The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited McAfee over the 3 months to 28 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within McAfee (formerly Intel Security).

McAfee
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 443 409
Rank change year-on-year -10 -34  
Contract jobs citing McAfee 142 226 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.93% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 127 122
Median daily rate £381 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% -5.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £355
% change year-on-year +2.20% -4.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 34
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.58 £14.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.84% +78.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £26.58 £14.35
% change year-on-year -54.84% +85.25%  

McAfee is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19558 24374 24741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.68% 44.69% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11874 15027 14297
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 799 1137
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.96 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing McAfee as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing McAfee.

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee.

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -12 125 £365 -2.66% 25
South East +16 38 £325 -27.89% 4
London +28 31 £425 -5.55% 10
South West +11 19 £445 +30.88% 5
Berkshire +43 18 £217 - 2
Bracknell +22 17 £269 - 1
Scotland +21 13 £415 +53.27% 1
Yorkshire +22 12 £450 -18.18% 1
West Midlands +19 11 £419 +34.10% 2
Surrey +5 11 £330 -5.71% 1
Dorset +21 9 £300 - 2
Erskine +37 8 £415 +53.27%
Renfrewshire +36 8 £415 +53.27%
North West +10 8 £298 +3.56% 1
Cheshire - 8 £298 -
West Yorkshire +28 7 - - 1
Leeds +22 6 - - 1
Bristol -4 6 £550 +61.61% 3
Wolverhampton - 6 £419 -
Epsom - 6 £325 - 1
East of England +1 5 £225 -45.45% 1
Hampshire -14 5 £408 -14.21%
Bournemouth - 5 £300 -
Wales +2 4 £500 +25.00%
Glasgow -4 4 £288 +4.54%
Chester - 4 £295 -
Shropshire +33 3 £500 +33.42% 1
Telford +28 3 £500 +33.42% 1
Basingstoke -2 3 £345 -50.71%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £270 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing McAfee 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.

1 168 (51.69%) Windows
2 142 (43.69%) Microsoft
3 125 (38.46%) Firewall
4 120 (36.92%) Active Directory
5 114 (35.08%) Security Cleared
6 104 (32.00%) McAfee ePO
7 95 (29.23%) SC Cleared
8 87 (26.77%) Cisco
9 60 (18.46%) Finance
9 60 (18.46%) VMware
9 60 (18.46%) Information Security
10 59 (18.15%) LAN
11 58 (17.85%) WAN
12 51 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (15.69%) Windows Server
13 49 (15.08%) PowerShell
14 48 (14.77%) Citrix
15 47 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (13.85%) Symantec
17 43 (13.23%) DNS
17 43 (13.23%) Linux
17 43 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (12.62%) F5
18 41 (12.62%) ITIL
18 41 (12.62%) Juniper
19 40 (12.31%) Internet
20 39 (12.00%) TCP/IP
20 39 (12.00%) VPN
20 39 (12.00%) Blue Coat

McAfee
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 37 (11.38%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.38%) IIS
3 20 (6.15%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.15%) JBoss
9 7 (2.15%) WildFly
10 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.77%) Office 365
2 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.23%) SaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) iTunes
7 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 125 (38.46%) Firewall
2 59 (18.15%) LAN
3 58 (17.85%) WAN
4 43 (13.23%) DNS
5 40 (12.31%) Internet
6 39 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 39 (12.00%) VPN
7 37 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (8.92%) Wireless
9 28 (8.62%) SSL
10 22 (6.77%) LDAP
10 22 (6.77%) SAN
11 18 (5.54%) DHCP
12 16 (4.92%) NetScaler
12 16 (4.92%) Network Security
13 15 (4.62%) SMS
14 14 (4.31%) Skype
15 9 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (2.77%) Junos
15 9 (2.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.46%) RDBMS
2 8 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.54%) MSI
1 5 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.92%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (18.46%) Finance
2 24 (7.38%) Banking
3 14 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.00%) Legal
5 9 (2.77%) Law
6 8 (2.46%) Back Office
7 7 (2.15%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.92%) German Language
8 3 (0.92%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Hindi Language
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.54%) Analyst
2 37 (11.38%) Network Engineer
3 33 (10.15%) Consultant
4 27 (8.31%) Security Engineer
5 19 (5.85%) Security Analyst
6 17 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.00%) Architect
7 13 (4.00%) Security Consultant
7 13 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.69%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (3.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (3.38%) Operations Technician
9 11 (3.38%) Security Specialist
9 11 (3.38%) Server Engineer
10 10 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (3.08%) Desktop Support
11 9 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (2.77%) Information Security Specialist
11 9 (2.77%) Information Specialist
11 9 (2.77%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.00%) Web Services
2 9 (2.77%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.46%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.15%) Middleware
5 6 (1.85%) .NET
6 5 (1.54%) ADSI
6 5 (1.54%) SailPoint
7 4 (1.23%) OAuth
7 4 (1.23%) OpenID
7 4 (1.23%) SAML
8 3 (0.92%) CSS
9 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.31%) Flash
9 1 (0.31%) J2EE
9 1 (0.31%) XML
9 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.92%) PKI
4 15 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.62%) Clustering
5 9 (2.77%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.54%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.23%) CESG
9 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.23%) iPhone
9 4 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.92%) AS400
10 3 (0.92%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.62%) User Experience
11 2 (0.62%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 168 (51.69%) Windows
2 51 (15.69%) Windows Server
2 51 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 51 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (13.23%) Linux
5 36 (11.08%) Windows 7
6 28 (8.62%) Unix
7 10 (3.08%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.77%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.46%) AIX
10 7 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.85%) Android
12 5 (1.54%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.46%) Information Security
2 41 (12.62%) ITIL
3 31 (9.54%) Data Loss Prevention
4 28 (8.62%) Software Distribution
5 25 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 24 (7.38%) Incident Management
7 22 (6.77%) Migration
7 22 (6.77%) SIEM
7 22 (6.77%) Software Deployment
8 18 (5.54%) Problem Management
8 18 (5.54%) Security Operations
9 17 (5.23%) Change Management
9 17 (5.23%) Virtual Environments
10 16 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (4.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 16 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (4.62%) Data Protection
11 15 (4.62%) Software Delivery
11 15 (4.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.08%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.23%) SQL
3 10 (3.08%) VBScript
4 8 (2.46%) Java
5 5 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.92%) Perl
6 3 (0.92%) VB
7 2 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.31%) C#
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 114 (35.08%) Security Cleared
2 95 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.08%) DV Cleared
4 27 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (5.54%) CCNA
7 16 (4.92%) CISSP
8 14 (4.31%) MCSE
9 13 (4.00%) CCNP
10 10 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.15%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.15%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.15%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.85%) SANS
13 5 (1.54%) CCIE
13 5 (1.54%) CISM
13 5 (1.54%) MCITP
14 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
14 4 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.54%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.46%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.85%) GPG13
5 6 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002
6 5 (1.54%) QA
7 3 (0.92%) GDPR
8 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.31%) RMADS
8 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.38%) ProxySG
4 11 (3.38%) vSphere
5 8 (2.46%) BitLocker
5 8 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.15%) XenApp
7 5 (1.54%) XenServer
8 3 (0.92%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) RACF
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 104 (32.00%) McAfee ePO
2 28 (8.62%) SCCM
3 21 (6.46%) NetBackup
3 21 (6.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (5.54%) WSUS
5 12 (3.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (3.08%) vCenter Server
7 9 (2.77%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.77%) Nexpose
7 9 (2.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.85%) SCOM
10 6 (1.85%) vMotion
10 6 (1.85%) WMI
11 5 (1.54%) Netcool
12 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.92%) SmoothWall
13 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 142 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 87 (26.77%) Cisco
3 60 (18.46%) VMware
4 48 (14.77%) Citrix
5 45 (13.85%) Symantec
6 41 (12.62%) F5
6 41 (12.62%) Juniper
7 39 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 38 (11.69%) Intel
9 28 (8.62%) Palo Alto
10 27 (8.31%) CheckPoint
11 24 (7.38%) HP
12 18 (5.54%) FireEye
13 17 (5.23%) Splunk
14 15 (4.62%) Sourcefire
14 15 (4.62%) Veritas
15 14 (4.31%) Forcepoint
15 14 (4.31%) SolarWinds
16 13 (4.00%) ArcSight
16 13 (4.00%) Rapid7
Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day £450-500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + excellent working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Market rate + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 24 days ago