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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 571 569
Rank change year-on-year +27 -2  
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 66 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 1.29% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 47
Median daily rate £358 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £231 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £344 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% -14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 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 5111 6178 4748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.47% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6519 7894 4984
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 £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 304 210
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £17.47 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 10 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 June 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
UK excluding London +30 62 £358 +4.00% 5
England +25 54 £335 -13.54% 9
South East +32 18 £400 - 1
South West +6 17 £345 -8.00% 2
Scotland +31 11 £415 +53.70%
North of England +50 9 £225 -19.64% 1
East of England +3 5 £250 -41.17%
London +7 4 £295 -15.71% 4
Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 110 (100.00%) McAfee
2 72 (65.45%) Windows
3 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 50 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 48 (43.64%) Firewall
6 45 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 36 (32.73%) SC Cleared
8 26 (23.64%) Information Security
9 23 (20.91%) Windows Server
10 21 (19.09%) VMware
10 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (19.09%) Linux
11 20 (18.18%) LAN
11 20 (18.18%) Internet
11 20 (18.18%) SCCM
12 18 (16.36%) DNS
12 18 (16.36%) SQL
13 17 (15.45%) WAN
13 17 (15.45%) TCP/IP
13 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
13 17 (15.45%) Windows 7
13 17 (15.45%) Office 365
14 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (14.55%) SharePoint
14 16 (14.55%) Citrix
14 16 (14.55%) CheckPoint
15 15 (13.64%) WSUS
16 14 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
3 10 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.82%) Apache
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.45%) Office 365
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 48 (43.64%) Firewall
2 20 (18.18%) Internet
2 20 (18.18%) LAN
3 18 (16.36%) DNS
4 17 (15.45%) TCP/IP
4 17 (15.45%) WAN
5 13 (11.82%) VPN
6 10 (9.09%) Wireless
7 9 (8.18%) SAN
8 7 (6.36%) NetScaler
8 7 (6.36%) SSL
9 5 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (2.73%) DHCP
10 3 (2.73%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.73%) NAS
11 2 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) DB2
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Back Office
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Law
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (14.55%) Consultant
2 14 (12.73%) Analyst
3 12 (10.91%) Security Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Operations Technician
5 9 (8.18%) Architect
6 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Security Technician
10 4 (3.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.64%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.91%) Flash
1 1 (0.91%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.45%) Clustering
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.73%) Replication
5 3 (2.73%) VAX
6 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (65.45%) Windows
2 23 (20.91%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.09%) Linux
3 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (15.45%) Windows 7
5 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.64%) AIX
7 4 (3.64%) Unix
8 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.91%) SUSE
9 1 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Information Security
2 16 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (10.91%) Software Distribution
4 12 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (10.00%) Migration
5 11 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 11 (10.00%) SIEM
6 10 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 10 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 10 (9.09%) Server Patching
6 10 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.18%) Information Security Management
7 9 (8.18%) ISMS
7 9 (8.18%) ITIL
7 9 (8.18%) Security Management
8 8 (7.27%) Patch Management
8 8 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (6.36%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 36 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.73%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.45%) SANS
5 5 (4.55%) CISSP
6 4 (3.64%) CISA
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.64%) CISM
6 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.64%) MCSA
6 4 (3.64%) MCSE
6 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.73%) CCNP
7 3 (2.73%) Degree
7 3 (2.73%) MCITP
7 3 (2.73%) MCTS
7 3 (2.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.82%) CCDP
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.55%) GDPR
4 4 (3.64%) QA
5 2 (1.82%) GPG13
5 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.91%) RMADS
6 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.64%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.64%) XenApp
6 3 (2.73%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.73%) vSphere
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.91%) Squid
8 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.91%) UAG
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (18.18%) SCCM
2 15 (13.64%) WSUS
3 6 (5.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.73%) Netcool
5 3 (2.73%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Nagios
6 2 (1.82%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.82%) SCOM
6 2 (1.82%) SCSM
6 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.91%) Ansible
7 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.91%) Nessus
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) McAfee
2 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.09%) VMware
4 16 (14.55%) CheckPoint
4 16 (14.55%) Citrix
5 10 (9.09%) Intel
5 10 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 8 (7.27%) Juniper
6 8 (7.27%) Veeam
6 8 (7.27%) Veritas
7 7 (6.36%) Aruba
7 7 (6.36%) Cisco
7 7 (6.36%) Splunk
8 4 (3.64%) CyberArk
8 4 (3.64%) FireEye
8 4 (3.64%) HP
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle
8 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.73%) Symantec