Period
to 16 January 2019

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 6 months to 16 January 2019 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 461 476 459
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 +76
Contract jobs citing McAfee 488 460 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.09% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 256 333
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £216 £161 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.96% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 40 34
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £15.80 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.61% -0.35% -23.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.83 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -14.29% -21.22%

McAfee is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,034 42,129 43,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.02% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,049 26,625 26,781
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,547 1,362 1,653
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.57 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.90 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing McAfee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 -15 429 £425 -2.30% 66
UK excluding London +8 354 £438 +9.38% 56
South East +6 123 £429 +14.33% 19
London -9 110 £375 -21.05% 11
Midlands +3 74 £450 +2.27% 11
West Midlands -17 65 £450 +2.27% 6
North of England +2 56 £419 -6.94% 7
South West -17 50 £438 +34.62% 17
Yorkshire -13 30 £375 -21.05% 4
Scotland +18 28 £320 +16.36%
North West +3 23 £500 +17.65% 3
East of England -23 14 £200 -37.50% 1
Wales -10 11 £450 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +22 9 £325 +30.00% 5
North East -2 3 £419 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing McAfee 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.

1 317 (64.96%) Windows
2 223 (45.70%) Microsoft
3 218 (44.67%) Active Directory
4 183 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 169 (34.63%) Firewall
5 169 (34.63%) Windows Server
6 156 (31.97%) VMware
7 145 (29.71%) McAfee ePO
8 142 (29.10%) Cisco
9 136 (27.87%) SC Cleared
10 121 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 116 (23.77%) ITIL
12 108 (22.13%) WAN
13 96 (19.67%) Windows 10
14 91 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 90 (18.44%) Windows 7
16 89 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
17 86 (17.62%) SCCM
18 84 (17.21%) Citrix
19 81 (16.60%) PowerShell
20 79 (16.19%) CheckPoint
21 78 (15.98%) Finance
21 78 (15.98%) Office 365
22 76 (15.57%) LAN
23 75 (15.37%) Linux
24 71 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
25 70 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
26 69 (14.14%) Symantec
27 67 (13.73%) DV Cleared
28 64 (13.11%) Problem-Solving

