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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
UK
Rank 567 573 579
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 42 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 1.38% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 19
Median daily rate £365 £310 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £395 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £348
% change year-on-year +3.27% -12.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.09% +191.52%  
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 4467 4927 4437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 9.99% 9.26% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2995 3121 2647
Median daily rate £463 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 133 170
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing McAfee ePO.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 26 March 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 +37 41 £345 +2.98% 12
South East +17 14 £300 -1.63% 2
South West +6 9 £365 +8.95% 1
London +27 7 £375 -16.66% 7
Berkshire +31 5 - -
Hampshire +9 5 £485 +71.68%
Bristol +4 5 £550 +61.61% 1
Wiltshire +4 4 £365 +10.60%
East of England +1 4 £255 -36.25%
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £270 -10.00%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Yorkshire +17 3 - -
West Yorkshire +16 3 - -
Basingstoke +9 3 - -
Milton Keynes 0 3 £270 -10.00%
Leeds - 3 - -
North West +30 2 £369 -
Hertfordshire +3 2 £300 -25.00%
Suffolk - 2 £240 -
West End of London - 2 £325 -
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £315 -
Cheshire - 2 £369 -
East Midlands - 2 £315 -
Northampton - 2 £315 -
Ipswich - 2 £240 -
Scotland +2 1 £373 +30.81%
Glasgow 0 1 £373 +30.70%
Southampton - 1 £660 -
Hertford - 1 £300 -

McAfee ePO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 98 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 54 (55.10%) Windows
3 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
5 41 (41.84%) Security Cleared
6 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
7 29 (29.59%) Citrix
8 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (27.55%) VMware
8 27 (27.55%) SCCM
9 22 (22.45%) Information Security
10 21 (21.43%) DNS
11 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (19.39%) MS Office
13 18 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (17.35%) Firewall
15 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
15 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (15.31%) Splunk
16 15 (15.31%) Finance
16 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
17 14 (14.29%) WSUS
18 13 (13.27%) Reference Data
18 13 (13.27%) PCI DSS
18 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
18 13 (13.27%) Data Security
18 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
18 13 (13.27%) SQL
18 13 (13.27%) Linux

McAfee ePO
Top Related 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 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) IIS
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Office
2 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.02%) G Suite
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) iTunes
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) DNS
2 17 (17.35%) Firewall
3 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.24%) LAN
5 11 (11.22%) Internet
5 11 (11.22%) WAN
6 9 (9.18%) NetScaler
6 9 (9.18%) VPN
7 8 (8.16%) Wireless
8 7 (7.14%) Network Security
9 6 (6.12%) DHCP
9 6 (6.12%) SSL
10 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.04%) SAN
12 1 (1.02%) 3G
12 1 (1.02%) HTTP
12 1 (1.02%) IPsec
12 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (20.41%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Consultant
3 10 (10.20%) Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Security Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Operations Technician
7 6 (6.12%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.12%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Lead Security Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.06%) IT Support
10 3 (3.06%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Cyber Defence
1 13 (13.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 13 (13.27%) Reference Data
2 8 (8.16%) Clustering
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.08%) Replication
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) AS400
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.10%) Windows
2 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
6 13 (13.27%) Linux
6 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.18%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.12%) AIX
8 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Information Security
2 15 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (13.27%) Data Security
3 13 (13.27%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (12.24%) Security Architecture
4 12 (12.24%) Security Operations
4 12 (12.24%) Software Deployment
5 10 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 10 (10.20%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.16%) ITIL
6 8 (8.16%) Migration
6 8 (8.16%) Software Distribution
7 7 (7.14%) Change Management
7 7 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.12%) Data Encryption
8 6 (6.12%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.04%) VBScript
4 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (41.84%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) ISTQB
4 9 (9.18%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) MCSE
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.12%) MCITP
6 6 (6.12%) MCSA
6 6 (6.12%) MCTS
7 5 (5.10%) CISSP
7 5 (5.10%) SANS
8 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (4.08%) ISEB
8 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (3.06%) Degree
10 2 (2.04%) CCNA
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.02%) CCA
11 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.24%) XenDesktop
3 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.08%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.08%) XenApp
6 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.06%) vSphere
7 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.02%) Squid
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (27.55%) SCCM
2 14 (14.29%) WSUS
3 6 (6.12%) Netcool
4 3 (3.06%) SCOM
5 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.04%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.04%) SCSM
5 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.02%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.02%) AppManager
6 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.02%) EnCase
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Nessus
6 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.02%) PowerBroker
6 1 (1.02%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 29 (29.59%) Citrix
4 27 (27.55%) VMware
5 15 (15.31%) Splunk
6 8 (8.16%) BMC
6 8 (8.16%) Cisco
7 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.14%) Juniper
8 6 (6.12%) Aruba
8 6 (6.12%) Veritas
9 3 (3.06%) FireEye
9 3 (3.06%) Lotus
9 3 (3.06%) Veeam
10 2 (2.04%) Altiris
10 2 (2.04%) HP
10 2 (2.04%) Lumension
10 2 (2.04%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.04%) Symantec