The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Intel Security products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intel Security over the 3 months to 14 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 Intel Security Group (formerly McAfee, Inc).

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intel Security
Rank 112 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 13 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.28% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.55% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Average daily rate £450 £267 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.70% -29.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £267 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £267 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +1.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £13.87 £14.78
% change year-on-year
+231.65% -6.12%
Intel Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1224 1092 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.17% 50.07% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 554 481
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 106 57
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £138.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Intel Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Intel Security Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intel Security across the West Midlands region.

Intel Security Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intel Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Intel Security Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security across the West Midlands region.

Intel Security Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 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
Warwickshire +2 1 - - 1
Coventry -7 1 £388 - 1
Shropshire -17 1 £400 +49.95%
Worcestershire - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Intel Security
England

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Intel Security 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 Intel Security.

1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.00%) Google
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) BMC
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Degree

Intel Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Intel Security 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 Intel Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) SIEM
2 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) CNE
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) IISP
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Novell Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VCP5
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (15.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Qualys
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) VMware