Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 131 173
Rank change year-on-year -21 +42 -18
Contract jobs citing McAfee 47 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.04% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 2.33% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 26
West Midlands median daily rate £497 £400 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.31% +28.10% -0.08%
10th Percentile £325 £115 £115
90th Percentile £550 £448 £470
England median daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.18 £16.86 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.98% +34.86% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.61 £13.21 £10.80
90th Percentile £16.66 £21.00 £15.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +108.33% -33.33% +20.62%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,401 2,013 2,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.90% 44.73% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,189 1,626
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £223
90th Percentile £575 £569 £534
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 98 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +13.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.00 £10.08
90th Percentile £26.98 £48.25 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing McAfee as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for McAfee in the West Midlands

McAfee
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

McAfee
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 6 months to 21 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
Shropshire -23 34 £520 +22.35% 3
Warwickshire +10 4 £325 +182.61% 4
Birmingham -14 2 £150 -28.99% 2
Walsall - 1 £375 -
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for McAfee.

1 37 (78.72%) Cisco
2 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (70.21%) Fortinet
3 33 (70.21%) CheckPoint
3 33 (70.21%) Firewall
4 32 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (65.96%) Wireless
6 30 (63.83%) WAN
6 30 (63.83%) WAN Optimisation
7 29 (61.70%) SC Cleared
7 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
8 25 (53.19%) Aruba
9 22 (46.81%) FortiGate
9 22 (46.81%) Network Design
9 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
10 20 (42.55%) Oracle
10 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (40.43%) CCNP
11 19 (40.43%) VPN
12 17 (36.17%) Nokia
12 17 (36.17%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (31.91%) F5
13 15 (31.91%) IBM
14 14 (29.79%) Windows
14 14 (29.79%) Internet
15 13 (27.66%) BMC
15 13 (27.66%) ITIL
15 13 (27.66%) HP
15 13 (27.66%) Blue Coat
15 13 (27.66%) Network Load Balancing

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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (70.21%) Firewall
2 31 (65.96%) Wireless
3 30 (63.83%) WAN
4 19 (40.43%) VPN
5 17 (36.17%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (29.79%) Internet
7 13 (27.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.26%) BGP
9 2 (4.26%) HSRP
9 2 (4.26%) LAN
9 2 (4.26%) MPLS
9 2 (4.26%) OSPF
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
10 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Network Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Design Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Implementation Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Network Design Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Handset
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) WAN Optimisation
2 22 (46.81%) Network Design
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 13 (27.66%) Network Load Balancing
3 13 (27.66%) Network Packet Analysis
4 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
6 9 (19.15%) Coaching
7 5 (10.64%) Change Control
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Line Management
8 4 (8.51%) Workflow
9 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) Privileged Access Management
9 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) SC Cleared
1 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (40.43%) CCNP
4 10 (21.28%) CCIE
5 6 (12.77%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (12.77%) CISSP
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.38%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CCDP
8 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (46.81%) FortiGate
2 8 (17.02%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.51%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.26%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.13%) Nessus
5 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) SafeCom
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Cisco
2 33 (70.21%) CheckPoint
2 33 (70.21%) Fortinet
3 25 (53.19%) Aruba
4 20 (42.55%) Oracle
5 17 (36.17%) Nokia
6 15 (31.91%) F5
6 15 (31.91%) IBM
7 13 (27.66%) Blue Coat
7 13 (27.66%) BMC
7 13 (27.66%) HP
8 9 (19.15%) VMware
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.77%) NetApp
11 4 (8.51%) Symantec
12 3 (6.38%) BeyondTrust
12 3 (6.38%) CA
12 3 (6.38%) Citrix
12 3 (6.38%) CyberArk
12 3 (6.38%) IronPort