The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Kaspersky products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kaspersky over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Kaspersky Lab.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kaspersky
Rank 551 520 507
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 6 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.043% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.095% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 3
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£310 £183 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.86% +46.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £295 £125
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +136.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Kaspersky
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kaspersky across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Kaspersky Jobs Demand Trend in England

Kaspersky
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kaspersky across the England region.

Kaspersky Daily Rate Trend in England

Kaspersky
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kaspersky across the England region.

Kaspersky Hourly Rate Trend in England

Kaspersky
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -13 3 - -
South East -4 2 £310 +55.00% 2
London -11 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Kaspersky also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kaspersky.

1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Symantec
2 9 (69.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) NAS
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Veeam
3 8 (61.54%) Replication
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) IIS

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Kaspersky also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kaspersky. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) NAS
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) FTP
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (7.69%) Network Security
8 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Security Management
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (15.38%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Symantec
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Veeam
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Websense
4 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
4 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 1 (7.69%) IronPort
5 1 (7.69%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Novell
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee