Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 464 423 498
Rank change year-on-year -41 +75 -55
Contract jobs citing McAfee 351 576 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.32% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 327 245
UK median daily rate £375 £379 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -8.66% +10.67%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £159
90th Percentile £575 £538 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -6.67% -1.32% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 42
UK median hourly rate £17.93 £25.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.30% +80.41% -23.01%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.13 £29.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -29.56% +87.50% -21.08%

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 36,697 43,584 43,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.33% 42.13% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,063 26,991 26,665
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £242
90th Percentile £638 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,440 1,678 1,401
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -0.47% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £45.33 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +12.73% -1.99% +2.03%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -52 306 £400 -1.54% 57
UK excluding London -20 292 £350 -6.67% 55
South East +29 91 £400 +6.67% 19
North of England +14 70 £315 -14.86% 10
South West +2 53 £338 -22.86% 9
London -30 50 £475 +13.43% 4
North West +29 37 £300 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire +27 33 £350 -9.62% 3
Midlands +1 32 £488 +8.33% 13
Scotland +6 31 £325 +14.04% 1
West Midlands -4 21 £400 -11.11% 13
East Midlands +15 11 £540 +21.76%
Wales +24 7 £480 +37.14% 1
East of England +23 7 £600 +152.63% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £238 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 228 (64.96%) Windows
2 158 (45.01%) Active Directory
3 129 (36.75%) Microsoft
4 123 (35.04%) Firewall
5 113 (32.19%) Security Cleared
6 112 (31.91%) Cisco
7 106 (30.20%) SCCM
8 100 (28.49%) VMware
9 96 (27.35%) McAfee ePO
10 94 (26.78%) Windows 10
11 90 (25.64%) Windows Server
12 80 (22.79%) Office 365
13 74 (21.08%) Windows 7
14 71 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 68 (19.37%) LAN
16 65 (18.52%) ITIL
16 65 (18.52%) PowerShell
17 63 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 62 (17.66%) SC Cleared
19 58 (16.52%) WAN
20 54 (15.38%) Citrix
20 54 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
20 54 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 54 (15.38%) Data Centre
21 53 (15.10%) DNS
22 52 (14.81%) Azure
22 52 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 51 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
24 50 (14.25%) SQL
25 49 (13.96%) MS Exchange

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 49 (13.96%) MS Exchange
2 40 (11.40%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.84%) IIS
5 10 (2.85%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.99%) Apache
9 6 (1.71%) Confluence
10 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.42%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.42%) JBoss
10 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.14%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.14%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.14%) FileZilla
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 80 (22.79%) Office 365
2 52 (14.81%) Azure
3 38 (10.83%) AWS
4 14 (3.99%) GitHub
5 8 (2.28%) SaaS
6 7 (1.99%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.71%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.57%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.57%) Yammer
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (35.04%) Firewall
2 68 (19.37%) LAN
3 58 (16.52%) WAN
4 53 (15.10%) DNS
5 40 (11.40%) VPN
6 37 (10.54%) DHCP
7 36 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 35 (9.97%) Network Security
9 34 (9.69%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (5.98%) Internet
11 18 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (5.13%) VLAN
12 17 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (4.84%) SAN
12 17 (4.84%) Skype
12 17 (4.84%) VoIP
13 15 (4.27%) OSPF
14 14 (3.99%) BGP
15 13 (3.70%) HSRP
16 12 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.42%) MySQL
3 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.85%) DB2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (6.27%) JIRA
2 16 (4.56%) MSI
3 14 (3.99%) StarTeam
4 11 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.99%) InstallShield
5 7 (1.99%) WinDbg
6 6 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.14%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.14%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.57%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.28%) JMeter
9 1 (0.28%) Selenium
9 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (9.40%) Finance
2 26 (7.41%) Public Sector
3 23 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.56%) Retail
5 13 (3.70%) Local Government
6 11 (3.13%) Banking
6 11 (3.13%) Publishing
7 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (11.68%) Network Engineer
2 37 (10.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (9.40%) Analyst
4 25 (7.12%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.55%) Architect
6 22 (6.27%) Security Engineer
7 20 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (4.84%) Administrator
