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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kaspersky
Rank 591 577 549
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 22 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.063% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 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 3 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 -24 22 £325 +132.14% 4
Manchester +8 17 £325 -
North West 0 17 £325 -
London -14 4 £225 +60.71% 2
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £225 - 1

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 32 (71.11%) Cisco
3 29 (64.44%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 27 (60.00%) SSL
4 27 (60.00%) PKI
4 27 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (57.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 26 (57.78%) ITIL
5 26 (57.78%) Clearswift
6 25 (55.56%) CISSP
7 23 (51.11%) CISM
7 23 (51.11%) Network Security
8 22 (48.89%) CISMP
9 21 (46.67%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (46.67%) Citrix
10 20 (44.44%) VMware
10 20 (44.44%) SIEM
11 19 (42.22%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (35.56%) QA
12 16 (35.56%) Security Patching
13 15 (33.33%) CCENT
14 14 (31.11%) WAN
14 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
15 13 (28.89%) Migration
15 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
16 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
17 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) SSL
2 27 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (51.11%) Network Security
4 14 (31.11%) WAN
5 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) DNS
6 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
8 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.22%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) FTP
8 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.22%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Security Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Security Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) PKI
2 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (57.78%) ITIL
2 26 (57.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (44.44%) SIEM
4 19 (42.22%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Security Patching
6 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
7 13 (28.89%) Migration
8 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.67%) Information Security
9 3 (6.67%) Security Management
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) CISSP
2 23 (51.11%) CISM
3 22 (48.89%) CISMP
4 21 (46.67%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (33.33%) CCENT
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.67%) CCNP
7 3 (6.67%) CCNA
8 2 (4.44%) GIAC
9 1 (2.22%) MCSE
9 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (35.56%) QA
3 3 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) OPNET
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 26 (57.78%) Clearswift
4 21 (46.67%) Citrix
5 20 (44.44%) VMware
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.56%) McAfee
7 6 (13.33%) Sophos
8 5 (11.11%) Symantec
9 3 (6.67%) NetApp
10 2 (4.44%) Dell
10 2 (4.44%) Qualys
10 2 (4.44%) Veeam
11 1 (2.22%) M86 Security
11 1 (2.22%) Trustwave
11 1 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.22%) Juniper
11 1 (2.22%) Sage