The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 28 June 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 McAfee (formerly Intel Security).

McAfee
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 436 396 388
Rank change year-on-year -40 -8  
Contract jobs citing McAfee 147 232 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.06% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 122 132
Median daily rate £365 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £171 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.73% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.43 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.20% +7.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.76 £40.90 £20.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.43 £13.87
% change year-on-year -22.20% +11.21%  

McAfee 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 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19349 25149 23923
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1375 1807
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing McAfee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in England

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee in England

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in England

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee in England

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee in England

McAfee
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 McAfee within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South East +16 51 £370 -12.94% 3
London +5 34 £438 -2.77% 8
South West -2 20 £420 +15.86% 5
Midlands 0 19 £115 -67.09% 6
West Midlands +15 18 £115 -58.18% 3
North of England +8 15 £285 +3.63% 1
Yorkshire +6 11 £350 -22.22%
East of England +4 9 £250 -33.33% 1
North West 0 3 £295 +5.35% 1
North East +58 1 £223 -3.26%
East Midlands -17 1 - - 3
McAfee
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing McAfee 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 McAfee.

1 148 (53.62%) Windows
2 142 (51.45%) Microsoft
3 125 (45.29%) Active Directory
4 97 (35.14%) McAfee ePO
5 91 (32.97%) Firewall
6 85 (30.80%) Security Cleared
7 65 (23.55%) SC Cleared
8 62 (22.46%) VMware
9 61 (22.10%) Information Security
10 58 (21.01%) Cisco
11 53 (19.20%) Finance
12 51 (18.48%) PowerShell
13 50 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (17.75%) Symantec
14 49 (17.75%) Windows Server
15 46 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (15.58%) MS Exchange
17 42 (15.22%) ITIL
18 40 (14.49%) DV Cleared
19 39 (14.13%) DNS
19 39 (14.13%) Citrix
20 36 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (12.68%) VPN
21 35 (12.68%) SQL
22 33 (11.96%) SCCM
22 33 (11.96%) Data Centre
23 31 (11.23%) Windows 7
23 31 (11.23%) Linux
23 31 (11.23%) CheckPoint

