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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kaspersky
Rank 155 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
-45.31% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Kaspersky
England

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
1564 1445 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.15% 45.90% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 734 567
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.03 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 1 - -
Kaspersky
England

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (80.00%) SmoothWall
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Management
2 3 (60.00%) Clearswift
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) CISMP
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (40.00%) CLAS
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) DBS Check

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Management
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISMP
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CLAS
1 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) VMware