Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 475 492
Rank change year-on-year -29 +17 -31
Contract jobs citing McAfee 425 486 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 313 273
UK median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £161 £200 £163
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 48
UK median hourly rate £14.22 £15.43 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.84% -2.68% +8.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £76.00 £30.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £14.21 £14.58
% change year-on-year -15.57% -2.49% +1.06%

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 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Top 16 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 18 November 2017. 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 +19 396 £425 +6.25% 20
UK excluding London -16 317 £375 -6.25% 9
South East +26 115 £375 +3.73% 1
London +12 101 £475 +17.28% 11
Midlands +25 62 £415 +10.67% 6
West Midlands +50 58 £416 +2.65% 4
North of England +11 52 £425 +4.10% 1
South West +5 37 £313 -27.33% 1
East of England -6 32 £285 -28.75%
Yorkshire +20 30 £475 +5.56% 1
North West -12 19 £425 -
Scotland -34 12 £200 -27.27%
Wales -8 9 £500 +24.61%
East Midlands -8 4 £300 -9.77% 2
North East +54 3 £223 +1.14%
Northern Ireland - 2 £250 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 260 (61.18%) Windows
2 206 (48.47%) Active Directory
3 170 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 166 (39.06%) Firewall
5 132 (31.06%) Cisco
6 124 (29.18%) McAfee ePO
7 123 (28.94%) Security Cleared
8 117 (27.53%) Windows Server
9 111 (26.12%) VMware
10 86 (20.24%) SCCM
11 84 (19.76%) PowerShell
12 83 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 83 (19.53%) ITIL
13 81 (19.06%) Information Security
14 80 (18.82%) Symantec
15 78 (18.35%) DV Cleared
16 77 (18.12%) HP
17 75 (17.65%) Linux
18 74 (17.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 72 (16.94%) CheckPoint
19 72 (16.94%) SIEM
20 71 (16.71%) SC Cleared
21 70 (16.47%) Citrix
22 69 (16.24%) MS Exchange
23 67 (15.76%) VPN
24 66 (15.53%) DNS
25 65 (15.29%) SQL
25 65 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
26 62 (14.59%) Finance
27 57 (13.41%) WAN

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 69 (16.24%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.82%) IIS
4 19 (4.47%) Skype for Business
5 14 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.12%) JBoss
8 9 (2.12%) WildFly
9 8 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.94%) Apache
11 4 (0.94%) Drupal
11 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.94%) WordPress
12 3 (0.71%) Documentum
12 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.71%) Office 365
2 50 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.18%) G Suite
5 4 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.47%) Cloudflare
7 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.24%) Akamai
8 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (39.06%) Firewall
2 67 (15.76%) VPN
3 66 (15.53%) DNS
4 57 (13.41%) WAN
5 43 (10.12%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (9.88%) Wireless
7 41 (9.65%) DHCP
8 36 (8.47%) Internet
9 34 (8.00%) LAN
10 32 (7.53%) Network Security
10 32 (7.53%) TCP/IP
11 30 (7.06%) SAN
12 28 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (4.71%) LDAP
14 19 (4.47%) Skype
15 17 (4.00%) SSL
15 17 (4.00%) VoIP
16 16 (3.76%) OSPF
17 14 (3.29%) Kerberos
18 12 (2.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.94%) DB2
4 4 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.24%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (4.24%) MSI
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 62 (14.59%) Finance
2 20 (4.71%) Banking
3 13 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.41%) Law
6 5 (1.18%) Legal
6 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.94%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (20.94%) Analyst
2 52 (12.24%) Security Analyst
3 50 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 38 (8.94%) Security Engineer
5 29 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 28 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 28 (6.59%) Administrator
6 28 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (4.94%) Architect
7 21 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
8 19 (4.47%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (4.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 19 (4.47%) Technical Support
9 18 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.24%) Implementation Engineer
9 18 (4.24%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 16 (3.76%) Security Specialist
11 15 (3.53%) Information Analyst
11 15 (3.53%) Service Analyst
11 15 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.76%) Web Services
2 10 (2.35%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.35%) Middleware
3 8 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.41%) .NET
5 4 (0.94%) HTML
