Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 529 551
Rank change year-on-year +30 +22 +28
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 162 102 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.29% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.26% 1.79% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 53 79
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £181
90th Percentile £523 £547 £473
UK median daily rate £323 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -14.00% +19.05% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £12.00 £23.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +291.67% -49.27% -
10th Percentile £17.18 £11.44 £17.06
90th Percentile £49.98 £25.83 £65.58
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £12.00 £23.65
% change year-on-year +145.83% -49.27% +115.02%

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 7,153 5,694 6,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.00% 10.98% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,361 3,468 4,104
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £243
90th Percentile £575 £570 £550
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 214 217
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -35.39% +33.76%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.93 £49.05
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +23.85%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Scotland +9 45 £280 -20.00% 1
Midlands +19 30 £438 +153.62% 2
South East -6 30 £435 +8.75% 5
South West -7 29 £438 +37.25% 7
East Midlands +24 21 £475 -
North of England -14 19 £354 +8.69% 1
Wales -14 8 £406 -14.47% 1
West Midlands -14 8 £350 +102.90% 2
Yorkshire -24 8 £450 +28.57% 1
North West -15 6 £265 -11.81%
North East - 5 £271 -
East of England -8 1 - -
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 162 (100.00%) McAfee
2 130 (80.25%) Windows
3 107 (66.05%) Microsoft
4 106 (65.43%) Active Directory
5 94 (58.02%) VMware
6 89 (54.94%) Security Cleared
7 78 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (45.06%) SC Cleared
9 67 (41.36%) Windows Server
10 62 (38.27%) VMware ESXi
11 60 (37.04%) Windows 7
12 59 (36.42%) DNS
12 59 (36.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (36.42%) SQL
12 59 (36.42%) DHCP
13 55 (33.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (32.10%) Hyper-V
14 52 (32.10%) Office 365
14 52 (32.10%) Citrix
14 52 (32.10%) Clustering
15 47 (29.01%) HP
16 45 (27.78%) Veritas
16 45 (27.78%) Change Management
17 44 (27.16%) HP UFT
17 44 (27.16%) WinRunner
17 44 (27.16%) AIX
17 44 (27.16%) Test Automation
17 44 (27.16%) Ivanti
18 43 (26.54%) Software Testing
19 42 (25.93%) Test Scripting

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 25 (15.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.64%) IIS
3 13 (8.02%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.17%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (4.94%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 52 (32.10%) Office 365
2 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.23%) Akamai
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 59 (36.42%) DHCP
1 59 (36.42%) DNS
2 42 (25.93%) Firewall
3 23 (14.20%) SAN
4 14 (8.64%) Internet
4 14 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.02%) Cisco Firepower
5 13 (8.02%) LAN
6 12 (7.41%) NAS
7 10 (6.17%) VPN
7 10 (6.17%) WAN
8 4 (2.47%) Network Security
9 3 (1.85%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.85%) VLAN
9 3 (1.85%) VSAN
10 2 (1.23%) BGP
10 2 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.23%) MPLS
10 2 (1.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 44 (27.16%) HP UFT
1 44 (27.16%) WinRunner
2 6 (3.70%) TestDirector
3 5 (3.09%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.85%) MSI
4 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 9 (5.56%) Back Office
1 9 (5.56%) Law
2 6 (3.70%) Military
3 4 (2.47%) Finance
3 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Analyst
2 26 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 18 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.02%) Consultant
5 13 (8.02%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Architect
8 9 (5.56%) Project Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (4.94%) Test Leader
9 8 (4.94%) Wintel Support
9 8 (4.94%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Malware Specialist
12 5 (3.09%) Tester
12 5 (3.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) Apache Axis
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (32.10%) Clustering
2 41 (25.31%) PDA
3 21 (12.96%) PKI
4 10 (6.17%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.09%) CESG
7 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.09%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.62%) Handset
10 1 (0.62%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.62%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 130 (80.25%) Windows
2 67 (41.36%) Windows Server
3 60 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 59 (36.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (33.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (27.16%) AIX
7 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (11.73%) Linux
9 17 (10.49%) Windows 10
10 11 (6.79%) Unix
11 10 (6.17%) Solaris
12 7 (4.32%) Windows XP
13 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000
14 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.85%) VMS
16 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) Change Management
2 44 (27.16%) Test Automation
3 43 (26.54%) Software Testing
4 42 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 33 (20.37%) Smoke Testing
6 29 (17.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (10.49%) Patch Management
8 15 (9.26%) ITIL
9 10 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (4.94%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.94%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.94%) Protective Monitoring
12 7 (4.32%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.32%) Data Loss Prevention
12 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.32%) Software Deployment
13 5 (3.09%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (3.09%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.42%) SQL
2 28 (17.28%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.85%) C
4 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.23%) Perl
4 2 (1.23%) Python
4 2 (1.23%) Ruby
4 2 (1.23%) VB
4 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (54.94%) Security Cleared
2 73 (45.06%) SC Cleared
3 42 (25.93%) ISTQB
4 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
5 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.79%) MCSE
7 10 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (4.94%) MCSA
9 5 (3.09%) DBS Check
9 5 (3.09%) MCITP
9 5 (3.09%) MCTS
10 3 (1.85%) Degree
11 2 (1.23%) CISSP
11 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.62%) CEH
12 1 (0.62%) CISM
12 1 (0.62%) GIAC
12 1 (0.62%) HNC
12 1 (0.62%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.23%) RMADS
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (65.43%) Active Directory
2 78 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (38.27%) VMware ESXi
4 52 (32.10%) Hyper-V
5 39 (24.07%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (19.75%) vSphere
7 8 (4.94%) VMware NSX
8 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Firmware
10 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (24.07%) HP ALM
2 26 (16.05%) WSUS
3 21 (12.96%) SCCM
4 20 (12.35%) vCenter Server
5 18 (11.11%) SCOM
6 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (3.70%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.70%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (3.09%) Netcool
9 3 (1.85%) EnCase
9 3 (1.85%) Nessus
10 2 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (1.23%) CSIRT
10 2 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.23%) QRadar
10 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) McAfee
2 107 (66.05%) Microsoft
3 94 (58.02%) VMware
4 52 (32.10%) Citrix
5 47 (29.01%) HP
6 45 (27.78%) Veritas
7 44 (27.16%) Ivanti
8 26 (16.05%) Cisco
9 13 (8.02%) NetApp
10 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
10 12 (7.41%) F5
10 12 (7.41%) Symantec
11 10 (6.17%) Splunk
12 9 (5.56%) Sony
13 8 (4.94%) Atlassian
13 8 (4.94%) Juniper
13 8 (4.94%) Veeam
14 6 (3.70%) Trustwave
15 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.47%) Lumension