The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Kaspersky products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kaspersky over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kaspersky
Rank 96 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% - 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £83
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £125
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.30
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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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
837 573 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.47% 43.12% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 336 240
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Kaspersky
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Kaspersky Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Kaspersky
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Kaspersky Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Kaspersky
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Kaspersky Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (91.89%) SSL
2 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 34 (91.89%) CheckPoint
2 34 (91.89%) PKI
2 34 (91.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (91.89%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (91.89%) Kalman Filter
3 33 (89.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 31 (83.78%) Clearswift
5 29 (78.38%) CISSP
6 28 (75.68%) ITIL
7 26 (70.27%) CISM
7 26 (70.27%) CISMP
8 24 (64.86%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (64.86%) SIEM
8 24 (64.86%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (54.05%) Security Patching
10 19 (51.35%) QA
10 19 (51.35%) Network Security
11 18 (48.65%) VMware
11 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
11 18 (48.65%) Citrix
12 17 (45.95%) WAN
12 17 (45.95%) Migration
12 17 (45.95%) Data Centre
13 14 (37.84%) CCENT
14 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (13.51%) Life Science

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (91.89%) SSL
2 34 (91.89%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (51.35%) Network Security
4 17 (45.95%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Analyst
2 27 (72.97%) Security Analyst
3 21 (56.76%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 34 (91.89%) PKI
2 17 (45.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Kalman Filter
2 33 (89.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 28 (75.68%) ITIL
4 24 (64.86%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (64.86%) SIEM
5 20 (54.05%) Security Patching
6 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
7 17 (45.95%) Migration
8 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) CISSP
2 26 (70.27%) CISM
2 26 (70.27%) CISMP
3 24 (64.86%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (37.84%) CCENT
5 3 (8.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (91.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (51.35%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
1 34 (91.89%) CheckPoint
2 31 (83.78%) Clearswift
3 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 18 (48.65%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Qualys
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec