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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 341 333 394
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +61
Contract jobs citing McAfee 257 253 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.10% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 75
Average daily rate
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£353 £332 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £327 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +24.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 15
Average hourly rate £16.06 £15.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £33.30 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £15.35 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-9.65% -11.00%

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £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 975 976 1254
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 £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -26 220 £350 +1.44% 40
South East -12 88 £350 +12.90% 14
London -31 54 £300 -21.05% 11
Hampshire +5 39 £350 +6.38% 2
South West -4 27 £450 +73.07% 2
Scotland -2 23 £375 +14.35% 2
Berkshire -3 22 £210 -31.70% 8
East of England +2 20 £375 +8.69% 1
Hook +7 16 £347 +8.12% 1
Wiltshire +5 14 £465 +42.20%
City of London +8 13 £355 -7.79% 4
North West -5 13 £323 - 5
Swindon +1 10 £465 +42.20%
Reading +8 9 £450 +73.07% 2
Bracknell +5 9 - -
West Sussex - 8 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £350 +12.00%
South Wales - 7 £450 - 1
Wales - 7 £450 - 1
Camberley +7 6 - - 1
Surrey -7 6 - - 2
Milton Keynes -8 6 £350 +12.00%
West Yorkshire -19 6 £375 +27.11% 2
Yorkshire -26 6 £375 +0.26% 2
Bridgend - 6 £450 -
Bristol - 6 £450 - 1
Glasgow +6 5 £475 -17.39% 2
Cheshire - 5 £500 - 1
Essex +5 4 £375 +8.69%
East Midlands +2 4 £411 -25.32%

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 323 (63.21%) Windows
2 216 (42.27%) Microsoft
3 204 (39.92%) Security Cleared
4 196 (38.36%) Firewall
5 180 (35.23%) Cisco
6 171 (33.46%) VMware
7 160 (31.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 157 (30.72%) Active Directory
9 141 (27.59%) SC Cleared
10 129 (25.24%) ITIL
11 122 (23.87%) Windows 7
12 118 (23.09%) HP
13 115 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 106 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 101 (19.77%) McAfee ePO
16 95 (18.59%) DNS
16 95 (18.59%) SQL
16 95 (18.59%) MS Exchange
17 93 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 89 (17.42%) MS Office
19 88 (17.22%) VPN
20 87 (17.03%) LAN
20 87 (17.03%) WAN
21 84 (16.44%) MCSE
21 84 (16.44%) CheckPoint
22 83 (16.24%) Symantec
23 81 (15.85%) Citrix
23 81 (15.85%) Juniper
24 74 (14.48%) Service Delivery
25 72 (14.09%) MS Excel

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 95 (18.59%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (5.68%) SharePoint
6 22 (4.31%) IIS
7 20 (3.91%) IBM Notes
8 16 (3.13%) Lync
9 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.57%) Apache
11 7 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.78%) JBoss
14 3 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (17.42%) MS Office
2 72 (14.09%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) assyst
2 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.15%) Office 365
2 5 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 196 (38.36%) Firewall
2 95 (18.59%) DNS
3 88 (17.22%) VPN
4 87 (17.03%) LAN
4 87 (17.03%) WAN
5 59 (11.55%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (10.37%) DHCP
7 50 (9.78%) Network Security
8 48 (9.39%) TCP/IP
9 43 (8.41%) SAN
10 37 (7.24%) Wireless
11 33 (6.46%) SSL
12 25 (4.89%) LDAP
13 24 (4.70%) VoIP
13 24 (4.70%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (3.72%) SMS
15 17 (3.33%) MPLS
15 17 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 16 (3.13%) Internet
17 15 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.59%) MySQL
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (5.28%) MSI
2 21 (4.11%) WinRunner
2 21 (4.11%) TestDirector
2 21 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (7.83%) Finance
2 26 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.74%) Legal
4 9 (1.76%) Banking
5 7 (1.37%) Military
6 6 (1.17%) Local Government
6 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.98%) Law
7 5 (0.98%) Retail
8 4 (0.78%) Publishing
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (18.20%) Analyst
2 66 (12.92%) Network Engineer
3 38 (7.44%) Support Engineer
4 35 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (6.65%) Security Analyst
6 28 (5.48%) Support Analyst
7 26 (5.09%) Consultant
8 21 (4.11%) Architect
9 20 (3.91%) Desktop Support
9 20 (3.91%) Service Analyst
9 20 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
12 17 (3.33%) Security Engineer
13 16 (3.13%) Security Architect
14 15 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
14 15 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (2.94%) Test Engineer
15 14 (2.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 13 (2.54%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.37%) JSP
2 5 (0.98%) .NET
2 5 (0.98%) XML
2 5 (0.98%) Middleware
2 5 (0.98%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.78%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.78%) HTML
3 4 (0.78%) CGI
4 3 (0.59%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.44%) Blackberry
2 35 (6.85%) Clustering
3 28 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.91%) PDA
4 20 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.72%) Cryptography
6 14 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.15%) CESG
7 11 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.76%) Replication
8 9 (1.76%) iPhone
9 7 (1.37%) PKI
9 7 (1.37%) iPad
9 7 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.17%) Open Source
11 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.98%) Statistics
11 5 (0.98%) NHS
12 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.78%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 323 (63.21%) Windows
2 160 (31.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (23.87%) Windows 7
4 106 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (13.50%) Linux
6 62 (12.13%) Windows XP
7 42 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (8.02%) UNIX
9 27 (5.28%) Solaris
10 23 (4.50%) Windows Vista
11 22 (4.31%) AIX
12 18 (3.52%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.17%) Android
15 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
18 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (25.24%) ITIL
2 74 (14.48%) Service Delivery
3 55 (10.76%) Service Management
4 47 (9.20%) Change Management
4 47 (9.20%) Incident Management
5 39 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
6 36 (7.05%) Information Security
7 33 (6.46%) Migration
8 30 (5.87%) SIEM
9 27 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (5.28%) Network Management
10 24 (4.70%) Network Design
11 23 (4.50%) Software Deployment
12 22 (4.31%) Test Scripting
12 22 (4.31%) Time Management
12 22 (4.31%) Test Automation
13 21 (4.11%) ITIL V3
14 20 (3.91%) Software Testing
14 20 (3.91%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.59%) SQL
2 55 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 38 (7.44%) Shell Script
4 22 (4.31%) VBScript
5 20 (3.91%) Perl
6 14 (2.74%) Python
7 13 (2.54%) C
7 13 (2.54%) C++
8 6 (1.17%) Java
9 3 (0.59%) PHP
9 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.59%) VBA
9 3 (0.59%) VB
9 3 (0.59%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) C#
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (39.92%) Security Cleared
2 141 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 93 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (16.44%) MCSE
5 64 (12.52%) DV Cleared
6 57 (11.15%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (9.39%) MCP
8 46 (9.00%) CCNA
9 29 (5.68%) MCSA
9 29 (5.68%) CISSP
9 29 (5.68%) MCTS
10 28 (5.48%) MCITP
11 26 (5.09%) CCNP
12 21 (4.11%) ISTQB
13 16 (3.13%) Degree
14 13 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (2.15%) VCP4
16 8 (1.57%) CEH
16 8 (1.57%) CISA
16 8 (1.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.70%) JSP 440
2 22 (4.31%) QA
3 21 (4.11%) SLA
4 11 (2.15%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COSO
8 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 157 (30.72%) Active Directory
2 115 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.52%) Hyper-V
4 45 (8.81%) vSphere
5 39 (7.63%) VMware ESX
6 22 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (3.52%) Firmware
8 17 (3.33%) XenApp
9 12 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (2.15%) Sendmail
11 8 (1.57%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.98%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.98%) UAG
12 5 (0.98%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.98%) Squid
13 4 (0.78%) vCloud
14 3 (0.59%) NFS
15 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 101 (19.77%) McAfee ePO
2 56 (10.96%) SCCM
3 41 (8.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 33 (6.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 27 (5.28%) SCOM
6 24 (4.70%) Backup Exec
6 24 (4.70%) Netcool
7 21 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (3.33%) WSUS
9 14 (2.74%) WhatsUp Gold
10 13 (2.54%) SCDPM
11 11 (2.15%) MIMEsweeper
11 11 (2.15%) MAILsweeper
12 9 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.57%) Nessus
14 7 (1.37%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.37%) FortiGate
14 7 (1.37%) SCVMM
15 6 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 5 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 216 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 180 (35.23%) Cisco
3 171 (33.46%) VMware
4 118 (23.09%) HP
5 84 (16.44%) CheckPoint
6 83 (16.24%) Symantec
7 81 (15.85%) Citrix
7 81 (15.85%) Juniper
8 56 (10.96%) Blue Coat
9 53 (10.37%) Lumension
10 50 (9.78%) F5
11 43 (8.41%) Sophos
12 38 (7.44%) Oracle
13 29 (5.68%) EMC
14 26 (5.09%) IBM
15 25 (4.89%) ArcSight
16 24 (4.70%) Remedy
17 22 (4.31%) NetApp
17 22 (4.31%) Veritas
18 20 (3.91%) Lotus
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