Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 531 564
Rank change year-on-year +34 +33 +10
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 132 91 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.25% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.97% 1.78% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 76
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £348 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +11.65% -11.07%
10th Percentile £244 £225 £228
90th Percentile £544 £550 £418
UK median daily rate £315 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -13.70% +12.31% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £12.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.08% -72.09% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.13 £19.08
90th Percentile £48.97 £21.51 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £30.25 £12.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +152.08% -72.09% +191.53%

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 6,711 5,105 6,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.72% 10.41% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,078 3,135 3,833
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £412 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +6.32% +6.16%
10th Percentile £259 £225 £244
90th Percentile £577 £556 £545
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 185 220
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +12.71%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.92 £12.73
90th Percentile £46.85 £47.20 £52.53
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% -13.33% +12.33%

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 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -11 38 £280 -32.53%
Midlands +17 26 £456 +44.84% 2
South East -27 21 £500 +61.29% 2
East Midlands +16 19 £475 +50.79% 1
North of England -24 19 £273 -9.32% 1
South West -6 16 £420 +15.07% 4
Wales +3 11 £406 -14.47% 1
North West -11 9 £265 -27.40%
West Midlands - 6 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -26 5 £448 +98.89% 1
North East - 5 £271 -
East of England -5 1 - -
McAfee ePO
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 132 (100.00%) McAfee
2 105 (79.55%) Windows
3 82 (62.12%) Microsoft
3 82 (62.12%) Active Directory
4 75 (56.82%) Security Cleared
5 70 (53.03%) VMware
6 66 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 54 (40.91%) Windows 7
7 54 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (40.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (39.39%) SQL
10 49 (37.12%) VMware ESXi
11 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (36.36%) DHCP
11 48 (36.36%) Citrix
11 48 (36.36%) DNS
12 47 (35.61%) Hyper-V
12 47 (35.61%) Windows Server
13 46 (34.85%) Clustering
14 42 (31.82%) Office 365
15 39 (29.55%) HP
16 37 (28.03%) Veritas
17 36 (27.27%) WinRunner
17 36 (27.27%) HP UFT
17 36 (27.27%) AIX
17 36 (27.27%) Change Management
17 36 (27.27%) Test Automation
18 35 (26.52%) Software Testing
19 34 (25.76%) ISTQB
19 34 (25.76%) Ivanti

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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.36%) IIS
4 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (6.06%) Apache
7 5 (3.79%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.03%) Confluence
8 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.03%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (31.82%) Office 365
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.58%) IaaS
4 6 (4.55%) PaaS
5 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) G Suite
7 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.36%) DHCP
1 48 (36.36%) DNS
2 26 (19.70%) Firewall
3 15 (11.36%) SAN
4 13 (9.85%) Internet
5 11 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 9 (6.82%) LAN
6 9 (6.82%) VPN
7 6 (4.55%) Network Security
7 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.55%) WAN
8 4 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.27%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.27%) NAS
10 2 (1.52%) DMZ
10 2 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.76%) Intranet
11 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.76%) VLAN
11 1 (0.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) Big Data
3 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.27%) MySQL
4 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 36 (27.27%) WinRunner
2 7 (5.30%) TestDirector
3 4 (3.03%) JIRA
3 4 (3.03%) MSI
4 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.27%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.79%) Back Office
2 4 (3.03%) Local Government
2 4 (3.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.27%) Finance
3 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.27%) Military
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.94%) Analyst
2 21 (15.91%) Test Analyst
3 16 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.85%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Consultant
6 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (6.82%) Server Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Wintel Support
10 5 (3.79%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) Web Services
2 3 (2.27%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) Anaconda
2 3 (2.27%) Apache Axis
2 3 (2.27%) JSON
2 3 (2.27%) OAuth
2 3 (2.27%) REST
2 3 (2.27%) SAML
2 3 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (34.85%) Clustering
2 33 (25.00%) PDA
3 22 (16.67%) PKI
4 14 (10.61%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.79%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.27%) CESG
7 3 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.76%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 105 (79.55%) Windows
2 54 (40.91%) Windows 7
2 54 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (35.61%) Windows Server
5 36 (27.27%) AIX
6 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (12.88%) Linux
8 16 (12.12%) Unix
9 14 (10.61%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
11 8 (6.06%) Solaris
12 7 (5.30%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.79%) Windows 2000
14 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.52%) VMS
16 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.27%) Change Management
1 36 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 35 (26.52%) Software Testing
3 34 (25.76%) Test Scripting
4 25 (18.94%) Smoke Testing
5 17 (12.88%) ITIL
6 16 (12.12%) Patch Management
7 10 (7.58%) Problem Management
7 10 (7.58%) Software Deployment
8 9 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (6.06%) Migration
9 8 (6.06%) SIEM
10 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.55%) Analytics
11 6 (4.55%) Disk Encryption
11 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.79%) Proactive Monitoring
12 5 (3.79%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (3.79%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.39%) SQL
2 28 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.03%) Python
4 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.27%) C#
4 3 (2.27%) Java
4 3 (2.27%) VBScript
5 2 (1.52%) C
5 2 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 66 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (25.76%) ISTQB
4 13 (9.85%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (6.82%) MCSA
7 8 (6.06%) MCSE
8 6 (4.55%) MCITP
8 6 (4.55%) MCTS
9 5 (3.79%) DBS Check
9 5 (3.79%) Degree
10 3 (2.27%) CISA
10 3 (2.27%) CISSP
10 3 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.52%) CCNP
11 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 82 (62.12%) Active Directory
2 53 (40.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (37.12%) VMware ESXi
4 47 (35.61%) Hyper-V
5 30 (22.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 25 (18.94%) vSphere
7 5 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.03%) XenApp
9 3 (2.27%) VMware NSX
9 3 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.52%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (22.73%) HP ALM
2 26 (19.70%) WSUS
3 19 (14.39%) SCCM
4 17 (12.88%) SCOM
5 13 (9.85%) vCenter Server
6 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (4.55%) Netcool
8 4 (3.03%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.03%) Nessus
8 4 (3.03%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.03%) SmoothWall
9 3 (2.27%) HP SIM
9 3 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.52%) EnCase
10 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.52%) vMotion
11 1 (0.76%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 132 (100.00%) McAfee
2 82 (62.12%) Microsoft
3 70 (53.03%) VMware
4 48 (36.36%) Citrix
5 39 (29.55%) HP
6 37 (28.03%) Veritas
7 34 (25.76%) Ivanti
8 24 (18.18%) Cisco
9 14 (10.61%) Symantec
10 11 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 10 (7.58%) F5
12 9 (6.82%) Splunk
13 7 (5.30%) Atlassian
13 7 (5.30%) ServiceNow
14 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.79%) Becrypt
15 5 (3.79%) Remedy
16 4 (3.03%) Avaya
16 4 (3.03%) Cloudera
16 4 (3.03%) IBM