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 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 611 600 565
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -35
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.036% 0.045% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Average daily rate
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£238 £130 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £165 £208
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 - - -

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Kaspersky
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK 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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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
England -27 9 £238 +82.69% 6
London -8 4 £225 +73.07% 1
North West - 4 £275 -
Manchester - 4 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £225 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 30 (71.43%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (64.29%) PKI
4 27 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (64.29%) SSL
4 27 (64.29%) CheckPoint
5 26 (61.90%) Clearswift
5 26 (61.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (59.52%) CISSP
6 25 (59.52%) ITIL
7 22 (52.38%) CISM
7 22 (52.38%) CISMP
7 22 (52.38%) Network Security
8 21 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (45.24%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (45.24%) SIEM
9 19 (45.24%) Citrix
10 18 (42.86%) VMware
11 16 (38.10%) Security Patching
11 16 (38.10%) QA
12 15 (35.71%) CCENT
13 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
13 14 (33.33%) WAN
14 13 (30.95%) Migration
14 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
15 11 (26.19%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (16.67%) Sophos
17 6 (14.29%) McAfee

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 27 (64.29%) SSL
2 27 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (52.38%) Network Security
4 14 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Security Analyst
3 16 (38.10%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Network Support
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) PKI
2 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (61.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (59.52%) ITIL
4 19 (45.24%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (45.24%) SIEM
5 16 (38.10%) Security Patching
6 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 13 (30.95%) Migration
8 11 (26.19%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.76%) Information Security
9 2 (4.76%) Security Management
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) CISSP
2 22 (52.38%) CISM
2 22 (52.38%) CISMP
3 21 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (35.71%) CCENT
5 3 (7.14%) GIAC
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCNP
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (38.10%) QA
3 3 (7.14%) SLA
4 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.76%) OPNET
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 26 (61.90%) Clearswift
4 19 (45.24%) Citrix
5 18 (42.86%) VMware
6 7 (16.67%) Sophos
7 6 (14.29%) McAfee
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
10 2 (4.76%) NetApp
11 1 (2.38%) Sage
11 1 (2.38%) Dell
11 1 (2.38%) Juniper
11 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.38%) Qualys
11 1 (2.38%) Veeam
11 1 (2.38%) M86 Security
11 1 (2.38%) Trustwave
11 1 (2.38%) Dell Compellent