75% 1
South West +8 24 £350 +19.25% 6
Scotland -10 21 £350 +5.90% 3
Berkshire -4 18 £205 -21.15% 16
City of London +17 16 £305 -2.40% 8
North West -15 16 £325 - 1
Hook 0 13 £342 +6.57%
East of England -3 13 £363 +5.07% 3
Wiltshire +9 12 £358 +9.32% 4
Surrey -9 12 £391 +4.33%
Yorkshire -14 11 £375 -
West Midlands -14 11 £108 -66.76% 3
Camberley +6 10 £416 -12.36%
West Yorkshire -11 10 £375 +66.66%
Swindon +9 7 - - 2
Glasgow -3 6 £350 +268.42%
Reading +6 5 £500 +92.30% 6
Cheshire +1 5 £500 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 5 £590 +129.12%
Manchester -16 5 £165 -
Warrington -5 4 £500 - 1
Cheltenham -8 4 £590 +131.37%
Lancashire - 4 £288 -
Essex +2 3 £400 +15.94% 1
Milton Keynes -4 3 £355 +13.60%
East Midlands -8 3 £451 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £355 +13.60% 1

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 322 (62.16%) Windows
2 207 (39.96%) Firewall
3 205 (39.58%) Microsoft
4 199 (38.42%) Security Cleared
5 186 (35.91%) Cisco
6 170 (32.82%) VMware
7 157 (30.31%) Active Directory
8 146 (28.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 137 (26.45%) SC Cleared
10 119 (22.97%) ITIL
11 115 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 115 (22.20%) Windows 7
12 103 (19.88%) HP
13 99 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 99 (19.11%) WAN
14 98 (18.92%) SQL
15 97 (18.73%) LAN
16 95 (18.34%) CheckPoint
17 94 (18.15%) VPN
17 94 (18.15%) McAfee ePO
18 90 (17.37%) DNS
19 89 (17.18%) Citrix
20 82 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 82 (15.83%) Juniper
21 80 (15.44%) MS Exchange
22 77 (14.86%) Linux
23 75 (14.48%) MS Office
24 73 (14.09%) MCSE
25 72 (13.90%) Symantec
26 69 (13.32%) MS Excel

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 80 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 36 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (5.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 27 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (4.25%) IIS
6 21 (4.05%) IBM Notes
7 14 (2.70%) Lync
8 12 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.77%) Apache
10 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.39%) JBoss
12 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.19%) SAS
13 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 75 (14.48%) MS Office
2 69 (13.32%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) assyst
2 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.90%) Office 365
2 4 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 207 (39.96%) Firewall
2 99 (19.11%) WAN
3 97 (18.73%) LAN
4 94 (18.15%) VPN
5 90 (17.37%) DNS
6 65 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (9.46%) TCP/IP
7 49 (9.46%) DHCP
8 43 (8.30%) Network Security
9 40 (7.72%) Wireless
10 35 (6.76%) SSL
11 34 (6.56%) SAN
12 28 (5.41%) LDAP
13 27 (5.21%) VoIP
14 26 (5.02%) MPLS
15 23 (4.44%) Ethernet
16 22 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (3.67%) TACACS
18 18 (3.47%) OSPF
18 18 (3.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.77%) MySQL
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (5.02%) MSI
2 21 (4.05%) WinRunner
2 21 (4.05%) TestDirector
2 21 (4.05%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 43 (8.30%) Finance
2 27 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.90%) Banking
4 8 (1.54%) Retail
4 8 (1.54%) Local Government
5 6 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.77%) Legal
6 4 (0.77%) Publishing
6 4 (0.77%) Dutch Language
6 4 (0.77%) Military
7 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (19.50%) Analyst
2 76 (14.67%) Network Engineer
3 39 (7.53%) Support Engineer
4 36 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (6.76%) Security Analyst
6 30 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 25 (4.83%) Consultant
8 23 (4.44%) Service Analyst
8 23 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
9 21 (4.05%) Desktop Support
10 18 (3.47%) Security Engineer
11 17 (3.28%) Test Engineer
12 15 (2.90%) Architect
12 15 (2.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 15 (2.90%) IT Support
13 14 (2.70%) Network Support
13 14 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.74%) Middleware
2 6 (1.16%) JSP
3 5 (0.97%) XML
3 5 (0.97%) .NET
3 5 (0.97%) CSS
3 5 (0.97%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.77%) CGI
4 4 (0.77%) HTML
5 3 (0.58%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.39%) J2EE
6 2 (0.39%) ODBC
7 1 (0.19%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.53%) Blackberry
2 30 (5.79%) Clustering
