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 22 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).

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intel Security
UK
Rank 435 433 396
Rank change year-on-year -2 -37  
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 151 200 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.87% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 115 104
Median daily rate £400 £363 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +4.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.45% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 25
Median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.09% +210.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £45.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -73.33% +224.44%  

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 19614 23045 23664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.15% 43.64% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12079 13916 13336
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 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 807 988
Median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

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 22 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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 +22 132 £400 +5.26% 20
South East -4 42 £400 +14.28% 3
London +1 40 £413 -7.82% 10
Berkshire +25 14 £275 +17.27% 1
South West 0 14 £510 +50.00% 3
Wales - 14 £425 - 1
Hampshire +19 13 £450 +16.12%
Bracknell +11 13 £275 +17.27%
South Wales - 13 £425 -
North West +35 9 £345 -18.82% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £288 -7.25%
Cheshire +31 8 £365 -14.11%
Milton Keynes -2 8 £288 -5.73%
East Midlands - 8 £330 -
Yorkshire +19 7 £450 - 1
Bridgend - 7 £450 -
West Midlands +12 6 £438 +9.37% 2
Bristol 0 6 £550 +65.26% 2
East of England -6 6 £255 -14.28%
Wiltshire +2 5 £365 +0.68%
Scotland -1 5 £373 +23.14%
Cardiff - 5 £325 -
Derby - 5 £330 -
Derbyshire - 5 £330 -
Edinburgh +26 4 - -
West Yorkshire +22 4 £265 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 4 £325 +36.84%
City of London -6 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Chester +11 3 £295 -
Basingstoke +9 3 - -

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 178 (50.14%) Windows
2 139 (39.15%) Firewall
3 132 (37.18%) Security Cleared
4 129 (36.34%) Microsoft
5 125 (35.21%) Active Directory
6 115 (32.39%) SC Cleared
7 102 (28.73%) McAfee ePO
8 96 (27.04%) Cisco
9 75 (21.13%) VMware
10 72 (20.28%) Information Security
11 71 (20.00%) LAN
12 67 (18.87%) WAN
13 64 (18.03%) Citrix
14 58 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 57 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 55 (15.49%) Finance
17 52 (14.65%) TCP/IP
18 50 (14.08%) ITIL
19 49 (13.80%) Blue Coat
19 49 (13.80%) Windows Server
20 48 (13.52%) SCCM
21 47 (13.24%) Symantec
22 46 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (12.68%) F5
23 45 (12.68%) Splunk
23 45 (12.68%) DNS
24 44 (12.39%) VPN
24 44 (12.39%) Cybersecurity
25 42 (11.83%) Juniper
25 42 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008

Intel Security
Top Related 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 29 (8.17%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.23%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.82%) IIS
5 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 41 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.45%) MS Office
3 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.79%) Office 365
2 9 (2.54%) OneDrive
3 8 (2.25%) IaaS
4 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.41%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.28%) G Suite
7 1 (0.28%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 139 (39.15%) Firewall
2 71 (20.00%) LAN
3 67 (18.87%) WAN
4 52 (14.65%) TCP/IP
5 45 (12.68%) DNS
6 44 (12.39%) VPN
7 37 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (9.30%) Internet
9 27 (7.61%) Network Security
9 27 (7.61%) SSL
10 26 (7.32%) Wireless
11 20 (5.63%) NetScaler
12 18 (5.07%) DHCP
13 17 (4.79%) SAN
14 16 (4.51%) VoIP
15 12 (3.38%) Skype
16 9 (2.54%) HTTP
16 9 (2.54%) Junos
16 9 (2.54%) SMS
17 8 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.82%) RDBMS
2 10 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.13%) DB2
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Big Data
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (1.97%) MSI
1 7 (1.97%) StarTeam
2 5 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
General
1 55 (15.49%) Finance
2 23 (6.48%) Banking
3 16 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.66%) Law
5 12 (3.38%) Legal
6 6 (1.69%) Back Office
7 5 (1.41%) Local Government
8 3 (0.85%) German Language
8 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 71 (20.00%) Analyst
2 45 (12.68%) Consultant
3 39 (10.99%) Network Engineer
4 30 (8.45%) Security Analyst
5 27 (7.61%) Security Engineer
6 21 (5.92%) Security Consultant
7 19 (5.35%) Support Engineer
8 17 (4.79%) Architect
8 17 (4.79%) Security Specialist
9 14 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (3.66%) IT Engineer
10 13 (3.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 13 (3.66%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (3.38%) IT Support
11 12 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (3.38%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (3.10%) Information Security Specialist
12 11 (3.10%) Information Specialist
12 11 (3.10%) Network Security Engineer
12 11 (3.10%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (2.82%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.97%) .NET
3 7 (1.97%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.41%) ADSI
5 4 (1.13%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.85%) OAuth
6 3 (0.85%) OpenID
6 3 (0.85%) SAML
7 2 (0.56%) Middleware
8 1 (0.28%) CGI
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.63%) PKI
4 17 (4.79%) Clustering
5 14 (3.94%) Cyber Defence
5 14 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.94%) Reference Data
6 12 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.82%) CMDB
7 10 (2.82%) Cyber Attack
8 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.13%) CESG
9 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.13%) Replication
9 4 (1.13%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
10 3 (0.85%) User Experience
11 2 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 178 (50.14%) Windows
2 58 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 57 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (13.80%) Windows Server
5 42 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (10.99%) Windows 7
7 36 (10.14%) Linux
8 29 (8.17%) Unix
9 24 (6.76%) Windows 10
10 18 (5.07%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.82%) AIX
12 8 (2.25%) Android
13 7 (1.97%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.97%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.56%) zOS
16 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.28%) Information Security
2 50 (14.08%) ITIL
3 44 (12.39%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (10.14%) SIEM
5 30 (8.45%) Data Loss Prevention
6 28 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (7.04%) Software Deployment
8 24 (6.76%) Load Balancing
8 24 (6.76%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (6.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (6.48%) Security Operations
10 22 (6.20%) Analytics
11 19 (5.35%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (5.35%) Service Management
12 18 (5.07%) Data Analytics
12 18 (5.07%) Migration
12 18 (5.07%) Problem Management
12 18 (5.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 17 (4.79%) Change Management
13 17 (4.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.70%) PowerShell
2 30 (8.45%) SQL
3 9 (2.54%) VBScript
4 5 (1.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.85%) C
5 3 (0.85%) Java
6 2 (0.56%) Python
6 2 (0.56%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 132 (37.18%) Security Cleared
2 115 (32.39%) SC Cleared
3 32 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 22 (6.20%) CISSP
6 20 (5.63%) CCNA
6 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (5.35%) MCSE
8 18 (5.07%) CCNP
9 14 (3.94%) SANS
10 11 (3.10%) ISTQB
11 10 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.25%) SSCP
13 7 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.97%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.97%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.97%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.97%) MCITP
13 7 (1.97%) MCSA
13 7 (1.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.04%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.25%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.69%) QA
6 3 (0.85%) GPG13
6 3 (0.85%) SLA
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 125 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 46 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.79%) BitLocker
4 14 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.38%) ProxySG
5 12 (3.38%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.38%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.82%) vSphere
7 6 (1.69%) XenApp
7 6 (1.69%) XenServer
8 3 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.56%) Snort
9 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.28%) Squid
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 102 (28.73%) McAfee ePO
2 48 (13.52%) SCCM
3 22 (6.20%) WSUS
4 20 (5.63%) Nexpose
5 18 (5.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (3.94%) QRadar
8 13 (3.66%) Nessus
9 10 (2.82%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.82%) Nmap
10 9 (2.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (2.54%) Netcool
11 6 (1.69%) SCOM
11 6 (1.69%) vMotion
11 6 (1.69%) WMI
12 4 (1.13%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.13%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 129 (36.34%) Microsoft
2 96 (27.04%) Cisco
3 75 (21.13%) VMware
4 64 (18.03%) Citrix
5 49 (13.80%) Blue Coat
6 47 (13.24%) Symantec
7 45 (12.68%) F5
7 45 (12.68%) Splunk
8 42 (11.83%) Juniper
9 39 (10.99%) Intel
10 37 (10.42%) CheckPoint
11 34 (9.58%) ArcSight
12 26 (7.32%) HP
13 24 (6.76%) SolarWinds
14 21 (5.92%) Fortinet
14 21 (5.92%) Palo Alto
15 19 (5.35%) BMC
16 17 (4.79%) FireEye
17 16 (4.51%) Qualys
18 14 (3.94%) Forcepoint
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