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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
McAfee
Rank 361 354 406
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +52
Contract jobs citing McAfee 276 258 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 143 91
Average daily rate
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£399 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -32.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £25.00 £63.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.54% -32.03%

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
25012 24551 23700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 44.87% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12809
Average daily rate £400 £376 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1077 1191
Average hourly rate £18.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 28 July 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 +6 261 £400 +10.34% 119
South East +21 100 £438 +25.00% 35
London -5 53 £388 +8.77% 16
Hampshire +19 44 £450 - 7
East of England +20 33 £385 +327.98% 14
Berkshire +21 29 £450 +46.34% 7
City of London 0 22 £375 +7.14% 2
North West -18 20 £245 -12.50% 15
South West -27 19 £425 -5.55% 12
West Midlands +5 15 £316 -2.69% 12
Hertfordshire +2 15 £300 - 7
Manchester -9 13 £245 -26.86% 7
Bracknell 0 12 £308 +4.76% 1
Aldershot - 12 £475 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 12 £294 -
Hook 0 11 £399 +5.22%
Swindon -15 11 £450 -
Wiltshire -19 11 £450 - 1
Peterborough +10 9 - - 1
Basingstoke -1 9 £475 - 3
Cambridgeshire -2 9 - - 2
Surrey -2 8 £438 +173.43% 4
Oxfordshire - 8 £316 - 6
Shropshire +1 6 £311 -15.87%
Cheshire -7 6 £368 +63.33% 3
Essex -9 6 £413 +358.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £245 - 3
Telford -2 5 £310 -27.05%
Scotland -9 5 £275 -19.70% 5
South Wales -10 5 £438 +2.94% 1

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 268 (53.39%) Windows
2 184 (36.65%) Microsoft
3 174 (34.66%) Security Cleared
4 172 (34.26%) Active Directory
5 171 (34.06%) Cisco
6 165 (32.87%) Firewall
7 144 (28.69%) VMware
8 126 (25.10%) McAfee ePO
9 119 (23.71%) ITIL
10 105 (20.92%) CheckPoint
11 100 (19.92%) Citrix
12 99 (19.72%) HP
12 99 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 98 (19.52%) Symantec
14 97 (19.32%) SC Cleared
15 94 (18.73%) Windows 7
16 93 (18.53%) WAN
17 92 (18.33%) SQL
18 91 (18.13%) DNS
19 85 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 79 (15.74%) MS Excel
21 76 (15.14%) SCCM
22 73 (14.54%) LAN
23 68 (13.55%) Cisco ASA
24 67 (13.35%) F5
25 66 (13.15%) Finance
26 65 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
27 64 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
28 63 (12.55%) Linux
28 63 (12.55%) Data Centre

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (11.16%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (4.18%) IBM Notes
4 21 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (3.78%) IIS
6 17 (3.39%) Lync
7 11 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.40%) TPMS
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 79 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 60 (11.95%) MS Office
3 13 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP CCM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.98%) Office 365
2 8 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (32.87%) Firewall
2 93 (18.53%) WAN
3 91 (18.13%) DNS
4 73 (14.54%) LAN
5 68 (13.55%) Cisco ASA
6 59 (11.75%) Network Security
7 54 (10.76%) DHCP
7 54 (10.76%) VPN
8 53 (10.56%) TCP/IP
9 40 (7.97%) SAN
10 30 (5.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (5.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 25 (4.98%) MPLS
12 25 (4.98%) SSL
13 23 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 23 (4.58%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (4.38%) LDAP
15 20 (3.98%) Wireless
15 20 (3.98%) BIG-IP
16 19 (3.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.59%) MySQL
3 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Ingres
7 1 (0.20%) DB2
7 1 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (2.79%) MSI
2 8 (1.59%) WinRunner
2 8 (1.59%) TestDirector
2 8 (1.59%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
General
1 66 (13.15%) Finance
2 21 (4.18%) Banking
3 10 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.20%) Publishing
5 6 (1.20%) Retail
5 6 (1.20%) Local Government
6 5 (1.00%) Dutch Language
7 4 (0.80%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) 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 99 (19.72%) Analyst
2 79 (15.74%) Network Engineer
3 49 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 36 (7.17%) Security Engineer
5 28 (5.58%) Service Analyst
5 28 (5.58%) Security Analyst
6 27 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 26 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (4.58%) Consultant
9 22 (4.38%) Desktop Support
10 21 (4.18%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
12 17 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (2.99%) Administrator
14 14 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (2.79%) Security Specialist
15 13 (2.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 11 (2.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.39%) CSS
2 10 (1.99%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.59%) Middleware
4 7 (1.39%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.80%) JSP
6 3 (0.60%) XML
6 3 (0.60%) ODBC
6 3 (0.60%) REST
7 2 (0.40%) J2EE
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.20%) Web Services
8 1 (0.20%) Flash
8 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.20%) Java EE
8 1 (0.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.55%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.57%) Blackberry
4 28 (5.58%) PKI
5 20 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.59%) Cryptography
7 17 (3.39%) Clustering
8 11 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.19%) iPad
9 10 (1.99%) iPhone
10 9 (1.79%) PDA
11 8 (1.59%) Statistics
12 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.20%) SecurID
13 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.60%) BYOD
16 3 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 268 (53.39%) Windows
2 99 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (18.73%) Windows 7
4 64 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (12.55%) Linux
6 50 (9.96%) Windows XP
7 40 (7.97%) UNIX
8 21 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.19%) Solaris
10 14 (2.79%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.59%) AIX
12 12 (2.39%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.39%) Android
13 10 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.79%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.59%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.80%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
19 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (23.71%) ITIL
2 52 (10.36%) SIEM
3 49 (9.76%) Information Security
4 47 (9.36%) Incident Management
5 46 (9.16%) Service Management
5 46 (9.16%) Service Delivery
6 41 (8.17%) Kalman Filter
7 30 (5.98%) Change Management
7 30 (5.98%) Project Management
8 29 (5.78%) Network Management
9 26 (5.18%) Software Deployment
10 25 (4.98%) Migration
11 22 (4.38%) Security Management
11 22 (4.38%) Cyber Security
12 21 (4.18%) Performance Monitoring
12 21 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (4.18%) Time Management
13 19 (3.78%) Load Balancing
13 19 (3.78%) Network Design
13 19 (3.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.33%) SQL
2 42 (8.37%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.78%) Shell Script
4 23 (4.58%) VBScript
5 22 (4.38%) VB
6 16 (3.19%) Perl
7 14 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.39%) C
9 9 (1.79%) C++
9 9 (1.79%) Python
10 6 (1.20%) VBA
10 6 (1.20%) Java
11 3 (0.60%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 174 (34.66%) Security Cleared
2 97 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 65 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (11.75%) CISSP
5 54 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (9.76%) MCSE
7 47 (9.36%) DV Cleared
8 38 (7.57%) CCNP
9 35 (6.97%) CCNA
10 28 (5.58%) MCP
11 24 (4.78%) MCITP
11 24 (4.78%) Degree
12 23 (4.58%) MCSA
13 21 (4.18%) MCTS
14 17 (3.39%) ACSA
15 16 (3.19%) CISM
16 15 (2.99%) CISA
17 14 (2.79%) ISTQB
18 11 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
19 10 (1.99%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.77%) SLA
2 19 (3.78%) QA
3 18 (3.59%) PCI DSS
4 17 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.39%) JSP 440
5 7 (1.39%) COBIT
6 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.80%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.80%) COSO
8 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 172 (34.26%) Active Directory
2 85 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.16%) vSphere
4 42 (8.37%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (4.78%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (2.39%) UAG
9 10 (1.99%) ProxySG
9 10 (1.99%) XenApp
10 9 (1.79%) Sendmail
11 8 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.39%) BitLocker
13 5 (1.00%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.00%) Xen
13 5 (1.00%) XenServer
13 5 (1.00%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 126 (25.10%) McAfee ePO
2 76 (15.14%) SCCM
3 28 (5.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (5.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 24 (4.78%) SCOM
6 19 (3.78%) WSUS
6 19 (3.78%) Backup Exec
7 17 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 16 (3.19%) NetBackup
9 12 (2.39%) Netcool
10 11 (2.19%) CiscoWorks
11 10 (1.99%) FortiGate
12 9 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
12 9 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
12 9 (1.79%) MAILsweeper
13 8 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (1.39%) HP SIM
15 6 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 5 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 184 (36.65%) Microsoft
2 171 (34.06%) Cisco
3 144 (28.69%) VMware
4 105 (20.92%) CheckPoint
5 100 (19.92%) Citrix
6 99 (19.72%) HP
7 98 (19.52%) Symantec
8 67 (13.35%) F5
9 61 (12.15%) Blue Coat
10 58 (11.55%) Juniper
11 40 (7.97%) ArcSight
12 30 (5.98%) Fortinet
13 29 (5.78%) Dell
14 27 (5.38%) TippingPoint
15 26 (5.18%) SolarWinds
15 26 (5.18%) IBM
15 26 (5.18%) Sophos
16 25 (4.98%) EMC
17 23 (4.58%) Nokia
18 22 (4.38%) Lotus
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago