Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 24 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 177 222
Rank change year-on-year -5 +45 -42
Contract jobs citing McAfee 21 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.81% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 1.74% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 15
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.00% +7.94%
10th Percentile £380 £160 £180
90th Percentile £450 £550 £381
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
North West median hourly rate - £20.73 £15.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.85% +10.44%
England median hourly rate £14.22 £15.43 £15.85
% change year-on-year -7.84% -2.68% +9.31%

McAfee is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2443 3153 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.93% 46.31% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1471 1874 1958
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 128 178
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +3.38% +7.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.23 £46.45
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing McAfee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in the North West

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee in the North West

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in the North West

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee in the North West

McAfee
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 McAfee within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 18 £425 - 1
Cheshire +3 2 £280 -35.26% 1
Lancashire +8 1 - -
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for McAfee.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) Security Monitoring
5 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) LAN
6 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 9 (42.86%) Unix
6 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (42.86%) Lumension
6 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
7 8 (38.10%) QRadar
7 8 (38.10%) Case Management
7 8 (38.10%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (38.10%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (38.10%) Analytics
7 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
7 8 (38.10%) Nexpose
7 8 (38.10%) Data Analytics
7 8 (38.10%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (38.10%) Splunk
7 8 (38.10%) ArcSight
7 8 (38.10%) Nessus
7 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (38.10%) Nmap
7 8 (38.10%) Qualys
7 8 (38.10%) VoIP
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory

McAfee
Co-occurring 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 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) Skype
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) IPsec
8 1 (4.76%) LDAP
8 1 (4.76%) NAS
8 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Support Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Support Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.76%) CESG
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (23.81%) SUSE
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Security Monitoring
2 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (38.10%) Analytics
3 8 (38.10%) Case Management
3 8 (38.10%) Data Analytics
3 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
3 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
4 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (23.81%) Email Filtering
4 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
1 7 (33.33%) SANS
1 7 (33.33%) SSCP
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (38.10%) Nessus
1 8 (38.10%) Nexpose
1 8 (38.10%) Nmap
1 8 (38.10%) QRadar
2 6 (28.57%) SCCM
3 5 (23.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (23.81%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Lumension
2 8 (38.10%) Apple
2 8 (38.10%) ArcSight
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Intel
2 8 (38.10%) Qualys
2 8 (38.10%) Splunk
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 7 (33.33%) Snow
4 6 (28.57%) AlienVault
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Clearswift
5 5 (23.81%) IronPort
5 5 (23.81%) Micro Focus
5 5 (23.81%) MobileIron
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Trustwave
7 2 (9.52%) NetWitness
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec