The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 114 104
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing McAfee 19 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.81% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Median daily rate £115 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.18% -14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £115 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £451 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -13.33% +2.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.85 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.61% -23.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year -42.85% +50.69%  

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 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 918 1438 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 44.91% 48.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 789 639
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in the West Midlands

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for McAfee in the West Midlands

McAfee
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing McAfee in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for McAfee in the West Midlands

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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 McAfee within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wolverhampton - 8 £250 -
Shropshire +15 5 £425 +0.53%
Birmingham +17 3 - - 1
Warwickshire +7 3 £115 -
Coventry +14 2 £115 -
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for McAfee.

1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) VPN
6 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (24.00%) Change Management
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) LDAP
7 6 (24.00%) Wireless
7 6 (24.00%) Symantec
8 5 (20.00%) IBM
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) SNMP
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (16.00%) Google
9 4 (16.00%) WSUS
9 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation

McAfee
Co-occurring 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 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (24.00%) LDAP
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) SNMP
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) HPUX
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCSA
2 1 (4.00%) CCSE
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (16.00%) SafeCom
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) WSUS
2 3 (12.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (8.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Symantec
4 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Google
5 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Wyse
6 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 3 (12.00%) Nokia
7 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (8.00%) GFI Software
7 2 (8.00%) Rapid7
7 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (8.00%) TippingPoint