The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Intel Security products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Intel Security over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Intel Security Group (formerly McAfee, Inc).

Intel Security
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 443 399
Rank change year-on-year -14 -44  
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 148 209 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.89% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 124 103
Median daily rate £394 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 27
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +62.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -72.09% +210.02%  

Intel Security is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19933 23550 24158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.07% 43.75% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 14319 13673
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 809 1029
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +11.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Intel Security
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Intel Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Intel Security in the UK

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Intel Security.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intel Security in the UK

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intel Security over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intel Security in the UK

Intel Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intel Security in the UK

Intel Security
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 129 £375 +2.73% 24
South East -4 41 £350 - 3
London +16 39 £413 -6.25% 14
South West -10 15 £365 +7.35% 3
Wales - 14 £425 - 1
Berkshire +31 13 £220 -6.18% 1
Hampshire +7 13 £450 +18.42%
South Wales - 13 £425 - 1
Bracknell +9 11 £275 +17.27%
North West +32 9 £345 -18.82% 1
Cheshire +32 8 £365 -14.11%
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £275 -11.29%
East Midlands - 8 £330 -
Milton Keynes -2 7 £275 -9.83%
Bridgend - 7 £450 -
Yorkshire +22 6 £450 - 1
East of England -2 6 £255 -14.28%
Bristol -4 6 £550 +66.51% 3
West Midlands +6 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Wiltshire +2 5 £365 +0.68%
Scotland -9 5 £373 +27.35%
Cardiff - 5 £325 - 1
Derby - 5 £330 -
Derbyshire - 5 £330 -
Edinburgh +23 4 - -
West Yorkshire +19 4 £265 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 4 £325 +36.84%
City of London -10 4 £375 -16.66% 5
Chester +10 3 £295 -
Basingstoke +3 3 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 171 (49.42%) Windows
2 137 (39.60%) Firewall
3 131 (37.86%) Security Cleared
4 125 (36.13%) Microsoft
5 117 (33.82%) Active Directory
6 115 (33.24%) SC Cleared
7 100 (28.90%) McAfee ePO
8 94 (27.17%) Cisco
9 71 (20.52%) Information Security
10 69 (19.94%) VMware
11 67 (19.36%) LAN
12 63 (18.21%) WAN
13 61 (17.63%) Citrix
14 56 (16.18%) Finance
15 54 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 52 (15.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (14.16%) Blue Coat
17 49 (14.16%) SCCM
17 49 (14.16%) TCP/IP
18 45 (13.01%) ITIL
18 45 (13.01%) F5
19 44 (12.72%) Splunk
20 43 (12.43%) Symantec
20 43 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (12.43%) Windows Server
21 42 (12.14%) DNS
22 41 (11.85%) VPN
22 41 (11.85%) Juniper
22 41 (11.85%) Cybersecurity
23 39 (11.27%) MS Excel

Intel Security
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.89%) IIS
5 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.16%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 39 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.34%) Office 365
2 9 (2.60%) OneDrive
3 8 (2.31%) IaaS
4 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.87%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.29%) G Suite
7 1 (0.29%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 137 (39.60%) Firewall
2 67 (19.36%) LAN
3 63 (18.21%) WAN
4 49 (14.16%) TCP/IP
5 42 (12.14%) DNS
6 41 (11.85%) VPN
7 37 (10.69%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (9.25%) Internet
9 27 (7.80%) SSL
10 25 (7.23%) Network Security
10 25 (7.23%) Wireless
11 20 (5.78%) NetScaler
12 16 (4.62%) DHCP
12 16 (4.62%) VoIP
13 15 (4.34%) SAN
14 11 (3.18%) Skype
15 9 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (2.60%) Junos
15 9 (2.60%) SMS
16 8 (2.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.89%) RDBMS
1 10 (2.89%) Relational Database
1 10 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.16%) DB2
3 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.73%) MSI
1 6 (1.73%) StarTeam
2 5 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 56 (16.18%) Finance
2 22 (6.36%) Banking
3 16 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.76%) Law
5 12 (3.47%) Legal
6 6 (1.73%) Back Office
7 4 (1.16%) Local Government
8 3 (0.87%) German Language
8 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (19.65%) Analyst
2 44 (12.72%) Consultant
3 40 (11.56%) Network Engineer
4 29 (8.38%) Security Analyst
5 27 (7.80%) Security Engineer
6 21 (6.07%) Security Consultant
7 17 (4.91%) Security Specialist
8 16 (4.62%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.34%) Architect
10 14 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) Wintel Engineer
12 12 (3.47%) IT Engineer
13 11 (3.18%) Information Security Specialist
13 11 (3.18%) Information Specialist
13 11 (3.18%) IT Support
13 11 (3.18%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.18%) Server Engineer
13 11 (3.18%) SOC Analyst
14 10 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.18%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (2.89%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.02%) .NET
3 7 (2.02%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.45%) ADSI
5 4 (1.16%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.87%) OAuth
6 3 (0.87%) OpenID
6 3 (0.87%) SAML
7 2 (0.58%) CSS
7 2 (0.58%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) CGI
8 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.78%) PKI
4 16 (4.62%) Clustering
5 13 (3.76%) Cyber Defence
5 13 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (3.76%) Reference Data
6 12 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.89%) CMDB
8 10 (2.89%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.73%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.16%) CESG
10 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.16%) Replication
10 4 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.87%) iPhone
12 2 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 171 (49.42%) Windows
2 54 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (15.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (12.43%) Windows Server
5 37 (10.69%) Windows 7
5 37 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (10.40%) Linux
7 29 (8.38%) Unix
8 23 (6.65%) Windows 10
9 16 (4.62%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.60%) AIX
11 8 (2.31%) Android
11 8 (2.31%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.73%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.58%) zOS
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.52%) Information Security
2 45 (13.01%) ITIL
3 41 (11.85%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (9.83%) SIEM
5 29 (8.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 28 (8.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (7.23%) Security Monitoring
7 25 (7.23%) Software Deployment
8 24 (6.94%) Load Balancing
8 24 (6.94%) Security Operations
8 24 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (6.07%) Analytics
10 19 (5.49%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (5.49%) Service Management
11 18 (5.20%) Migration
11 18 (5.20%) Problem Management
11 18 (5.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (4.91%) Data Analytics
12 17 (4.91%) Incident Management
12 17 (4.91%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.98%) PowerShell
2 27 (7.80%) SQL
3 9 (2.60%) VBScript
4 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.87%) C
6 2 (0.58%) Java
6 2 (0.58%) Python
6 2 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 131 (37.86%) Security Cleared
2 115 (33.24%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (7.80%) DV Cleared
5 22 (6.36%) CISSP
6 18 (5.20%) CCNA
7 17 (4.91%) CCNP
7 17 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (4.62%) MCSE
9 14 (4.05%) SANS
10 10 (2.89%) ISTQB
11 9 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.31%) SSCP
13 7 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (2.02%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.02%) JNCIP
13 7 (2.02%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.73%) ISEB
14 6 (1.73%) MCSA
14 6 (1.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.31%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.73%) QA
6 3 (0.87%) GPG13
7 2 (0.58%) SLA
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 117 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 43 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.91%) BitLocker
4 12 (3.47%) ProxySG
4 12 (3.47%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.47%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.60%) vSphere
6 8 (2.31%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.73%) XenApp
7 6 (1.73%) XenServer
8 3 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.58%) Snort
9 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Squid
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 100 (28.90%) McAfee ePO
2 49 (14.16%) SCCM
3 22 (6.36%) WSUS
4 20 (5.78%) Nexpose
5 16 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (4.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (4.05%) QRadar
8 13 (3.76%) Nessus
9 10 (2.89%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.89%) Nmap
10 9 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (2.31%) Netcool
12 6 (1.73%) vMotion
12 6 (1.73%) WMI
13 5 (1.45%) SCOM
14 4 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
14 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 3 (0.87%) FortiGate
16 2 (0.58%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 125 (36.13%) Microsoft
2 94 (27.17%) Cisco
3 69 (19.94%) VMware
4 61 (17.63%) Citrix
5 49 (14.16%) Blue Coat
6 45 (13.01%) F5
7 44 (12.72%) Splunk
8 43 (12.43%) Symantec
9 41 (11.85%) Juniper
10 38 (10.98%) Intel
11 36 (10.40%) CheckPoint
12 33 (9.54%) ArcSight
13 26 (7.51%) HP
14 22 (6.36%) SolarWinds
15 21 (6.07%) Fortinet
15 21 (6.07%) Palo Alto
16 19 (5.49%) BMC
17 16 (4.62%) FireEye
18 15 (4.34%) Qualys
19 14 (4.05%) Forcepoint
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