Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 733 747
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 +13
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 162 102 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 1.05% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 60 78
UK median daily rate £315 £358 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.89% +13.94% -10.36%
10th Percentile £250 £246 £249
90th Percentile £544 £550 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £345 £310
% change year-on-year -15.94% +11.29% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 11
UK median hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -72.09% +41.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.13 £20.25
90th Percentile £45.40 £19.10 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -72.09% -6.52%

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 13,165 9,711 10,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 10.74% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,771 6,439 6,947
UK median daily rate £479 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £273 £263
90th Percentile £631 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 218 268
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £53.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.22 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -18.93% -6.24% +5.67%

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 25 May 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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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
UK excluding London +12 131 £290 -15.94% 23
England -23 114 £380 +11.76% 27
Scotland -6 35 £280 -32.53%
London -33 30 £370 +1.37% 8
South East -22 25 £500 +53.85% 4
Midlands +15 24 £425 +34.92% 4
East Midlands +15 17 £538 +70.63% 4
South West +1 16 £420 -5.62% 5
North of England -19 15 £265 +0.95% 6
Wales +3 12 £375 -21.05% 4
North West -12 8 £265 -20.36%
West Midlands - 6 £325 -
North East - 5 £271 -
East of England -1 4 £320 +15.32%
Yorkshire -25 2 £400 +77.78% 6

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 162 (100.00%) McAfee
2 123 (75.93%) Windows
3 94 (58.02%) Microsoft
4 93 (57.41%) Active Directory
5 78 (48.15%) Security Cleared
6 76 (46.91%) VMware
7 69 (42.59%) SC Cleared
8 59 (36.42%) SQL
9 58 (35.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (35.19%) Windows 7
10 57 (35.19%) Windows Server
11 56 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (34.57%) DNS
12 54 (33.33%) DHCP
12 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (32.10%) VMware ESXi
14 50 (30.86%) Citrix
15 47 (29.01%) Hyper-V
16 45 (27.78%) Clustering
17 44 (27.16%) Office 365
18 42 (25.93%) HP
19 39 (24.07%) PowerShell
20 38 (23.46%) Ivanti
21 37 (22.84%) Veritas
22 36 (22.22%) Change Management
22 36 (22.22%) Test Automation
23 35 (21.60%) WinRunner
23 35 (21.60%) HP UFT
23 35 (21.60%) MS Exchange
23 35 (21.60%) AIX

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 35 (21.60%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.73%) IIS
2 19 (11.73%) SharePoint
3 18 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.64%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (6.17%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.94%) Apache
6 8 (4.94%) Confluence
7 5 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.94%) HipChat
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.16%) Office 365
2 13 (8.02%) IaaS
3 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.79%) PaaS
4 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) G Suite
6 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (34.57%) DNS
2 54 (33.33%) DHCP
3 28 (17.28%) Firewall
4 23 (14.20%) SAN
5 17 (10.49%) Internet
6 13 (8.02%) VPN
7 11 (6.79%) LAN
8 10 (6.17%) Network Security
8 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.56%) Cisco Firepower
10 8 (4.94%) WAN
11 7 (4.32%) Skype
12 4 (2.47%) NAS
12 4 (2.47%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.85%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.85%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.85%) SNMP
13 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) Big Data
3 7 (4.32%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.09%) MySQL
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (21.60%) HP UFT
1 35 (21.60%) WinRunner
2 10 (6.17%) MSI
3 8 (4.94%) JIRA
3 8 (4.94%) TestDirector
4 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.47%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.02%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Banking
3 7 (4.32%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Local Government
5 3 (1.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.85%) Military
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (19.75%) Analyst
2 19 (11.73%) Test Analyst
3 17 (10.49%) Consultant
4 16 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (7.41%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Architect
9 9 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (4.94%) Administrator
10 8 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Security Architect
11 6 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) Anaconda
1 7 (4.32%) Web Services
2 5 (3.09%) .NET
2 5 (3.09%) JSON
2 5 (3.09%) OAuth
2 5 (3.09%) REST
2 5 (3.09%) SAML
2 5 (3.09%) XML
3 3 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Axis
4 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.78%) Clustering
2 32 (19.75%) PDA
3 23 (14.20%) PKI
4 15 (9.26%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.09%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.85%) CESG
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.23%) EFT
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) SCADA
9 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (75.93%) Windows
2 58 (35.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 57 (35.19%) Windows 7
3 57 (35.19%) Windows Server
4 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (21.60%) AIX
6 19 (11.73%) Windows 10
7 18 (11.11%) Unix
8 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (8.64%) Linux
10 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
11 8 (4.94%) Solaris
12 7 (4.32%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000
14 4 (2.47%) VMS
15 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.62%) Android
16 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.22%) Change Management
1 36 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 34 (20.99%) Software Testing
3 33 (20.37%) Test Scripting
4 25 (15.43%) Smoke Testing
5 24 (14.81%) ITIL
6 22 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (11.11%) SIEM
8 14 (8.64%) Patch Management
8 14 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 12 (7.41%) Migration
9 12 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 12 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (6.79%) Software Deployment
11 10 (6.17%) Analytics
12 9 (5.56%) Project Management
13 8 (4.94%) Behavioural Analytics
13 8 (4.94%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (4.94%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.42%) SQL
2 39 (24.07%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.56%) Python
4 7 (4.32%) VBScript
5 6 (3.70%) C
5 6 (3.70%) VB
6 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.09%) C#
6 5 (3.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 69 (42.59%) SC Cleared
3 33 (20.37%) ISTQB
4 18 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.64%) MCSE
7 11 (6.79%) Degree
7 11 (6.79%) MCSA
8 9 (5.56%) CISSP
9 8 (4.94%) MCITP
10 7 (4.32%) CISA
10 7 (4.32%) MCTS
11 6 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.85%) CISM
12 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.85%) GIAC
13 2 (1.23%) CCNP
13 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.85%) GDPR
2 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.85%) NIST 800
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) RMADS
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 56 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (32.10%) VMware ESXi
4 47 (29.01%) Hyper-V
5 29 (17.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 28 (17.28%) vSphere
7 8 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.09%) XenApp
9 4 (2.47%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.85%) NFS
10 3 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.23%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (18.52%) SCCM
2 28 (17.28%) HP ALM
3 24 (14.81%) WSUS
4 16 (9.88%) SCOM
5 15 (9.26%) vCenter Server
6 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (4.32%) Netcool
8 5 (3.09%) Nessus
8 5 (3.09%) NetBackup
8 5 (3.09%) SmoothWall
9 4 (2.47%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.85%) EnCase
10 3 (1.85%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.23%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.23%) QRadar
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) McAfee
2 94 (58.02%) Microsoft
3 76 (46.91%) VMware
4 50 (30.86%) Citrix
5 42 (25.93%) HP
6 38 (23.46%) Ivanti
7 37 (22.84%) Veritas
8 28 (17.28%) Cisco
9 18 (11.11%) Symantec
10 14 (8.64%) CheckPoint
11 12 (7.41%) ServiceNow
11 12 (7.41%) Splunk
12 10 (6.17%) Atlassian
13 9 (5.56%) IBM
14 8 (4.94%) Blue Coat
14 8 (4.94%) Cloudera
14 8 (4.94%) F5
15 7 (4.32%) Red Hat
16 6 (3.70%) Becrypt
16 6 (3.70%) Remedy