The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kaspersky
Rank 154 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% - 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £83
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £179
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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
Manchester - 4 £275 -
Kaspersky
England

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 27 (81.82%) SSL
2 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 27 (81.82%) PKI
2 27 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (81.82%) Kalman Filter
3 26 (78.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (78.79%) Clearswift
4 25 (75.76%) CISSP
5 22 (66.67%) ITIL
5 22 (66.67%) CISM
5 22 (66.67%) CISMP
6 20 (60.61%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (57.58%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (57.58%) SIEM
8 17 (51.52%) Network Security
9 16 (48.48%) QA
9 16 (48.48%) Security Patching
10 15 (45.45%) CCENT
11 14 (42.42%) VMware
11 14 (42.42%) Service Delivery
11 14 (42.42%) Citrix
12 13 (39.39%) WAN
12 13 (39.39%) Migration
12 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
13 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (9.09%) Life Science
14 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 27 (81.82%) SSL
2 27 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (51.52%) Network Security
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 20 (60.61%) Security Analyst
3 16 (48.48%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) PKI
2 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (78.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (66.67%) ITIL
4 19 (57.58%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (57.58%) SIEM
5 16 (48.48%) Security Patching
6 14 (42.42%) Service Delivery
7 13 (39.39%) Migration
8 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 2 (6.06%) Security Management
9 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) CISSP
2 22 (66.67%) CISM
2 22 (66.67%) CISMP
3 20 (60.61%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (45.45%) CCENT
5 3 (9.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (48.48%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
1 27 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 26 (78.79%) Clearswift
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Sophos
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Qualys