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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 397 389
Rank change year-on-year -42 -8  
Contract jobs citing McAfee 172 269 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 143 147
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £186 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.73% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.43 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.20% +7.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £11.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.59 £40.90 £20.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.43 £13.87
% change year-on-year -22.20% +11.21%  

McAfee is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20653 24174 24550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.89% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20864 27197 25363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1317 1630 1930
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Top 11 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 147 £365 -8.75% 24
UK excluding London -38 135 £339 -9.73% 16
South East +16 51 £370 -12.94% 3
London +5 34 £438 -2.77% 8
South West -2 20 £420 +15.86% 5
Midlands 0 19 £115 -67.09% 6
Scotland +15 15 £415 +50.90%
North of England +8 15 £285 +3.63% 1
East of England +4 9 £250 -33.33% 1
Wales +1 5 £475 +22.58%
Northern Ireland -49 2 £250 -56.52%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 172 (53.75%) Windows
2 154 (48.13%) Microsoft
3 137 (42.81%) Active Directory
4 112 (35.00%) Firewall
5 110 (34.38%) McAfee ePO
6 107 (33.44%) Security Cleared
7 80 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 73 (22.81%) Cisco
9 67 (20.94%) VMware
10 66 (20.63%) Information Security
11 58 (18.13%) Finance
12 57 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (16.88%) PowerShell
14 52 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (16.25%) Windows Server
15 51 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (15.94%) Symantec
16 48 (15.00%) Citrix
17 47 (14.69%) MS Exchange
18 46 (14.38%) ITIL
19 44 (13.75%) SQL
19 44 (13.75%) DNS
20 43 (13.44%) LAN
21 42 (13.13%) WAN
21 42 (13.13%) Linux
21 42 (13.13%) DV Cleared
22 40 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (12.19%) SCCM
24 38 (11.88%) Windows 7
24 38 (11.88%) VPN

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 47 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.13%) IIS
3 21 (6.56%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.31%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (2.81%) JBoss
9 9 (2.81%) WildFly
10 3 (0.94%) Apache
10 3 (0.94%) Documentum
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.69%) Office 365
2 21 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) SaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) iTunes
6 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (35.00%) Firewall
2 44 (13.75%) DNS
3 43 (13.44%) LAN
4 42 (13.13%) WAN
5 38 (11.88%) VPN
6 35 (10.94%) TCP/IP
7 31 (9.69%) Internet
8 28 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (8.75%) Wireless
9 24 (7.50%) LDAP
10 23 (7.19%) SAN
11 22 (6.88%) SSL
12 20 (6.25%) DHCP
13 15 (4.69%) Skype
13 15 (4.69%) SMS
14 14 (4.38%) Network Security
15 13 (4.06%) NetScaler
16 10 (3.13%) SSH
17 8 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.25%) DB2
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.31%) MySQL
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MSI
2 3 (0.94%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 58 (18.13%) Finance
2 20 (6.25%) Banking
3 12 (3.75%) Legal
4 8 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.19%) Back Office
6 6 (1.88%) Law
6 6 (1.88%) Local Government
7 4 (1.25%) Retail
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (20.31%) Analyst
2 32 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 27 (8.44%) Consultant
4 26 (8.13%) Security Engineer
5 25 (7.81%) Security Analyst
6 19 (5.94%) Architect
6 19 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (3.44%) Information Security Engineer
7 11 (3.44%) IT Analyst
7 11 (3.44%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (3.13%) Operations Technician
8 10 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 10 (3.13%) Server Engineer
8 10 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 9 (2.81%) Administrator
9 9 (2.81%) Information Analyst
9 9 (2.81%) IT Support
9 9 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.69%) Web Services
2 9 (2.81%) Middleware
2 9 (2.81%) Regular Expression
3 7 (2.19%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.88%) .NET
5 5 (1.56%) ADSI
5 5 (1.56%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.25%) CSS
6 4 (1.25%) OAuth
6 4 (1.25%) OpenID
6 4 (1.25%) SAML
7 2 (0.63%) Flash
8 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) J2EE
8 1 (0.31%) XML
8 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.00%) Clustering
3 16 (5.00%) PKI
4 15 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.38%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.81%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.88%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.88%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.25%) CESG
10 4 (1.25%) iPhone
11 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.94%) Replication
11 3 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (0.94%) VAX
12 2 (0.63%) iPad
12 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 172 (53.75%) Windows
2 57 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (16.25%) Windows Server
3 52 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (13.13%) Linux
5 40 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (11.88%) Windows 7
7 31 (9.69%) Unix
8 9 (2.81%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.50%) AIX
9 8 (2.50%) Android
9 8 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.19%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) HPUX
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.63%) Information Security
2 46 (14.38%) ITIL
3 32 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 27 (8.44%) SIEM
5 26 (8.13%) Software Distribution
6 22 (6.88%) Incident Management
6 22 (6.88%) Software Deployment
7 20 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
8 19 (5.94%) Data Protection
8 19 (5.94%) Migration
9 18 (5.63%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.00%) Change Control
10 16 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (5.00%) Security Operations
11 15 (4.69%) Change Management
12 14 (4.38%) Release Management
12 14 (4.38%) Software Delivery
13 13 (4.06%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.88%) PowerShell
2 44 (13.75%) SQL
3 11 (3.44%) VBScript
4 10 (3.13%) Java
5 5 (1.56%) Perl
5 5 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.25%) VB
7 2 (0.63%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) C
8 1 (0.31%) C#
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (33.44%) Security Cleared
2 80 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.13%) DV Cleared
4 22 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.00%) MCSE
6 15 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.38%) CISSP
8 10 (3.13%) CCNA
8 10 (3.13%) CCNP
9 7 (2.19%) CISM
9 7 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.88%) MCITP
10 6 (1.88%) MCP
10 6 (1.88%) SANS
11 5 (1.56%) MCDST
11 5 (1.56%) MCSA
12 4 (1.25%) CISA
12 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.25%) MCTS
12 4 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (6.88%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.44%) QA
4 7 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.88%) GPG13
5 6 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.56%) GDPR
7 4 (1.25%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.63%) SLA
10 1 (0.31%) COBIT
10 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 137 (42.81%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.81%) ProxySG
5 9 (2.81%) vSphere
5 9 (2.81%) XenApp
6 6 (1.88%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.56%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.94%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.31%) RACF
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
11 1 (0.31%) UAG
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 110 (34.38%) McAfee ePO
2 39 (12.19%) SCCM
3 28 (8.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (6.88%) NetBackup
4 22 (6.88%) WSUS
5 14 (4.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (2.50%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.50%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.88%) Netcool
10 6 (1.88%) Nexpose
10 6 (1.88%) SCOM
11 4 (1.25%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.25%) SafeCom
11 4 (1.25%) vMotion
11 4 (1.25%) WMI
12 3 (0.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 154 (48.13%) Microsoft
2 73 (22.81%) Cisco
3 67 (20.94%) VMware
4 51 (15.94%) Symantec
5 48 (15.00%) Citrix
6 37 (11.56%) Intel
7 36 (11.25%) CheckPoint
8 30 (9.38%) HP
9 29 (9.06%) Blue Coat
9 29 (9.06%) F5
9 29 (9.06%) Palo Alto
10 26 (8.13%) Juniper
10 26 (8.13%) Splunk
11 19 (5.94%) Veritas
12 16 (5.00%) FireEye
13 14 (4.38%) Lumension
14 13 (4.06%) Oracle
15 12 (3.75%) Sourcefire
16 11 (3.44%) Fortinet
16 11 (3.44%) ServiceNow
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