Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 532 550
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +40
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 126 105 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.23% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% 1.75% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 89
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £222 £175 £199
90th Percentile £460 £450 £600
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 4
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £12.00 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +246.08% -42.11% +36.61%
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +108.33% -42.11% +31.41%

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 7,460 5,993 6,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.44% 11.22% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,545 3,721 3,841
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 225 213
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -36.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.45 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +15.38%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -29 41 £355 -5.33% 4
Midlands +18 30 £338 +95.65% 6
South West -16 19 £438 +45.83% 8
Scotland -5 17 £280 +40.00%
West Midlands -10 17 £350 +102.90% 5
East Midlands +21 13 £322 - 1
North of England -25 12 £425 +13.27% 4
Yorkshire -10 7 £473 +32.63% 3
North West -12 5 £205 -54.44% 1
Wales -19 5 £450 -
East of England -3 2 - -
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 126 (100.00%) McAfee
2 102 (80.95%) Windows
3 90 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 74 (58.73%) Microsoft
5 72 (57.14%) VMware
6 67 (53.17%) Windows Server
7 60 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (39.68%) Security Cleared
9 46 (36.51%) Firewall
10 39 (30.95%) SC Cleared
11 36 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (28.57%) Office 365
12 34 (26.98%) Windows 7
13 32 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (24.60%) SQL
15 30 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
16 28 (22.22%) vSphere
16 28 (22.22%) DNS
16 28 (22.22%) Citrix
16 28 (22.22%) SAN
17 27 (21.43%) DHCP
17 27 (21.43%) SCCM
18 25 (19.84%) PowerShell
18 25 (19.84%) HP
18 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (18.25%) Ivanti
20 23 (18.25%) Clustering
21 20 (15.87%) Cisco
21 20 (15.87%) WSUS

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 19 (15.08%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.49%) IIS
2 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.73%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.97%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.57%) Office 365
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.59%) Akamai
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.51%) Firewall
2 28 (22.22%) DNS
2 28 (22.22%) SAN
3 27 (21.43%) DHCP
4 16 (12.70%) TCP/IP
5 15 (11.90%) LAN
5 15 (11.90%) WAN
6 14 (11.11%) NAS
7 12 (9.52%) Internet
7 12 (9.52%) Kerberos
7 12 (9.52%) VPN
8 10 (7.94%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (3.97%) VLAN
9 5 (3.97%) VSAN
10 3 (2.38%) Network Security
11 2 (1.59%) BGP
11 2 (1.59%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.59%) MPLS
11 2 (1.59%) OSPF
12 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) HP UFT
1 19 (15.08%) WinRunner
2 4 (3.17%) MSI
2 4 (3.17%) Toad
3 2 (1.59%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.11%) Law
2 11 (8.73%) Finance
3 6 (4.76%) Back Office
4 5 (3.97%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.11%) Analyst
2 14 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Operations Technician
8 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Malware Specialist
9 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) Apache Axis
2 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Clustering
2 18 (14.29%) PDA
3 10 (7.94%) PKI
3 10 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.17%) CESG
8 3 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.38%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.79%) Handset
10 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 102 (80.95%) Windows
2 67 (53.17%) Windows Server
3 36 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (26.98%) Windows 7
5 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (15.08%) AIX
7 19 (15.08%) Linux
8 10 (7.94%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.56%) Solaris
10 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.97%) Unix
11 4 (3.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.79%) VMS
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (15.08%) Change Management
2 19 (15.08%) Test Automation
2 19 (15.08%) Test Scripting
3 18 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 17 (13.49%) Patch Management
4 17 (13.49%) Smoke Testing
5 10 (7.94%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (5.56%) Security Operations
7 7 (5.56%) Software Distribution
8 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (4.76%) Server Patching
9 5 (3.97%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.60%) SQL
2 25 (19.84%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.59%) C
3 2 (1.59%) Perl
3 2 (1.59%) Python
3 2 (1.59%) Ruby
3 2 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 39 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 19 (15.08%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.49%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.35%) MCSE
5 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.38%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.38%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) HNC
8 2 (1.59%) CISSP
8 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CEH
9 1 (0.79%) CISM
9 1 (0.79%) GIAC
9 1 (0.79%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.79%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 60 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (22.22%) vSphere
5 20 (15.87%) Hyper-V
6 19 (15.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (7.14%) XenApp
8 8 (6.35%) XenDesktop
9 7 (5.56%) VMware NSX
9 7 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (21.43%) SCCM
2 20 (15.87%) WSUS
3 19 (15.08%) HP ALM
4 16 (12.70%) vCenter Server
5 15 (11.90%) SCOM
6 5 (3.97%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.97%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (1.59%) CSIRT
8 2 (1.59%) QRadar
9 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.79%) EnCase
9 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.79%) Nessus
9 1 (0.79%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) McAfee
2 74 (58.73%) Microsoft
3 72 (57.14%) VMware
4 28 (22.22%) Citrix
5 25 (19.84%) HP
6 23 (18.25%) Ivanti
7 20 (15.87%) Cisco
8 19 (15.08%) Veritas
9 18 (14.29%) NetApp
10 14 (11.11%) Sony
11 9 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.14%) F5
11 9 (7.14%) Splunk
12 7 (5.56%) Atlassian
12 7 (5.56%) Juniper
12 7 (5.56%) Veeam
13 5 (3.97%) Oracle
13 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.97%) Symantec
13 5 (3.97%) Trustwave