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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
McAfee
Rank 411 444 414
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Contract jobs citing McAfee 210 131 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 72 90
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Average hourly rate £14.35 £28.00 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +70.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £13.80 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £37.50 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £26.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-47.11% +100.00%

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
26296 23879 25674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.02% 46.26% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15352 13520 13230
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1147 1320
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +50 200 £350 -0.70% 79
South East +10 68 £318 -5.92% 31
London +35 59 £408 +25.38% 26
Hampshire -1 29 £243 -35.21% 4
East of England -11 22 £429 +10.64% 8
South West -30 14 £450 +140.00% 3
Berkshire +12 13 £450 +68.22% 11
City of London +26 12 £400 +23.07% 2
North West -11 12 £254 -32.26% 2
Bracknell +8 11 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £350 +4.47% 6
Essex -11 11 £525 +35.48%
Milton Keynes - 10 £350 -
Surrey -3 9 £410 +2.50% 3
Yorkshire -12 8 - - 1
West Midlands -17 8 £265 -34.16% 7
Wiltshire - 7 £450 - 1
Swindon - 6 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 5 £433 - 7
South Yorkshire +7 4 - -
Cheshire +7 4 - -
Sheffield +4 4 - -
West Yorkshire -4 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -13 4 £405 -
Manchester -15 4 £254 -11.65% 2
Wales - 4 £383 - 7
South Wales - 4 £383 - 7
Camberley - 4 £475 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £550 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -

McAfee
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 254 (54.62%) Windows
2 193 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 169 (36.34%) Firewall
4 166 (35.70%) Security Cleared
5 148 (31.83%) Cisco
5 148 (31.83%) Active Directory
6 126 (27.10%) McAfee ePO
7 119 (25.59%) Windows 7
8 117 (25.16%) VMware
9 108 (23.23%) ITIL
9 108 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 105 (22.58%) SC Cleared
11 103 (22.15%) HP
12 88 (18.92%) Juniper
12 88 (18.92%) Symantec
13 86 (18.49%) MS Exchange
14 85 (18.28%) MS Office
15 83 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 80 (17.20%) MS Excel
17 74 (15.91%) SCCM
18 72 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 72 (15.48%) LAN
18 72 (15.48%) Sophos
19 70 (15.05%) WAN
19 70 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 70 (15.05%) DNS
20 66 (14.19%) VPN
21 61 (13.12%) Citrix
22 58 (12.47%) Cisco Certification
22 58 (12.47%) SQL

McAfee
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 86 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 27 (5.81%) IIS
5 23 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.58%) Lync
7 12 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.37%) Apache
9 9 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.29%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.86%) JBoss
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Confluence
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (18.28%) MS Office
2 80 (17.20%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.65%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.80%) Office 365
2 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (36.34%) Firewall
2 72 (15.48%) LAN
3 70 (15.05%) WAN
3 70 (15.05%) DNS
4 66 (14.19%) VPN
5 57 (12.26%) SAN
6 50 (10.75%) Network Security
7 48 (10.32%) TCP/IP
8 47 (10.11%) DHCP
9 34 (7.31%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (6.88%) Wireless
11 25 (5.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 22 (4.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 21 (4.52%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (4.30%) SSL
14 20 (4.30%) SMS
15 18 (3.87%) Junos
16 16 (3.44%) Internet
17 14 (3.01%) OSPF
17 14 (3.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.72%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.29%) WinRunner
2 6 (1.29%) TestDirector
2 6 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.29%) MSI
3 3 (0.65%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 44 (9.46%) Finance
2 18 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.23%) Legal
4 9 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.51%) Military
5 7 (1.51%) Banking
6 6 (1.29%) Retail
7 5 (1.08%) Law
7 5 (1.08%) Local Government
7 5 (1.08%) Marketing
8 4 (0.86%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 61 (13.12%) Network Engineer
2 60 (12.90%) Analyst
3 37 (7.96%) Architect
4 34 (7.31%) Consultant
5 30 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 26 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (5.59%) Security Engineer
8 22 (4.73%) Security Analyst
9 21 (4.52%) Security Architect
10 19 (4.09%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.66%) Server Engineer
12 16 (3.44%) Security Specialist
12 16 (3.44%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (3.01%) Service Analyst
13 14 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (2.80%) Network Support
15 12 (2.58%) Network Support Engineer
15 12 (2.58%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.15%) Application Packaging
2 9 (1.94%) JSP
3 6 (1.29%) Web Services
3 6 (1.29%) .NET
4 2 (0.43%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.43%) SAML
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) OLE
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) JSF
5 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.22%) XML
5 1 (0.22%) ODBC
5 1 (0.22%) Flash
5 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.17%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.87%) Clustering
3 15 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 14 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.80%) iPhone
6 12 (2.58%) Open Source
7 11 (2.37%) iPad
8 10 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.72%) PKI
9 8 (1.72%) CESG
9 8 (1.72%) SCADA
10 7 (1.51%) Replication
11 5 (1.08%) GIS
11 5 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.08%) PDA
12 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.86%) NHS
12 4 (0.86%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 254 (54.62%) Windows
2 119 (25.59%) Windows 7
3 108 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (11.18%) Windows XP
6 39 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (7.96%) Linux
8 29 (6.24%) UNIX
9 20 (4.30%) Solaris
10 12 (2.58%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.51%) AIX
11 7 (1.51%) VMS
11 7 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.51%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.43%) MVS
16 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.23%) ITIL
2 53 (11.40%) Service Delivery
3 44 (9.46%) Service Management
4 40 (8.60%) Incident Management
5 38 (8.17%) Information Security
6 30 (6.45%) Network Design
7 28 (6.02%) Software Deployment
8 26 (5.59%) Change Management
8 26 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
9 25 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
10 24 (5.16%) Configuration Management
11 22 (4.73%) Migration
12 21 (4.52%) Data Protection
13 19 (4.09%) Software Distribution
13 19 (4.09%) Network Management
14 18 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (3.66%) Change Control
16 16 (3.44%) Coaching
16 16 (3.44%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.47%) SQL
2 35 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.09%) Perl
4 18 (3.87%) VBScript
4 18 (3.87%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.72%) C
6 7 (1.51%) C++
6 7 (1.51%) Python
7 6 (1.29%) PHP
7 6 (1.29%) VB
8 5 (1.08%) Ruby
9 4 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.86%) Java
10 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 166 (35.70%) Security Cleared
2 105 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 70 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (12.47%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (12.26%) MCSE
6 46 (9.89%) DV Cleared
7 38 (8.17%) CCNA
8 35 (7.53%) MCP
9 31 (6.67%) CISSP
10 26 (5.59%) CCNP
11 15 (3.23%) MCTS
11 15 (3.23%) MCITP
11 15 (3.23%) CEH
12 12 (2.58%) MCDST
13 11 (2.37%) MCSA
14 7 (1.51%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.51%) CISM
15 6 (1.29%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.08%) CCSE
16 5 (1.08%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.30%) JSP 440
2 19 (4.09%) QA
3 15 (3.23%) SLA
4 7 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 148 (31.83%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.16%) vSphere
5 18 (3.87%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.44%) ProxySG
6 16 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (3.01%) XenApp
7 14 (3.01%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.37%) Firmware
8 11 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (2.15%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.29%) NFS
10 6 (1.29%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.08%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.86%) vCloud
12 4 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.86%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 126 (27.10%) McAfee ePO
2 74 (15.91%) SCCM
3 39 (8.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 33 (7.10%) SCOM
5 31 (6.67%) Backup Exec
6 25 (5.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 24 (5.16%) WSUS
8 18 (3.87%) SCDPM
9 13 (2.80%) Nessus
10 12 (2.58%) WhatsUp Gold
11 11 (2.37%) SCVMM
11 11 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (1.72%) OpenView
12 8 (1.72%) Windows Intune
13 7 (1.51%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.51%) Netcool
13 7 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (1.29%) OVSD
14 6 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 193 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.83%) Cisco
3 117 (25.16%) VMware
4 103 (22.15%) HP
5 88 (18.92%) Juniper
5 88 (18.92%) Symantec
6 72 (15.48%) Sophos
7 61 (13.12%) Citrix
8 56 (12.04%) F5
9 54 (11.61%) Blue Coat
10 53 (11.40%) CheckPoint
11 33 (7.10%) Lumension
12 21 (4.52%) EMC
13 20 (4.30%) Oracle
13 20 (4.30%) Qualys
14 16 (3.44%) Altiris
14 16 (3.44%) Dell
15 15 (3.23%) IBM
15 15 (3.23%) Red Hat
16 14 (3.01%) Websense
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