Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 153 171
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing McAfee 47 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 1.26% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 27
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% +18.58%
10th Percentile £313 £110 £115
90th Percentile £550 £445 £483
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.22 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.04% -7.18% -14.92%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.51 £10.88
90th Percentile £19.75 £14.92 £18.36
England median hourly rate £25.01 £12.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +108.38% -41.46% +35.54%

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 2,337 1,901 2,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.27% 43.35% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,130 1,571
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 81 85
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.99 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +25.85% -18.67%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £9.59
90th Percentile £29.70 £45.00 £25.07
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -3 28 £530 +24.71%
Birmingham -14 6 £268 - 1
Walsall - 3 £375 -
Warwickshire -1 1 £325 +182.61% 1
Wolverhampton -12 1 - -
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 38 (80.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 38 (80.85%) Data Centre
2 35 (74.47%) Cisco
3 33 (70.21%) WAN
3 33 (70.21%) Firewall
4 32 (68.09%) Wireless
4 32 (68.09%) CheckPoint
4 32 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (68.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 32 (68.09%) Fortinet
5 31 (65.96%) VPN
6 30 (63.83%) Oracle
6 30 (63.83%) Nokia
6 30 (63.83%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (63.83%) FortiGate
7 27 (57.45%) Aruba
7 27 (57.45%) Network Design
8 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
8 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
9 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
10 14 (29.79%) HP
10 14 (29.79%) Windows
11 12 (25.53%) VMware
12 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
12 11 (23.40%) WAP
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.15%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (17.02%) NetApp

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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (80.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.77%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (70.21%) Firewall
1 33 (70.21%) WAN
2 32 (68.09%) Wireless
3 31 (65.96%) VPN
4 30 (63.83%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.51%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.13%) 802.11
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.13%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) DMZ
7 1 (2.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) Intranet
7 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Network Engineer
2 27 (57.45%) Design Engineer
2 27 (57.45%) Implementation Engineer
2 27 (57.45%) Network Design Engineer
2 27 (57.45%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Firewall Engineer
4 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) WAP
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (80.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) BYOD
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) WAN Optimisation
2 27 (57.45%) Network Design
3 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.64%) Coaching
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Line Management
4 5 (10.64%) Workflow
5 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.51%) Change Control
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Network Packet Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Contract Management
8 1 (2.13%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.77%) CCIE
4 5 (10.64%) CCNP
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CISSP
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (63.83%) FortiGate
2 9 (19.15%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (10.64%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.51%) SCCM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.13%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 32 (68.09%) CheckPoint
2 32 (68.09%) Fortinet
3 30 (63.83%) Nokia
3 30 (63.83%) Oracle
4 27 (57.45%) Aruba
5 14 (29.79%) HP
6 12 (25.53%) VMware
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.02%) NetApp
9 7 (14.89%) IBM
10 4 (8.51%) Veritas
11 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.26%) BMC
11 2 (4.26%) F5
12 1 (2.13%) Apple
12 1 (2.13%) Dell
12 1 (2.13%) Google
12 1 (2.13%) Symantec
12 1 (2.13%) Wyse