Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Intel products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Intel over the 6 months to 21 October 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 the Intel Corporation.

Intel
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 780 756
Rank change year-on-year -5 -24 -57
Contract jobs citing Intel 90 104 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 87
UK median daily rate £425 £516 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.60% +42.28% -9.38%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £328
90th Percentile £670 £629 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £363
% change year-on-year -15.00% +37.93% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.24% +30.77% -21.21%
10th Percentile £25.63 £41.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £43.75 £66.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £42.50 £31.30
% change year-on-year -38.24% +35.78% -21.75%

Intel is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42613 47842 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.90% 45.05% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26335 29231 29204
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1711 2170
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.22 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.03% -2.94% +3.03%

Intel
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Intel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Intel in the UK

Intel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intel in the UK

Intel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intel over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intel in the UK

Intel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intel in the UK

Intel
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
England +10 78 £436 -16.90% 7
UK excluding London +41 66 £425 -15.00% 3
North of England +70 23 £425 -19.05%
London -8 23 £505 -12.17% 4
South East +24 22 £450 +33.33% 1
North West +27 13 £425 +4.29%
Yorkshire +18 10 £388 -26.19%
Wales - 7 £435 -
Midlands +34 6 £275 -21.99%
East Midlands +1 6 £275 -
Scotland +22 4 £415 -17.00%
East of England -23 3 - - 2
South West +14 1 £225 -30.77%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intel 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.

1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 39 (43.33%) Linux
3 33 (36.67%) McAfee
4 31 (34.44%) Firewall
5 23 (25.56%) VMware
6 21 (23.33%) LAN
7 20 (22.22%) WAN
7 20 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 19 (21.11%) SIEM
9 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 17 (18.89%) Finance
11 16 (17.78%) Unix
11 16 (17.78%) Security Operations
12 15 (16.67%) QRadar
12 15 (16.67%) Patch Management
12 15 (16.67%) Cisco
12 15 (16.67%) CISSP
13 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
13 14 (15.56%) Information Security
13 14 (15.56%) AlienVault
14 13 (14.44%) Splunk
14 13 (14.44%) ArcSight
14 13 (14.44%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (14.44%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (14.44%) Citrix
14 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
14 13 (14.44%) DNS

Intel
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 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) CICS
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) OpenDNS
3 3 (3.33%) IaaS
3 3 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Cloudflare
5 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) Firewall
2 21 (23.33%) LAN
3 20 (22.22%) WAN
4 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.44%) DNS
6 9 (10.00%) VoIP
6 9 (10.00%) VPN
7 8 (8.89%) Network Security
7 8 (8.89%) SAN
8 6 (6.67%) DHCP
9 4 (4.44%) Internet
10 3 (3.33%) HTTP
10 3 (3.33%) SMS
10 3 (3.33%) SSL
10 3 (3.33%) Wireless
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (2.22%) Intelligent Network
11 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Maltego
3 3 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MSI
2 2 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.11%) AppScan
3 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Avionics
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Architect
3 9 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Security Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) AWS Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (7.78%) Middleware
3 5 (5.56%) Regular Expression
4 4 (4.44%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.33%) .NET
5 3 (3.33%) CSS
5 3 (3.33%) HTML
5 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (4.44%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) CESG
6 3 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) VHDL
8 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 39 (43.33%) Linux
3 20 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 16 (17.78%) Unix
5 5 (5.56%) AIX
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Solaris
6 3 (3.33%) SUSE
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.33%) zOS
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) Android
8 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Debian
8 1 (1.11%) VMS
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) SIEM
2 16 (17.78%) Security Operations
3 15 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 14 (15.56%) Information Security
5 13 (14.44%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (14.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (12.22%) ITIL
7 11 (12.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (8.89%) Analytics
8 8 (8.89%) Case Management
8 8 (8.89%) Data Analytics
9 6 (6.67%) DevOps
9 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.56%) Migration
10 5 (5.56%) Project Management
10 5 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) Service Design
10 5 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
10 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.00%) Python
3 6 (6.67%) C
4 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
4 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) Ada
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.67%) CISSP
3 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.78%) MCSE
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.78%) SANS
4 7 (7.78%) SSCP
5 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.56%) CISM
6 5 (5.56%) Degree
7 3 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (3.33%) CCNP
7 3 (3.33%) CCSP
7 3 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (3.33%) CISMP
7 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) OSCP
8 2 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Def Stans
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.22%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.22%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (2.22%) PMO
4 1 (1.11%) COBIT
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) MISRA
4 1 (1.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.78%) XenApp
4 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.22%) vSphere
7 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.22%) XenServer
8 1 (1.11%) Firmware
8 1 (1.11%) NFS
8 1 (1.11%) Snort
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) QRadar
2 12 (13.33%) Nessus
3 9 (10.00%) Nmap
4 8 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (8.89%) Nexpose
5 7 (7.78%) SCCM
6 4 (4.44%) CSIRT
6 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.33%) Ansible
7 3 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.33%) OSSEC
7 3 (3.33%) Packer
7 3 (3.33%) Puppet
7 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.33%) Terraform
7 3 (3.33%) WSUS
8 2 (2.22%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) McAfee
2 23 (25.56%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Cisco
4 14 (15.56%) AlienVault
5 13 (14.44%) ArcSight
5 13 (14.44%) Citrix
5 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.44%) Splunk
6 12 (13.33%) Qualys
7 11 (12.22%) IBM
7 11 (12.22%) Symantec
8 8 (8.89%) Apple
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle
9 7 (7.78%) ServiceNow
9 7 (7.78%) Snow
10 6 (6.67%) Sourcefire
11 5 (5.56%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.56%) EMC
11 5 (5.56%) HP
11 5 (5.56%) Juniper