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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 350 367 385
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs citing McAfee 276 248 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.02% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 125 100
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £239 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 9
Average hourly rate £14.92 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £25.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.17 £14.92 £21.63
% change year-on-year
-5.02% -30.99%

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
25057 24239 23208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.66% 45.01% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14690 13637 12340
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1023 1239
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 June 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
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 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 253 £381 +6.64% 76
South East +1 87 £425 +21.42% 24
London -20 51 £388 +1.97% 16
Hampshire +9 42 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England +16 30 £333 +189.58% 11
Berkshire +14 22 £430 +43.33% 10
North West -21 22 £225 -31.32% 10
South West -7 21 £425 +7.59% 3
City of London -4 17 £394 -1.56% 2
West Midlands 0 16 £316 -26.02% 6
Hertfordshire -5 14 £300 - 8
Hook -1 13 £399 +15.28%
Surrey -2 13 £400 +150.00% 4
Scotland +8 12 £267 -37.55% 3
Manchester -10 12 £210 -37.31% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 12 £294 - 1
Bracknell +9 10 £308 -5.30%
Peterborough +11 9 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 9 - -
Swindon -2 9 - -
Wiltshire -5 9 - -
North East -9 9 £307 -8.97%
Basingstoke +6 8 £475 - 2
Gloucestershire 0 8 £438 +15.51% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 8 £339 +0.57%
Shropshire -2 7 £311 -26.33% 1
Essex -3 7 £413 +358.33%
Yorkshire -13 7 £400 +39.13% 4
Aldershot - 7 £450 - 1
Telford +4 6 £310 -27.05% 1

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 286 (56.08%) Windows
2 189 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 189 (37.06%) Security Cleared
3 172 (33.73%) Active Directory
4 171 (33.53%) Cisco
5 164 (32.16%) Firewall
6 154 (30.20%) VMware
7 128 (25.10%) McAfee ePO
8 114 (22.35%) ITIL
9 111 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 109 (21.37%) SC Cleared
11 108 (21.18%) Windows 7
12 106 (20.78%) Citrix
13 100 (19.61%) HP
14 99 (19.41%) DNS
15 96 (18.82%) SQL
15 96 (18.82%) Symantec
16 95 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 93 (18.24%) WAN
18 91 (17.84%) CheckPoint
19 79 (15.49%) LAN
20 75 (14.71%) MS Excel
21 72 (14.12%) SCCM
22 70 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
22 70 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
22 70 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 65 (12.75%) VPN
23 65 (12.75%) MS Office
24 64 (12.55%) Linux
25 62 (12.16%) Finance

