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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 560 594
Rank change year-on-year +12 +34  
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 55 85 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 1.49% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 59 17
Median daily rate £350 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £254 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £434 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +4.83% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year -72.09% -  

McAfee ePO is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4767 5692 4696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.11% 10.19% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3162 3601 2846
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 131 203
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

McAfee ePO
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing McAfee ePO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 47 £330 -2.94% 9
South East +18 16 £310 -
South West +1 13 £325 -4.41%
Scotland +24 8 £415 +53.41% 2
London +21 8 £370 -7.50% 5
Erskine +27 6 £415 +54.56%
Yorkshire +26 6 - -
Renfrewshire +24 6 £415 +54.56%
West Yorkshire +22 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
Hampshire +8 5 £485 +68.69%
Berkshire - 5 - -
Bracknell - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 5 £300 -
Dorset - 5 £300 -
Wiltshire +2 4 £365 +10.60%
Bristol 0 4 - -
Basingstoke +8 3 - -
Surrey -7 3 £335 -4.28%
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £270 -10.00%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £270 -10.00%
East of England -6 2 £240 -41.81% 3
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Ipswich - 2 £240 -
Suffolk - 2 £240 -
West End of London - 2 £325 -
North West +31 1 £365 +28.63%
Glasgow +5 1 £350 +22.80% 2
East Midlands -14 1 £315 -41.39%
Northamptonshire - 1 £315 -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 69 (68.32%) Windows
3 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
4 45 (44.55%) Security Cleared
5 44 (43.56%) Active Directory
6 39 (38.61%) SC Cleared
7 30 (29.70%) VMware
8 27 (26.73%) Firewall
9 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (24.75%) DNS
11 24 (23.76%) Information Security
12 23 (22.77%) Citrix
12 23 (22.77%) Windows Server
13 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (19.80%) SCCM
15 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
16 18 (17.82%) LAN
16 18 (17.82%) Linux
16 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (16.83%) WAN
17 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
17 17 (16.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 16 (15.84%) SharePoint
18 16 (15.84%) Internet
19 14 (13.86%) VPN
19 14 (13.86%) Security Monitoring
19 14 (13.86%) vCenter Server
20 13 (12.87%) Security Operations
20 13 (12.87%) Splunk

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 16 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.91%) IIS
4 8 (7.92%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.99%) G Suite
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) iTunes
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) Firewall
2 25 (24.75%) DNS
3 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.82%) LAN
5 17 (16.83%) WAN
6 16 (15.84%) Internet
7 14 (13.86%) VPN
8 11 (10.89%) Wireless
9 9 (8.91%) NetScaler
10 8 (7.92%) SAN
11 7 (6.93%) Network Security
11 7 (6.93%) SSL
12 6 (5.94%) DHCP
13 5 (4.95%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (2.97%) Reverse Proxy
15 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
16 1 (0.99%) 4G
16 1 (0.99%) BIG-IP
16 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Consultant
3 10 (9.90%) Architect
3 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Operations Technician
4 8 (7.92%) Security Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Security Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Server Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Information Security Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Lead Security Architect
7 5 (4.95%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Security Technician
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Cyber Defence
1 11 (10.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 11 (10.89%) Reference Data
2 8 (7.92%) Clustering
2 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.96%) Replication
6 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) AS400
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
8 1 (0.99%) NHS
8 1 (0.99%) PKI
8 1 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 69 (68.32%) Windows
2 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (22.77%) Windows Server
4 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (17.82%) Linux
7 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.91%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.92%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.94%) AIX
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Information Security
2 14 (13.86%) Security Monitoring
3 13 (12.87%) Security Operations
4 12 (11.88%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.88%) Security Architecture
5 11 (10.89%) Data Security
5 11 (10.89%) Migration
5 11 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.90%) ITIL
6 10 (9.90%) Software Distribution
7 8 (7.92%) Change Management
7 8 (7.92%) Patch Management
7 8 (7.92%) Server Patching
7 8 (7.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (6.93%) Data Encryption
8 7 (6.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.93%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (6.93%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.93%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.91%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) VBScript
4 1 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (44.55%) Security Cleared
2 39 (38.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) MCSE
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.93%) ISTQB
6 6 (5.94%) MCITP
6 6 (5.94%) MCSA
6 6 (5.94%) MCTS
6 6 (5.94%) SANS
7 5 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.96%) CISSP
9 3 (2.97%) Degree
9 3 (2.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.98%) CCNA
10 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.99%) CCAA
11 1 (0.99%) GPEN
11 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 44 (43.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.94%) XenApp
5 4 (3.96%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.97%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.98%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) SCCM
2 14 (13.86%) vCenter Server
3 10 (9.90%) WSUS
4 7 (6.93%) Backup Exec
5 6 (5.94%) Netcool
6 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.97%) SCOM
8 2 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.98%) SCSM
8 2 (1.98%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.99%) EnCase
9 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.99%) Nessus
9 1 (0.99%) PowerBroker
9 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.70%) VMware
4 23 (22.77%) Citrix
5 13 (12.87%) Splunk
6 9 (8.91%) Veeam
6 9 (8.91%) Veritas
7 8 (7.92%) Intel
7 8 (7.92%) Juniper
8 7 (6.93%) Aruba
8 7 (6.93%) BMC
8 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.94%) Cisco
10 4 (3.96%) HP
11 3 (2.97%) EMC
11 3 (2.97%) FireEye
11 3 (2.97%) Symantec
12 2 (1.98%) Altiris
12 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds