Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for McAfee ePO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited McAfee ePO over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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.

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 529 523 590
Rank change year-on-year -6 +67 -22
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 108 103 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.21% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.84% 1.96% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 48
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £255 £239
90th Percentile £450 £600 £357
UK median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 7
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.09% -4.44%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -7.69% -63.12% +63.95%

McAfee ePO is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,883 5,253 5,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 11.19% 10.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,598 3,239 2,938
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +5.26% +6.12%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £208
90th Percentile £600 £556 £538
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 180 245
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.46% -1.97% -6.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.15 £53.88 £54.91
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%

McAfee ePO
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing McAfee ePO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London

McAfee ePO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London

McAfee ePO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London

McAfee ePO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London

McAfee ePO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK excluding London

McAfee ePO
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee ePO within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
South East +3 50 £375 +15.38%
North of England +27 16 £375 -13.29% 5
North West +6 13 £375 -16.67% 4
West Midlands +18 12 £201 -27.09% 3
Midlands +8 12 £201 -38.31% 3
Wales +5 11 £375 -
East of England -7 11 £320 +25.49%
South West -4 6 £275 -47.62% 2
North East +51 2 - -
Scotland -31 2 £195 -29.09%
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing McAfee ePO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for McAfee ePO.

1 108 (100.00%) McAfee
2 91 (84.26%) Windows
3 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
4 69 (63.89%) Microsoft
5 60 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 49 (45.37%) SCCM
7 48 (44.44%) Security Cleared
8 45 (41.67%) SC Cleared
9 38 (35.19%) DNS
10 36 (33.33%) VMware
11 33 (30.56%) DHCP
12 32 (29.63%) MS Exchange
12 32 (29.63%) ITIL
13 31 (28.70%) SharePoint
14 28 (25.93%) DV Cleared
14 28 (25.93%) Office 365
15 26 (24.07%) Cisco
16 25 (23.15%) IIS
17 24 (22.22%) PowerShell
17 24 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
18 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (21.30%) SCOM
18 23 (21.30%) vSphere
19 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
19 22 (20.37%) Security Operations
20 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (18.52%) Firewall
22 19 (17.59%) Internet
22 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
22 19 (17.59%) SharePoint Server

McAfee ePO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 32 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 31 (28.70%) SharePoint
3 25 (23.15%) IIS
4 19 (17.59%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (15.74%) Skype for Business
6 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.78%) Apache
8 3 (2.78%) Confluence
9 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.93%) Office 365
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.70%) PaaS
5 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.19%) DNS
2 33 (30.56%) DHCP
3 20 (18.52%) Firewall
4 19 (17.59%) Internet
5 18 (16.67%) Skype
6 15 (13.89%) SAN
7 12 (11.11%) Kerberos
8 10 (9.26%) SSL
9 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (7.41%) BGP
10 8 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (7.41%) IPsec
10 8 (7.41%) iSCSI
10 8 (7.41%) Junos
10 8 (7.41%) NX-OS
10 8 (7.41%) OSPF
10 8 (7.41%) SNMP
10 8 (7.41%) VPN
10 8 (7.41%) VRRP
10 8 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.78%) Big Data
5 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.63%) Retail
2 4 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Military
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Analyst
2 16 (14.81%) Operations Technician
3 14 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 9 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) SCCM Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Support Technician
6 7 (6.48%) Wintel Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) LDAP
2 9 (8.33%) Web Services
3 7 (6.48%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
4 2 (1.85%) JSON
4 2 (1.85%) OAuth
4 2 (1.85%) REST
4 2 (1.85%) SAML
4 2 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Clustering
2 10 (9.26%) PKI
3 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Replication
4 8 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.48%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (84.26%) Windows
2 60 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
5 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (14.81%) Windows 10
7 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (10.19%) Linux
9 9 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.48%) Unix
11 5 (4.63%) SUSE
12 3 (2.78%) Solaris
12 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) ITIL
2 24 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
3 22 (20.37%) Security Operations
4 18 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.74%) Software Distribution
6 16 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 16 (14.81%) Server Patching
7 14 (12.96%) Change Management
8 13 (12.04%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (12.04%) ITIL V3
9 11 (10.19%) Software Deployment
10 10 (9.26%) Disk Encryption
10 10 (9.26%) Migration
11 8 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
12 7 (6.48%) SIEM
13 6 (5.56%) Server Building
13 6 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
14 5 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (4.63%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.85%) C
4 2 (1.85%) C#
4 2 (1.85%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 45 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (25.93%) DV Cleared
4 14 (12.96%) Degree
5 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (5.56%) MCSE
8 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.70%) HNC
9 4 (3.70%) MCSA
10 2 (1.85%) CCNP
10 2 (1.85%) CISA
10 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.85%) CISSP
11 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (21.30%) vSphere
3 15 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.33%) BitLocker
5 8 (7.41%) DFS Replication
5 8 (7.41%) NFS
6 4 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.93%) Squid
9 1 (0.93%) UAG
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (45.37%) SCCM
2 23 (21.30%) SCOM
3 18 (16.67%) WSUS
4 15 (13.89%) vCenter Server
5 7 (6.48%) Backup Exec
6 5 (4.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (1.85%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.85%) Nessus
8 2 (1.85%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.93%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.93%) vMotion
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) McAfee
2 69 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 36 (33.33%) VMware
4 26 (24.07%) Cisco
5 17 (15.74%) HP
5 17 (15.74%) Lumension
6 16 (14.81%) NetApp
7 13 (12.04%) Clearswift
8 10 (9.26%) Citrix
8 10 (9.26%) Symantec
9 8 (7.41%) Huawei
9 8 (7.41%) Juniper
10 7 (6.48%) Splunk
11 6 (5.56%) Trustwave
12 5 (4.63%) IronPort
12 5 (4.63%) Micro Focus
12 5 (4.63%) MobileIron
12 5 (4.63%) ServiceNow
13 4 (3.70%) Becrypt
13 4 (3.70%) Remedy