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 56 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 31 (6.35%) IIS
4 21 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.64%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.02%) Apache
10 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) JBoss
12 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 52 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Shockwave
4 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (15.98%) Office 365
3 54 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (3.28%) GitHub
6 11 (2.25%) IaaS
7 9 (1.84%) PaaS
8 8 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.64%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.23%) SaaS
10 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 169 (34.63%) Firewall
2 108 (22.13%) WAN
3 76 (15.57%) LAN
4 63 (12.91%) DNS
5 58 (11.89%) DHCP
6 55 (11.27%) SAN
7 54 (11.07%) Internet
7 54 (11.07%) VPN
8 42 (8.61%) Network Security
9 40 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 37 (7.58%) TCP/IP
11 36 (7.38%) Wireless
12 24 (4.92%) OSPF
13 21 (4.30%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (3.89%) BGP
14 19 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (3.69%) MPLS
16 17 (3.48%) NetScaler
16 17 (3.48%) VLAN
17 15 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.89%) Hadoop
3 16 (3.28%) ArangoDB
3 16 (3.28%) Neo4j
3 16 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.69%) MSI
3 12 (2.46%) InstallShield
4 11 (2.25%) WinDbg
5 9 (1.84%) HP UFT
5 9 (1.84%) JIRA
5 9 (1.84%) Rational Team Concert
5 9 (1.84%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.84%) WinRunner
6 8 (1.64%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.82%) Toad
9 3 (0.61%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.61%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.20%) Maven
10 1 (0.20%) Mockito
10 1 (0.20%) Moq
10 1 (0.20%) Selenium
10 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (15.98%) Finance
2 21 (4.30%) Law
3 14 (2.87%) Retail
3 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.46%) Spanish Language
5 11 (2.25%) Banking
6 9 (1.84%) Back Office
7 6 (1.23%) Military
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (13.73%) Network Engineer
2 65 (13.32%) Analyst
3 63 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (8.61%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 29 (5.94%) Consultant
7 25 (5.12%) Architect
8 21 (4.30%) Project Engineer
8 21 (4.30%) Security Architect
9 20 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (3.89%) IT Support
10 19 (3.89%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.69%) Integration Engineer
12 17 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (3.28%) Security Analyst
14 14 (2.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (2.87%) Network Support
14 14 (2.87%) Network Support Engineer
14 14 (2.87%) Operations Technician
15 13 (2.66%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.05%) Web Services
2 6 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.02%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.02%) XMPP
4 4 (0.82%) Apache Axis
4 4 (0.82%) LDAP
5 3 (0.61%) ADSI
6 2 (0.41%) COM
6 2 (0.41%) Flash
6 2 (0.41%) WAP
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.20%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.20%) JDBC
7 1 (0.20%) Middleware
7 1 (0.20%) RESTful
7 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.74%) Clustering
4 28 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (5.33%) PKI
6 24 (4.92%) Blackberry
7 21 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (3.07%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.66%) iPhone
10 11 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (2.25%) iPad
10 11 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.84%) CMDB
11 9 (1.84%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.84%) PDA
11 9 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (1.84%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 317 (64.96%) Windows
2 169 (34.63%) Windows Server
3 96 (19.67%) Windows 10
4 90 (18.44%) Windows 7
5 75 (15.37%) Linux
6 71 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.89%) Unix
11 18 (3.69%) Solaris
12 16 (3.28%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.66%) Android
14 9 (1.84%) AIX
15 7 (1.43%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.23%) CentOS
16 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.02%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (23.77%) ITIL
2 91 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 64 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (10.86%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (10.86%) ITIL V3
5 47 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (9.63%) Security Operations
6 46 (9.43%) SIEM
7 44 (9.02%) Service Management
8 38 (7.79%) Data Protection
8 38 (7.79%) Information Security
9 37 (7.58%) Migration
10 35 (7.17%) Patch Management
11 34 (6.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (6.56%) Data Loss Prevention
12 32 (6.56%) Service Delivery
13 30 (6.15%) Change Management
13 30 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
13 30 (6.15%) WAN Optimisation
14 29 (5.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.60%) PowerShell
2 49 (10.04%) SQL
3 21 (4.30%) Perl
3 21 (4.30%) Python
4 16 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 16 (3.28%) Go
4 16 (3.28%) Ruby
5 14 (2.87%) Java
6 13 (2.66%) VBScript
7 9 (1.84%) C#
8 5 (1.02%) C
9 1 (0.20%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 183 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 136 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 67 (13.73%) DV Cleared
4 57 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (10.86%) CISSP
6 38 (7.79%) CCNP
7 33 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (5.53%) CISM
8 27 (5.53%) Degree
9 18 (3.69%) MCSE
10 15 (3.07%) MCSA
11 13 (2.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 12 (2.46%) CREST Certified
13 11 (2.25%) GIAC
14 10 (2.05%) CCNA
14 10 (2.05%) CCSP
14 10 (2.05%) Check Point Certification
15 9 (1.84%) CISA
15 9 (1.84%) ISTQB
16 8 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.92%) GDPR
2 21 (4.30%) SLA
3 18 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (3.28%) FINRA
5 9 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.84%) QA
5 9 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.64%) ISAE 3402
6 8 (1.64%) ISO 22301
6 8 (1.64%) ISO 31000
6 8 (1.64%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (0.82%) COBIT
8 3 (0.61%) COSO
9 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.41%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.41%) PMO
10 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.20%) GAMP
10 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 218 (44.67%) Active Directory
2 121 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (11.68%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (8.40%) Hyper-V
5 40 (8.20%) vSphere
6 33 (6.76%) XenDesktop
7 24 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (4.30%) VMware NSX
8 21 (4.30%) XenApp
9 19 (3.89%) BitLocker
10 16 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (3.07%) XenServer
12 14 (2.87%) ProxySG
13 9 (1.84%) VMware Server
14 8 (1.64%) ISA Server
14 8 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 145 (29.71%) McAfee ePO
2 86 (17.62%) SCCM
3 41 (8.40%) WSUS
4 31 (6.35%) vCenter Server
5 22 (4.51%) QRadar
5 22 (4.51%) Terraform
6 20 (4.10%) FortiGate
6 20 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (3.69%) SCOM
8 14 (2.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (2.66%) Backup Exec
9 13 (2.66%) Nessus
10 11 (2.25%) Perfmon
11 10 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (1.84%) HP ALM
12 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (1.84%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.64%) RSA enVision
13 8 (1.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 223 (45.70%) Microsoft
2 156 (31.97%) VMware
3 142 (29.10%) Cisco
4 84 (17.21%) Citrix
5 79 (16.19%) CheckPoint
6 69 (14.14%) Symantec
7 57 (11.68%) Blue Coat
8 56 (11.48%) Splunk
9 51 (10.45%) HP
10 49 (10.04%) Juniper
11 45 (9.22%) Oracle
12 44 (9.02%) F5
13 40 (8.20%) Ivanti
14 39 (7.99%) IBM
15 36 (7.38%) Fortinet
15 36 (7.38%) Palo Alto
16 32 (6.56%) ArcSight
17 26 (5.33%) Red Hat
17 26 (5.33%) Sophos
18 24 (4.92%) Veeam