Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 417 497 411
Rank change year-on-year +80 -86 +33
Contract jobs citing McAfee 579 412 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.96% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 227 368
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.13% +9.97% -0.34%
10th Percentile £200 £155 £194
90th Percentile £538 £540 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year - +9.49% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 43
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -37.29% +33.74%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £29.31 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £12.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +158.33% -61.90% +125.00%

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 43,179 42,916 48,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,779 26,418 29,466
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,653 1,408 1,672
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £46.92 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.82 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.90% -3.89% +2.94%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +73 497 £425 +6.25% 74
UK excluding London +38 410 £375 - 63
London +58 152 £425 -10.53% 17
South East 0 115 £404 +7.60% 17
Midlands +16 85 £475 +20.63% 14
North of England +1 83 £370 -12.94% 8
Scotland +20 58 £285 -12.31% 1
West Midlands -8 56 £475 +18.75% 13
South West -5 48 £438 +37.25% 17
North West -6 30 £375 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire -23 29 £400 -15.79% 3
East Midlands +34 28 £450 +28.43% 1
North East +10 24 £285 +28.09% 2
East of England -21 13 £150 -3.23% 1
Wales -18 9 £356 -32.14% 5

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 355 (61.31%) Windows
2 281 (48.53%) Active Directory
3 255 (44.04%) Microsoft
4 196 (33.85%) Security Cleared
5 194 (33.51%) McAfee ePO
6 193 (33.33%) Cisco
7 183 (31.61%) Firewall
8 179 (30.92%) VMware
9 172 (29.71%) Windows Server
10 155 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 151 (26.08%) SC Cleared
12 149 (25.73%) ITIL
13 139 (24.01%) Citrix
14 124 (21.42%) Windows 7
15 118 (20.38%) WAN
15 118 (20.38%) Office 365
16 109 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 108 (18.65%) DNS
18 104 (17.96%) DHCP
18 104 (17.96%) PowerShell
19 100 (17.27%) Finance
20 99 (17.10%) CheckPoint
21 97 (16.75%) SCCM
22 96 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
23 94 (16.23%) SQL
24 93 (16.06%) HP
25 92 (15.89%) LAN
26 86 (14.85%) VMware ESXi
27 82 (14.16%) Windows 10
28 80 (13.82%) MS Exchange

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 80 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.04%) IIS
3 34 (5.87%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.07%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.04%) Apache
9 6 (1.04%) JBoss
9 6 (1.04%) WildFly
10 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 80 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Teamcenter
1 3 (0.52%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (20.38%) Office 365
2 96 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.07%) GitHub
5 12 (2.07%) IaaS
6 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.86%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.35%) Akamai
9 2 (0.35%) G Suite
9 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.35%) SaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 183 (31.61%) Firewall
2 118 (20.38%) WAN
3 108 (18.65%) DNS
4 104 (17.96%) DHCP
5 92 (15.89%) LAN
6 75 (12.95%) VPN
7 61 (10.54%) SAN
8 49 (8.46%) Network Security
9 47 (8.12%) Internet
10 46 (7.94%) TCP/IP
11 39 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
12 37 (6.39%) Wireless
13 27 (4.66%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 24 (4.15%) OSPF
16 23 (3.97%) BGP
16 23 (3.97%) NAS
17 22 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 22 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 20 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.07%) ArangoDB
2 12 (2.07%) Hadoop
2 12 (2.07%) Neo4j
2 12 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.04%) MySQL
6 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.35%) Big Data
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (5.35%) HP UFT
1 31 (5.35%) WinRunner
2 17 (2.94%) MSI
3 13 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.90%) Rational Team Concert
5 10 (1.73%) SonarQube
6 7 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.04%) JIRA
7 6 (1.04%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.69%) Toad
9 3 (0.52%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.52%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.17%) AppScan
11 1 (0.17%) Hudson
11 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
General
1 100 (17.27%) Finance
2 30 (5.18%) Banking
3 17 (2.94%) Back Office
4 14 (2.42%) Law
4 14 (2.42%) Spanish Language
5 10 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.21%) Retail
7 6 (1.04%) Military
8 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) International Banking
10 3 (0.52%) Legal
10 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Marketing
11 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (16.41%) Analyst
2 82 (14.16%) Network Engineer
3 55 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (8.98%) Support Engineer
5 51 (8.81%) Consultant
6 46 (7.94%) Architect
7 33 (5.70%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.18%) Security Architect
9 28 (4.84%) Security Engineer
10 24 (4.15%) IT Support
11 23 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (3.63%) Implementation Engineer
12 21 (3.63%) Integration Engineer
13 19 (3.28%) Desktop Support
14 18 (3.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
14 18 (3.11%) Wintel Engineer
15 17 (2.94%) Design Engineer
15 17 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
15 17 (2.94%) Security Consultant
15 17 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.45%) LDAP
2 17 (2.94%) Web Services
3 10 (1.73%) ADSI
4 6 (1.04%) Middleware
5 4 (0.69%) WAP
6 2 (0.35%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.35%) REST
7 1 (0.17%) Kafka
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) SAML
7 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.88%) Clustering
2 59 (10.19%) Data Centre
3 44 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.08%) PKI
5 38 (6.56%) Management Information System
6 30 (5.18%) PDA
7 27 (4.66%) Blackberry
8 25 (4.32%) Computer Science
9 23 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (2.76%) Driving Licence
11 12 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (2.07%) iPhone
12 11 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.55%) iPad
15 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 6 (1.04%) CMDB
16 6 (1.04%) Smartcard
16 6 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 355 (61.31%) Windows
2 172 (29.71%) Windows Server
3 124 (21.42%) Windows 7
4 109 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (14.16%) Windows 10
6 80 (13.82%) Linux
7 79 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (6.39%) AIX
10 27 (4.66%) Unix
11 24 (4.15%) Android
11 24 (4.15%) Solaris
12 16 (2.76%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.59%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.73%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.38%) Windows XP
17 7 (1.21%) Windows NT
18 6 (1.04%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (25.73%) ITIL
2 68 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 68 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (11.05%) Change Management
4 44 (7.60%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (7.60%) ITIL V3
5 39 (6.74%) Service Management
6 38 (6.56%) Test Automation
7 35 (6.04%) Security Operations
7 35 (6.04%) Test Scripting
8 34 (5.87%) Information Security
8 34 (5.87%) Service Delivery
9 33 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (5.53%) Incident Management
11 31 (5.35%) Network Load Balancing
11 31 (5.35%) SIEM
11 31 (5.35%) WAN Optimisation
12 30 (5.18%) Migration
12 30 (5.18%) Software Testing
13 28 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (17.96%) PowerShell
2 94 (16.23%) SQL
3 16 (2.76%) Perl
3 16 (2.76%) VBScript
4 15 (2.59%) Python
5 14 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.42%) C
5 14 (2.42%) Ruby
5 14 (2.42%) VB
6 12 (2.07%) Go
7 10 (1.73%) Java
8 4 (0.69%) C#
9 3 (0.52%) VBA
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 196 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 151 (26.08%) SC Cleared
3 62 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (9.67%) CISSP
6 52 (8.98%) DV Cleared
7 41 (7.08%) Degree
8 36 (6.22%) CISM
9 33 (5.70%) CCNP
10 31 (5.35%) ISTQB
11 30 (5.18%) MCSE
12 28 (4.84%) MCSA
13 22 (3.80%) CISA
14 21 (3.63%) CCNA
15 18 (3.11%) CCIE
16 16 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
17 15 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
18 11 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
18 11 (1.90%) CREST Certified
19 10 (1.73%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.84%) SLA
2 26 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.97%) GDPR
4 22 (3.80%) QA
5 12 (2.07%) FINRA
5 12 (2.07%) HIPAA
6 11 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.73%) ISAE 3402
7 10 (1.73%) ISO 22301
7 10 (1.73%) ISO 31000
7 10 (1.73%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 10 (1.73%) PCI DSS
8 9 (1.55%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.86%) RMADS
10 2 (0.35%) PSD2
11 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 281 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 155 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (14.85%) VMware ESXi
4 71 (12.26%) Hyper-V
5 38 (6.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 37 (6.39%) vSphere
7 28 (4.84%) BitLocker
8 24 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (3.80%) XenServer
10 19 (3.28%) XenDesktop
11 17 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (2.59%) XenApp
13 12 (2.07%) ProxySG
13 12 (2.07%) VMware NSX
14 9 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (1.55%) VMware Server
15 8 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (1.21%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.69%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 194 (33.51%) McAfee ePO
2 97 (16.75%) SCCM
3 63 (10.88%) WSUS
4 32 (5.53%) vCenter Server
5 30 (5.18%) HP ALM
6 29 (5.01%) SCOM
7 26 (4.49%) Backup Exec
8 25 (4.32%) FortiGate
9 20 (3.45%) NetBackup
10 17 (2.94%) Nessus
11 16 (2.76%) AirWatch
12 15 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
14 12 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 12 (2.07%) Terraform
15 10 (1.73%) Trend Micro Deep Security
16 9 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 9 (1.55%) XenMobile
17 8 (1.38%) RSA enVision
18 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 255 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 193 (33.33%) Cisco
3 179 (30.92%) VMware
4 139 (24.01%) Citrix
5 99 (17.10%) CheckPoint
6 93 (16.06%) HP
7 70 (12.09%) Juniper
8 66 (11.40%) Ivanti
9 63 (10.88%) F5
10 62 (10.71%) Oracle
10 62 (10.71%) Symantec
11 53 (9.15%) Splunk
12 50 (8.64%) Veritas
13 43 (7.43%) Blue Coat
14 36 (6.22%) Fortinet
14 36 (6.22%) Veeam
15 35 (6.04%) IBM
15 35 (6.04%) Sophos
16 33 (5.70%) ArcSight
17 30 (5.18%) Palo Alto