Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 570 496 540
Rank change year-on-year -74 +44 +13
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 74 146 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.15% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 2.07% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 89 52
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £100 £242 £214
90th Percentile £618 £529 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £323 £365
% change year-on-year +39.53% -11.64% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £41.53 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% +246.08% -72.09%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £36.27 £12.00
% change year-on-year -66.91% +202.21% -72.09%

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 7,024 7,043 5,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.09% 12.78% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,437 4,275 3,347
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £229
90th Percentile £615 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 261 189
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -23.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.89
90th Percentile £41.40 £47.00 £47.60
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -15.56%

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 19 July 2019.

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
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 19 July 2019. 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 +33 30 £330 -32.99% 2
North of England +20 18 £100 -67.48% 6
Midlands +8 15 £573 +34.71% 2
West Midlands +7 14 £575 +70.37% 1
North West +9 10 £100 -62.26% 5
Yorkshire +25 8 £475 +5.56% 1
South West -32 6 £313 -28.57% 6
Wales -3 4 £480 +18.15% 2
East Midlands +7 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Scotland -9 1 - -
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 74 (100.00%) McAfee
2 62 (83.78%) Windows
3 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
4 41 (55.41%) Security Cleared
5 35 (47.30%) SC Cleared
6 34 (45.95%) IIS
7 32 (43.24%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (40.54%) SharePoint
9 30 (40.54%) Security Monitoring
9 30 (40.54%) Security Operations
10 29 (39.19%) Internet
11 28 (37.84%) SharePoint Server
11 28 (37.84%) Server Patching
11 28 (37.84%) Software Distribution
12 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
13 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
14 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
15 15 (20.27%) SCCM
16 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
17 13 (17.57%) VMware
18 12 (16.22%) Linux
18 12 (16.22%) DevOps
19 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
19 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
20 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
20 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
20 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
21 8 (10.81%) Management Information System

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 34 (45.95%) IIS
2 30 (40.54%) SharePoint
3 28 (37.84%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) FileZilla
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) Internet
2 7 (9.46%) DHCP
2 7 (9.46%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.35%) IntruShield
5 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.35%) IPsec
5 1 (1.35%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.35%) OSPF
5 1 (1.35%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.35%) SNMP
5 1 (1.35%) SSH
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) GitLab
2 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (4.05%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Operations Technician
2 18 (24.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (24.32%) Support Technician
3 17 (22.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 17 (22.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 17 (22.97%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Rollout Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.05%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.70%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (83.78%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.22%) Linux
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Security Monitoring
1 30 (40.54%) Security Operations
2 28 (37.84%) Server Patching
2 28 (37.84%) Software Distribution
3 12 (16.22%) DevOps
4 8 (10.81%) Information Security
5 7 (9.46%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Antivirus Management
7 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.41%) Migration
8 4 (5.41%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (55.41%) Security Cleared
2 35 (47.30%) SC Cleared
3 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) GNVQ
5 4 (5.41%) MCSA
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) XenApp
4 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (2.70%) vCloud
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) Ansible
2 7 (9.46%) CASB
2 7 (9.46%) Opsview
3 6 (8.11%) Terraform
4 4 (5.41%) SCOM
5 3 (4.05%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.05%) SCSM
5 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.70%) WSUS
7 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) McAfee
2 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Splunk
5 6 (8.11%) Citrix
6 5 (6.76%) Netskope
6 5 (6.76%) Symantec
7 4 (5.41%) F5
7 4 (5.41%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Actifio
8 3 (4.05%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.70%) Intel
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.35%) Apple
10 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.35%) Juniper
10 1 (1.35%) NetApp
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle