The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kaspersky
Rank 80 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £313 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 386 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.44% 40.00% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 164 303
Average daily rate £328 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Kaspersky
North West

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 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) SSL
1 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Clearswift
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) SurfControl
4 7 (53.85%) UNIX
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (23.08%) Nortel
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) Network Security
9 2 (15.38%) Local Government
9 2 (15.38%) Avaya
10 1 (7.69%) Websense
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.69%) LAN
10 1 (7.69%) WAN
10 1 (7.69%) Network Management

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) SSL
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Security Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Clearswift
2 7 (53.85%) SurfControl
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Nortel
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) Websense
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft