Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 437 472 485
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13 -49
Contract jobs citing McAfee 320 482 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.15% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 264 255
UK median daily rate £350 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% +12.58%
10th Percentile £227 £222 £161
90th Percentile £594 £538 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £434 £400
% change year-on-year -19.31% +8.44% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 58 39
UK median hourly rate £17.16 £25.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.36% +43.88% +9.62%
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £49.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +29.17% -20.00%

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 31,679 41,815 41,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.46% 42.31% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,671 25,878 26,170
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,361 1,528 1,360
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.43 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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 +29 287 £350 -16.67% 59
UK excluding London +31 267 £350 -19.31% 44
South East +19 83 £370 -11.90% 16
North of England +73 80 £350 -16.42% 5
Yorkshire +67 51 £350 -6.67% 1
London +42 46 £450 +20.00% 19
South West -1 35 £288 -34.29% 3
Midlands -1 32 £400 -10.61% 14
North West +21 29 £300 -40.00% 2
Scotland +25 24 £425 +14.09%
West Midlands -8 18 £350 -22.22% 10
East Midlands +31 14 £495 +52.31% 4
East of England +24 9 £700 +250.00% 2
Wales +23 3 £450 +1.12% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £238 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 191 (59.69%) Windows
2 154 (48.13%) Active Directory
3 112 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 103 (32.19%) VMware
5 100 (31.25%) Firewall
6 95 (29.69%) McAfee ePO
7 94 (29.38%) SCCM
8 89 (27.81%) Office 365
9 82 (25.63%) Security Cleared
9 82 (25.63%) Windows 10
10 78 (24.38%) Cisco
11 76 (23.75%) Azure
12 74 (23.13%) Windows Server
13 70 (21.88%) Data Centre
14 67 (20.94%) ITIL
14 67 (20.94%) DNS
15 66 (20.63%) Windows 7
16 61 (19.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (18.44%) PowerShell
17 59 (18.44%) Citrix
18 58 (18.13%) AWS
18 58 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 57 (17.81%) SQL
20 55 (17.19%) LAN
21 51 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
22 50 (15.63%) SC Cleared
22 50 (15.63%) Linux
23 46 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
24 45 (14.06%) Finance
24 45 (14.06%) VMware ESXi

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 38 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 33 (10.31%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.31%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (2.81%) IIS
5 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.94%) Apache
7 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.56%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.25%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 89 (27.81%) Office 365
2 76 (23.75%) Azure
3 58 (18.13%) AWS
4 16 (5.00%) GitHub
5 13 (4.06%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.94%) SaaS
7 2 (0.63%) Datadog
7 2 (0.63%) Yammer
8 1 (0.31%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 100 (31.25%) Firewall
2 67 (20.94%) DNS
3 55 (17.19%) LAN
4 43 (13.44%) DHCP
5 40 (12.50%) WAN
6 36 (11.25%) TCP/IP
7 33 (10.31%) VPN
8 27 (8.44%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (7.81%) Network Security
10 23 (7.19%) SAN
11 17 (5.31%) Skype
12 15 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (4.38%) Wireless
14 13 (4.06%) Internet
15 11 (3.44%) Cisco ISE
16 10 (3.13%) VLAN
17 8 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 8 (2.50%) Sourcefire
17 8 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.94%) MySQL
2 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.63%) JIRA
2 16 (5.00%) StarTeam
3 15 (4.69%) MSI
4 13 (4.06%) InstallShield
5 9 (2.81%) AdminStudio
5 9 (2.81%) Burp Suite
6 6 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.25%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (1.25%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) GCC
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (14.06%) Finance
2 39 (12.19%) Retail
3 25 (7.81%) Public Sector
4 18 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.06%) Banking
6 12 (3.75%) Local Government
7 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.88%) Legal
7 6 (1.88%) Publishing
8 4 (1.25%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (11.56%) Network Engineer
2 36 (11.25%) Analyst
3 31 (9.69%) Architect
4 30 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (8.44%) Support Engineer
6 22 (6.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.00%) Network Architect
10 15 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Server Engineer
12 13 (4.06%) IT Support
12 13 (4.06%) Security Analyst
12 13 (4.06%) Security Architect
13 12 (3.75%) Desktop Support
14 11 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.44%) Consultant
14 11 (3.44%) Operations Engineer
14 11 (3.44%) Windows Server Engineer
15 10 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.50%) LDAP
2 3 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (0.94%) Web Services
3 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.63%) J2EE
3 2 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) SAML
4 1 (0.31%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.19%) Clustering
3 21 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.94%) PKI
5 13 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.44%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.88%) Replication
8 6 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.88%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.94%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.94%) NHS
11 3 (0.94%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.63%) PMI
12 2 (0.63%) Shadow IT
12 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 191 (59.69%) Windows
2 82 (25.63%) Windows 10
3 74 (23.13%) Windows Server
4 66 (20.63%) Windows 7
5 61 (19.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (15.63%) Linux
8 28 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (7.50%) Windows XP
10 16 (5.00%) AIX
11 12 (3.75%) Unix
12 9 (2.81%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.56%) Android
13 5 (1.56%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.25%) Check Point GAiA
14 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.94%) VMS
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.94%) ITIL
2 44 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (13.75%) Migration
3 38 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (10.31%) Change Management
5 32 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (9.06%) Patch Management
7 28 (8.75%) Information Security
8 22 (6.88%) Customer Requirements
8 22 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (6.88%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.56%) Service Management
10 20 (6.25%) SIEM
10 20 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (5.63%) Configuration Management
11 18 (5.63%) Test Scripting
12 17 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (5.31%) Incident Management
12 17 (5.31%) Server Virtualisation
13 16 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.44%) PowerShell
2 57 (17.81%) SQL
3 11 (3.44%) VB
4 7 (2.19%) VBScript
5 5 (1.56%) Python
6 4 (1.25%) Java
7 3 (0.94%) C
7 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) KiXtart
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (25.63%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 46 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (10.31%) CCNA
5 30 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (8.75%) DV Cleared
7 24 (7.50%) CCNP
8 22 (6.88%) MCSE
9 18 (5.63%) MCITP
9 18 (5.63%) MCSA
10 17 (5.31%) CISSP
10 17 (5.31%) MCTS
11 16 (5.00%) ISTQB
12 15 (4.69%) Degree
13 12 (3.75%) GIAC
13 12 (3.75%) SANS
14 10 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (2.81%) CLAS
15 9 (2.81%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.25%) SLA
2 19 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.69%) GDPR
4 13 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.88%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.56%) NIST
7 3 (0.94%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.63%) COBIT
8 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.63%) GLBA
8 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.63%) QA
9 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 154 (48.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.06%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (11.25%) Hyper-V
5 31 (9.69%) XenApp
6 20 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.13%) vSphere
8 9 (2.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (2.81%) DFS Replication
9 8 (2.50%) BitLocker
10 6 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (1.88%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.56%) Firmware
11 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (1.25%) ProxySG
12 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.25%) Xen
13 3 (0.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 95 (29.69%) McAfee ePO
2 94 (29.38%) SCCM
3 28 (8.75%) WSUS
4 24 (7.50%) SCOM
5 16 (5.00%) Netcool
6 15 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (4.06%) QRadar
8 12 (3.75%) FortiGate
8 12 (3.75%) vCenter Server
9 11 (3.44%) Nessus
10 10 (3.13%) IBM BigFix
10 10 (3.13%) XenMobile
11 9 (2.81%) ThinApp
12 7 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (1.88%) Tivoli
13 6 (1.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 5 (1.56%) Backup Exec
14 5 (1.56%) CASB
14 5 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 112 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 103 (32.19%) VMware
3 78 (24.38%) Cisco
4 59 (18.44%) Citrix
5 41 (12.81%) CheckPoint
5 41 (12.81%) Symantec
6 27 (8.44%) HP
7 24 (7.50%) Ivanti
7 24 (7.50%) Juniper
8 23 (7.19%) Palo Alto
9 21 (6.56%) Fortinet
10 20 (6.25%) F5
11 19 (5.94%) Dell
11 19 (5.94%) Oracle
12 18 (5.63%) Blue Coat
12 18 (5.63%) Lumension
12 18 (5.63%) Veritas
13 17 (5.31%) Splunk
14 15 (4.69%) Qualys
15 12 (3.75%) Google