Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 703 753 767
Rank change year-on-year +50 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing McAfee ePO 197 107 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 0.98% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 62 97
UK median daily rate £321 £370 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.31% +18.40% -16.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £210
90th Percentile £525 £538 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £305
% change year-on-year -17.14% +14.75% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 9
UK median hourly rate £27.25 £12.00 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.08% -42.11% +88.45%
10th Percentile £14.58 £11.25 £17.90
90th Percentile £47.00 £26.30 £59.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £12.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +291.67% -42.11% -

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 13,937 10,974 12,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.65% 11.45% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,309 7,267 7,965
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 243 264
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -21.02% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £47.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £25.88
% change year-on-year +0.32% -32.58% +26.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee ePO in the UK

McAfee ePO
Top 15 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 21 August 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
UK excluding London +40 158 £290 -17.14% 15
England +44 143 £425 +16.44% 22
Scotland -2 46 £280 -26.80%
London +3 39 £425 -8.11% 8
Midlands +14 29 £438 - 2
South East -26 29 £435 +16.78% 4
South West -6 26 £438 +37.25% 7
East Midlands +12 20 £475 -
North of England -10 19 £308 -12.14% 1
Wales -12 8 £406 -14.47% 1
West Midlands - 8 £350 - 2
North West -9 7 £258 -22.61%
Yorkshire -19 7 £450 +28.57% 1
North East - 5 £271 -
East of England -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 197 (100.00%) McAfee
2 159 (80.71%) Windows
3 130 (65.99%) Microsoft
4 120 (60.91%) Active Directory
5 107 (54.31%) VMware
6 93 (47.21%) Security Cleared
7 86 (43.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (39.59%) Windows 7
9 76 (38.58%) SC Cleared
10 75 (38.07%) DNS
10 75 (38.07%) Windows Server
11 74 (37.56%) VMware ESXi
11 74 (37.56%) DHCP
12 70 (35.53%) SQL
13 65 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (31.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 59 (29.95%) Citrix
16 57 (28.93%) Ivanti
17 55 (27.92%) Clustering
17 55 (27.92%) Office 365
17 55 (27.92%) Hyper-V
18 48 (24.37%) HP
18 48 (24.37%) Veritas
19 47 (23.86%) Change Management
19 47 (23.86%) Test Automation
20 46 (23.35%) HP UFT
20 46 (23.35%) WinRunner
20 46 (23.35%) AIX
21 45 (22.84%) Software Testing
22 44 (22.34%) ISTQB