5 4 (0.94%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.71%) CSS
6 3 (0.71%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.71%) WPF
7 2 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.47%) CGI
7 2 (0.47%) Kafka
8 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.24%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.06%) Clustering
3 21 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.47%) Blackberry
5 18 (4.24%) PKI
6 15 (3.53%) Replication
7 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.59%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (2.59%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.12%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (1.88%) NHS
11 8 (1.88%) RSA SecurID
12 7 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.94%) CESG
14 4 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 260 (61.18%) Windows
2 117 (27.53%) Windows Server
3 75 (17.65%) Linux
4 74 (17.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (11.76%) Unix
7 49 (11.53%) Windows 7
8 35 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.65%) Windows 10
10 19 (4.47%) Solaris
11 17 (4.00%) Windows Vista
11 17 (4.00%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.88%) Android
12 8 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.88%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.18%) SUSE
14 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.94%) CentOS
14 4 (0.94%) HPUX
15 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.53%) ITIL
2 81 (19.06%) Information Security
3 72 (16.94%) SIEM
4 45 (10.59%) Security Operations
5 41 (9.65%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (7.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 32 (7.53%) Service Management
8 31 (7.29%) Security Monitoring
9 29 (6.82%) Change Management
10 27 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
11 24 (5.65%) Patch Management
11 24 (5.65%) Software Distribution
12 23 (5.41%) Configuration Management
12 23 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 22 (5.18%) ITIL V3
13 22 (5.18%) Software Deployment
13 22 (5.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 20 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (4.71%) Network Design
15 18 (4.24%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.76%) PowerShell
2 65 (15.29%) SQL
3 25 (5.88%) VBScript
4 19 (4.47%) Python
5 14 (3.29%) Perl
6 12 (2.82%) Java
7 8 (1.88%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.65%) C#
9 5 (1.18%) Ruby
10 4 (0.94%) C
10 4 (0.94%) VB
11 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (28.94%) Security Cleared
2 78 (18.35%) DV Cleared
3 71 (16.71%) SC Cleared
4 53 (12.47%) CISSP
5 42 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (6.35%) Degree
6 27 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (4.94%) MCSE
8 20 (4.71%) CCNP
9 17 (4.00%) SANS
10 16 (3.76%) CISM
11 14 (3.29%) GIAC
12 13 (3.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (2.35%) GCIA
14 10 (2.35%) GCIH
14 10 (2.35%) SSCP
15 7 (1.65%) CCIE
15 7 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.24%) SLA
3 17 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.53%) QA
5 11 (2.59%) NIST 800
6 7 (1.65%) GDPR
7 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.71%) COBIT
8 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.24%) GPG13
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 206 (48.47%) Active Directory
2 83 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (7.29%) vSphere
5 18 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (3.29%) BitLocker
7 14 (3.29%) XenApp
8 12 (2.82%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.65%) ProxySG
10 6 (1.41%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.18%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.94%) NFS
12 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.71%) Squid
13 3 (0.71%) UAG
13 3 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 124 (29.18%) McAfee ePO
2 86 (20.24%) SCCM
3 40 (9.41%) WSUS
4 39 (9.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 35 (8.24%) NetBackup
6 34 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 27 (6.35%) SCOM
8 25 (5.88%) FortiGate
9 17 (4.00%) Nessus
10 15 (3.53%) Netcool
11 14 (3.29%) Nexpose
12 13 (3.06%) Backup Exec
13 12 (2.82%) QRadar
14 11 (2.59%) vCenter Server
15 10 (2.35%) SafeCom
16 8 (1.88%) Nmap
17 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 7 (1.65%) Nagios
17 7 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 6 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 170 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 132 (31.06%) Cisco
3 111 (26.12%) VMware
4 80 (18.82%) Symantec
5 77 (18.12%) HP
6 72 (16.94%) CheckPoint
7 70 (16.47%) Citrix
8 50 (11.76%) Oracle
9 47 (11.06%) Splunk
10 46 (10.82%) Blue Coat
11 44 (10.35%) Lumension
12 41 (9.65%) Juniper
13 35 (8.24%) NetApp
14 33 (7.76%) Intel
15 32 (7.53%) Fortinet
16 31 (7.29%) FireEye
17 30 (7.06%) ArcSight
18 29 (6.82%) Palo Alto
19 28 (6.59%) F5
20 27 (6.35%) LogRhythm