Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 546 576
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 -14
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 111 127 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.21% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.92% 2.09% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 96 62
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17% -8.00%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £250
90th Percentile £450 £600 £550
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.11% +7.35% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +36.61% -87.03%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 £15.78
% change year-on-year -42.11% +31.41% -26.63%

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 5769 6074 5573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 10.72% 10.55% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 3757 3126
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 203 264
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +12.98% -5.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.50 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.28 £42.33
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +35 54 £375 +15.38% 1
North of England +28 14 £375 -9.53% 2
South West -8 13 £300 -42.86%
Midlands +26 11 £173 -46.92%
West Midlands +21 10 £173 -37.27%
East of England +5 9 £335 +31.37%
North West +7 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Scotland -20 6 £200 -27.27%
Yorkshire +21 4 £356 -17.39%
Wales - 4 £350 -
North East +61 2 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing McAfee ePO 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for McAfee ePO.

1 111 (100.00%) McAfee
2 86 (77.48%) Windows
3 83 (74.77%) Active Directory
4 69 (62.16%) Microsoft
5 58 (52.25%) Windows Server
6 46 (41.44%) SCCM
7 41 (36.94%) Security Cleared
8 37 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 36 (32.43%) DNS
10 30 (27.03%) ITIL
11 29 (26.13%) Office 365
12 28 (25.23%) DV Cleared
12 28 (25.23%) MS Exchange
12 28 (25.23%) VMware
13 27 (24.32%) DHCP
13 27 (24.32%) SQL
14 24 (21.62%) SharePoint
14 24 (21.62%) Cisco
15 23 (20.72%) Firewall
16 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
16 22 (19.82%) WSUS
17 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
17 20 (18.02%) Security Operations
17 20 (18.02%) Security Monitoring
18 19 (17.12%) Lumension
18 19 (17.12%) Windows 7
19 18 (16.22%) Software Distribution
19 18 (16.22%) SCOM
19 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (15.32%) IIS

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 28 (25.23%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (15.32%) IIS
4 14 (12.61%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (11.71%) Skype for Business
6 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.80%) Apache
8 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.13%) Office 365
2 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.43%) DNS
2 27 (24.32%) DHCP
3 23 (20.72%) Firewall
4 16 (14.41%) Skype
5 15 (13.51%) Internet
6 12 (10.81%) Kerberos
7 11 (9.91%) LAN
7 11 (9.91%) SAN
8 10 (9.01%) LDAP
9 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 8 (7.21%) SSL
10 8 (7.21%) WAN
11 7 (6.31%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (5.41%) VPN
13 5 (4.50%) BGP
13 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (4.50%) IPsec
13 5 (4.50%) OSPF
13 5 (4.50%) SNMP
13 5 (4.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.60%) DB2
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (13.51%) Analyst
2 14 (12.61%) Operations Technician
3 11 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Information Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.50%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Replication
2 10 (9.01%) Clustering
3 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.50%) PKI
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) VAX
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (77.48%) Windows
2 58 (52.25%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.12%) Windows 7
4 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.81%) Windows 10
7 11 (9.91%) Linux
7 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.50%) SUSE
8 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.70%) Unix
10 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) Security Monitoring
2 20 (18.02%) Security Operations
3 18 (16.22%) Software Distribution
4 17 (15.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (12.61%) Change Management
5 14 (12.61%) Server Patching
6 13 (11.71%) Information Security
7 12 (10.81%) ITIL V3
8 10 (9.01%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.21%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.21%) Software Deployment
10 7 (6.31%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.31%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (6.31%) Server Building
10 7 (6.31%) SIEM
11 6 (5.41%) Database Security
11 6 (5.41%) Service Management
11 6 (5.41%) Threat Analysis
11 6 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) SQL
2 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.60%) VBScript
4 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (36.94%) Security Cleared
2 37 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (25.23%) DV Cleared
4 14 (12.61%) Degree
5 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (7.21%) MCSE
7 7 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.50%) MCSA
9 3 (2.70%) HNC
10 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.90%) CCNA
10 1 (0.90%) CISA
10 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.90%) CISM
10 1 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 7 (6.31%) QA
3 3 (2.70%) GDPR
3 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.90%) RMADS
System Software
1 83 (74.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.81%) vSphere
5 8 (7.21%) BitLocker
6 6 (5.41%) DFS Replication
7 5 (4.50%) NFS
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.70%) Squid
8 3 (2.70%) UAG
8 3 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.70%) XenApp
9 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (41.44%) SCCM
2 22 (19.82%) WSUS
3 18 (16.22%) SCOM
4 10 (9.01%) vCenter Server
5 6 (5.41%) Backup Exec
6 5 (4.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.60%) Nagios
7 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) McAfee
2 69 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 28 (25.23%) VMware
4 24 (21.62%) Cisco
5 19 (17.12%) Lumension
6 17 (15.32%) NetApp
7 15 (13.51%) Citrix
8 14 (12.61%) HP
9 10 (9.01%) Clearswift
10 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
11 8 (7.21%) Splunk
12 7 (6.31%) Juniper
13 6 (5.41%) Oracle
13 6 (5.41%) Symantec
13 6 (5.41%) Trustwave
14 5 (4.50%) Huawei
14 5 (4.50%) IronPort
14 5 (4.50%) Micro Focus
14 5 (4.50%) MobileIron
15 4 (3.60%) Altiris