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 31 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.68%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.63%) IIS
4 14 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (6.09%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (5.08%) Apache
8 4 (2.03%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.02%) Confluence
9 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.51%) Appian
10 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) HipChat
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 55 (27.92%) Office 365
2 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.57%) IaaS
4 6 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.02%) Akamai
6 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) G Suite
7 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (38.07%) DNS
2 74 (37.56%) DHCP
3 38 (19.29%) Firewall
4 29 (14.72%) SAN
5 21 (10.66%) TCP/IP
6 20 (10.15%) LAN
7 17 (8.63%) WAN
8 16 (8.12%) Internet
9 12 (6.09%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (5.58%) VPN
11 10 (5.08%) NAS
12 8 (4.06%) ADSL
12 8 (4.06%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (4.06%) WebEx
13 5 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.54%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.54%) Network Security
14 3 (1.52%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.52%) VLAN
14 3 (1.52%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.02%) Big Data
3 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (23.35%) HP UFT
1 46 (23.35%) WinRunner
2 10 (5.08%) MSI
3 8 (4.06%) TestDirector
4 6 (3.05%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.02%) JIRA
5 2 (1.02%) Toad
5 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (11.17%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Back Office
3 8 (4.06%) Spanish Language
4 7 (3.55%) Banking
4 7 (3.55%) Military
5 5 (2.54%) Law
6 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (19.29%) Analyst
2 26 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (12.18%) Test Analyst
4 19 (9.64%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.63%) Consultant
6 15 (7.61%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (6.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (5.58%) Architect
8 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 11 (5.58%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) Administrator
9 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (4.57%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.06%) Wintel Support
10 8 (4.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 7 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.55%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) Apache Axis
2 3 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) Anaconda
3 1 (0.51%) JSON
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) OAuth
3 1 (0.51%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) SAML
3 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.92%) Clustering
2 43 (21.83%) PDA
3 24 (12.18%) PKI
4 13 (6.60%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.57%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.55%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.54%) CESG
8 5 (2.54%) iPad
8 5 (2.54%) iPhone
8 5 (2.54%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 159 (80.71%) Windows
2 78 (39.59%) Windows 7
3 75 (38.07%) Windows Server
4 65 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (31.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (23.35%) AIX
7 30 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (14.72%) Windows 10
9 20 (10.15%) Linux
10 14 (7.11%) Unix
11 12 (6.09%) Solaris
12 9 (4.57%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (2.54%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.54%) Windows 2000
15 4 (2.03%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.02%) VMS
16 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.51%) Android
17 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.86%) Change Management
1 47 (23.86%) Test Automation
2 45 (22.84%) Software Testing
3 44 (22.34%) Test Scripting
4 34 (17.26%) Smoke Testing
5 28 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 28 (14.21%) ITIL
6 21 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (9.64%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.09%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.08%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.57%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (4.06%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.06%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.06%) Decision-Making
11 8 (4.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.06%) SIEM
11 8 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.55%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.53%) SQL
2 40 (20.30%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.57%) VB
4 8 (4.06%) C
5 5 (2.54%) Python
5 5 (2.54%) VBScript
6 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.02%) Perl
7 2 (1.02%) Ruby
7 2 (1.02%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 93 (47.21%) Security Cleared
2 76 (38.58%) SC Cleared
3 44 (22.34%) ISTQB
4 27 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (10.66%) DV Cleared
6 18 (9.14%) MCSE
7 15 (7.61%) MCSA
8 10 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (4.06%) Degree
9 8 (4.06%) MCTS
10 7 (3.55%) MCITP
11 5 (2.54%) DBS Check
12 4 (2.03%) CISSP
13 3 (1.52%) CEH
14 2 (1.02%) CISM
14 2 (1.02%) GCIA
14 2 (1.02%) GCIH
14 2 (1.02%) GIAC
14 2 (1.02%) GWAPT
14 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.02%) QA
1 2 (1.02%) RMADS
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (60.91%) Active Directory
2 86 (43.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (37.56%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (27.92%) Hyper-V
5 40 (20.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (16.24%) vSphere
7 15 (7.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (4.06%) BitLocker
9 7 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (3.55%) VMware NSX
9 7 (3.55%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.54%) XenApp
11 3 (1.52%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.02%) Snort
12 2 (1.02%) Squid
12 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (19.80%) HP ALM
2 34 (17.26%) SCCM
3 30 (15.23%) WSUS
4 23 (11.68%) SCOM
5 22 (11.17%) vCenter Server
6 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (4.06%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (3.55%) Netcool
9 6 (3.05%) Backup Exec
9 6 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.03%) EnCase
10 4 (2.03%) Nessus
11 3 (1.52%) DatAdvantage
12 2 (1.02%) QRadar
12 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.02%) SafeCom
12 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.02%) SmoothWall
12 2 (1.02%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 197 (100.00%) McAfee
2 130 (65.99%) Microsoft
3 107 (54.31%) VMware
4 59 (29.95%) Citrix
5 57 (28.93%) Ivanti
6 48 (24.37%) HP
6 48 (24.37%) Veritas
7 34 (17.26%) Cisco
8 15 (7.61%) CheckPoint
9 14 (7.11%) Symantec
10 13 (6.60%) F5
11 12 (6.09%) Splunk
12 10 (5.08%) NetApp
13 9 (4.57%) Atlassian
14 8 (4.06%) Veeam
15 7 (3.55%) Juniper
15 7 (3.55%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.54%) Apple
16 5 (2.54%) EMC
16 5 (2.54%) Hitachi