Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 127 170
Rank change year-on-year -21 +43 -15
Contract jobs citing McAfee 61 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.23% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.75% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 27
West Midlands median daily rate £468 £417 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% +2.84% +38.46%
10th Percentile £310 £115 £115
90th Percentile £521 £505 £480
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.86 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.98% +34.86% -21.14%
10th Percentile £12.97 £13.21 £11.40
90th Percentile £16.57 £21.00 £15.26
England median hourly rate £25.00 £14.22 £18.00
% change year-on-year +75.87% -21.03% +13.56%

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 2,375 2,148 2,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.48% 44.64% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,274 1,574
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £208 £250
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 93 93
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.80 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.90 £47.05 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -41 32 £475 +7.95% 5
Warwickshire +21 13 £325 +182.61% 1
Wolverhampton -2 6 £463 +311.11%
Birmingham -1 4 £350 +125.81% 4
Walsall - 2 £272 -
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 35 (57.38%) Cisco
2 33 (54.10%) Firewall
2 33 (54.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (52.46%) Fortinet
3 32 (52.46%) CheckPoint
4 31 (50.82%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (49.18%) Wireless
6 29 (47.54%) WAN
6 29 (47.54%) WAN Optimisation
7 28 (45.90%) Internet
7 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
8 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
9 26 (42.62%) Blue Coat
10 25 (40.98%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (39.34%) CCNP
12 22 (36.07%) Windows
12 22 (36.07%) F5
13 21 (34.43%) Network Load Balancing
13 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
14 20 (32.79%) Aruba
15 19 (31.15%) IBM
15 19 (31.15%) ITIL
15 19 (31.15%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (27.87%) ITIL V3
16 17 (27.87%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (26.23%) Network Packet Analysis
17 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
17 16 (26.23%) BMC
17 16 (26.23%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (22.95%) HP

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 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (50.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) Wireless
3 29 (47.54%) WAN
4 28 (45.90%) Internet
5 16 (26.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (22.95%) VPN
7 12 (19.67%) Kerberos
8 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.84%) BGP
9 6 (9.84%) HSRP
9 6 (9.84%) MPLS
9 6 (9.84%) OSPF
9 6 (9.84%) VLAN
10 2 (3.28%) LAN
11 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Network Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Design Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Network Support
4 4 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Support
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) WAN Optimisation
2 21 (34.43%) Network Load Balancing
3 19 (31.15%) ITIL
3 19 (31.15%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (27.87%) ITIL V3
5 16 (26.23%) Network Packet Analysis
6 12 (19.67%) Coaching
7 11 (18.03%) Network Design
8 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
10 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (6.56%) Workflow
11 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.92%) Change Control
11 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Line Management
11 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (3.28%) Break/Fix
12 2 (3.28%) SIEM
12 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (39.34%) CCNP
5 8 (13.11%) CCIE
6 6 (9.84%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (9.84%) CISSP
7 4 (6.56%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.28%) CCDP
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.28%) MCSE
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) ProxySG
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (21.31%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.56%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.92%) SCCM
5 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.28%) SafeCom
5 2 (3.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Cisco
2 32 (52.46%) CheckPoint
2 32 (52.46%) Fortinet
3 26 (42.62%) Blue Coat
4 22 (36.07%) F5
5 20 (32.79%) Aruba
6 19 (31.15%) IBM
7 16 (26.23%) BMC
8 14 (22.95%) HP
9 9 (14.75%) Oracle
10 8 (13.11%) Nokia
11 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.48%) VMware
12 6 (9.84%) M86 Security
12 6 (9.84%) NetApp
12 6 (9.84%) Trustwave
13 3 (4.92%) Symantec
14 2 (3.28%) Google
14 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
14 2 (3.28%) Wyse