The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Kaspersky products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kaspersky over the 3 months to 24 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 North West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kaspersky
Rank 130 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.46% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 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 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £8.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+384.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1349 1101 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.91% 45.55% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 497 702
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 88 76
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.01 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Kaspersky
England

Kaspersky
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Kaspersky Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Kaspersky
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Kaspersky Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Kaspersky
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Kaspersky Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Kaspersky
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - - - -
Kaspersky
England

Kaspersky
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) SSL
3 7 (63.64%) Clearswift
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) SurfControl
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) Local Government
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 1 (9.09%) LAN
9 1 (9.09%) WAN
9 1 (9.09%) Avaya
9 1 (9.09%) Websense
9 1 (9.09%) Nortel
9 1 (9.09%) Network Management
9 1 (9.09%) Wireless

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (81.82%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Clearswift
3 6 (54.55%) SurfControl
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Nortel
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Websense