Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 453 572 442
Rank change year-on-year +119 -130 +77
Contract jobs citing McAfee 155 276 532
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.72% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 139 327
Median daily rate £425 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.18% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £225
90th Percentile £603 £554 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £360
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.06% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 56 33
Median hourly rate £43.75 £12.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +264.58% -59.32% +145.83%
10th Percentile £16.53 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.50 £54.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +129.17% -42.17% +72.92%

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 19,517 38,454 42,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.89% 42.42% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,563 23,894 26,280
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £234 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.29% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1,317 1,498
Median hourly rate £20.96 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.21 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.18 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +9.38% -3.03%

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing McAfee.

Daily rate trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing McAfee over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing McAfee.

Hourly rate trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing McAfee over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +120 132 £400 -7.78% 14
UK excluding London +86 113 £400 -5.88% 8
South East +93 40 £425 -0.58% 3
North of England +65 34 £350 -17.65% 4
London +160 31 £475 +5.56% 6
Yorkshire +71 24 £350 -15.15% 3
Midlands +64 12 £380 -10.59% 1
Scotland +58 11 £575 +58.62%
South West +29 11 £413 +22.22%
North West +37 10 £325 -23.53% 1
East Midlands +50 8 £380 +16.92%
East of England +58 4 - -
West Midlands +47 4 £445 -12.32% 1
Work from Home +15 4 £380 +52.00%
Wales +21 1 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 92 (59.35%) Windows
2 74 (47.74%) Active Directory
3 64 (41.29%) VMware
4 63 (40.65%) Microsoft
5 57 (36.77%) McAfee ePO
6 45 (29.03%) Office 365
7 43 (27.74%) PowerShell
8 42 (27.10%) Firewall
9 40 (25.81%) Cisco
9 40 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (25.16%) Azure
11 37 (23.87%) Windows Server
12 36 (23.23%) Security Cleared
12 36 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (23.23%) Citrix
13 34 (21.94%) SCCM
14 33 (21.29%) Linux
15 30 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (19.35%) Windows 7
15 30 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
15 30 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
16 29 (18.71%) Finance
17 26 (16.77%) Windows 10
17 26 (16.77%) AWS
18 24 (15.48%) Symantec
18 24 (15.48%) SQL
19 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
20 22 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (14.19%) ITIL
21 21 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 13 (8.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.58%) IIS
4 4 (2.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (29.03%) Office 365
2 39 (25.16%) Azure
3 26 (16.77%) AWS
4 11 (7.10%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.58%) Yammer
7 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.29%) Datadog
7 2 (1.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.65%) GCP
8 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (27.10%) Firewall
2 19 (12.26%) WAN
3 16 (10.32%) LAN
4 15 (9.68%) DNS
4 15 (9.68%) SAN
5 12 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (7.10%) Network Security
7 10 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (5.81%) NetScaler
9 8 (5.16%) VPN
10 7 (4.52%) Skype
10 7 (4.52%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.87%) Wireless
12 5 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (3.23%) DHCP
13 4 (2.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (2.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (2.58%) IPsec
13 4 (2.58%) OSPF
13 4 (2.58%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MSI
2 7 (4.52%) Rational Team Concert
3 4 (2.58%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.58%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.29%) JIRA
4 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.29%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.65%) AppScan
5 1 (0.65%) Toad
5 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (18.71%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Retail
3 10 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.94%) Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Law
4 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Local Government
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.71%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 15 (9.68%) Analyst
4 14 (9.03%) Architect
4 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Network Architect
6 9 (5.81%) Citrix Specialist
7 8 (5.16%) Security Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (4.52%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) IT Support
10 5 (3.23%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Senior Network Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) LDAP
2 2 (1.29%) ADSI
2 2 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.45%) PKI
3 8 (5.16%) Clustering
4 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.29%) Replication
7 2 (1.29%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.29%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.65%) CCTV
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (59.35%) Windows
2 37 (23.87%) Windows Server
3 36 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (21.29%) Linux
5 30 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 30 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (16.77%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.45%) Unix
8 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.52%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.87%) AIX
10 6 (3.87%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.94%) VMS
11 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.94%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.29%) Android
12 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.19%) ITIL
1 22 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (9.03%) Migration
4 13 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.10%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.10%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.81%) Change Management
8 8 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.16%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.16%) Service Management
8 8 (5.16%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (3.87%) Disk Encryption
9 6 (3.87%) Information Security
10 5 (3.23%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.23%) Change Control
11 4 (2.58%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.74%) PowerShell
2 24 (15.48%) SQL
3 7 (4.52%) VB
3 7 (4.52%) VBScript
4 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (23.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (9.03%) DV Cleared
5 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.45%) CCNP
7 9 (5.81%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.23%) CCNA
9 4 (2.58%) Degree
10 3 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.29%) CISA
11 2 (1.29%) CISM
11 2 (1.29%) CISSP
11 2 (1.29%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.29%) IISP
11 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.29%) MCITP
11 2 (1.29%) MCSA
11 2 (1.29%) MCSE
11 2 (1.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.23%) GDPR
3 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.29%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.29%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.29%) NIST
4 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 74 (47.74%) Active Directory
2 40 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (12.90%) XenApp
5 13 (8.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (8.39%) XenDesktop
6 12 (7.74%) vSphere
7 10 (6.45%) BitLocker
7 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (2.58%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.29%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 57 (36.77%) McAfee ePO
2 34 (21.94%) SCCM
3 13 (8.39%) WSUS
4 12 (7.74%) Tivoli
5 11 (7.10%) SCOM
6 9 (5.81%) XenMobile
7 7 (4.52%) IBM BigFix
7 7 (4.52%) Terraform
7 7 (4.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 5 (3.23%) FortiGate
8 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.23%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.23%) vRealize
9 4 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.94%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.94%) Nessus
10 3 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.29%) IBM Guardium
11 2 (1.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 64 (41.29%) VMware
2 63 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.81%) Cisco
4 36 (23.23%) Citrix
5 24 (15.48%) Symantec
6 19 (12.26%) CheckPoint
7 15 (9.68%) Splunk
8 13 (8.39%) Oracle
9 12 (7.74%) Fortinet
10 11 (7.10%) CrowdStrike
10 11 (7.10%) F5
10 11 (7.10%) Juniper
11 9 (5.81%) Altiris
12 8 (5.16%) EMC
12 8 (5.16%) FireEye
12 8 (5.16%) IBM
12 8 (5.16%) Lumension
13 7 (4.52%) arcserve
13 7 (4.52%) CyberArk
13 7 (4.52%) HP