The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 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 / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 115 123
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Contract jobs citing McAfee 15 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.24% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 2.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 7
Median daily rate £415 £275 £262
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.90% +5.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -13.33% +2.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year -42.85% +50.69%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 827 1395 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.87% 48.19% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 693 517
Median daily rate £395 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 38
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in Scotland

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee in Scotland

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in Scotland

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee in Scotland

McAfee
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 McAfee within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Renfrewshire +43 8 £415 +50.90%
Glasgow +2 4 £288 +4.54% 1
Edinburgh +11 1 - -
West Lothian -1 1 £200 +2.56%
McAfee
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for McAfee.

1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) LAN
1 12 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Intel
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (35.00%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Law
7 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) SIEM
7 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008

McAfee
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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.00%) OSPF
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Chat Support
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) MCITP
3 3 (15.00%) MCSA
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) UAG
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.00%) Netcool
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Intel
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) VMware