The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Kaspersky products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kaspersky over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kaspersky
Rank 638 662 633
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -29
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.044% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +191.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Kaspersky
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Kaspersky as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Kaspersky Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kaspersky
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK.

Kaspersky Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kaspersky
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Kaspersky Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kaspersky
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK.

Kaspersky Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kaspersky
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 13 £325 -7.14% 1
South East - 5 £525 - 1
North West +8 3 £375 +7.14%
Manchester -17 3 £375 +7.14%
Hampshire - 3 £525 -
London - 2 £188 -
East of England - 2 £250 -
Essex - 2 £250 -
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Brentwood - 2 £250 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £275 -
Chertsey - 1 £525 -
Leeds - 1 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Kaspersky also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Kaspersky.

1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco
4 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (27.50%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) Network Security
8 9 (22.50%) Splunk
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
8 9 (22.50%) Clearswift
8 9 (22.50%) HP
8 9 (22.50%) CISSP
8 9 (22.50%) CISMP
8 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (20.00%) PKI
9 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (20.00%) NetApp
9 8 (20.00%) SSL
9 8 (20.00%) SIEM
9 8 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 8 (20.00%) CCENT
9 8 (20.00%) SmoothWall
10 7 (17.50%) Threat Management
10 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) Network Architecture

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (17.50%) Apache
3 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.00%) CMS
7 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.00%) InDesign
3 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.50%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) Network Security
3 9 (22.50%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) SSL
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
7 4 (10.00%) Broadband
8 3 (7.50%) DNS
8 3 (7.50%) Skype
9 2 (5.00%) DMZ
9 2 (5.00%) Intranet
9 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.50%) ADSL
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.50%) DHCP
10 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.50%) NAS
10 1 (2.50%) SAN
10 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Network Security Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Security Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Author
6 3 (7.50%) ICT Assistant
6 3 (7.50%) ICT Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Author
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) PKI
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) FMCG
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (2.50%) iPhone
6 1 (2.50%) Life Science
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (20.00%) SIEM
3 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (17.50%) Network Architecture
4 7 (17.50%) Threat Management
5 6 (15.00%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (15.00%) DevOps
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
5 6 (15.00%) UML
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (5.00%) Online Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CISMP
1 9 (22.50%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) CCENT
3 7 (17.50%) CISM
4 6 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (15.00%) CLAS
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) CCNP
6 3 (7.50%) MCP
6 3 (7.50%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CISA
8 1 (2.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) PA-DSS
2 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.00%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) UAG
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SmoothWall
2 3 (7.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Opsview
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.50%) Sysprep
4 1 (2.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) Clearswift
4 9 (22.50%) HP
4 9 (22.50%) Splunk
5 8 (20.00%) NetApp
6 7 (17.50%) Gemalto
7 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (12.50%) Sophos
8 5 (12.50%) Tripwire
9 3 (7.50%) Adobe
9 3 (7.50%) Altiris
9 3 (7.50%) Dell
9 3 (7.50%) Forcepoint
9 3 (7.50%) Oracle
9 3 (7.50%) Sage
9 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.50%) VMware
10 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow