The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Intel Security products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Intel Security over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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).

Intel Security
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 455 453 411
Rank change year-on-year -2 -42  
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 129 162 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.75% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 105 89
Median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +62.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -72.09% +210.02%  

Intel Security is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18223 21574 22209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.67% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11367 13293 12833
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 762 952
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £50.00 £42.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Intel Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Intel Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Intel Security in England

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Intel Security in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intel Security in England

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intel Security in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intel Security in England

Intel Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intel Security in England

Intel Security
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 40 £413 -7.04% 12
South East -9 40 £350 +1.44% 3
South West -7 15 £365 +7.35% 3
North West +31 9 £345 -18.82% 1
East Midlands - 8 £330 -
Yorkshire +21 6 £450 - 1
East of England 0 6 £255 -14.28%
West Midlands +5 5 £425 +6.25% 2
Intel Security
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 152 (52.41%) Windows
2 114 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 114 (39.31%) Firewall
3 108 (37.24%) Security Cleared
4 104 (35.86%) Active Directory
5 94 (32.41%) SC Cleared
6 90 (31.03%) McAfee ePO
7 71 (24.48%) Cisco
8 68 (23.45%) Information Security
9 61 (21.03%) WAN
9 61 (21.03%) VMware
10 59 (20.34%) LAN
11 49 (16.90%) Citrix
11 49 (16.90%) SCCM
12 48 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (16.21%) TCP/IP
14 45 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (14.48%) Splunk
15 42 (14.48%) Finance
16 41 (14.14%) VPN
16 41 (14.14%) DNS
16 41 (14.14%) ITIL
16 41 (14.14%) Windows Server
17 40 (13.79%) Symantec
18 39 (13.45%) Intel
19 37 (12.76%) Juniper
20 36 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (12.41%) Cisco ASA
21 35 (12.07%) MS Excel
22 34 (11.72%) Cybersecurity

Intel Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.83%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.45%) IIS
5 6 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.03%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.10%) Office 365
1 9 (3.10%) OneDrive
2 7 (2.41%) IaaS
3 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.03%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) G Suite
6 1 (0.34%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 114 (39.31%) Firewall
2 61 (21.03%) WAN
3 59 (20.34%) LAN
4 47 (16.21%) TCP/IP
5 41 (14.14%) DNS
5 41 (14.14%) VPN
6 36 (12.41%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (11.03%) Internet
8 27 (9.31%) SSL
9 25 (8.62%) Wireless
10 24 (8.28%) Network Security
11 20 (6.90%) NetScaler
12 16 (5.52%) VoIP
13 15 (5.17%) DHCP
13 15 (5.17%) SAN
14 11 (3.79%) Skype
15 9 (3.10%) Junos
15 9 (3.10%) SMS
16 8 (2.76%) LDAP
16 8 (2.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) MSI
2 5 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (14.48%) Finance
2 16 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.83%) Banking
4 12 (4.14%) Legal
5 6 (2.07%) Back Office
6 3 (1.03%) German Language
6 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Local Government
7 2 (0.69%) Law
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 62 (21.38%) Analyst
2 32 (11.03%) Consultant
3 28 (9.66%) Security Analyst
4 24 (8.28%) Network Engineer
5 20 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 16 (5.52%) Security Specialist
7 15 (5.17%) Architect
8 14 (4.83%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.14%) IT Engineer
10 12 (4.14%) Wintel Engineer
11 11 (3.79%) Information Security Specialist
11 11 (3.79%) Information Specialist
11 11 (3.79%) IT Support
11 11 (3.79%) Server Engineer
11 11 (3.79%) SOC Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (3.45%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.41%) .NET
3 7 (2.41%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.72%) ADSI
5 4 (1.38%) SailPoint
6 3 (1.03%) OAuth
6 3 (1.03%) OpenID
6 3 (1.03%) SAML
7 2 (0.69%) CSS
7 2 (0.69%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) CGI
8 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.93%) Management Information System
2 22 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.90%) PKI
4 13 (4.48%) Cyber Defence
4 13 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (4.48%) Reference Data
5 10 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (3.10%) Clustering
7 8 (2.76%) CMDB
8 7 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.38%) Replication
9 4 (1.38%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.03%) iPhone
11 2 (0.69%) AS400
11 2 (0.69%) CESG
11 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 152 (52.41%) Windows
2 48 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (14.14%) Windows Server
5 31 (10.69%) Linux
6 29 (10.00%) Unix
6 29 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (9.31%) Windows 7
8 18 (6.21%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.76%) Android
11 6 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.03%) AIX
14 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.45%) Information Security
2 41 (14.14%) ITIL
3 34 (11.72%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (9.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 27 (9.31%) Data Loss Prevention
6 25 (8.62%) Security Monitoring
6 25 (8.62%) SIEM
6 25 (8.62%) Software Deployment
7 22 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (7.24%) Analytics
9 20 (6.90%) Load Balancing
10 18 (6.21%) Problem Management
10 18 (6.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 17 (5.86%) Data Analytics
11 17 (5.86%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.86%) Migration
11 17 (5.86%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (5.86%) Security Operations
11 17 (5.86%) Service Management
11 17 (5.86%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.83%) SQL
3 8 (2.76%) VBScript
4 5 (1.72%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.69%) Java
5 2 (0.69%) Python
5 2 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (37.24%) Security Cleared
2 94 (32.41%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.28%) DV Cleared
4 22 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (7.24%) CISSP
6 15 (5.17%) CCNA
7 14 (4.83%) SANS
8 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.10%) CCNP
9 9 (3.10%) MCSE
10 8 (2.76%) SSCP
10 8 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (2.41%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.41%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.41%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.07%) Degree
12 6 (2.07%) ISEB
13 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (8.28%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.76%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.72%) QA
6 3 (1.03%) GPG13
7 2 (0.69%) SLA
8 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 104 (35.86%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.86%) BitLocker
4 12 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (4.14%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.79%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.10%) vSphere
7 5 (1.72%) XenApp
8 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.03%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.69%) Snort
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.69%) XenServer
10 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.34%) KVM
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.34%) Squid
10 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 90 (31.03%) McAfee ePO
2 49 (16.90%) SCCM
3 20 (6.90%) Nexpose
4 18 (6.21%) WSUS
5 15 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (4.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (4.83%) QRadar
7 13 (4.48%) Nessus
8 10 (3.45%) Nmap
9 9 (3.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (3.10%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.07%) vMotion
10 6 (2.07%) WMI
11 5 (1.72%) SCOM
12 4 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.69%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.69%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 114 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 71 (24.48%) Cisco
3 61 (21.03%) VMware
4 49 (16.90%) Citrix
5 42 (14.48%) Splunk
6 40 (13.79%) Symantec
7 39 (13.45%) Intel
8 37 (12.76%) Juniper
9 32 (11.03%) F5
10 31 (10.69%) ArcSight
11 27 (9.31%) CheckPoint
12 26 (8.97%) Blue Coat
13 24 (8.28%) HP
14 21 (7.24%) Palo Alto
15 20 (6.90%) SolarWinds
16 17 (5.86%) BMC
17 16 (5.52%) FireEye
18 15 (5.17%) Qualys
19 14 (4.83%) Forcepoint
20 13 (4.48%) Sourcefire
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