The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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).

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intel Security
England / North West
Rank 128 152 133
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19  
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.36% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Median daily rate £345 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% +31.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £425 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.45% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.18 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.88% -1.15%  
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1080 1649 1605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.19% 43.20% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 904 782
Median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 84
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Intel Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intel Security in the North West

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intel Security in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intel Security in the North West

Intel Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intel Security in the North West

Intel Security
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheshire +35 8 £365 -14.11%
Manchester +17 1 £265 - 1
Intel Security
England

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 23 (52.27%) LAN
1 23 (52.27%) WAN
2 22 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 15 (34.09%) SCCM
6 14 (31.82%) Citrix
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco
7 13 (29.55%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (27.27%) Splunk
8 12 (27.27%) Finance
8 12 (27.27%) VPN
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 10 (22.73%) XenDesktop
10 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
10 10 (22.73%) WSUS
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (22.73%) CCNA
10 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.73%) Unix
10 10 (22.73%) Forcepoint
10 10 (22.73%) Software Deployment
10 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (20.45%) Analytics
11 9 (20.45%) NetWitness
11 9 (20.45%) QRadar
11 9 (20.45%) Case Management
11 9 (20.45%) Security Monitoring

Intel Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) LAN
1 23 (52.27%) WAN
2 22 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (27.27%) VPN
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.45%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) Skype
7 2 (4.55%) LDAP
7 2 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) SCCP
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Local Government
4 2 (4.55%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Hardware Specialist
2 6 (13.64%) Storage Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Security Officer
6 2 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) CESG
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) AIX
6 2 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
1 10 (22.73%) Software Deployment
2 9 (20.45%) Analytics
2 9 (20.45%) Case Management
2 9 (20.45%) Data Analytics
2 9 (20.45%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.55%) Security Operations
8 2 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) VB
2 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) CCNA
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) CISSP
3 7 (15.91%) SANS
4 6 (13.64%) SSCP
5 2 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 10 (22.73%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) SCCM
2 13 (29.55%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (22.73%) WSUS
4 9 (20.45%) QRadar
5 8 (18.18%) Nessus
5 8 (18.18%) Nexpose
5 8 (18.18%) Nmap
6 3 (6.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (6.82%) SCOM
6 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (4.55%) SmoothWall
8 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) Citrix
3 12 (27.27%) Splunk
4 10 (22.73%) Forcepoint
4 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.45%) ArcSight
5 9 (20.45%) Intel
5 9 (20.45%) NetWitness
6 8 (18.18%) Apple
6 8 (18.18%) Qualys
7 6 (13.64%) Snow
8 4 (9.09%) Dell
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
9 3 (6.82%) Trustwave
10 2 (4.55%) AppSense
10 2 (4.55%) Juniper
11 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.27%) Veeam
11 1 (2.27%) VMware