Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 482 543
Rank change year-on-year +14 +61 -94
Contract jobs citing McAfee 457 418 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.97% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 284 207
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £159
90th Percentile £571 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 37
UK median hourly rate £19.06 £15.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -42.36% +81.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £53.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.43 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.20% -55.93% +152.34%

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 42,045 43,145 46,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 44.99% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,490 26,523 27,519
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,408 1,622 1,832
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -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 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +39 427 £428 +10.32% 54
UK excluding London +12 321 £400 +6.67% 42
London +31 131 £451 +12.63% 16
South East +1 103 £375 +15.38% 8
Midlands +27 72 £460 +39.39% 9
West Midlands +44 69 £460 +9.52% 8
North of England +10 48 £320 -21.23% 6
South West +19 40 £363 -30.95% 11
East of England +1 34 £350 -9.68% 4
Yorkshire +17 25 £475 +5.56% 2
Wales -17 20 £500 +17.65% 1
North West -20 15 £370 -11.64% 4
North East +65 8 £285 +3.64%
Scotland -37 7 £195 -29.09% 2
East Midlands -22 3 £375 +15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 239 (52.30%) Windows
2 206 (45.08%) Active Directory
3 167 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 166 (36.32%) Firewall
5 158 (34.57%) Security Cleared
6 130 (28.45%) Windows Server
7 126 (27.57%) McAfee ePO
7 126 (27.57%) Cisco
8 110 (24.07%) ITIL
9 108 (23.63%) SCCM
10 105 (22.98%) VMware
11 101 (22.10%) SC Cleared
12 92 (20.13%) PowerShell
13 91 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 84 (18.38%) HP
14 84 (18.38%) SIEM
15 77 (16.85%) CheckPoint
15 77 (16.85%) DV Cleared
16 75 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 75 (16.41%) DNS
17 74 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 73 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
18 73 (15.97%) MS Exchange
19 71 (15.54%) Symantec
19 71 (15.54%) Information Security
20 68 (14.88%) VPN
21 67 (14.66%) WAN
22 63 (13.79%) SQL
23 61 (13.35%) Citrix
24 60 (13.13%) Cisco Certification

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 73 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.35%) IIS
4 26 (5.69%) Skype for Business
5 18 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
6 17 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.31%) Apache
8 6 (1.31%) Confluence
9 4 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.88%) Drupal
9 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.88%) WordPress
10 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 28 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.31%) HipChat
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (13.13%) Office 365
4 10 (2.19%) PaaS
5 9 (1.97%) IaaS
6 6 (1.31%) G Suite
6 6 (1.31%) SaaS
7 5 (1.09%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.66%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.22%) Akamai
9 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (36.32%) Firewall
2 75 (16.41%) DNS
3 68 (14.88%) VPN
4 67 (14.66%) WAN
5 57 (12.47%) DHCP
6 49 (10.72%) Wireless
7 44 (9.63%) Network Security
8 43 (9.41%) Internet
9 35 (7.66%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (7.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 31 (6.78%) SAN
11 27 (5.91%) Skype
12 25 (5.47%) OSPF
13 22 (4.81%) LAN
13 22 (4.81%) TCP/IP
14 21 (4.60%) BGP
15 18 (3.94%) HSRP
16 16 (3.50%) MPLS
17 15 (3.28%) Kerberos
18 14 (3.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.31%) Big Data
4 6 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.88%) MySQL
6 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (5.25%) MSI
2 6 (1.31%) JIRA
3 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 39 (8.53%) Finance
2 18 (3.94%) Banking
3 14 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.41%) Retail
5 6 (1.31%) Legal
5 6 (1.31%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.09%) Law
7 3 (0.66%) Local Government
7 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.66%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (14.22%) Network Engineer
2 63 (13.79%) Analyst
3 43 (9.41%) Security Engineer
4 39 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 38 (8.32%) Architect
6 34 (7.44%) Security Analyst
7 32 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 27 (5.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 26 (5.69%) Implementation Engineer
9 26 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (5.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 25 (5.47%) Consultant
10 25 (5.47%) Design Engineer
11 24 (5.25%) Security Architect
12 23 (5.03%) Wintel Engineer
13 21 (4.60%) Administrator
