Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 656 740 765
Rank change year-on-year +84 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 93 142 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.97% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 56
UK median daily rate £342 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.11% +7.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £156 £227 £200
90th Percentile £554 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £342 £350
% change year-on-year -2.49% -2.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 24
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.58% +100.00% -9.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +229.17% - -15.79%

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 10,503 14,635 12,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.50% 14.68% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,056 9,793 8,211
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £308 £268
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 357 280
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £50.05 £48.10 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.60
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.22% -20.03%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
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 McAfee ePO within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. 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
UK excluding London +86 83 £334 -2.49% 18
England +79 77 £334 -11.30% 18
North of England +56 27 £350 -7.89% 2
South East +32 21 £316 -15.89% 4
Yorkshire +65 20 £350 -22.22% 1
Scotland +36 16 £375 +33.93%
South West +17 10 £320 -26.86%
London +86 9 £375 -11.76% 4
North West +27 7 £128 -37.80%
East of England +40 6 £700 - 2
Midlands +33 3 £540 +60.00% 6
West Midlands +39 2 £413 +17.86% 5
East Midlands +33 1 £540 +140.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 93 (100.00%) McAfee
2 65 (69.89%) Windows
3 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 40 (43.01%) Office 365
6 39 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 38 (40.86%) SCCM
8 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (37.63%) Windows 10
9 34 (36.56%) Azure
9 34 (36.56%) SQL
10 32 (34.41%) AWS
11 31 (33.33%) VMware
12 30 (32.26%) DNS
13 29 (31.18%) Linux
13 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
13 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (30.11%) Citrix
15 24 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
16 21 (22.58%) Windows 7
16 21 (22.58%) Change Management
17 20 (21.51%) SharePoint
17 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Office
17 20 (21.51%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (21.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (19.35%) Veritas
19 18 (19.35%) MCSE
19 18 (19.35%) JIRA
20 17 (18.28%) MCITP

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 20 (21.51%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.01%) Office 365
2 34 (36.56%) Azure
3 32 (34.41%) AWS
4 16 (17.20%) GitHub
5 5 (5.38%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) DNS
2 14 (15.05%) DHCP
3 9 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (6.45%) Skype
5 5 (5.38%) SAN
6 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.30%) VLAN
7 3 (3.23%) VSAN
8 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.08%) DMZ
8 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.08%) LAN
8 1 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.08%) VoIP
8 1 (1.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) JIRA
2 16 (17.20%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.15%) MSI
4 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.08%) GCC
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
1 10 (10.75%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Test Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Administrator
8 7 (7.53%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.30%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) LDAP
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Clustering
2 14 (15.05%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.68%) PKI
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.89%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 35 (37.63%) Windows 10
3 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (31.18%) Linux
4 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (22.58%) Windows 7
6 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (17.20%) AIX
7 16 (17.20%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.45%) Unix
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Change Management
2 20 (21.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (21.51%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) Server Virtualisation
4 15 (16.13%) Scrum
4 15 (16.13%) Smoke Testing
4 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 11 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (11.83%) Software Testing
6 8 (8.60%) ITIL
7 7 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.53%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (7.53%) Security Operations
8 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.38%) Security Hardening
9 5 (5.38%) SIEM
9 5 (5.38%) Task Automation
9 5 (5.38%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) C
3 2 (2.15%) Python
3 2 (2.15%) VB
3 2 (2.15%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (19.35%) MCSE
4 17 (18.28%) MCITP
4 17 (18.28%) MCSA
5 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
5 16 (17.20%) MCTS
5 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.83%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.30%) CCNP
8 4 (4.30%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (4.30%) Degree
8 4 (4.30%) GNVQ
9 3 (3.23%) CCIE
9 3 (3.23%) CCIE Data Center
9 3 (3.23%) CCIE Security
9 3 (3.23%) GIAC
9 3 (3.23%) SANS
10 1 (1.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.23%) NIST
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.68%) XenApp
5 5 (5.38%) vSphere
6 4 (4.30%) DFS Replication
6 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.23%) Firmware
7 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.23%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.08%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (40.86%) SCCM
2 16 (17.20%) Netcool
3 6 (6.45%) IBM BigFix
3 6 (6.45%) SCOM
3 6 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (5.38%) vCenter Server
5 4 (4.30%) WSUS
6 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.23%) vRealize
7 2 (2.15%) CASB
7 2 (2.15%) Grafana
7 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.15%) Nagios
7 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) McAfee
2 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 31 (33.33%) VMware
4 28 (30.11%) Citrix
5 18 (19.35%) Veritas
6 15 (16.13%) Cisco
7 13 (13.98%) Dell
8 8 (8.60%) HP
9 6 (6.45%) Ivanti
9 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.38%) Adobe
10 5 (5.38%) Autodesk
10 5 (5.38%) Samsung
11 4 (4.30%) EMC
11 4 (4.30%) Splunk
11 4 (4.30%) Symantec
11 4 (4.30%) Zerto
12 3 (3.23%) IBM
12 3 (3.23%) Lumension
12 3 (3.23%) Veeam