Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 12 November 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
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 716 764 769
Rank change year-on-year +48 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 176 124 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.20% 1.04% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 111
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £229 £190 £205
90th Percentile £494 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £325 £338
% change year-on-year -0.38% -3.70% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 5
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -42.11% +31.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £15.94
90th Percentile £49.55 £30.00 £75.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.27 £12.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +268.88% -42.11% +36.61%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,703 11,908 12,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 11.75% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,921 7,999 7,749
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 285 275
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.53% +18.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £49.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.41 £26.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -38.09% +35.90%

McAfee ePO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee ePO over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee ePO over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 12 November 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
England +64 153 £400 +10.21% 29
UK excluding London -3 122 £324 -0.38% 17
London +55 52 £425 -8.11% 12
South East -19 38 £355 -5.33% 4
Midlands +16 31 £338 +95.65% 2
Scotland +1 18 £280 +40.00%
West Midlands -15 17 £350 +102.90% 1
South West -20 17 £438 +42.86% 6
East Midlands +31 14 £322 - 1
North of England -21 12 £425 +13.27% 5
Yorkshire -7 7 £473 +32.63% 4
North West -18 5 £205 -54.44% 1
Wales -22 4 £450 -5.26%
East of England -1 2 - -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 with a requirement for McAfee ePO.

1 176 (100.00%) McAfee
2 144 (81.82%) Windows
3 112 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 107 (60.80%) Microsoft
5 88 (50.00%) VMware
6 86 (48.86%) Windows Server
7 77 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (30.68%) Windows 7
9 52 (29.55%) Security Cleared
9 52 (29.55%) Office 365
10 48 (27.27%) Firewall
11 45 (25.57%) DNS
12 43 (24.43%) DHCP
12 43 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 42 (23.86%) VMware ESXi
14 39 (22.16%) SC Cleared
14 39 (22.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (21.02%) SAN
16 36 (20.45%) SCCM
17 35 (19.89%) PowerShell
18 34 (19.32%) Ivanti
18 34 (19.32%) vSphere
18 34 (19.32%) Cisco
18 34 (19.32%) SQL
19 33 (18.75%) Citrix
20 32 (18.18%) Finance
21 29 (16.48%) Windows 10
22 28 (15.91%) LAN
22 28 (15.91%) WAN
22 28 (15.91%) TCP/IP

McAfee ePO
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 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.66%) MS Exchange
3 16 (9.09%) IIS
4 11 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.84%) Apache
6 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 52 (29.55%) Office 365
2 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.98%) IaaS
4 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.14%) Akamai
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (27.27%) Firewall
2 45 (25.57%) DNS
3 43 (24.43%) DHCP
4 37 (21.02%) SAN
5 28 (15.91%) LAN
5 28 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 28 (15.91%) WAN
6 16 (9.09%) Kerberos
6 16 (9.09%) NAS
7 13 (7.39%) VPN
8 12 (6.82%) Internet
9 11 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
10 10 (5.68%) ADSL
10 10 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (5.68%) WebEx
11 6 (3.41%) Network Security
12 4 (2.27%) VLAN
12 4 (2.27%) VSAN
13 3 (1.70%) MPLS
13 3 (1.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (11.36%) HP UFT
1 20 (11.36%) WinRunner
2 7 (3.98%) MSI
3 4 (2.27%) Toad
4 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (18.18%) Finance
2 20 (11.36%) Law
3 10 (5.68%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.41%) Back Office
4 6 (3.41%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (21.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (17.05%) Analyst
3 20 (11.36%) Project Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.68%) Consultant
5 10 (5.68%) Security Engineer
5 10 (5.68%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Architect
7 8 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) IT Support
8 7 (3.98%) Operations Technician
8 7 (3.98%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Clustering
2 19 (10.80%) PDA
3 11 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (5.68%) PKI
5 9 (5.11%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.41%) iPad
6 6 (3.41%) iPhone
7 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.70%) CESG
8 3 (1.70%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.70%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 144 (81.82%) Windows
2 86 (48.86%) Windows Server
3 54 (30.68%) Windows 7
4 39 (22.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.48%) Windows 10
6 27 (15.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (15.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (13.64%) Linux
8 20 (11.36%) AIX
9 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.98%) Solaris
11 6 (3.41%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.84%) Unix
13 4 (2.27%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.57%) Android
15 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.57%) VMS
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (13.64%) ITIL
3 23 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (12.50%) Change Management
5 21 (11.93%) Test Automation
6 20 (11.36%) Test Scripting
7 19 (10.80%) Software Testing
8 18 (10.23%) Smoke Testing
9 17 (9.66%) Patch Management
10 11 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.68%) Coaching
11 10 (5.68%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.68%) Migration
12 9 (5.11%) Security Operations
13 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.55%) Time Management
14 7 (3.98%) Data Loss Prevention
14 7 (3.98%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.89%) PowerShell
2 34 (19.32%) SQL
3 7 (3.98%) C
4 4 (2.27%) VB
5 3 (1.70%) VBA
6 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.14%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (1.14%) Ruby
6 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.16%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (11.36%) ISTQB
5 19 (10.80%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.39%) MCSE
7 8 (4.55%) Degree
8 7 (3.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (3.98%) MCSA
9 6 (3.41%) GIAC
10 4 (2.27%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.27%) GCIA
10 4 (2.27%) GCIH
11 3 (1.70%) CEH
11 3 (1.70%) GCFA
12 2 (1.14%) CISSP
12 2 (1.14%) GWAPT
12 2 (1.14%) HNC
12 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.14%) NIST 800
2 2 (1.14%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 77 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (23.86%) VMware ESXi
4 34 (19.32%) vSphere
5 27 (15.34%) Hyper-V
6 21 (11.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (6.82%) XenApp
8 11 (6.25%) BitLocker
9 10 (5.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (5.11%) XenDesktop
11 6 (3.41%) VMware NSX
11 6 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.70%) DFS Replication
14 2 (1.14%) Snort
14 2 (1.14%) Squid
15 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.57%) Firmware
15 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (20.45%) SCCM
2 22 (12.50%) WSUS
3 20 (11.36%) HP ALM
4 17 (9.66%) SCOM
5 14 (7.95%) vCenter Server
6 6 (3.41%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.27%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.27%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.70%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (1.70%) SafeCom
8 3 (1.70%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (1.14%) EnCase
9 2 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 176 (100.00%) McAfee
2 107 (60.80%) Microsoft
3 88 (50.00%) VMware
4 34 (19.32%) Cisco
4 34 (19.32%) Ivanti
5 33 (18.75%) Citrix
6 27 (15.34%) HP
7 21 (11.93%) Veritas
8 20 (11.36%) Sony
9 19 (10.80%) NetApp
10 16 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 13 (7.39%) F5
12 10 (5.68%) Splunk
12 10 (5.68%) Symantec
13 8 (4.55%) EMC
13 8 (4.55%) Hitachi
13 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.98%) Apple
14 7 (3.98%) Veeam
15 6 (3.41%) Atlassian