Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 116 159
Rank change year-on-year -29 +43 +4
Contract jobs citing McAfee 61 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.48% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 3.47% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 25
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £460 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +14.86% -5.76%
10th Percentile £325 £159 £229
90th Percentile £519 £530 £469
England median daily rate £438 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +2.34% +6.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +26.18% -
England median hourly rate £14.80 £19.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.37% +27.08% -45.45%

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 2,242 2,044 2,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.65% 42.71% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,247 1,223 1,299
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £225 £208 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 85 93
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.37 £10.61
90th Percentile £35.75 £48.75 £27.20
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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -55 31 £475 -2.06%
Warwickshire +19 14 £335 +67.08% 1
Wolverhampton +6 6 £463 -
Birmingham +11 4 £425 +174.19% 1
Coventry -12 2 £450 +160.87% 2
Walsall - 2 £247 -
McAfee
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 32 (52.46%) Cisco
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (50.82%) CheckPoint
3 30 (49.18%) Firewall
4 29 (47.54%) Fortinet
5 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
5 28 (45.90%) WAN
6 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
6 27 (44.26%) Wireless
7 26 (42.62%) WAN Optimisation
8 25 (40.98%) Internet
9 24 (39.34%) Windows
10 23 (37.70%) CCNP
10 23 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (37.70%) Blue Coat
11 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
12 19 (31.15%) ITIL
12 19 (31.15%) F5
13 18 (29.51%) ITIL V3
13 18 (29.51%) Aruba
13 18 (29.51%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (29.51%) Network Load Balancing
14 17 (27.87%) VPN
15 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
16 14 (22.95%) IBM
17 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
17 13 (21.31%) McAfee ePO
18 12 (19.67%) Network Packet Analysis
18 12 (19.67%) 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 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) Firewall
2 28 (45.90%) WAN
3 27 (44.26%) Wireless
4 25 (40.98%) Internet
5 17 (27.87%) VPN
6 12 (19.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (16.39%) Kerberos
8 9 (14.75%) BGP
8 9 (14.75%) MPLS
8 9 (14.75%) OSPF
9 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (11.48%) HSRP
10 7 (11.48%) VLAN
11 4 (6.56%) DNS
11 4 (6.56%) LAN
12 2 (3.28%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.28%) NX-OS
12 2 (3.28%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (3.28%) SAN
12 2 (3.28%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.28%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Network Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Design Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Network Support
8 3 (4.92%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.28%) HPUX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) WAN Optimisation
2 19 (31.15%) ITIL
3 18 (29.51%) ITIL V3
3 18 (29.51%) Network Load Balancing
3 18 (29.51%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (19.67%) Network Packet Analysis
5 10 (16.39%) Network Design
6 9 (14.75%) Coaching
7 8 (13.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) Workflow
10 3 (4.92%) Break/Fix
11 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Line Management
11 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.28%) Logistics
11 2 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (3.28%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
3 23 (37.70%) CCNP
3 23 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.84%) CCIE
5 5 (8.20%) CCNA
6 4 (6.56%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (6.56%) CISSP
7 2 (3.28%) CCDP
7 2 (3.28%) HNC
8 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (18.03%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) QRadar
5 1 (1.64%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco
2 31 (50.82%) CheckPoint
3 29 (47.54%) Fortinet
4 23 (37.70%) Blue Coat
5 19 (31.15%) F5
6 18 (29.51%) Aruba
7 14 (22.95%) IBM
8 12 (19.67%) BMC
8 12 (19.67%) HP
9 10 (16.39%) Oracle
10 8 (13.11%) Nokia
11 6 (9.84%) M86 Security
11 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.84%) Trustwave
12 5 (8.20%) VMware
13 3 (4.92%) Citrix
13 3 (4.92%) Dell
13 3 (4.92%) Google
13 3 (4.92%) NetApp
14 2 (3.28%) Red Hat