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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 388 389 429
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +40
Contract jobs citing McAfee 257 239 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.94% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 135 75
Average daily rate
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£400 £379 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +12.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £249 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -41.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £14.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.31 £89.70 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.17 £20.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.34% -19.76%

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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 241 £400 +0.62% 63
South East +1 81 £450 +37.13% 17
London +30 62 £400 - 12
South West -16 37 £470 +4.44% 12
Wiltshire -1 33 £475 +5.55% 5
Swindon -6 29 £475 +5.55% 5
Berkshire +4 27 £525 +31.25% 2
City of London +20 25 £413 -12.00% 5
Hampshire -9 25 £450 +37.13%
East of England +8 19 £413 +28.90% 6
North West -35 16 £256 +0.88% 4
Oxfordshire - 16 £350 - 4
Manchester -18 12 £256 +0.88% 3
West Midlands -1 10 £270 -14.28% 6
Peterborough +8 9 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 9 - -
Aldershot - 8 £475 -
Basingstoke +2 7 £500 -
Hook -1 7 £286 +2.23%
Bracknell -14 7 £308 +17.23% 1
Surrey -2 6 £438 +173.43% 6
North East -23 6 £263 -39.48%
Glasgow +6 5 £275 -12.05%
Scotland -10 5 £275 -20.86% 2
Suffolk - 5 £500 -
Oxford - 5 £316 - 1
Midlands +6 4 £320 -
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £360 +79.55% 4
Telford -9 4 £310 +16.98%
Shropshire -9 4 £310 +16.98%

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 246 (48.33%) Windows
2 204 (40.08%) Cisco
3 175 (34.38%) Firewall
4 171 (33.60%) Microsoft
5 156 (30.65%) Active Directory
6 153 (30.06%) Security Cleared
7 128 (25.15%) ITIL
8 125 (24.56%) McAfee ePO
9 123 (24.17%) VMware
10 113 (22.20%) CheckPoint
11 111 (21.81%) Symantec
12 99 (19.45%) WAN
13 93 (18.27%) Citrix
13 93 (18.27%) F5
14 90 (17.68%) Network Security
15 89 (17.49%) Juniper
16 87 (17.09%) SC Cleared
17 83 (16.31%) Blue Coat
18 82 (16.11%) Windows 7
18 82 (16.11%) SQL
19 81 (15.91%) HP
20 79 (15.52%) DNS
20 79 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 77 (15.13%) LAN
22 76 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
23 75 (14.73%) MS Excel
23 75 (14.73%) Data Centre
24 74 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
25 72 (14.15%) CISSP
26 71 (13.95%) SCCM

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.52%) IBM Notes
5 19 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.14%) Lync
7 14 (2.75%) IIS
8 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.39%) TPMS
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.20%) Apache
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.38%) MS Office
3 14 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) SAP CCM
1 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.52%) Office 365
2 6 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (34.38%) Firewall
2 99 (19.45%) WAN
3 90 (17.68%) Network Security
4 79 (15.52%) DNS
5 77 (15.13%) LAN
6 76 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
7 56 (11.00%) DHCP
7 56 (11.00%) VPN
8 50 (9.82%) TCP/IP
9 40 (7.86%) SAN
10 38 (7.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (6.48%) Cisco IOS
11 33 (6.48%) MPLS
12 30 (5.89%) SSL
13 29 (5.70%) Junos
14 27 (5.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 25 (4.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (4.52%) Wireless
17 22 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
17 22 (4.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.98%) MySQL
3 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.20%) Ingres
5 1 (0.20%) DB2
5 1 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (1.96%) MSI
2 3 (0.59%) WinRunner
2 3 (0.59%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.59%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
General
1 66 (12.97%) Finance
2 23 (4.52%) Banking
3 16 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.77%) Local Government
5 7 (1.38%) Publishing
6 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.98%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
9 3 (0.59%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (21.61%) Analyst
2 73 (14.34%) Network Engineer
3 37 (7.27%) Support Engineer
4 35 (6.88%) Security Analyst
5 32 (6.29%) Service Analyst
5 32 (6.29%) Support Analyst
5 32 (6.29%) Consultant
5 32 (6.29%) Security Engineer
6 29 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (4.52%) Security Specialist
9 21 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (3.93%) Desktop Support
10 20 (3.93%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (3.73%) Administrator
12 17 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (3.14%) Security Consultant
14 15 (2.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 14 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
16 11 (2.16%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.54%) CSS
2 14 (2.75%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.57%) Middleware
4 3 (0.59%) XML
4 3 (0.59%) ODBC
4 3 (0.59%) REST
4 3 (0.59%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.39%) .NET
5 2 (0.39%) J2EE
6 1 (0.20%) JSP
6 1 (0.20%) Java EE
6 1 (0.20%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.73%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.68%) Blackberry
4 27 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.30%) PKI
5 18 (3.54%) Cryptography
6 12 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.16%) Clustering
8 10 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.57%) Statistics
10 7 (1.38%) SecurID
10 7 (1.38%) iPad
11 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.18%) iPhone
12 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.79%) PDA
14 3 (0.59%) BYOD
14 3 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 246 (48.33%) Windows
2 82 (16.11%) Windows 7
3 79 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (11.00%) Linux
5 51 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (9.23%) Windows XP
7 31 (6.09%) UNIX
8 15 (2.95%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.55%) Solaris
10 12 (2.36%) Android
11 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.57%) AIX
13 7 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.18%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (25.15%) ITIL
2 66 (12.97%) Information Security
3 58 (11.39%) SIEM
4 51 (10.02%) Kalman Filter
5 47 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 42 (8.25%) Service Management
6 42 (8.25%) Cyber Security
7 41 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 39 (7.66%) Load Balancing
9 29 (5.70%) Network Management
10 27 (5.30%) Change Management
11 25 (4.91%) Migration
12 24 (4.72%) Security Management
12 24 (4.72%) Project Management
13 23 (4.52%) Time Management
14 22 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
14 22 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
15 21 (4.13%) Software Deployment
16 19 (3.73%) Problem Management
16 19 (3.73%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.11%) SQL
2 36 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.32%) VB
4 20 (3.93%) VBScript
5 19 (3.73%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.55%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.55%) Perl
7 9 (1.77%) C
8 6 (1.18%) C++
8 6 (1.18%) Python
9 5 (0.98%) VBA
10 3 (0.59%) Java
11 2 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 153 (30.06%) Security Cleared
2 87 (17.09%) SC Cleared
3 72 (14.15%) CISSP
4 70 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (10.02%) CCNP
7 39 (7.66%) MCSE
8 37 (7.27%) CCNA
9 33 (6.48%) DV Cleared
10 32 (6.29%) MCP
11 30 (5.89%) Degree
12 21 (4.13%) MCSA
13 19 (3.73%) CISM
13 19 (3.73%) MCITP
14 17 (3.34%) ACSA
15 14 (2.75%) CCSE
15 14 (2.75%) CCSP
16 12 (2.36%) CCDP
16 12 (2.36%) CCSA
16 12 (2.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.43%) SLA
2 24 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.54%) QA
4 14 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.36%) JSP 440
6 11 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (2.16%) HIPAA
7 7 (1.38%) COBIT
8 4 (0.79%) COSO
9 3 (0.59%) GPG13
System Software
1 156 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 74 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.25%) vSphere
4 36 (7.07%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.54%) VMware ESX
6 18 (3.54%) ProxySG
7 12 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (2.36%) UAG
8 7 (1.38%) XenApp
8 7 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.38%) BitLocker
9 6 (1.18%) XenServer
9 6 (1.18%) Sendmail
9 6 (1.18%) Xen
10 4 (0.79%) Snort
10 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.59%) Squid
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 125 (24.56%) McAfee ePO
2 71 (13.95%) SCCM
3 31 (6.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 24 (4.72%) WSUS
5 21 (4.13%) SCOM
6 20 (3.93%) Backup Exec
7 18 (3.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (3.14%) NetBackup
9 15 (2.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (2.36%) CiscoWorks
11 10 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
12 8 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (1.57%) FortiGate
13 7 (1.38%) Netcool
13 7 (1.38%) HP SIM
14 6 (1.18%) MIMEsweeper
14 6 (1.18%) MAILsweeper
14 6 (1.18%) Nagios
15 5 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 204 (40.08%) Cisco
2 171 (33.60%) Microsoft
3 123 (24.17%) VMware
4 113 (22.20%) CheckPoint
5 111 (21.81%) Symantec
6 93 (18.27%) F5
6 93 (18.27%) Citrix
7 89 (17.49%) Juniper
8 83 (16.31%) Blue Coat
9 81 (15.91%) HP
10 45 (8.84%) ArcSight
11 38 (7.47%) Fortinet
12 34 (6.68%) Sourcefire
12 34 (6.68%) TippingPoint
13 29 (5.70%) Nokia
14 28 (5.50%) Dell
14 28 (5.50%) SolarWinds
15 26 (5.11%) EMC
16 25 (4.91%) IBM
16 25 (4.91%) Sophos
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