Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 748 766
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 -49
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 108 146 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 1.23% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 74
UK median daily rate £365 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -17.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £205 £216
90th Percentile £538 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +88.45% -38.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £17.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £26.30 £59.05 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £20.73 -
% change year-on-year -42.11% - -

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 10636 11873 9670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.03% 10.93% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7047 7650 5951
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £223
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +5.77% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 254 346
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.13 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.90% +9.61% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -29.79% +16.42% +0.62%

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 August 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 August 2017.

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 18 August 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 +29 93 £365 +4.29% 9
UK excluding London +19 87 £350 +16.67% 4
South East +24 30 £373 +13.74% 2
South West +24 22 £319 -15.00% 1
London +15 21 £463 +26.71% 5
North of England +43 14 £350 +66.47% 1
Scotland +12 14 £383 +41.40%
Yorkshire +30 12 £350 -18.84%
East of England -5 5 £250 -39.39%
North West +10 2 £333 +95.74% 1
Midlands +14 1 - -
East Midlands -18 1 - -
Wales - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) McAfee
2 75 (69.44%) Windows
3 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 49 (45.37%) Active Directory
5 48 (44.44%) Firewall
6 35 (32.41%) Security Cleared
7 28 (25.93%) Information Security
8 27 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 27 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 25 (23.15%) Finance
9 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
10 24 (22.22%) Linux
10 24 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 21 (19.44%) SQL
11 21 (19.44%) Cisco
12 20 (18.52%) VMware
13 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
13 19 (17.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 18 (16.67%) WSUS
14 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (16.67%) SCCM
14 18 (16.67%) LAN
15 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
15 17 (15.74%) SIEM
16 16 (14.81%) Office 365
16 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (14.81%) Citrix
16 16 (14.81%) PowerShell
16 16 (14.81%) DV Cleared
17 15 (13.89%) Internet

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 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.19%) IIS
4 10 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.85%) Apache
7 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Office 365
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.44%) Firewall
2 18 (16.67%) LAN
3 15 (13.89%) Internet
3 15 (13.89%) WAN
4 14 (12.96%) DNS
4 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
5 12 (11.11%) SAN
6 9 (8.33%) VPN
7 6 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.63%) DHCP
8 5 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.63%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (4.63%) Wireless
9 3 (2.78%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.78%) NAS
9 3 (2.78%) SSL
10 2 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.85%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.85%) Network Security
10 2 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Back Office
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Local Government
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Consultant
3 12 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Information Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Administrator
5 10 (9.26%) Operations Technician
6 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.48%) Information Security Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Security Technician
9 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.93%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.56%) Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.63%) Replication
4 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.78%) VAX
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) iPad
6 2 (1.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (69.44%) Windows
2 27 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (22.22%) Linux
4 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
5 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.70%) AIX
9 4 (3.70%) Unix
10 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Information Security
2 17 (15.74%) SIEM
3 13 (12.04%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (12.04%) Software Distribution
4 11 (10.19%) Server Patching
5 10 (9.26%) Computer Security
5 10 (9.26%) Information Assurance
5 10 (9.26%) ITIL
5 10 (9.26%) Patch Management
5 10 (9.26%) Security Monitoring
5 10 (9.26%) Security Operations
6 8 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (6.48%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.48%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (6.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (5.56%) Change Management
8 6 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 6 (5.56%) Threat Detection
8 6 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) SQL
2 16 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (32.41%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.11%) SANS
5 10 (9.26%) GCIA
5 10 (9.26%) GCIH
5 10 (9.26%) GIAC
6 7 (6.48%) MCSE
6 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.63%) MCSA
8 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.78%) CCNP
9 3 (2.78%) CISA
9 3 (2.78%) CISM
9 3 (2.78%) Degree
9 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.78%) MCITP
9 3 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.26%) NIST 800
3 8 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.63%) GDPR
5 4 (3.70%) QA
6 2 (1.85%) GPG13
6 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.93%) RMADS
7 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (45.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.56%) XenApp
5 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.70%) vSphere
7 3 (2.78%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.85%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.85%) Squid
8 2 (1.85%) UAG
8 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) SCCM
1 18 (16.67%) WSUS
2 7 (6.48%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.63%) Nagios
5 4 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.78%) Netcool
6 3 (2.78%) SCOM
7 2 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.93%) Ansible
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.93%) OfficeScan
8 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) McAfee
2 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 21 (19.44%) Cisco
5 20 (18.52%) VMware
6 16 (14.81%) Citrix
7 13 (12.04%) FireEye
7 13 (12.04%) Intel
8 11 (10.19%) Blue Coat
8 11 (10.19%) Dell
9 10 (9.26%) Veritas
10 8 (7.41%) HP
10 8 (7.41%) Palo Alto
11 7 (6.48%) Veeam
12 6 (5.56%) Juniper
12 6 (5.56%) Splunk
13 5 (4.63%) Altiris
13 5 (4.63%) NetApp
14 4 (3.70%) Dell KACE
14 4 (3.70%) Lumension