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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kaspersky
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.070% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £83 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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
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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 - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Kaspersky
England

Kaspersky
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft