Period
to 18 October 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 18 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.

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 733 756
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -9
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 129 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.17% 1.31% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 107 84
UK median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £200 £205 £216
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 3
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% -24.62% +41.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £31.87 -
% change year-on-year -62.34% - -

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 11040 11800 9585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.11% 11.08% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7366 7525 5860
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 272 339
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -34.38% +23.85% +0.93%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 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 +24 114 £375 - 7
UK excluding London +14 111 £350 +7.69% 5
South East +47 51 £375 +15.38% 2
London -7 18 £463 +27.59% 2
South West +2 17 £313 -26.90% 2
North of England +49 16 £325 +17.21%
Yorkshire +30 11 £350 -18.84%
Scotland +3 11 £300 +9.09%
Midlands +17 7 £173 -52.45% 1
West Midlands +27 6 £173 -37.27% 1
East of England -11 5 £250 -1.96%
Wales - 4 £475 -
North West +7 3 £301 +13.40%
North East +71 2 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 129 (100.00%) McAfee
2 89 (68.99%) Windows
3 72 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 71 (55.04%) Microsoft
5 48 (37.21%) Windows Server
6 46 (35.66%) Firewall
7 42 (32.56%) Security Cleared
8 33 (25.58%) SC Cleared
8 33 (25.58%) VMware
9 30 (23.26%) SCCM
10 27 (20.93%) SQL
10 27 (20.93%) MS Exchange
11 26 (20.16%) DNS
11 26 (20.16%) PowerShell
11 26 (20.16%) Information Security
11 26 (20.16%) Office 365
12 24 (18.60%) CheckPoint
13 23 (17.83%) Cisco
13 23 (17.83%) SharePoint
13 23 (17.83%) DV Cleared
14 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (17.05%) Finance
15 21 (16.28%) Linux
16 20 (15.50%) ITIL
16 20 (15.50%) WSUS
16 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
17 19 (14.73%) Cybersecurity
18 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (13.95%) Security Operations
18 18 (13.95%) Security Monitoring

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 27 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.83%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.63%) IIS
4 12 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.55%) Apache
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.16%) Office 365
2 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.66%) Firewall
2 26 (20.16%) DNS
3 18 (13.95%) DHCP
4 17 (13.18%) Internet
5 14 (10.85%) LAN
6 12 (9.30%) Kerberos
7 11 (8.53%) SAN
7 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.53%) WAN
8 10 (7.75%) LDAP
9 9 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (5.43%) VPN
11 6 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.88%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (3.88%) Skype
13 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
13 3 (2.33%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.33%) NAS
13 3 (2.33%) SSL
13 3 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) DB2
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (17.05%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Back Office
2 3 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.55%) Local Government
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (18.60%) Analyst
2 18 (13.95%) Security Analyst
3 12 (9.30%) Consultant
3 12 (9.30%) Operations Technician
4 11 (8.53%) Information Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) SCCM Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) Architect
7 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.65%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Security Operations Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Information Security Architect
10 5 (3.88%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Security Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) Web Services
2 2 (1.55%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Clustering
2 14 (10.85%) Replication
3 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.65%) PKI
5 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.33%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.33%) VAX
6 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.55%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (68.99%) Windows
2 48 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.28%) Linux
4 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
5 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.20%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.10%) Unix
9 3 (2.33%) AIX
9 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) Information Security
2 20 (15.50%) ITIL
3 19 (14.73%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (13.95%) Security Monitoring
4 18 (13.95%) Security Operations
5 17 (13.18%) SIEM
6 16 (12.40%) Software Distribution
7 14 (10.85%) Change Management
8 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (10.08%) Server Patching
9 10 (7.75%) Computer Security
9 10 (7.75%) Information Assurance
9 10 (7.75%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (5.43%) Patch Management
11 7 (5.43%) Server Building
12 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.65%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.93%) SQL
2 26 (20.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 33 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.83%) DV Cleared
4 13 (10.08%) Degree
5 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (7.75%) GCIA
6 10 (7.75%) GCIH
6 10 (7.75%) GIAC
6 10 (7.75%) SANS
7 9 (6.98%) MCSE
8 7 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (5.43%) MCSA
9 3 (2.33%) CISA
9 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.33%) CISM
9 3 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.55%) MCITP
10 2 (1.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.75%) NIST 800
2 10 (7.75%) SLA
3 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.88%) GDPR
4 5 (3.88%) QA
5 2 (1.55%) GPG13
5 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.78%) RMADS
6 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.75%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (6.98%) vSphere
6 7 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.88%) BitLocker
7 5 (3.88%) XenApp
8 4 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.33%) Squid
9 3 (2.33%) UAG
10 2 (1.55%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (23.26%) SCCM
2 20 (15.50%) WSUS
3 18 (13.95%) SCOM
4 9 (6.98%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.43%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.88%) Nagios
6 5 (3.88%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.33%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.55%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.55%) Netcool
9 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.78%) OfficeScan
10 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.78%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) McAfee
2 71 (55.04%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.58%) VMware
4 24 (18.60%) CheckPoint
5 23 (17.83%) Cisco
6 15 (11.63%) Citrix
7 13 (10.08%) HP
8 12 (9.30%) FireEye
9 11 (8.53%) Blue Coat
9 11 (8.53%) Dell
9 11 (8.53%) Lumension
10 9 (6.98%) Intel
11 8 (6.20%) Palo Alto
11 8 (6.20%) Splunk
11 8 (6.20%) Symantec
11 8 (6.20%) Veritas
12 7 (5.43%) NetApp
13 6 (4.65%) Altiris
13 6 (4.65%) Trustwave
14 5 (3.88%) Darktrace