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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
McAfee
Rank 460 351 377
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +26
Contract jobs citing McAfee 159 274 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.18% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 125 108
Average daily rate £336 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £267 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 14
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.50 £14.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.87% +4.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.51 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.80 £23.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £13.87 £14.78
% change year-on-year
+224.44% -6.12%

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
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -91 134 £363 -3.33% 54
South East -35 54 £330 -7.04% 15
London -15 46 £365 -4.26% 19
Scotland -14 22 £305 -14.82% 3
Surrey +12 20 £330 -30.52% 5
Renfrewshire -2 16 £305 -14.93% 1
Erskine -8 16 £305 -15.04% 1
West Midlands -8 13 £450 +68.70% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £315 -10.00% 4
Hampshire -25 10 £388 +3.33% 2
Milton Keynes +6 9 £310 -11.42%
Redhill - 9 - - 1
Berkshire -7 8 £235 -47.88% 2
South West -16 7 £363 -19.44% 6
City of London +36 6 £289 -22.74% 5
North West -23 6 £425 -15.00% 5
Glasgow +12 5 £239 -31.78% 2
West Yorkshire -4 4 £150 -60.00%
Swindon -6 4 £363 -22.04% 1
Yorkshire -10 4 £150 -62.26%
Wiltshire -13 4 £363 -22.04% 1
Basingstoke +4 3 £175 -68.18% 1
Hook -4 3 £388 +1.63%
Bracknell -8 3 £235 -
Cheshire -11 3 £425 -15.00%
Reading -18 3 - - 2
East of England -27 3 £298 -8.46% 4
Pudsey - 3 £150 -
Bedfordshire +7 2 £298 - 2
Bristol -5 2 £325 -27.77% 3

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (52.72%) Windows
2 140 (38.04%) Microsoft
3 134 (36.41%) Active Directory
4 122 (33.15%) Cisco
5 107 (29.08%) McAfee ePO
6 106 (28.80%) Firewall
7 102 (27.72%) VMware
8 90 (24.46%) Citrix
9 83 (22.55%) Windows 7
10 79 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (20.92%) Security Cleared
12 76 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 75 (20.38%) Information Security
14 74 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 72 (19.57%) Symantec
15 72 (19.57%) SQL
16 68 (18.48%) MCSE
17 63 (17.12%) Finance
18 62 (16.85%) MCSA
18 62 (16.85%) SC Cleared
19 60 (16.30%) ITIL
20 56 (15.22%) Windows XP
21 55 (14.95%) Network Security
21 55 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (14.67%) SIEM
22 54 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 54 (14.67%) Hyper-V
22 54 (14.67%) Change Management
23 51 (13.86%) CISSP
24 50 (13.59%) VMware ESX