10 16 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.27%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (3.99%) Consultant
13 13 (3.70%) Security Architect
14 12 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (3.13%) Security Analyst
15 11 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
15 11 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
16 10 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.99%) LDAP
3 5 (1.42%) J2EE
3 5 (1.42%) Middleware
4 4 (1.14%) Web Services
5 2 (0.57%) SAML
6 1 (0.28%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.28%) Flash
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.84%) Clustering
3 21 (5.98%) PKI
4 20 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.27%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.99%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.99%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.71%) Replication
7 6 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.14%) CMDB
9 3 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.85%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.85%) NHS
9 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.57%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 228 (64.96%) Windows
2 94 (26.78%) Windows 10
3 90 (25.64%) Windows Server
4 74 (21.08%) Windows 7
5 71 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (11.68%) Linux
8 36 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (6.55%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.99%) AIX
11 10 (2.85%) Unix
11 10 (2.85%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.28%) Android
13 5 (1.42%) Solaris
13 5 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.14%) CentOS
14 4 (1.14%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.85%) Check Point GAiA
15 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.52%) ITIL
2 52 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 51 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (13.68%) Migration
5 34 (9.69%) Information Security
6 33 (9.40%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (9.12%) Change Management
8 26 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
9 23 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (6.55%) Security Operations
9 23 (6.55%) Service Delivery
10 22 (6.27%) Service Management
10 22 (6.27%) SIEM
11 21 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (5.41%) Data Loss Prevention
13 18 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
14 17 (4.84%) Patch Management
15 16 (4.56%) Security Monitoring
15 16 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 65 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 50 (14.25%) SQL
3 11 (3.13%) VBScript
4 8 (2.28%) C
5 5 (1.42%) Perl
5 5 (1.42%) Python
6 4 (1.14%) Java
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) KiXtart
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (32.19%) Security Cleared
2 62 (17.66%) SC Cleared
3 54 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (11.11%) CCNA
4 39 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 33 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (8.55%) CCNP
7 21 (5.98%) MCSA
8 20 (5.70%) MCSE
9 18 (5.13%) CISSP
10 16 (4.56%) MCITP
11 15 (4.27%) MCTS
12 14 (3.99%) ISTQB
13 12 (3.42%) Degree
14 6 (1.71%) CCIE
14 6 (1.71%) GNVQ
15 5 (1.42%) CCSE
15 5 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (1.42%) GIAC
15 5 (1.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.12%) SLA
2 11 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.99%) GDPR
3 7 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (1.99%) NIST
4 6 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.14%) COBIT
6 3 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.85%) GLBA
6 3 (0.85%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.57%) QA
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 158 (45.01%) Active Directory
2 54 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 23 (6.55%) XenApp
6 13 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (2.56%) DFS Replication
9 8 (2.28%) BitLocker
9 8 (2.28%) vSphere
10 7 (1.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.99%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.99%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.14%) vCloud
12 4 (1.14%) Xen
13 3 (0.85%) Firmware
13 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 106 (30.20%) SCCM
2 96 (27.35%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (6.84%) SCOM
4 20 (5.70%) WSUS
5 15 (4.27%) Netcool
5 15 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (3.42%) CASB
6 12 (3.42%) Nessus
6 12 (3.42%) vCenter Server
7 11 (3.13%) QRadar
8 10 (2.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (2.85%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (2.56%) FortiGate
10 8 (2.28%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.99%) IBM BigFix
11 7 (1.99%) Perfmon
11 7 (1.99%) XenMobile
12 6 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (1.42%) AirWatch
14 4 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 129 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 112 (31.91%) Cisco
3 100 (28.49%) VMware
4 54 (15.38%) Citrix
5 46 (13.11%) Symantec
6 36 (10.26%) F5
7 34 (9.69%) CheckPoint
8 33 (9.40%) Juniper
9 29 (8.26%) HP
10 28 (7.98%) Palo Alto
11 24 (6.84%) Ivanti
12 22 (6.27%) Blue Coat
13 18 (5.13%) Riverbed
14 17 (4.84%) Fortinet
14 17 (4.84%) Lumension
15 16 (4.56%) Forcepoint
15 16 (4.56%) Veeam
16 15 (4.27%) Sophos
17 14 (3.99%) Oracle
17 14 (3.99%) Veritas