Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 739 761
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +17
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 131 152 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 1.31% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 116 87
UK median daily rate £350 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +6.62% -4.23%
10th Percentile £195 £209 £204
90th Percentile £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £328 £345
% change year-on-year -1.53% -5.07% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 5
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +31.41% -26.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 £15.18
% change year-on-year -42.11% +36.61% -87.03%

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 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 15 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 November 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 +13 121 £350 -12.50% 6
UK excluding London +21 111 £323 -1.53% 1
South East +38 54 £375 +15.38%
London -20 20 £463 +25.85% 5
North of England +31 14 £375 -9.53% 1
South West -11 13 £300 -42.86%
Midlands +21 11 £173 -46.92%
West Midlands +35 10 £173 -37.27%
East of England -12 9 £335 +31.37%
North West -1 8 £450 +5.88% 1
Scotland -24 6 £200 -27.27%
Yorkshire +16 4 £356 -17.39%
Wales - 4 £350 -
North East +60 2 - -
East Midlands -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing McAfee ePO 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 McAfee ePO.

1 131 (100.00%) McAfee
2 102 (77.86%) Windows
3 87 (66.41%) Active Directory
4 75 (57.25%) Microsoft
5 59 (45.04%) Windows Server
6 49 (37.40%) SCCM
7 43 (32.82%) Security Cleared
8 38 (29.01%) SC Cleared
9 37 (28.24%) DNS
10 35 (26.72%) Cisco
10 35 (26.72%) Firewall
11 34 (25.95%) VMware
12 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
12 32 (24.43%) ITIL
13 31 (23.66%) SQL
14 30 (22.90%) DV Cleared
14 30 (22.90%) Office 365
15 28 (21.37%) DHCP
16 25 (19.08%) SharePoint
16 25 (19.08%) PowerShell
17 24 (18.32%) Information Security
18 23 (17.56%) Linux
19 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.79%) WSUS
19 22 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (16.03%) CheckPoint
20 21 (16.03%) Lumension
20 21 (16.03%) Security Operations
21 20 (15.27%) Security Monitoring
21 20 (15.27%) SCOM

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 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.08%) SharePoint
3 18 (13.74%) IIS
4 16 (12.21%) Skype for Business
5 14 (10.69%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.53%) Apache
8 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.90%) Office 365
2 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.24%) DNS
2 35 (26.72%) Firewall
3 28 (21.37%) DHCP
4 17 (12.98%) Skype
5 15 (11.45%) Internet
6 14 (10.69%) SAN
7 13 (9.92%) Kerberos
8 11 (8.40%) LAN
9 10 (7.63%) LDAP
10 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
11 8 (6.11%) SSL
11 8 (6.11%) WAN
12 7 (5.34%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (5.34%) VPN
13 5 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (3.82%) HSRP
13 5 (3.82%) Junos
13 5 (3.82%) NX-OS
13 5 (3.82%) OSPF
13 5 (3.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.05%) DB2
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MSI
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Back Office
2 3 (2.29%) Banking
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.08%) Analyst
2 18 (13.74%) Security Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Operations Technician
4 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (8.40%) Information Analyst
4 11 (8.40%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) SCCM Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Administrator
6 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Architect
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.34%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) Web Services
2 4 (3.05%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Replication
2 10 (7.63%) Clustering
3 8 (6.11%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.34%) PKI
5 6 (4.58%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.29%) VAX
7 2 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.76%) EFT
8 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (77.86%) Windows
2 59 (45.04%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.56%) Linux
4 19 (14.50%) Windows 7
5 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (9.92%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.58%) SUSE
9 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.29%) Unix
11 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) ITIL
2 24 (18.32%) Information Security
3 21 (16.03%) Security Operations
4 20 (15.27%) Security Monitoring
5 18 (13.74%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (13.74%) SIEM
5 18 (13.74%) Software Distribution
6 17 (12.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (12.21%) Change Management
8 15 (11.45%) Server Patching
9 12 (9.16%) ITIL V3
10 11 (8.40%) Information Assurance
11 10 (7.63%) Computer Security
11 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.11%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.11%) Server Building
12 8 (6.11%) Service Management
12 8 (6.11%) Software Deployment
13 7 (5.34%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (4.58%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.66%) SQL
2 25 (19.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.82%) VBScript
4 2 (1.53%) C
5 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (32.82%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.01%) SC Cleared
3 30 (22.90%) DV Cleared
4 15 (11.45%) Degree
5 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.40%) GIAC
7 10 (7.63%) GCIA
7 10 (7.63%) GCIH
7 10 (7.63%) SANS
8 9 (6.87%) MCSE
9 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.82%) MCSA
11 3 (2.29%) HNC
12 2 (1.53%) CISM
13 1 (0.76%) CCNA
13 1 (0.76%) CISA
13 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.76%) CISSP
13 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.40%) NIST 800
3 10 (7.63%) SLA
4 7 (5.34%) QA
5 4 (3.05%) GDPR
6 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 87 (66.41%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.45%) vSphere
4 14 (10.69%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (6.87%) BitLocker
7 6 (4.58%) DFS Replication
8 5 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.82%) NFS
9 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.29%) Squid
10 3 (2.29%) UAG
10 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (37.40%) SCCM
2 22 (16.79%) WSUS
3 20 (15.27%) SCOM
4 11 (8.40%) vCenter Server
5 8 (6.11%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.34%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Nagios
8 4 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.29%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.53%) Cisco LMS
10 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.76%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) McAfee
2 75 (57.25%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.72%) Cisco
4 34 (25.95%) VMware
5 21 (16.03%) CheckPoint
5 21 (16.03%) Lumension
6 18 (13.74%) NetApp
7 17 (12.98%) HP
8 16 (12.21%) Citrix
9 12 (9.16%) Blue Coat
10 11 (8.40%) Dell
11 10 (7.63%) Clearswift
11 10 (7.63%) FireEye
12 8 (6.11%) Juniper
12 8 (6.11%) Splunk
13 7 (5.34%) Symantec
14 6 (4.58%) MobileIron
14 6 (4.58%) Oracle
14 6 (4.58%) Trustwave
15 5 (3.82%) Palo Alto