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.16%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.62%) IIS
4 16 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.90%) Lync
6 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.54%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (11.41%) MS Office
2 37 (10.05%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.63%) MS Project
5 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.71%) Office 365
2 7 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.54%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (28.80%) Firewall
2 55 (14.95%) Network Security
3 46 (12.50%) WAN
4 42 (11.41%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (9.78%) LAN
6 34 (9.24%) TCP/IP
7 29 (7.88%) VPN
8 27 (7.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (6.25%) DNS
10 20 (5.43%) DHCP
11 18 (4.89%) MPLS
12 15 (4.08%) SSL
12 15 (4.08%) Wireless
13 14 (3.80%) OSPF
14 13 (3.53%) Internet
14 13 (3.53%) Junos
15 12 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (2.72%) Cisco PIX
17 10 (2.72%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.54%) Big Data
3 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
3 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.54%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (11.96%) HP UFT
1 44 (11.96%) TestDirector
1 44 (11.96%) WinRunner
2 6 (1.63%) MSI
3 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.54%) Hudson
3 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 63 (17.12%) Finance
2 20 (5.43%) Banking
3 14 (3.80%) Retail
4 12 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.90%) Law
6 7 (1.90%) Local Government
7 5 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.09%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (29.62%) Analyst
2 40 (10.87%) Security Analyst
3 33 (8.97%) Security Engineer
4 30 (8.15%) Consultant
5 29 (7.88%) Support Engineer
5 29 (7.88%) Test Analyst
6 26 (7.07%) Security Specialist
7 25 (6.79%) Network Engineer
8 23 (6.25%) Architect
9 22 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (5.16%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
11 19 (5.16%) Security Consultant
11 19 (5.16%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.89%) Security Architect
13 17 (4.62%) IT Engineer
14 12 (3.26%) ArcSight Analyst
14 12 (3.26%) Service Analyst
14 12 (3.26%) SIEM Analyst
15 11 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.17%) Web Services
2 6 (1.63%) CSS
2 6 (1.63%) Middleware
3 5 (1.36%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.09%) .NET
4 4 (1.09%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.54%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (12.23%) Clustering
2 45 (12.23%) Data Centre
3 42 (11.41%) Management Information System
4 40 (10.87%) PDA
5 16 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.17%) Smartcard
9 7 (1.90%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.90%) SecurID
9 7 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.36%) PKI
11 4 (1.09%) Replication
12 3 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 194 (52.72%) Windows
2 83 (22.55%) Windows 7
3 79 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 49 (13.32%) AIX
7 42 (11.41%) Windows Server
8 30 (8.15%) Linux
9 19 (5.16%) Unix
10 17 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.45%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.90%) Solaris
12 7 (1.90%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.63%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.36%) Android
15 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.54%) CentOS
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.38%) Information Security
2 60 (16.30%) ITIL
3 54 (14.67%) Change Management
3 54 (14.67%) SIEM
4 44 (11.96%) Software Testing
4 44 (11.96%) Test Automation
5 41 (11.14%) Incident Management
6 39 (10.60%) Test Scripting
7 34 (9.24%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (7.88%) Security Operations
9 27 (7.34%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (6.79%) Security Management
11 22 (5.98%) Migration
12 20 (5.43%) Load Balancing
13 19 (5.16%) Web Filtering
14 18 (4.89%) Service Management
15 17 (4.62%) Information Security Management
16 15 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (3.80%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.57%) SQL
2 38 (10.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.17%) VB
4 4 (1.09%) Perl
4 4 (1.09%) VBScript
5 3 (0.82%) Java
5 3 (0.82%) PHP
6 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.54%) Python
6 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (20.92%) Security Cleared
2 74 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (18.48%) MCSE
4 62 (16.85%) MCSA
4 62 (16.85%) SC Cleared
5 51 (13.86%) CISSP
6 47 (12.77%) MCITP
7 45 (12.23%) MCTS
8 42 (11.41%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (10.05%) ISTQB
10 31 (8.42%) CCNP
11 27 (7.34%) Degree
12 24 (6.52%) CISM
13 23 (6.25%) CCNA
14 17 (4.62%) MCP
15 10 (2.72%) CCSE
15 10 (2.72%) CISA
16 9 (2.45%) DV Cleared
17 8 (2.17%) CCIE
17 8 (2.17%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.24%) PCI DSS
2 22 (5.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (4.62%) SLA
4 9 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.17%) QA
6 7 (1.90%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (1.90%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.90%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.36%) COBIT
7 5 (1.36%) COSO
7 5 (1.36%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.36%) SAS 70
8 4 (1.09%) GPG13
9 3 (0.82%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 134 (36.41%) Active Directory
2 54 (14.67%) Hyper-V
2 54 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (13.59%) VMware ESX
4 19 (5.16%) vSphere
5 10 (2.72%) ProxySG
6 9 (2.45%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (1.90%) Xen
7 7 (1.90%) XenApp
7 7 (1.90%) XenServer
8 4 (1.09%) Snort
9 3 (0.82%) vCloud
9 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.82%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.54%) Docker
10 2 (0.54%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.54%) pfSense
10 2 (0.54%) Postfix
10 2 (0.54%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 107 (29.08%) McAfee ePO
2 44 (11.96%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (11.96%) Netcool
3 36 (9.78%) WSUS
4 26 (7.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 24 (6.52%) SCCM
6 15 (4.08%) Backup Exec
6 15 (4.08%) QRadar
7 12 (3.26%) NetBackup
7 12 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (2.72%) Nexpose
9 7 (1.90%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.90%) RSA Security Analytics
10 6 (1.63%) Puppet
11 5 (1.36%) Nagios
12 4 (1.09%) Cacti
12 4 (1.09%) SCOM
13 3 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
13 3 (0.82%) Nessus
13 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 140 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 122 (33.15%) Cisco
3 102 (27.72%) VMware
4 90 (24.46%) Citrix
5 72 (19.57%) Symantec
6 47 (12.77%) CheckPoint
7 46 (12.50%) HP
7 46 (12.50%) Juniper
7 46 (12.50%) Veritas
8 39 (10.60%) ArcSight
8 39 (10.60%) Blue Coat
9 34 (9.24%) Qualys
10 31 (8.42%) F5
11 26 (7.07%) IBM
12 23 (6.25%) SolarWinds
13 19 (5.16%) FireEye
13 19 (5.16%) Sourcefire
14 18 (4.89%) Dell
14 18 (4.89%) Splunk
15 16 (4.35%) Lotus
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