Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 444 518
Rank change year-on-year -125 +74 -72
Contract jobs citing McAfee 286 514 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.24% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 315 218
UK median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £170 £225 £225
90th Percentile £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% +14.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 32 35
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £34.35 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.06% +186.23% -67.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% +87.50% -70.00%

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 38,393 41,358 40,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.31% 41.42% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,855 25,605 24,546
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,354 1,514 1,410
UK median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +2.19% -7.43%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.36
% change year-on-year +9.38% -2.17% -9.14%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -93 256 £432 +1.53% 11
UK excluding London -92 221 £425 +21.43% 9
South East -6 82 £430 +19.44% 3
London -53 56 £450 +5.88% 2
North of England -4 44 £425 +49.12% 2
South West -27 41 £338 -10.00% 3
Midlands -37 27 £475 -2.06% 1
North West +21 22 £425 +42.86% 1
Yorkshire +17 22 £450 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -31 20 £560 +12.00% 1
Wales -3 8 £500 +5.26%
Scotland -22 8 £363 +30.63%
East Midlands +6 7 £325 -31.58%
East of England -15 6 £405 -40.00% 1
Northern Ireland +15 5 £90 -64.00%

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 201 (70.28%) Windows
2 109 (38.11%) Microsoft
3 102 (35.66%) Security Cleared
4 101 (35.31%) Cisco
5 100 (34.97%) Firewall
6 99 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 86 (30.07%) VMware
8 84 (29.37%) McAfee ePO
9 80 (27.97%) SC Cleared
10 75 (26.22%) Windows Server
11 60 (20.98%) PowerShell
12 59 (20.63%) SCCM
13 58 (20.28%) LAN
14 55 (19.23%) ITIL
14 55 (19.23%) Windows 10
15 54 (18.88%) WAN
16 53 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (17.83%) Citrix
18 50 (17.48%) Linux
19 49 (17.13%) DV Cleared
19 49 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 49 (17.13%) Self-Motivation
20 46 (16.08%) Windows 7
21 45 (15.73%) Splunk
22 44 (15.38%) SharePoint
22 44 (15.38%) Security Operations
23 43 (15.03%) Security Monitoring
24 42 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 42 (14.69%) IIS
25 41 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003

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 44 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 42 (14.69%) IIS
3 32 (11.19%) SharePoint Server
4 26 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 12 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.05%) Confluence
10 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.40%) Shockwave
5 3 (1.05%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.64%) Office 365
2 36 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.10%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.75%) SaaS
7 4 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.05%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.35%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 100 (34.97%) Firewall
2 58 (20.28%) LAN
3 54 (18.88%) WAN
4 41 (14.34%) Internet
5 38 (13.29%) DNS
6 35 (12.24%) VPN
7 33 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 32 (11.19%) DHCP
9 27 (9.44%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (8.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 23 (8.04%) SAN
12 22 (7.69%) OSPF
12 22 (7.69%) VoIP
13 20 (6.99%) BGP
13 20 (6.99%) Network Security
14 19 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (6.64%) NetScaler
15 16 (5.59%) MPLS
15 16 (5.59%) VLAN
16 13 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (3.85%) MSI
2 9 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.80%) InstallShield
4 7 (2.45%) GitLab
4 7 (2.45%) JIRA
4 7 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.75%) AdminStudio
6 4 (1.40%) Burp Suite
6 4 (1.40%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.40%) WinDbg
7 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.70%) GoCD
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.70%) Mockito
8 2 (0.70%) Moq
8 2 (0.70%) Selenium
8 2 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (8.74%) Finance
2 20 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.15%) Retail
4 7 (2.45%) Banking
5 6 (2.10%) Publishing
6 4 (1.40%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) International Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (13.64%) Analyst
2 33 (11.54%) Operations Technician
3 31 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.74%) Network Engineer
5 24 (8.39%) Security Analyst
6 21 (7.34%) Support Technician
7 19 (6.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 19 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (6.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
8 18 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 16 (5.59%) Architect
9 16 (5.59%) Consultant
10 15 (5.24%) Security Architect
10 15 (5.24%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
12 11 (3.85%) Desktop Support
13 10 (3.50%) Administrator
13 10 (3.50%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.29%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (3.50%) Web Services
3 6 (2.10%) XMPP
4 5 (1.75%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.40%) Flash
6 3 (1.05%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.70%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.70%) LDAP
7 2 (0.70%) RESTful
7 2 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.13%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.59%) PKI
5 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.90%) Fat Client
5 14 (4.90%) Thin Client
6 12 (4.20%) Cyberattack
7 9 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.45%) Clustering
8 7 (2.45%) Cyber Defence
8 7 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.10%) iPhone
10 5 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.75%) iPad
10 5 (1.75%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 201 (70.28%) Windows
2 75 (26.22%) Windows Server
3 55 (19.23%) Windows 10
4 50 (17.48%) Linux
5 49 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (16.08%) Windows 7
7 41 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (5.24%) Unix
11 9 (3.15%) Solaris
12 7 (2.45%) Android
13 5 (1.75%) CentOS
13 5 (1.75%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.70%) HPUX
15 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.23%) ITIL
2 44 (15.38%) Security Operations
3 43 (15.03%) Security Monitoring
4 42 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (12.94%) Information Security
6 36 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (12.24%) Migration
8 33 (11.54%) SIEM
8 33 (11.54%) Software Distribution
9 32 (11.19%) Server Patching
10 30 (10.49%) Patch Management
11 29 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (8.39%) DevOps
14 23 (8.04%) Service Management
15 22 (7.69%) Service Delivery
16 19 (6.64%) Load Balancing
17 18 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (6.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.98%) PowerShell
2 16 (5.59%) SQL
3 9 (3.15%) Java
4 8 (2.80%) Python
5 7 (2.45%) Perl
5 7 (2.45%) VBScript
6 6 (2.10%) C#
7 5 (1.75%) VB
8 4 (1.40%) C
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) Korn
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (35.66%) Security Cleared
2 80 (27.97%) SC Cleared
3 49 (17.13%) DV Cleared
4 33 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (11.54%) CISSP
5 24 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (5.24%) CCNP
7 13 (4.55%) Degree
7 13 (4.55%) MCSE
8 12 (4.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (4.20%) CCNA
9 9 (3.15%) CLAS
10 8 (2.80%) CISM
10 8 (2.80%) CREST Certified
10 8 (2.80%) SANS
11 7 (2.45%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (2.10%) GIAC
12 6 (2.10%) MCSA
13 4 (1.40%) CCIE
13 4 (1.40%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) SLA
2 15 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.15%) GDPR
4 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.40%) COBIT
5 4 (1.40%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (1.40%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.40%) ISO 31000
5 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (1.40%) NIST
5 4 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.70%) QA
8 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 99 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (8.39%) Hyper-V
5 19 (6.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (5.59%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.20%) XenApp
8 10 (3.50%) BitLocker
9 8 (2.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (2.45%) VMware NSX
11 6 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (2.10%) VMware Server
11 6 (2.10%) vSphere
12 5 (1.75%) ProxySG
12 5 (1.75%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.40%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.40%) vCloud
13 4 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 84 (29.37%) McAfee ePO
2 59 (20.63%) SCCM
3 26 (9.09%) QRadar
4 21 (7.34%) Nessus
5 20 (6.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (6.29%) SCOM
7 15 (5.24%) vCenter Server
8 11 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (3.85%) WSUS
9 10 (3.50%) Ansible
10 8 (2.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (2.45%) Opsview
11 7 (2.45%) Terraform
12 6 (2.10%) CASB
12 6 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.75%) Backup Exec
13 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
14 4 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 109 (38.11%) Microsoft
2 101 (35.31%) Cisco
3 86 (30.07%) VMware
4 51 (17.83%) Citrix
5 45 (15.73%) Splunk
6 33 (11.54%) Symantec
7 30 (10.49%) CheckPoint
7 30 (10.49%) IBM
8 28 (9.79%) HP
9 27 (9.44%) Juniper
10 24 (8.39%) Palo Alto
11 22 (7.69%) F5
12 21 (7.34%) AlienVault
13 20 (6.99%) Ivanti
13 20 (6.99%) Qualys
14 19 (6.64%) Dell
15 18 (6.29%) Apple
16 16 (5.59%) Red Hat
17 15 (5.24%) ArcSight
18 14 (4.90%) Veeam