2 30 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.05%) PDA
4 21 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (3.09%) Cryptography
6 15 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.74%) Replication
7 9 (1.74%) iPhone
7 9 (1.74%) iPad
8 8 (1.54%) PKI
8 8 (1.54%) Statistics
9 7 (1.35%) CESG
10 6 (1.16%) Open Source
11 5 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.97%) NHS
11 5 (0.97%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.58%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 322 (62.16%) Windows
2 146 (28.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (22.20%) Windows 7
4 99 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (14.86%) Linux
6 60 (11.58%) Windows XP
7 49 (9.46%) UNIX
8 35 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (6.56%) Solaris
10 25 (4.83%) AIX
10 25 (4.83%) Windows Vista
11 19 (3.67%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.74%) Android
14 8 (1.54%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.16%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (22.97%) ITIL
2 65 (12.55%) Service Delivery
3 50 (9.65%) Incident Management
4 48 (9.27%) Change Management
5 46 (8.88%) Service Management
6 44 (8.49%) Kalman Filter
7 34 (6.56%) SIEM
8 33 (6.37%) Information Security
8 33 (6.37%) Network Management
9 32 (6.18%) Migration
10 25 (4.83%) Project Management
11 24 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (4.44%) Test Automation
12 23 (4.44%) Test Scripting
13 22 (4.25%) ITIL V3
13 22 (4.25%) Vulnerability Management
14 21 (4.05%) Time Management
14 21 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (3.86%) Software Testing
15 20 (3.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 98 (18.92%) SQL
2 54 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 36 (6.95%) Shell Script
4 21 (4.05%) Perl
5 18 (3.47%) VBScript
6 17 (3.28%) C
7 15 (2.90%) C++
7 15 (2.90%) Python
8 8 (1.54%) Java
9 4 (0.77%) VBA
9 4 (0.77%) VB
10 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.39%) PHP
11 2 (0.39%) C#
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 199 (38.42%) Security Cleared
2 137 (26.45%) SC Cleared
3 82 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (14.09%) MCSE
5 64 (12.36%) DV Cleared
6 55 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (8.69%) MCP
8 40 (7.72%) CCNA
9 32 (6.18%) CISSP
10 31 (5.98%) CCNP
11 28 (5.41%) MCSA
11 28 (5.41%) MCTS
11 28 (5.41%) MCITP
12 22 (4.25%) ISTQB
12 22 (4.25%) Degree
13 13 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.54%) PMP
15 8 (1.54%) PMI Certification
15 8 (1.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.44%) SLA
2 19 (3.67%) JSP 440
3 17 (3.28%) QA
4 15 (2.90%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.77%) COBIT
7 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.39%) COSO
9 1 (0.19%) GPG13
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 157 (30.31%) Active Directory
2 115 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.53%) VMware ESX
5 38 (7.34%) vSphere
6 20 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.28%) XenApp
8 15 (2.90%) Sendmail
9 13 (2.51%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.32%) Firmware
11 10 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.54%) Squid
12 8 (1.54%) UAG
13 7 (1.35%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.97%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.77%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 94 (18.15%) McAfee ePO
2 49 (9.46%) SCCM
3 41 (7.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 29 (5.60%) Netcool
5 22 (4.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 21 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (3.47%) WSUS
8 16 (3.09%) Backup Exec
9 15 (2.90%) MIMEsweeper
9 15 (2.90%) MAILsweeper
10 13 (2.51%) SCOM
10 13 (2.51%) FortiGate
11 10 (1.93%) WhatsUp Gold
11 10 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (1.54%) Nessus
13 7 (1.35%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 205 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 186 (35.91%) Cisco
3 170 (32.82%) VMware
4 103 (19.88%) HP
5 95 (18.34%) CheckPoint
6 89 (17.18%) Citrix
7 82 (15.83%) Juniper
8 72 (13.90%) Symantec
9 67 (12.93%) Blue Coat
10 61 (11.78%) F5
11 43 (8.30%) Lumension
12 42 (8.11%) Oracle
13 33 (6.37%) SolarWinds
14 32 (6.18%) IBM
15 31 (5.98%) Sophos
16 26 (5.02%) ArcSight
17 25 (4.83%) EMC
18 24 (4.63%) NetApp
19 22 (4.25%) Veritas
19 22 (4.25%) Avaya
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