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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
UK
Rank 553 574 575
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1  
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 43 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 1.39% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 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 £255 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £348
% change year-on-year +2.43% -11.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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 4531 4903 4388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.00% 9.25% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3031 3106 2595
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +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 95 132 167
Median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 24 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 24 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 +32 42 £345 +2.98% 13
South East +20 15 £300 -1.63% 2
South West +1 9 £365 +8.95% 1
London +24 7 £375 -16.66% 8
Berkshire +30 6 - -
Hampshire +10 5 £485 +71.68%
Bristol +4 5 £550 +61.61% 1
Bracknell - 5 - -
Wiltshire +4 4 £365 +10.60%
East of England 0 4 £255 -36.25%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £270 -10.00%
Yorkshire +13 3 - -
West Yorkshire +12 3 - -
Basingstoke +9 3 - -
Milton Keynes -2 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 -
Glasgow +3 1 £373 +30.70%
Scotland 0 1 £373 +30.70%
Southampton - 1 £660 -
Hertford - 1 £300 -

McAfee ePO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 56 (55.45%) Windows
3 54 (53.47%) Microsoft
4 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
5 42 (41.58%) Security Cleared
6 40 (39.60%) SC Cleared
7 30 (29.70%) Citrix
8 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (27.72%) VMware
8 28 (27.72%) SCCM
9 23 (22.77%) Information Security
10 21 (20.79%) MS Office
10 21 (20.79%) DNS
10 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (18.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (16.83%) Firewall
12 17 (16.83%) SharePoint
13 16 (15.84%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (15.84%) Splunk
14 15 (14.85%) Finance
14 15 (14.85%) Windows Server
15 14 (13.86%) Cyber Defence
15 14 (13.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 14 (13.86%) Data Security
15 14 (13.86%) SQL
15 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
15 14 (13.86%) WSUS
15 14 (13.86%) Reference Data
15 14 (13.86%) PCI DSS

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 17 (16.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.99%) G Suite
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) iTunes
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) DNS
2 17 (16.83%) Firewall
3 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.88%) Internet
4 12 (11.88%) LAN
5 11 (10.89%) WAN
6 9 (8.91%) NetScaler
6 9 (8.91%) VPN
7 8 (7.92%) Wireless
8 7 (6.93%) Network Security
9 6 (5.94%) DHCP
9 6 (5.94%) SSL
10 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.98%) SAN
11 2 (1.98%) Skype
12 1 (0.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Consultant
3 11 (10.89%) Architect
4 9 (8.91%) Security Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Security Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Operations Technician
7 6 (5.94%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Lead Security Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) IT Support
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Cyber Defence
1 14 (13.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 14 (13.86%) Reference Data
2 9 (8.91%) Clustering
3 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.96%) Replication
7 3 (2.97%) User Experience
8 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.99%) AS400
9 1 (0.99%) NHS
9 1 (0.99%) PKI
9 1 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 56 (55.45%) Windows
2 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (14.85%) Windows Server
6 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.87%) Linux
8 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.92%) Windows 10
10 7 (6.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Information Security
2 16 (15.84%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (13.86%) Data Security
4 13 (12.87%) Security Architecture
4 13 (12.87%) Security Monitoring
5 12 (11.88%) Security Operations
5 12 (11.88%) Software Deployment
6 10 (9.90%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.90%) Test Scripting
6 10 (9.90%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (7.92%) Change Management
7 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.92%) ITIL
7 8 (7.92%) Migration
7 8 (7.92%) Software Distribution
8 7 (6.93%) Smoke Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (5.94%) Data Encryption
9 6 (5.94%) Server Patching
9 6 (5.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) VBScript
4 1 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) Security Cleared
2 40 (39.60%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) ISTQB
4 9 (8.91%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.91%) MCSE
4 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.93%) MCITP
5 7 (6.93%) MCSA
5 7 (6.93%) MCTS
6 5 (4.95%) CISSP
6 5 (4.95%) SANS
7 4 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.96%) ISEB
7 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.97%) Degree
9 2 (1.98%) CCNA
9 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.99%) CCA
10 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) XenDesktop
3 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.96%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.96%) XenApp
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) Squid
7 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (27.72%) SCCM
2 14 (13.86%) WSUS
3 7 (6.93%) Netcool
4 3 (2.97%) SCOM
5 2 (1.98%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.98%) SCSM
5 2 (1.98%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.99%) AppManager
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.99%) EnCase
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Nessus
6 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.99%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 54 (53.47%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.70%) Citrix
4 28 (27.72%) VMware
5 16 (15.84%) Splunk
6 8 (7.92%) BMC
6 8 (7.92%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.93%) Juniper
7 7 (6.93%) Veritas
8 6 (5.94%) Aruba
9 3 (2.97%) FireEye
9 3 (2.97%) Lotus
9 3 (2.97%) Veeam
10 2 (1.98%) Altiris
10 2 (1.98%) HP
10 2 (1.98%) Lumension
10 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.98%) Symantec