Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 771 740
Rank change year-on-year +165 -31 +17
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 76 106 139
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.74% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 80
Median daily rate £350 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +45.16% -16.78%
10th Percentile £211 £213 £243
90th Percentile £488 £524 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £376 £290
% change year-on-year -6.91% +29.66% -20.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.17% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +129.17% - -

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 8,806 14,286 13,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.44% 14.74% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,754 9,525 8,734
Median daily rate £500 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £311 £275
90th Percentile £663 £667 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 345 284
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -13.58%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £11.61
90th Percentile £48.11 £49.80 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £15.62
% change year-on-year +1.43% +12.07% -18.88%

McAfee ePO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing McAfee ePO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing McAfee ePO.

Daily rate trend for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing McAfee ePO over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing McAfee ePO.

Hourly rate trend for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing McAfee ePO over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 12 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 8 April 2020. 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 +157 72 £350 -20.00% 13
UK excluding London +114 63 £350 -6.91% 12
North of England +92 26 £350 -22.22% 5
South East +88 25 £300 -20.21% 5
Yorkshire +64 18 £350 -22.22%
London +124 12 £245 -47.03% 2
North West +48 8 £475 +427.78%
South West +31 4 £475 +26.67% 1
East of England - 4 - - 1
Scotland - 3 £463 - 1
Midlands +48 1 £275 -52.17%
West Midlands +47 1 £275 -52.17%

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 76 (100.00%) McAfee
2 45 (59.21%) Windows
3 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
5 32 (42.11%) VMware
6 28 (36.84%) Linux
7 24 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 23 (30.26%) Citrix
8 23 (30.26%) Office 365
9 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (27.63%) SCCM
10 20 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (25.00%) Azure
12 18 (23.68%) DNS
12 18 (23.68%) SQL
13 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
13 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 16 (21.05%) AWS
14 16 (21.05%) MS Exchange
15 14 (18.42%) Finance
15 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (18.42%) XenApp
16 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
16 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2016
16 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
16 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
17 12 (15.79%) CrowdStrike
17 12 (15.79%) Tivoli
18 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (14.47%) PowerShell

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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) Office 365
2 19 (25.00%) Azure
3 16 (21.05%) AWS
4 3 (3.95%) GitHub
5 1 (1.32%) GCP
5 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) SAN
3 6 (7.89%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) Firewall
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) IPsec
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 2 (2.63%) VSAN
7 1 (1.32%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.32%) Skype
7 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
1 3 (3.95%) MSI
1 3 (3.95%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) GCC
3 1 (1.32%) Toad
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Security Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Security Officer
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Linux
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
6 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (11.84%) Unix
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.58%) AIX
9 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.53%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL
6 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (5.26%) Data Management
7 4 (5.26%) High Availability
7 4 (5.26%) Security Patching
7 4 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Release Management
8 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) VB
4 4 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (5.26%) MCSA
5 4 (5.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.95%) MCITP
6 3 (3.95%) MCTS
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) GNVQ
8 1 (1.32%) CCNA
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) JSP 440
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.42%) XenApp
3 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.84%) vSphere
6 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (2.63%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.63%) Firmware
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.63%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.63%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) SCCM
2 12 (15.79%) Tivoli
3 9 (11.84%) IBM BigFix
3 9 (11.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (6.58%) SCOM
4 5 (6.58%) WSUS
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Netcool
7 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.63%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.63%) vRealize
8 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) McAfee
2 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (42.11%) VMware
4 23 (30.26%) Citrix
5 12 (15.79%) CrowdStrike
6 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 9 (11.84%) Dell
7 8 (10.53%) HP
8 6 (7.89%) Ivanti
8 6 (7.89%) Veritas
9 5 (6.58%) Splunk
9 5 (6.58%) Symantec
10 4 (5.26%) Adobe
10 4 (5.26%) Autodesk
10 4 (5.26%) EMC
10 4 (5.26%) IBM
10 4 (5.26%) Samsung
10 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.95%) CommVault
11 3 (3.95%) Hitachi