Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 472 574 533
Rank change year-on-year +102 -41 +12
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 71 89 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 1.24% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 53
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.45% +5.50% +7.69%
10th Percentile £153 £221 £203
90th Percentile £456 £463 £450
UK median daily rate £333 £376 £338
% change year-on-year -11.57% +11.41% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -4.00%

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 5,204 7,200 6,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.94% 13.61% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,242 4,371 3,785
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £245
90th Percentile £606 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.21% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 252 174
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +14.75% -17.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £49.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% -11.95%

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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
North of England +97 31 £350 +12.90% 2
South East +66 24 £313 -16.89% 4
Yorkshire +69 23 £350 -22.22% 1
North West +39 8 £215 +115.00%
South West +22 6 £325 -16.13% 2
East of England +34 4 - - 2
Scotland - 4 £463 - 1
West Midlands +37 2 £413 +22.22% 5
Midlands +37 2 £413 +26.92% 6
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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 71 (100.00%) McAfee
2 42 (59.15%) Windows
3 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
4 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
4 29 (40.85%) Linux
5 27 (38.03%) VMware
6 26 (36.62%) Office 365
7 24 (33.80%) DNS
8 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
8 22 (30.99%) SCCM
9 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (26.76%) AWS
11 19 (26.76%) SQL
12 18 (25.35%) Azure
12 18 (25.35%) Windows 10
13 17 (23.94%) Citrix
14 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
14 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (18.31%) Retail
16 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
17 12 (16.90%) Dell
17 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
17 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
18 11 (15.49%) XenApp
19 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
19 10 (14.08%) DHCP
19 10 (14.08%) Cisco
20 9 (12.68%) HP

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 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Office 365
2 19 (26.76%) AWS
3 18 (25.35%) Azure
4 4 (5.63%) GitHub
5 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.41%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) DNS
2 10 (14.08%) DHCP
3 7 (9.86%) Firewall
4 6 (8.45%) SAN
5 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.63%) VLAN
6 2 (2.82%) Network Security
6 2 (2.82%) Skype
6 2 (2.82%) VSAN
7 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.41%) DMZ
7 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
1 4 (5.63%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.41%) GCC
2 1 (1.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 13 (18.31%) Retail
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Security Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Linux
3 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
4 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (25.35%) Windows 10
6 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
8 9 (12.68%) Unix
9 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.63%) AIX
10 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
4 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.27%) Change Management
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Scrum
7 4 (5.63%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.63%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.23%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (4.23%) Data Management
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.23%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.23%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.82%) Migration
9 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) MCSA
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (5.63%) GNVQ
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.63%) MCITP
5 4 (5.63%) MCTS
6 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) XenApp
3 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.45%) vSphere
5 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.23%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.82%) Firmware
8 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) IBM BigFix
2 9 (12.68%) Tivoli
2 9 (12.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (5.63%) Netcool
3 4 (5.63%) SCOM
4 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.82%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.82%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.82%) vRealize
6 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.41%) CASB
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) McAfee
2 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (38.03%) VMware
4 17 (23.94%) Citrix
5 12 (16.90%) Dell
6 10 (14.08%) Cisco
7 9 (12.68%) HP
8 6 (8.45%) Veritas
9 5 (7.04%) Adobe
9 5 (7.04%) Autodesk
9 5 (7.04%) Samsung
9 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.63%) EMC
10 4 (5.63%) Splunk
10 4 (5.63%) Zerto
11 3 (4.23%) Ivanti
11 3 (4.23%) Lumension
12 2 (2.82%) IBM
12 2 (2.82%) Infoblox
12 2 (2.82%) Veeam