Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 729 757
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 +13
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 127 121 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 1.15% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 92 65
UK median daily rate £338 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +7.20% -10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £255 £183
90th Percentile £476 £596 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% -9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 10
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -64.54% +63.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -72.09% -4.44%

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 12,208 10,491 9,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.04% 10.93% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,287 6,791 6,074
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 259 320
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.23%
10th Percentile £11.27 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.24 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £18.63 £18.43
% change year-on-year -15.65% +1.07% -11.19%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 14 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 23 February 2018. 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 -10 113 £325 -13.33% 11
UK excluding London +2 107 £350 +7.69% 10
South East +16 49 £375 +15.38%
London -41 19 £325 -10.34% 1
North of England +27 15 £375 -13.29% 4
West Midlands +18 13 £201 -27.09% 3
Midlands +9 13 £201 -38.31% 3
North West +3 12 £375 -16.67% 3
Wales +11 11 £375 -
East of England -4 11 £320 +25.49%
South West -2 6 £275 -47.62% 3
North East +49 2 - -
Scotland -28 2 £195 -29.09%
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) McAfee
2 102 (80.31%) Windows
3 78 (61.42%) Active Directory
4 75 (59.06%) Microsoft
5 64 (50.39%) Windows Server
6 54 (42.52%) SCCM
7 49 (38.58%) Security Cleared
8 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
9 39 (30.71%) DNS
9 39 (30.71%) VMware
10 35 (27.56%) MS Exchange
10 35 (27.56%) ITIL
11 33 (25.98%) DHCP
12 32 (25.20%) SharePoint
13 31 (24.41%) Office 365
14 30 (23.62%) Cisco
14 30 (23.62%) PowerShell
15 29 (22.83%) DV Cleared
16 25 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
16 25 (19.69%) IIS
16 25 (19.69%) Security Monitoring
17 24 (18.90%) vSphere
18 23 (18.11%) SCOM
18 23 (18.11%) SQL
18 23 (18.11%) Firewall
18 23 (18.11%) Security Operations
19 22 (17.32%) Cybersecurity
20 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (16.54%) Windows 7

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 35 (27.56%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.20%) SharePoint
3 25 (19.69%) IIS
4 20 (15.75%) Skype for Business
5 19 (14.96%) SharePoint Server
6 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (4.72%) Confluence
9 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.36%) Apache
11 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.72%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.41%) Office 365
2 15 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (7.09%) PaaS
5 5 (3.94%) IaaS
5 5 (3.94%) SaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.71%) DNS
2 33 (25.98%) DHCP
3 23 (18.11%) Firewall
4 20 (15.75%) Skype
5 19 (14.96%) Internet
6 16 (12.60%) SAN
7 13 (10.24%) Kerberos
8 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
9 11 (8.66%) VPN
10 10 (7.87%) SSL
11 8 (6.30%) BGP
11 8 (6.30%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (6.30%) IPsec
11 8 (6.30%) iSCSI
11 8 (6.30%) Junos
11 8 (6.30%) NX-OS
11 8 (6.30%) OSPF
11 8 (6.30%) SNMP
11 8 (6.30%) VRRP
11 8 (6.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) Big Data
4 6 (4.72%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) JIRA
1 6 (4.72%) MSI
2 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (7.09%) Retail
2 7 (5.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (14.17%) Analyst
2 16 (12.60%) Operations Technician
3 14 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (8.66%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Security Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Server Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.30%) Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Security Architect
8 7 (5.51%) Support Technician
8 7 (5.51%) Wintel Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.72%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) Web Services
2 10 (7.87%) LDAP
3 7 (5.51%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.15%) .NET
4 4 (3.15%) JSON
4 4 (3.15%) OAuth
4 4 (3.15%) REST
4 4 (3.15%) SAML
4 4 (3.15%) XML
5 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Clustering
1 12 (9.45%) PKI
2 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (7.09%) Replication
3 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.72%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.36%) EFT
6 3 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.57%) SCADA
7 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (80.31%) Windows
2 64 (50.39%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.54%) Windows 7
3 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (15.75%) Windows 10
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.45%) Linux
7 9 (7.09%) Unix
7 9 (7.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.94%) SUSE
9 3 (2.36%) Solaris
9 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.57%) VMS
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) ITIL
2 25 (19.69%) Security Monitoring
3 23 (18.11%) Security Operations
4 22 (17.32%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (13.39%) Software Distribution
7 16 (12.60%) Problem Management
7 16 (12.60%) Server Patching
8 15 (11.81%) Change Management
8 15 (11.81%) SIEM
9 13 (10.24%) ITIL V3
9 13 (10.24%) Migration
10 11 (8.66%) Incident Management
10 11 (8.66%) Software Deployment
11 10 (7.87%) Disk Encryption
12 8 (6.30%) Information Security
12 8 (6.30%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (6.30%) Project Management
13 7 (5.51%) Server Building
13 7 (5.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) PowerShell
2 23 (18.11%) SQL
3 6 (4.72%) Python
4 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.15%) C#
4 4 (3.15%) Java
4 4 (3.15%) VBScript
5 3 (2.36%) C
6 2 (1.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (38.58%) Security Cleared
2 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (22.83%) DV Cleared
4 20 (15.75%) Degree
5 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.30%) CISSP
6 8 (6.30%) MCSE
7 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (4.72%) CISA
8 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.15%) HNC
9 4 (3.15%) MCSA
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.36%) CISM
10 3 (2.36%) GIAC
11 2 (1.57%) CCNP
11 2 (1.57%) MCP
12 1 (0.79%) CCNA
12 1 (0.79%) HP APS
12 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 3 (2.36%) GDPR
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.36%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 78 (61.42%) Active Directory
2 25 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.90%) vSphere
4 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.66%) BitLocker
6 8 (6.30%) DFS Replication
6 8 (6.30%) NFS
7 6 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.15%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.36%) XenApp
11 1 (0.79%) Squid
11 1 (0.79%) UAG
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (42.52%) SCCM
2 23 (18.11%) SCOM
3 18 (14.17%) WSUS
4 15 (11.81%) vCenter Server
5 8 (6.30%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.36%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.36%) SmoothWall
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (1.57%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.57%) Nessus
9 2 (1.57%) QRadar
10 1 (0.79%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) McAfee
2 75 (59.06%) Microsoft
3 39 (30.71%) VMware
4 30 (23.62%) Cisco
5 19 (14.96%) HP
5 19 (14.96%) Lumension
6 16 (12.60%) NetApp
7 14 (11.02%) Citrix
8 13 (10.24%) Clearswift
8 13 (10.24%) Symantec
9 10 (7.87%) Splunk
10 9 (7.09%) Juniper
10 9 (7.09%) ServiceNow
11 8 (6.30%) Huawei
11 8 (6.30%) IBM
12 7 (5.51%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.72%) Atlassian
13 6 (4.72%) Cloudera
13 6 (4.72%) MobileIron