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 60 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (4.90%) IBM Notes
5 23 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.53%) IIS
7 14 (2.75%) Lync
8 13 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.39%) TPMS
13 2 (0.39%) Apache
14 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 75 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.75%) MS Office
3 16 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.51%) Office 365
2 9 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (32.16%) Firewall
2 99 (19.41%) DNS
3 93 (18.24%) WAN
4 79 (15.49%) LAN
5 70 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
6 65 (12.75%) VPN
7 57 (11.18%) DHCP
8 54 (10.59%) TCP/IP
9 47 (9.22%) Network Security
10 38 (7.45%) SAN
11 26 (5.10%) MPLS
12 25 (4.90%) Wireless
12 25 (4.90%) LDAP
13 24 (4.71%) SSL
14 23 (4.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (4.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 19 (3.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 19 (3.73%) BIG-IP
17 18 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (3.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.57%) MySQL
3 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) Ingres
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) Informix
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (3.14%) MSI
2 14 (2.75%) WinRunner
2 14 (2.75%) TestDirector
2 14 (2.75%) 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 62 (12.16%) Finance
2 19 (3.73%) Banking
3 8 (1.57%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.18%) Retail
4 6 (1.18%) Local Government
5 5 (0.98%) Dutch Language
6 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.59%) Law
8 2 (0.39%) Games
8 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (20.20%) Analyst
2 78 (15.29%) Network Engineer
3 48 (9.41%) Support Engineer
4 34 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 31 (6.08%) Support Analyst
6 30 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 26 (5.10%) Security Analyst
7 26 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
8 25 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 24 (4.71%) Consultant
10 22 (4.31%) Desktop Support
11 20 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 16 (3.14%) Network Support
13 16 (3.14%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (2.94%) Administrator
15 14 (2.75%) Network Support Engineer
15 14 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.75%) CSS
2 9 (1.76%) Middleware
3 7 (1.37%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.78%) JSP
5 3 (0.59%) XML
5 3 (0.59%) ODBC
6 2 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.20%) Flash
7 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.20%) Java EE
7 1 (0.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.57%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.45%) Blackberry
4 29 (5.69%) PKI
5 22 (4.31%) Clustering
6 20 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.33%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.75%) PDA
9 12 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.96%) iPad
11 9 (1.76%) iPhone
11 9 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.57%) Statistics
13 6 (1.18%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.18%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.59%) BYOD
17 2 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 2 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 286 (56.08%) Windows
2 111 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (21.18%) Windows 7
4 70 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (12.55%) Linux
6 52 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 42 (8.24%) UNIX
8 24 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (3.92%) AIX
9 20 (3.92%) Solaris
10 18 (3.53%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.75%) Windows Vista
12 11 (2.16%) Android
12 11 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.76%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.35%) ITIL
2 49 (9.61%) Service Delivery
3 46 (9.02%) Service Management
4 44 (8.63%) Incident Management
4 44 (8.63%) SIEM
5 42 (8.24%) Information Security
6 39 (7.65%) Kalman Filter
7 37 (7.25%) Change Management
8 30 (5.88%) Project Management
9 28 (5.49%) Network Management
10 26 (5.10%) Migration
11 24 (4.71%) Software Deployment
12 23 (4.51%) Mentoring
12 23 (4.51%) Time Management
13 21 (4.12%) Cyber Security
14 20 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 20 (3.92%) Security Management
15 19 (3.73%) Test Scripting
16 18 (3.53%) Network Design
16 18 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.82%) SQL
2 42 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.49%) Shell Script
4 22 (4.31%) VBScript
5 18 (3.53%) VB
5 18 (3.53%) Perl
6 15 (2.94%) C
7 12 (2.35%) C++
7 12 (2.35%) Python
8 11 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.37%) Java
10 6 (1.18%) VBA
11 4 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 189 (37.06%) Security Cleared
2 109 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 70 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (10.78%) MCSE
4 55 (10.78%) DV Cleared
5 50 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (9.02%) CISSP
7 33 (6.47%) CCNA
8 32 (6.27%) CCNP
8 32 (6.27%) MCP
9 28 (5.49%) MCITP
10 27 (5.29%) MCTS
11 26 (5.10%) MCSA
12 24 (4.71%) Degree
13 20 (3.92%) ISTQB
14 16 (3.14%) CISA
14 16 (3.14%) CISM
15 11 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (2.16%) ISEB
15 11 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.65%) SLA
2 17 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.33%) QA
2 17 (3.33%) JSP 440
3 16 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.57%) COBIT
5 5 (0.98%) COSO
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 172 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 95 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.22%) vSphere
4 44 (8.63%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.69%) VMware ESX
6 23 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.35%) UAG
7 12 (2.35%) Sendmail
7 12 (2.35%) XenApp
8 10 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (1.96%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.37%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.98%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.98%) XenServer
10 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.98%) Xen
11 3 (0.59%) Squid
11 3 (0.59%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 128 (25.10%) McAfee ePO
2 72 (14.12%) SCCM
3 30 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 25 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (4.12%) SCOM
6 18 (3.53%) WSUS
7 17 (3.33%) Netcool
8 16 (3.14%) Backup Exec
9 14 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (2.55%) NetBackup
11 12 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (2.35%) MIMEsweeper
11 12 (2.35%) MAILsweeper
12 10 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
12 10 (1.96%) FortiGate
13 7 (1.37%) HP SIM
13 7 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
14 5 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 189 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 171 (33.53%) Cisco
3 154 (30.20%) VMware
4 106 (20.78%) Citrix
5 100 (19.61%) HP
6 96 (18.82%) Symantec
7 91 (17.84%) CheckPoint
8 60 (11.76%) Blue Coat
9 52 (10.20%) F5
9 52 (10.20%) Juniper
10 33 (6.47%) ArcSight
11 29 (5.69%) Sophos
12 28 (5.49%) Dell
13 26 (5.10%) Lotus
13 26 (5.10%) SolarWinds
14 23 (4.51%) Remedy
14 23 (4.51%) IBM
14 23 (4.51%) Adobe
15 22 (4.31%) Infoblox
15 22 (4.31%) Lumension
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