13 21 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
13 21 (4.60%) Network Design Engineer
14 19 (4.16%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.84%) Web Services
2 12 (2.63%) LDAP
3 10 (2.19%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.97%) .NET
5 6 (1.31%) WPF
6 5 (1.09%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.88%) JSON
7 4 (0.88%) OAuth
7 4 (0.88%) REST
7 4 (0.88%) SAML
7 4 (0.88%) XML
8 2 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.44%) CGI
8 2 (0.44%) Kafka
8 2 (0.44%) Middleware
8 2 (0.44%) WAP
9 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.22%) HTML
9 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.22%) Clustering
3 31 (6.78%) PKI
4 22 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (2.41%) Replication
9 9 (1.97%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (1.31%) iPhone
11 6 (1.31%) RSA SecurID
12 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.09%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.09%) NHS
12 5 (1.09%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.88%) CESG
13 4 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 239 (52.30%) Windows
2 130 (28.45%) Windows Server
3 91 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (12.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (12.25%) Windows 7
6 46 (10.07%) Linux
7 45 (9.85%) Windows 10
8 43 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (5.91%) Unix
10 22 (4.81%) Windows Vista
11 19 (4.16%) Solaris
11 19 (4.16%) Windows XP
12 13 (2.84%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.97%) Android
14 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.31%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.31%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (1.09%) SUSE
17 4 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.07%) ITIL
2 84 (18.38%) SIEM
3 71 (15.54%) Information Security
4 53 (11.60%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (10.50%) Security Operations
6 42 (9.19%) WAN Optimisation
7 37 (8.10%) Change Management
8 36 (7.88%) ITIL V3
9 29 (6.35%) Service Management
10 28 (6.13%) Network Design
11 26 (5.69%) Incident Management
11 26 (5.69%) Security Monitoring
12 24 (5.25%) Problem Management
13 23 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (4.81%) Configuration Management
15 20 (4.38%) Data Loss Prevention
15 20 (4.38%) Migration
16 19 (4.16%) Software Distribution
17 18 (3.94%) Network Load Balancing
17 18 (3.94%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 63 (13.79%) SQL
3 29 (6.35%) VBScript
4 26 (5.69%) Python
5 17 (3.72%) Bash Shell
6 14 (3.06%) C#
7 10 (2.19%) Perl
7 10 (2.19%) Ruby
7 10 (2.19%) VB
8 7 (1.53%) Java
9 3 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 158 (34.57%) Security Cleared
2 101 (22.10%) SC Cleared
3 77 (16.85%) DV Cleared
4 60 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (11.38%) CISSP
6 37 (8.10%) Degree
7 36 (7.88%) CCNP
8 33 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (4.81%) MCSE
10 17 (3.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 16 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (3.28%) CCIE
13 12 (2.63%) CISM
14 11 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (2.19%) CISA
16 9 (1.97%) MCSA
17 8 (1.75%) CCNA
17 8 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
18 7 (1.53%) CISMP
19 6 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.50%) SLA
4 12 (2.63%) QA
5 10 (2.19%) GDPR
6 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.88%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 206 (45.08%) Active Directory
2 75 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (10.07%) vSphere
4 32 (7.00%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (4.38%) BitLocker
7 15 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.19%) XenApp
9 8 (1.75%) DFS Replication
9 8 (1.75%) NFS
10 7 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.09%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.09%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.09%) Snort
11 5 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.66%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 126 (27.57%) McAfee ePO
2 108 (23.63%) SCCM
3 42 (9.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 41 (8.97%) FortiGate
5 39 (8.53%) SCOM
6 26 (5.69%) WSUS
7 24 (5.25%) NetBackup
8 21 (4.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (3.72%) vCenter Server
10 15 (3.28%) Backup Exec
10 15 (3.28%) Nessus
11 13 (2.84%) Netcool
12 12 (2.63%) QRadar
13 11 (2.41%) AirWatch
13 11 (2.41%) Ansible
14 10 (2.19%) OSSEC
15 9 (1.97%) Packer
15 9 (1.97%) Terraform
16 6 (1.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 167 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 126 (27.57%) Cisco
3 105 (22.98%) VMware
4 84 (18.38%) HP
5 77 (16.85%) CheckPoint
6 71 (15.54%) Symantec
7 61 (13.35%) Citrix
8 53 (11.60%) Oracle
9 48 (10.50%) Fortinet
10 46 (10.07%) Lumension
11 40 (8.75%) Splunk
12 39 (8.53%) Blue Coat
13 34 (7.44%) Aruba
14 33 (7.22%) Intel
14 33 (7.22%) Juniper
15 32 (7.00%) Palo Alto
16 30 (6.56%) F5
17 29 (6.35%) ArcSight
17 29 (6.35%) IBM
18 26 (5.69%) NetApp