The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 27 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing McAfee 20 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.60% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
Median daily rate £365 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £369
% change year-on-year -12.00% +1.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.43 £14.00
% change year-on-year -22.20% +10.17%  

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 the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1143 1311 1152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.85% 43.98% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 808 691
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 99
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee in the South West

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in the South West

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee in the South West

McAfee
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Dorset - 11 £313 -
Bristol -10 5 £550 +61.61% 4
Gloucestershire +12 2 £275 -26.66%
Wiltshire -2 2 £308 -12.14%
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for McAfee.

1 27 (77.14%) McAfee ePO
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (65.71%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 15 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
8 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
9 9 (25.71%) WSUS
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (22.86%) LAN
10 8 (22.86%) SAN
11 7 (20.00%) DNS
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Citrix
11 7 (20.00%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
12 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
12 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) VPN
13 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.29%) SSL
13 5 (14.29%) WAN

McAfee
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) Internet
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 5 (14.29%) SSL
5 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.57%) NAS
6 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
7 1 (2.86%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.57%) VAX
2 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Data Encryption
6 5 (14.29%) Information Security
6 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 5 (14.29%) ISMS
6 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 5 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 5 (14.29%) Security Management
6 5 (14.29%) Security Patching
6 5 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
7 3 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) SANS
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) CISSP
4 3 (8.57%) GIAC
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) SSCP
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (77.14%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (25.71%) WSUS
3 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) Netcool
4 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (14.29%) Aruba
3 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.29%) Juniper
3 5 (14.29%) Veeam
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
4 3 (8.57%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Sophos