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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 410 452 422
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -30
Contract jobs citing McAfee 214 134 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 71 88
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Average hourly rate £14.35 £30.00 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.18% +83.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £13.70 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £37.50 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £28.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-50.89% +115.38%

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
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +55 201 £350 -6.66% 74
South East +12 68 £313 -12.28% 32
London +22 60 £400 +23.07% 20
Hampshire +3 30 £246 -28.47% 3
East of England -3 22 £429 +10.64% 9
Berkshire +12 14 £400 +100.00% 11
South West -29 14 £450 +140.00% 2
North West -13 13 £254 -32.26% 2
City of London +26 12 £400 +23.07% 1
Bracknell +10 12 £263 -
Essex -11 11 £525 +35.48%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £350 - 6
Milton Keynes - 9 £350 -
Surrey -2 8 £475 +18.75% 4
Yorkshire -5 8 - - 1
West Midlands -15 7 £265 -34.16% 7
Wiltshire - 7 £450 - 1
Swindon - 6 £450 - 1
Manchester -8 5 £254 -11.65% 2
Hertfordshire -16 5 £433 - 8
Wales - 5 £390 - 7
South Wales - 5 £390 - 7
South Yorkshire +7 4 - -
Cheshire +6 4 - -
Sheffield +6 4 - -
West Yorkshire -4 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -12 4 £405 -
Camberley - 4 £475 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £550 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 252 (54.66%) Windows
2 192 (41.65%) Microsoft
3 169 (36.66%) Firewall
4 165 (35.79%) Security Cleared
5 148 (32.10%) Cisco
6 147 (31.89%) Active Directory
7 126 (27.33%) McAfee ePO
8 118 (25.60%) Windows 7
9 117 (25.38%) VMware
10 107 (23.21%) ITIL
10 107 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 105 (22.78%) SC Cleared
12 102 (22.13%) HP
13 88 (19.09%) Juniper
13 88 (19.09%) Symantec
14 85 (18.44%) MS Office
14 85 (18.44%) MS Exchange
15 82 (17.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 80 (17.35%) MS Excel
17 74 (16.05%) SCCM
18 73 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 72 (15.62%) Sophos
20 71 (15.40%) LAN
21 70 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
22 69 (14.97%) DNS
22 69 (14.97%) WAN
23 65 (14.10%) VPN
24 61 (13.23%) Citrix
25 58 (12.58%) Cisco Certification
26 57 (12.36%) SAN

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 85 (18.44%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.16%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.64%) IIS
5 23 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (4.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.39%) Lync
8 11 (2.39%) Apache
9 9 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.87%) JBoss
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.22%) Confluence
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (18.44%) MS Office
2 80 (17.35%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.77%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.65%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.82%) Office 365
2 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (36.66%) Firewall
2 71 (15.40%) LAN
3 69 (14.97%) WAN
3 69 (14.97%) DNS
4 65 (14.10%) VPN
5 57 (12.36%) SAN
6 49 (10.63%) Network Security
7 47 (10.20%) TCP/IP
8 46 (9.98%) DHCP
9 34 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (6.94%) Wireless
11 25 (5.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 22 (4.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 22 (4.77%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (4.34%) SSL
13 20 (4.34%) SMS
14 18 (3.90%) Junos
15 16 (3.47%) Internet
16 14 (3.04%) OSPF
16 14 (3.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.74%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.30%) WinRunner
2 6 (1.30%) TestDirector
2 6 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.30%) MSI
3 3 (0.65%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 43 (9.33%) Finance
2 18 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.25%) Legal
4 9 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.52%) Military
5 7 (1.52%) Banking
6 6 (1.30%) Retail
7 5 (1.08%) Law
7 5 (1.08%) Local Government
7 5 (1.08%) Marketing
8 4 (0.87%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 61 (13.23%) Network Engineer
2 58 (12.58%) Analyst
3 37 (8.03%) Architect
4 35 (7.59%) Consultant
5 29 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (6.07%) Support Engineer
7 26 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (5.64%) Security Engineer
8 21 (4.56%) Security Architect
9 20 (4.34%) Security Analyst
10 19 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.69%) Server Engineer
12 16 (3.47%) Wintel Engineer
13 15 (3.25%) Security Specialist
14 14 (3.04%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (3.04%) Service Analyst
14 14 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.82%) Security Consultant
15 13 (2.82%) Network Support
16 12 (2.60%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 9 (1.95%) JSP
3 6 (1.30%) Web Services
3 6 (1.30%) .NET
4 2 (0.43%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.43%) SAML
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) OLE
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) JSF
5 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.22%) XML
5 1 (0.22%) ODBC
5 1 (0.22%) Flash
5 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.24%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.90%) Clustering
3 15 (3.25%) Cryptography
4 14 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.82%) iPhone
6 11 (2.39%) Open Source
6 11 (2.39%) iPad
7 10 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.74%) PKI
8 8 (1.74%) SCADA
9 7 (1.52%) CESG
9 7 (1.52%) Replication
10 5 (1.08%) GIS
10 5 (1.08%) PDA
11 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.87%) NHS
11 4 (0.87%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 252 (54.66%) Windows
2 118 (25.60%) Windows 7
3 107 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (17.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (11.28%) Windows XP
6 39 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (7.81%) Linux
8 29 (6.29%) UNIX
9 20 (4.34%) Solaris
10 12 (2.60%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.52%) AIX
11 7 (1.52%) VMS
11 7 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.43%) MVS
17 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.21%) ITIL
2 53 (11.50%) Service Delivery
3 44 (9.54%) Service Management
4 39 (8.46%) Incident Management
5 37 (8.03%) Information Security
6 30 (6.51%) Network Design
7 28 (6.07%) Software Deployment
8 26 (5.64%) Change Management
9 25 (5.42%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (5.21%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.56%) Migration
11 21 (4.56%) Data Protection
12 19 (4.12%) Network Management
12 19 (4.12%) Software Distribution
13 18 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (3.69%) Change Control
15 16 (3.47%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (3.47%) Coaching
16 15 (3.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.36%) SQL
2 35 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.12%) Perl
4 18 (3.90%) VBScript
5 17 (3.69%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.74%) C
7 7 (1.52%) C++
7 7 (1.52%) Python
8 6 (1.30%) PHP
8 6 (1.30%) VB
9 5 (1.08%) Ruby
10 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.87%) Java
11 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 165 (35.79%) Security Cleared
2 105 (22.78%) SC Cleared
3 70 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (12.58%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (12.36%) MCSE
6 45 (9.76%) DV Cleared
7 38 (8.24%) CCNA
8 35 (7.59%) MCP
9 30 (6.51%) CISSP
10 26 (5.64%) CCNP
11 15 (3.25%) MCTS
11 15 (3.25%) MCITP
11 15 (3.25%) CEH
12 12 (2.60%) MCDST
13 11 (2.39%) MCSA
14 7 (1.52%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.52%) CISM
15 6 (1.30%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.08%) CCSE
16 5 (1.08%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.34%) JSP 440
2 19 (4.12%) QA
3 15 (3.25%) SLA
4 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 147 (31.89%) Active Directory
2 73 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (11.50%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.99%) vSphere
5 18 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.47%) ProxySG
6 16 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (3.04%) XenApp
7 14 (3.04%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.39%) Firmware
8 11 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (2.17%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.30%) NFS
10 6 (1.30%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.08%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.87%) vCloud
12 4 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.87%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 126 (27.33%) McAfee ePO
2 74 (16.05%) SCCM
3 39 (8.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 33 (7.16%) SCOM
5 30 (6.51%) Backup Exec
6 25 (5.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (4.99%) WSUS
8 18 (3.90%) SCDPM
9 13 (2.82%) Nessus
10 12 (2.60%) WhatsUp Gold
11 11 (2.39%) SCVMM
11 11 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (1.74%) OpenView
12 8 (1.74%) Windows Intune
13 7 (1.52%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.52%) Netcool
13 7 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (1.30%) OVSD
14 6 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 192 (41.65%) Microsoft
2 148 (32.10%) Cisco
3 117 (25.38%) VMware
4 102 (22.13%) HP
5 88 (19.09%) Juniper
5 88 (19.09%) Symantec
6 72 (15.62%) Sophos
7 61 (13.23%) Citrix
8 56 (12.15%) F5
9 54 (11.71%) Blue Coat
10 53 (11.50%) CheckPoint
11 33 (7.16%) Lumension
12 21 (4.56%) EMC
13 19 (4.12%) Oracle
13 19 (4.12%) Qualys
14 16 (3.47%) Altiris
14 16 (3.47%) Dell
15 15 (3.25%) IronPort
16 14 (3.04%) Red Hat
16 14 (3.04%) Websense
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