Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 469 491
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 -37
Contract jobs citing McAfee 438 485 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 315 271
UK median daily rate £424 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £162 £200 £163
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 46
UK median hourly rate £14.22 £15.43 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.84% -2.68% +9.31%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £76.00 £31.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £14.21 £15.18
% change year-on-year -15.57% -6.34% +5.79%

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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -1 408 £425 +6.25% 17
UK excluding London -15 323 £375 -6.25% 11
South East +14 113 £375 +4.68% 2
London +20 107 £475 +21.48% 8
Midlands +32 64 £415 +3.62% 5
West Midlands +36 60 £416 -3.31% 4
North of England +7 53 £425 +4.10% 2
South West -5 40 £313 -28.98%
East of England +13 33 £285 -28.75%
Yorkshire +24 30 £475 +5.56% 1
North West -5 21 £425 - 1
Scotland -34 12 £200 -27.27% 1
Wales -6 10 £425 +5.92% 1
East Midlands -16 4 £300 -7.69% 1
North East +49 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £250 -

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 266 (60.73%) Windows
2 212 (48.40%) Active Directory
3 173 (39.50%) Microsoft
4 171 (39.04%) Firewall
5 137 (31.28%) Cisco
6 131 (29.91%) McAfee ePO
7 124 (28.31%) Security Cleared
8 121 (27.63%) Windows Server
9 111 (25.34%) VMware
10 92 (21.00%) SCCM
11 89 (20.32%) Information Security
12 85 (19.41%) ITIL
13 84 (19.18%) Symantec
14 83 (18.95%) PowerShell
15 82 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 79 (18.04%) HP
17 78 (17.81%) DV Cleared
18 77 (17.58%) SIEM
19 75 (17.12%) Linux
20 73 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
21 72 (16.44%) SC Cleared
21 72 (16.44%) CheckPoint
22 71 (16.21%) MS Exchange
23 69 (15.75%) DNS
23 69 (15.75%) Citrix
24 68 (15.53%) VPN
25 66 (15.07%) SQL
26 63 (14.38%) Finance
26 63 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
27 59 (13.47%) 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 71 (16.21%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.62%) IIS
4 21 (4.79%) Skype for Business
5 14 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.60%) JBoss
9 7 (1.60%) WildFly
10 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.91%) Apache
11 4 (0.91%) Drupal
11 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.91%) WordPress
12 3 (0.68%) Documentum
12 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.56%) Office 365
2 54 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.14%) G Suite
4 5 (1.14%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.46%) Cloudflare
7 2 (0.46%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Akamai
8 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 171 (39.04%) Firewall
2 69 (15.75%) DNS
3 68 (15.53%) VPN
4 59 (13.47%) WAN
5 44 (10.05%) DHCP
6 43 (9.82%) Wireless
7 42 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (8.90%) Internet
9 35 (7.99%) LAN
10 33 (7.53%) TCP/IP
11 31 (7.08%) Network Security
11 31 (7.08%) SAN
12 30 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (4.79%) Skype
14 18 (4.11%) LDAP
14 18 (4.11%) SSL
15 17 (3.88%) OSPF
15 17 (3.88%) VoIP
16 15 (3.42%) Kerberos
17 13 (2.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.91%) DB2
4 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (4.11%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 63 (14.38%) Finance
2 19 (4.34%) Banking
3 15 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.60%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.37%) Law
6 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.14%) Retail
7 4 (0.91%) Back Office
7 4 (0.91%) Legal
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (20.78%) Analyst
2 55 (12.56%) Security Analyst
3 51 (11.64%) Network Engineer
4 39 (8.90%) Security Engineer
5 31 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (7.08%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (6.39%) Administrator
8 21 (4.79%) Architect
9 20 (4.57%) Technical Support
10 19 (4.34%) Cisco Engineer
10 19 (4.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 19 (4.34%) Technical Analyst
11 18 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (4.11%) Implementation Engineer
11 18 (4.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
12 16 (3.65%) Security Specialist
13 15 (3.42%) Information Analyst
13 15 (3.42%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.20%) Web Services
2 11 (2.51%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (1.83%) Middleware
4 6 (1.37%) .NET
5 4 (0.91%) HTML
5 4 (0.91%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.68%) CSS
6 3 (0.68%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.68%) WPF
7 2 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.46%) CGI
7 2 (0.46%) Kafka
8 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.82%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.85%) Clustering
3 23 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.34%) Blackberry
5 18 (4.11%) PKI
6 16 (3.65%) Replication
7 15 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (2.51%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.51%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.51%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.05%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.83%) NHS
11 8 (1.83%) RSA SecurID
12 7 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.91%) CESG
15 3 (0.68%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 266 (60.73%) Windows
2 121 (27.63%) Windows Server
3 75 (17.12%) Linux
4 73 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (11.19%) Windows 7
7 48 (10.96%) Unix
8 36 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (6.16%) Windows 10
10 19 (4.34%) Solaris
11 17 (3.88%) Windows Vista
11 17 (3.88%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.05%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.60%) Android
15 6 (1.37%) SUSE
16 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.91%) CentOS
16 4 (0.91%) HPUX
17 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.32%) Information Security
2 85 (19.41%) ITIL
3 77 (17.58%) SIEM
4 47 (10.73%) Security Operations
5 42 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (7.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (7.53%) Service Management
8 32 (7.31%) Security Monitoring
9 30 (6.85%) Change Management
10 28 (6.39%) WAN Optimisation
11 25 (5.71%) Patch Management
12 24 (5.48%) ITIL V3
12 24 (5.48%) Software Distribution
13 23 (5.25%) Configuration Management
13 23 (5.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 22 (5.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 21 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (4.79%) Software Deployment
16 20 (4.57%) Data Loss Prevention
16 20 (4.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.95%) PowerShell
2 66 (15.07%) SQL
3 26 (5.94%) VBScript
4 19 (4.34%) Python
5 13 (2.97%) Perl
6 10 (2.28%) Java
7 8 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.60%) C#
9 5 (1.14%) Ruby
9 5 (1.14%) VB
10 4 (0.91%) C
11 3 (0.68%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (28.31%) Security Cleared
2 78 (17.81%) DV Cleared
3 72 (16.44%) SC Cleared
4 55 (12.56%) CISSP
5 43 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (6.62%) Degree
7 27 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (5.02%) MCSE
9 20 (4.57%) CCNP
10 18 (4.11%) CISM
11 17 (3.88%) SANS
12 15 (3.42%) GIAC
13 14 (3.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 12 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (2.28%) GCIA
15 10 (2.28%) GCIH
15 10 (2.28%) SSCP
16 7 (1.60%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.11%) SLA
3 16 (3.65%) PCI DSS
4 14 (3.20%) QA
5 12 (2.74%) NIST 800
6 8 (1.83%) GDPR
7 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.68%) COBIT
8 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 212 (48.40%) Active Directory
2 82 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.53%) vSphere
4 32 (7.31%) Hyper-V
5 29 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (3.20%) BitLocker
8 14 (3.20%) XenApp
9 13 (2.97%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (2.74%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.60%) ProxySG
12 6 (1.37%) DFS Replication
12 6 (1.37%) Sendmail
13 5 (1.14%) NFS
14 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.68%) Squid
15 3 (0.68%) UAG
15 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 131 (29.91%) McAfee ePO
2 92 (21.00%) SCCM
3 42 (9.59%) WSUS
4 41 (9.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 36 (8.22%) NetBackup
6 33 (7.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 28 (6.39%) SCOM
8 26 (5.94%) FortiGate
9 17 (3.88%) Nessus
10 15 (3.42%) Netcool
11 14 (3.20%) Backup Exec
11 14 (3.20%) Nexpose
12 13 (2.97%) vCenter Server
13 12 (2.74%) QRadar
14 10 (2.28%) SafeCom
15 8 (1.83%) Nmap
16 7 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 7 (1.60%) Nagios
16 7 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 173 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 137 (31.28%) Cisco
3 111 (25.34%) VMware
4 84 (19.18%) Symantec
5 79 (18.04%) HP
6 72 (16.44%) CheckPoint
7 69 (15.75%) Citrix
8 52 (11.87%) Oracle
9 48 (10.96%) Blue Coat
10 47 (10.73%) Splunk
11 46 (10.50%) Lumension
12 42 (9.59%) Juniper
13 37 (8.45%) NetApp
14 33 (7.53%) Fortinet
14 33 (7.53%) Intel
15 32 (7.31%) FireEye
16 31 (7.08%) ArcSight
17 30 (6.85%) Palo Alto
18 27 (6.16%) F5
18 27 (6.16%) LogRhythm