Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 497 439
Rank change year-on-year +77 -58 +33
Contract jobs citing McAfee 568 450 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.02% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 259 376
UK median daily rate £376 £417 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +9.61% +1.33%
10th Percentile £210 £156 £191
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 33
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £14.22 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.87% -24.19% +17.15%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.13 £42.63 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £12.00 £17.09
% change year-on-year +168.75% -29.77% +18.17%

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 43,903 44,036 48,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.14% 42.74% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,235 27,335 29,442
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £239
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,679 1,474 1,736
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.94% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.53 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% - -5.69%

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 15 November 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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 +52 496 £400 -5.88% 93
UK excluding London +36 412 £375 - 76
London +46 138 £419 -11.84% 18
South East -7 133 £376 +0.27% 21
North of England +4 83 £365 -14.12% 14
Midlands +13 80 £450 +8.43% 15
West Midlands -18 63 £468 +12.24% 11
Scotland +24 48 £285 +26.67% 1
South West -11 47 £438 +40.00% 21
Yorkshire 0 36 £375 -21.05% 10
North West -15 29 £400 -5.88% 3
North East +8 18 £310 +39.33% 1
East Midlands +21 17 £325 +8.33% 4
East of England -24 13 £175 -38.60% 4
Wales -14 10 £400 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 353 (62.15%) Windows
2 271 (47.71%) Active Directory
3 253 (44.54%) Microsoft
4 181 (31.87%) Windows Server
5 180 (31.69%) Security Cleared
6 179 (31.51%) Firewall
7 178 (31.34%) McAfee ePO
8 175 (30.81%) VMware
9 173 (30.46%) Cisco
10 154 (27.11%) ITIL
11 145 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 130 (22.89%) SC Cleared
13 119 (20.95%) WAN
14 115 (20.25%) Windows 7
15 114 (20.07%) Finance
16 108 (19.01%) Citrix
17 102 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 100 (17.61%) SCCM
18 100 (17.61%) Office 365
19 99 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
20 98 (17.25%) CheckPoint
21 93 (16.37%) Linux
22 92 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 91 (16.02%) LAN
24 86 (15.14%) HP
25 85 (14.96%) PowerShell
26 83 (14.61%) DNS
27 82 (14.44%) Windows 10
28 79 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
29 78 (13.73%) DHCP

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 40 (7.04%) IIS
3 36 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.58%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.06%) Apache
8 6 (1.06%) JBoss
8 6 (1.06%) WildFly
9 4 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Teamcenter
1 3 (0.53%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.61%) Office 365
2 99 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (3.17%) GitHub
6 14 (2.46%) IaaS
7 7 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.06%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.70%) PaaS
11 3 (0.53%) SaaS
12 2 (0.35%) Akamai
12 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 179 (31.51%) Firewall
2 119 (20.95%) WAN
3 91 (16.02%) LAN
4 83 (14.61%) DNS
5 78 (13.73%) DHCP
6 61 (10.74%) SAN
7 59 (10.39%) VPN
8 54 (9.51%) Network Security
9 51 (8.98%) Internet
10 45 (7.92%) TCP/IP
11 36 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (6.16%) Intrusion Detection
12 35 (6.16%) Wireless
13 22 (3.87%) NAS
14 21 (3.70%) Kerberos
14 21 (3.70%) OSPF
15 17 (2.99%) BGP
15 17 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 17 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (2.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.52%) Hadoop
3 18 (3.17%) ArangoDB
3 18 (3.17%) Neo4j
3 18 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (3.70%) HP UFT
1 21 (3.70%) WinRunner
2 20 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.46%) MSI
4 13 (2.29%) SonarQube
5 8 (1.41%) Rational Team Concert
5 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.23%) JIRA
7 4 (0.70%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.70%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.70%) Toad
7 4 (0.70%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.18%) AppScan
9 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 114 (20.07%) Finance
2 25 (4.40%) Banking
3 21 (3.70%) Law
4 17 (2.99%) Back Office
5 14 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.29%) Spanish Language
7 9 (1.58%) Retail
8 7 (1.23%) Military
9 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.70%) Advertising
10 4 (0.70%) International Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.53%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (15.67%) Analyst
2 78 (13.73%) Network Engineer
3 67 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (9.51%) Support Engineer
5 45 (7.92%) Architect
6 37 (6.51%) Consultant
7 34 (5.99%) Security Engineer
8 32 (5.63%) Security Architect
9 25 (4.40%) Support Analyst
10 23 (4.05%) Network Support
11 22 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (3.87%) Senior Network Engineer
12 20 (3.52%) Network Support Engineer
12 20 (3.52%) Project Engineer
13 19 (3.35%) Desktop Support
14 17 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 17 (2.99%) Integration Engineer
14 17 (2.99%) IT Support
15 16 (2.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.64%) LDAP
1 15 (2.64%) Web Services
2 6 (1.06%) ADSI
2 6 (1.06%) Middleware
3 4 (0.70%) Apache Axis
3 4 (0.70%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.35%) WAP
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.21%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.22%) Clustering
3 41 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.11%) PKI
5 27 (4.75%) Blackberry
6 26 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 23 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (3.52%) Driving Licence
8 20 (3.52%) PDA
9 18 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.94%) iPhone
12 10 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.58%) iPad
14 8 (1.41%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (1.23%) CESG
15 7 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 353 (62.15%) Windows
2 181 (31.87%) Windows Server
3 115 (20.25%) Windows 7
4 102 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (16.37%) Linux
6 82 (14.44%) Windows 10
7 79 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (4.75%) AIX
10 26 (4.58%) Solaris
11 22 (3.87%) Unix
12 18 (3.17%) Android
13 17 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (2.64%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.94%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.58%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.41%) Windows XP
18 6 (1.06%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.88%) CentOS
20 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (27.11%) ITIL
2 92 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 69 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (10.74%) ITIL V3
5 57 (10.04%) Cybersecurity
6 56 (9.86%) Service Management
7 51 (8.98%) Change Management
8 49 (8.63%) Security Operations
9 43 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (7.39%) Information Security
11 41 (7.22%) SIEM
12 39 (6.87%) Data Protection
13 38 (6.69%) Network Load Balancing
13 38 (6.69%) Patch Management
14 37 (6.51%) Incident Management
15 36 (6.34%) Migration
15 36 (6.34%) Service Delivery
15 36 (6.34%) Vulnerability Management
16 31 (5.46%) Data Loss Prevention
17 30 (5.28%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.96%) PowerShell
2 75 (13.20%) SQL
3 21 (3.70%) Perl
4 20 (3.52%) Bash Shell
4 20 (3.52%) Python
4 20 (3.52%) Ruby
5 18 (3.17%) Go
6 15 (2.64%) Java
7 14 (2.46%) C
8 10 (1.76%) VBScript
9 7 (1.23%) C#
10 6 (1.06%) VB
11 3 (0.53%) VBA
12 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 180 (31.69%) Security Cleared
2 130 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 70 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (11.97%) CISSP
5 62 (10.92%) DV Cleared
6 58 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (7.75%) CISM
7 44 (7.75%) Degree
8 37 (6.51%) CCNP
9 30 (5.28%) MCSE
10 27 (4.75%) MCSA
11 25 (4.40%) CISA
12 22 (3.87%) CCNA
13 21 (3.70%) ISTQB
14 15 (2.64%) CREST Certified
15 13 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (2.29%) IISP
16 12 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 12 (2.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (5.46%) GDPR
3 26 (4.58%) SLA
4 21 (3.70%) QA
5 18 (3.17%) FINRA
6 14 (2.46%) PCI DSS
6 14 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (2.29%) ISAE 3402
7 13 (2.29%) ISO 22301
7 13 (2.29%) ISO 31000
7 13 (2.29%) ISO 9001
7 13 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 12 (2.11%) HIPAA
9 9 (1.58%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.35%) COBIT
10 2 (0.35%) COSO
10 2 (0.35%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.35%) PSD2
11 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 271 (47.71%) Active Directory
2 145 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (12.68%) VMware ESXi
4 56 (9.86%) Hyper-V
5 38 (6.69%) vSphere
6 30 (5.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 22 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (3.70%) XenDesktop
9 20 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (2.99%) BitLocker
11 16 (2.82%) XenApp
12 15 (2.64%) ProxySG
13 13 (2.29%) VMware NSX
13 13 (2.29%) XenServer
14 10 (1.76%) VMware Server
15 9 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (1.23%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
18 3 (0.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 178 (31.34%) McAfee ePO
2 100 (17.61%) SCCM
3 61 (10.74%) WSUS
4 30 (5.28%) SCOM
5 29 (5.11%) vCenter Server
6 20 (3.52%) Backup Exec
6 20 (3.52%) HP ALM
6 20 (3.52%) Nessus
6 20 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (3.52%) Terraform
7 19 (3.35%) FortiGate
7 19 (3.35%) NetBackup
8 15 (2.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (2.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 12 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 11 (1.94%) AirWatch
12 10 (1.76%) QRadar
12 10 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (1.41%) XenMobile
14 7 (1.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 253 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 175 (30.81%) VMware
3 173 (30.46%) Cisco
4 108 (19.01%) Citrix
5 98 (17.25%) CheckPoint
6 86 (15.14%) HP
7 73 (12.85%) Symantec
8 66 (11.62%) F5
9 64 (11.27%) Juniper
10 59 (10.39%) Splunk
11 56 (9.86%) Oracle
12 55 (9.68%) Blue Coat
12 55 (9.68%) Ivanti
13 43 (7.57%) IBM
14 37 (6.51%) ArcSight
15 36 (6.34%) Veritas
16 33 (5.81%) Fortinet
17 32 (5.63%) Palo Alto
17 32 (5.63%) Sophos
18 30 (5.28%) Qualys