McAfee
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 43 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.06%) IIS
3 21 (7.61%) Skype for Business
4 16 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.07%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (3.26%) JBoss
9 9 (3.26%) WildFly
10 3 (1.09%) Apache
10 3 (1.09%) Documentum
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.42%) Office 365
2 19 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.45%) SaaS
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.09%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) iTunes
6 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 91 (32.97%) Firewall
2 39 (14.13%) DNS
3 35 (12.68%) VPN
4 30 (10.87%) Internet
5 29 (10.51%) LAN
5 29 (10.51%) WAN
6 25 (9.06%) TCP/IP
7 24 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (8.70%) LDAP
7 24 (8.70%) Wireless
8 23 (8.33%) SAN
9 21 (7.61%) SSL
10 15 (5.43%) DHCP
10 15 (5.43%) Skype
10 15 (5.43%) SMS
11 13 (4.71%) Network Security
12 11 (3.99%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.62%) SSH
14 8 (2.90%) NAS
14 8 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.45%) DB2
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.90%) MSI
2 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (19.20%) Finance
2 16 (5.80%) Banking
3 12 (4.35%) Legal
4 8 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.54%) Back Office
6 5 (1.81%) Local Government
7 4 (1.45%) Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (22.10%) Analyst
2 24 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 20 (7.25%) Security Engineer
4 19 (6.88%) Network Engineer
5 17 (6.16%) Architect
6 16 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.07%) Consultant
8 11 (3.99%) Information Security Engineer
8 11 (3.99%) IT Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (3.62%) Operations Technician
9 10 (3.62%) Server Engineer
9 10 (3.62%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.26%) Administrator
10 9 (3.26%) Information Analyst
10 9 (3.26%) IT Support
10 9 (3.26%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.90%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) Web Services
2 9 (3.26%) Middleware
2 9 (3.26%) Regular Expression
3 7 (2.54%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.17%) .NET
5 5 (1.81%) ADSI
5 5 (1.81%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.45%) CSS
6 4 (1.45%) OAuth
6 4 (1.45%) OpenID
6 4 (1.45%) SAML
7 2 (0.72%) Flash
8 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.36%) HTML
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.80%) PKI
4 13 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.71%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.99%) Clustering
6 9 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.45%) iPhone
10 3 (1.09%) CESG
10 3 (1.09%) Replication
10 3 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.09%) VAX
11 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 148 (53.62%) Windows
2 50 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (17.75%) Windows Server
4 46 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (11.23%) Linux
6 31 (11.23%) Windows 7
7 30 (10.87%) Unix
8 8 (2.90%) Android
8 8 (2.90%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.45%) AIX
10 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.36%) HPUX
13 1 (0.36%) Solaris
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.10%) Information Security
2 42 (15.22%) ITIL
3 30 (10.87%) Data Loss Prevention
4 26 (9.42%) Software Distribution
5 23 (8.33%) SIEM
6 22 (7.97%) Incident Management
6 22 (7.97%) Software Deployment
7 20 (7.25%) Virtual Environments
8 19 (6.88%) Data Protection
9 17 (6.16%) Migration
10 16 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.07%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.07%) Release Management
11 14 (5.07%) Software Delivery
12 12 (4.35%) Change Management
12 12 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 12 (4.35%) Security Operations
12 12 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.48%) PowerShell
2 35 (12.68%) SQL
3 10 (3.62%) Java
3 10 (3.62%) VBScript
4 5 (1.81%) Perl
4 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.45%) VB
6 2 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (30.80%) Security Cleared
2 65 (23.55%) SC Cleared
3 40 (14.49%) DV Cleared
4 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.71%) CISSP
6 10 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.62%) MCSE
7 7 (2.54%) CISM
7 7 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.17%) CCNP
8 6 (2.17%) SANS
9 5 (1.81%) CCNA
9 5 (1.81%) MCDST
10 4 (1.45%) CISA
10 4 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.45%) GIAC
10 4 (1.45%) ISEB
10 4 (1.45%) MCP
10 4 (1.45%) SSCP
11 3 (1.09%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (7.97%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.62%) QA
4 7 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.17%) GPG13
5 6 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.81%) GDPR
7 4 (1.45%) HIPAA
8 3 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.36%) COBIT
9 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.36%) RMADS
9 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (45.29%) Active Directory
2 46 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.26%) vSphere
5 8 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.17%) XenApp
7 5 (1.81%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.81%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.36%) KVM
11 1 (0.36%) RACF
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 97 (35.14%) McAfee ePO
2 33 (11.96%) SCCM
3 28 (10.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (7.61%) NetBackup
5 18 (6.52%) WSUS
6 14 (5.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (3.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (3.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (2.90%) vCenter Server
11 7 (2.54%) Backup Exec
12 6 (2.17%) Nexpose
13 5 (1.81%) SCOM
14 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (1.45%) SafeCom
14 4 (1.45%) vMotion
14 4 (1.45%) WMI
15 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
15 3 (1.09%) Nessus
15 3 (1.09%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 142 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 62 (22.46%) VMware
3 58 (21.01%) Cisco
4 49 (17.75%) Symantec
5 39 (14.13%) Citrix
6 31 (11.23%) CheckPoint
7 30 (10.87%) Intel
8 29 (10.51%) Palo Alto
9 28 (10.14%) HP
10 26 (9.42%) Splunk
11 24 (8.70%) Juniper
12 21 (7.61%) F5
13 16 (5.80%) FireEye
14 15 (5.43%) Blue Coat
14 15 (5.43%) Veritas
15 14 (5.07%) Lumension
16 13 (4.71%) Oracle
17 12 (4.35%) Sourcefire
18 11 (3.99%) ArcSight
18 11 (3.99%) CyberArk
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