The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 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 / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 92 106
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14  
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 5 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 1.62% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 3.93% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 5
Median daily rate £373 £293 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -18.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.87
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 757 1068 1067
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.04% 41.20% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 589 575
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.82 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £50.00 £42.75
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intel Security in Scotland

Intel Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intel Security in Scotland

Intel Security
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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
Edinburgh +23 4 - -
Glasgow -16 1 £373 -0.66%
Intel Security
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Law
2 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (29.17%) Banking
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) SIEM
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Office 365
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Veritas
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (25.00%) Netcool
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (25.00%) AIX
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 6 (25.00%) MCSA
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) MCTS
5 6 (25.00%) MCITP
5 6 (25.00%) StarTeam

Intel Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
1 11 (45.83%) Law
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Database Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) SIEM Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Database Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Hardware Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) zOS
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) SIEM
2 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (20.83%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Database Security
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (25.00%) MCITP
1 6 (25.00%) MCSA
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) MCTS
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Citrix
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (25.00%) Veritas
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco