Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 532 476
Rank change year-on-year +90 -56 -30
Contract jobs citing McAfee 506 324 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 0.80% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 198 264
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.33% +5.18%
10th Percentile £225 £217 £202
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -1.37% +7.35% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 28
UK median hourly rate £37.70 £12.00 £24.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.13% -51.10% +75.27%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £54.57 £18.25 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +87.50% -61.90% +127.11%

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 41,865 40,362 47,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.08% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,987 24,693 28,903
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,524 1,422 1,625
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +74 428 £425 +12.58% 61
UK excluding London +54 364 £360 -1.37% 42
London -2 131 £430 +1.18% 23
South East -15 103 £363 -2.03% 6
Midlands +25 75 £485 +46.97% 8
North of England +12 68 £285 -8.87% 5
Scotland -9 53 £278 -29.52%
West Midlands +5 48 £485 +19.38% 5
South West +5 33 £390 -17.89% 14
East Midlands +17 26 £475 +43.94% 3
Yorkshire -9 26 £450 - 1
North East +22 21 £260 +16.85%
North West -9 21 £298 -1.00% 4
East of England +4 17 £675 +170.00% 5
Wales -14 16 £475 +11.76% 4
Northern Ireland +17 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 291 (57.51%) Windows
2 257 (50.79%) Active Directory
3 215 (42.49%) Microsoft
4 211 (41.70%) Security Cleared
5 169 (33.40%) McAfee ePO
6 166 (32.81%) VMware
7 165 (32.61%) Firewall
8 164 (32.41%) SC Cleared
9 147 (29.05%) Citrix
10 141 (27.87%) Cisco
10 141 (27.87%) Windows Server
11 137 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 135 (26.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 124 (24.51%) SQL
14 119 (23.52%) ITIL
15 109 (21.54%) PowerShell
16 107 (21.15%) Windows 7
17 102 (20.16%) Office 365
18 99 (19.57%) DNS
19 97 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
20 93 (18.38%) DHCP
21 88 (17.39%) SCCM
22 86 (17.00%) VMware ESXi
23 85 (16.80%) MS Exchange
24 82 (16.21%) HP
25 79 (15.61%) VPN
26 77 (15.22%) Hyper-V
27 76 (15.02%) WAN
28 74 (14.62%) CheckPoint
29 71 (14.03%) Change Management

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 85 (16.80%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.14%) IIS
3 24 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.38%) Confluence
6 7 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.19%) Apache
8 5 (0.99%) JBoss
8 5 (0.99%) WildFly
9 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 52 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.38%) HipChat
3 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.16%) Office 365
2 68 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.16%) IaaS
5 11 (2.17%) PaaS
6 7 (1.38%) SaaS
7 6 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.59%) G Suite
9 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.40%) Yammer
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 165 (32.61%) Firewall
2 99 (19.57%) DNS
3 93 (18.38%) DHCP
4 79 (15.61%) VPN
5 76 (15.02%) WAN
6 51 (10.08%) Network Security
7 42 (8.30%) LAN
7 42 (8.30%) SAN
7 42 (8.30%) Wireless
8 39 (7.71%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (4.35%) Internet
10 20 (3.95%) TCP/IP
11 18 (3.56%) BGP
11 18 (3.56%) OSPF
12 14 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (2.77%) NetScaler
13 13 (2.57%) Cisco Firepower
14 11 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (2.17%) HSRP
14 11 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.98%) MySQL
3 8 (1.58%) Big Data
4 6 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (7.91%) HP UFT
1 40 (7.91%) WinRunner
2 26 (5.14%) MSI
3 11 (2.17%) JIRA
4 9 (1.78%) TestDirector
5 7 (1.38%) Rational Team Concert
6 6 (1.19%) SonarQube
7 5 (0.99%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.20%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 62 (12.25%) Finance
2 34 (6.72%) Banking
3 10 (1.98%) Retail
4 9 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.38%) Back Office
6 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.79%) Local Government
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) International Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Military
9 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (16.21%) Analyst
2 59 (11.66%) Network Engineer
3 55 (10.87%) Architect
4 45 (8.89%) Consultant
5 40 (7.91%) Support Engineer
6 33 (6.52%) Design Engineer
6 33 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (6.32%) Implementation Engineer
7 32 (6.32%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 31 (6.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 29 (5.73%) Security Architect
10 24 (4.74%) Wintel Engineer
11 22 (4.35%) Test Analyst
12 20 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
12 20 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 20 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) Cisco Design Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.36%) Web Services
2 11 (2.17%) LDAP
2 11 (2.17%) WAP
3 7 (1.38%) REST
4 6 (1.19%) Anaconda
4 6 (1.19%) Middleware
5 5 (0.99%) ADSI
5 5 (0.99%) SAML
6 4 (0.79%) .NET
6 4 (0.79%) JSON
6 4 (0.79%) OAuth
6 4 (0.79%) XML
7 3 (0.59%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.20%) Kafka
9 1 (0.20%) WPF
9 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.03%) Data Centre
2 66 (13.04%) Clustering
3 60 (11.86%) PKI
4 37 (7.31%) PDA
5 31 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (2.17%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.19%) Smartcard
11 5 (0.99%) CMDB
11 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.79%) Fintech
12 4 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 291 (57.51%) Windows
2 141 (27.87%) Windows Server
3 135 (26.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (21.15%) Windows 7
5 97 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (9.88%) Linux
8 49 (9.68%) Windows 10
9 44 (8.70%) AIX
10 31 (6.13%) Unix
11 29 (5.73%) Android
12 25 (4.94%) Apple iOS
13 21 (4.15%) Windows Phone
13 21 (4.15%) Windows Phone 8
14 19 (3.75%) Windows XP
15 18 (3.56%) Windows 8
16 17 (3.36%) Windows Vista
17 12 (2.37%) Solaris
18 8 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (1.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (23.52%) ITIL
2 71 (14.03%) Change Management
3 62 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (11.66%) SIEM
5 52 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 44 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 43 (8.50%) Information Security
9 39 (7.71%) Software Testing
10 37 (7.31%) Incident Management
11 35 (6.92%) WAN Optimisation
12 33 (6.52%) Network Design
13 29 (5.73%) Smoke Testing
14 27 (5.34%) ITIL V3
15 26 (5.14%) Problem Management
16 24 (4.74%) Change Control
16 24 (4.74%) Migration
17 21 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (4.15%) Load Balancing
18 20 (3.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 124 (24.51%) SQL
2 109 (21.54%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.95%) VBScript
4 19 (3.75%) VB
5 11 (2.17%) C
5 11 (2.17%) Python
6 9 (1.78%) Java
7 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.99%) C#
8 3 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 211 (41.70%) Security Cleared
2 164 (32.41%) SC Cleared
3 67 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (11.07%) DV Cleared
5 43 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (7.51%) ISTQB
7 36 (7.11%) Degree
7 36 (7.11%) MCSE
8 32 (6.32%) CISSP
9 29 (5.73%) MCSA
10 25 (4.94%) CCNP
11 24 (4.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (3.75%) CCNA
13 18 (3.56%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (3.36%) CCIE
14 17 (3.36%) CISA
15 14 (2.77%) MCITP
16 13 (2.57%) MCTS
17 12 (2.37%) CISM
17 12 (2.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.56%) SLA
2 17 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (3.16%) QA
4 13 (2.57%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.78%) GDPR
6 7 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.19%) HIPAA
7 6 (1.19%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (1.19%) ISO 22301
7 6 (1.19%) ISO 31000
7 6 (1.19%) ISO 9001
7 6 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (0.99%) RMADS
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 257 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 137 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (17.00%) VMware ESXi
4 77 (15.22%) Hyper-V
5 36 (7.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (6.32%) vSphere
7 19 (3.75%) BitLocker
8 18 (3.56%) XenServer
9 16 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (3.16%) XenApp
10 14 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (2.37%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.38%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.38%) VMware NSX
12 7 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.79%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.59%) Snort
14 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 169 (33.40%) McAfee ePO
2 88 (17.39%) SCCM
3 42 (8.30%) WSUS
4 38 (7.51%) FortiGate
5 32 (6.32%) HP ALM
6 28 (5.53%) AirWatch
6 28 (5.53%) SCOM
7 22 (4.35%) NetBackup
7 22 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (4.35%) vCenter Server
8 21 (4.15%) Backup Exec
8 21 (4.15%) XenMobile
9 20 (3.95%) Nessus
9 20 (3.95%) SAP Afaria
10 13 (2.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (2.17%) Netcool
12 9 (1.78%) QRadar
13 8 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (1.19%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 215 (42.49%) Microsoft
2 166 (32.81%) VMware
3 147 (29.05%) Citrix
4 141 (27.87%) Cisco
5 82 (16.21%) HP
6 74 (14.62%) CheckPoint
7 64 (12.65%) Oracle
8 59 (11.66%) Veritas
9 55 (10.87%) Ivanti
10 48 (9.49%) Symantec
11 46 (9.09%) Splunk
12 37 (7.31%) Fortinet
13 35 (6.92%) Juniper
14 34 (6.72%) Nokia
15 32 (6.32%) Aruba
16 30 (5.93%) ArcSight
17 29 (5.73%) Apple
18 27 (5.34%) IBM
19 24 (4.74%) SAP
19 24 (4.74%) Veeam