The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Intel Security products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Intel Security over the 3 months to 24 March 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 Intel Security Group (formerly McAfee, Inc).

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intel Security
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 111 111
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Intel Security 6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.08% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Median daily rate £438 £400 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +284.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £115 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £107
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +10.90% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.85 £18.21 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.97% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -72.09% +210.02%  

Intel Security 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 964 1300 1270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.82% 48.45% 50.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 650 654
Median daily rate £400 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 103
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -36.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Intel Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Intel Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Intel Security in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Intel Security in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intel Security in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intel Security in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intel Security in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intel Security in the West Midlands

Intel Security
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intel Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Coventry 0 2 £450 +16.12% 2
Warwickshire -4 2 £425 +269.56%
Shropshire +32 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £265 -
Intel Security
England

Intel Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intel Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Intel Security.

1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) WAN
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) LAN
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) Wireless
7 7 (29.17%) Network Security
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (25.00%) F5
8 6 (25.00%) HTTP
8 6 (25.00%) SIEM
8 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
10 4 (16.67%) Information Security
10 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.67%) CCNP
10 4 (16.67%) VPN
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (16.67%) Google
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
11 3 (12.50%) ArcSight

Intel Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (29.17%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) Network Security
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (25.00%) HTTP
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (12.50%) SSL
9 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (4.17%) DHCP
10 1 (4.17%) OSPF
10 1 (4.17%) VoIP
10 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) CyberArk Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (25.00%) SIEM
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Online Security
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Google
5 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
5 3 (12.50%) FireEye
5 3 (12.50%) GFI Software
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
5 3 (12.50%) Rapid7
5 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Aruba
6 2 (8.33%) CyberArk
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software