The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kaspersky
Rank 568 511 586
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +75
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 19 33 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.069% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.15% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate £300 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Kaspersky Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Kaspersky
Top 23 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -101 19 £300 +140.00% 6
Surrey - 7 £250 - 3
South East - 7 £250 - 3
Manchester -14 6 £313 +150.00%
North West -21 6 £313 +150.00%
London -23 1 £410 - 2
East of England -27 1 £138 +22.22%
Scotland - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (43.90%) Firewall
5 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
6 16 (39.02%) Windows XP
7 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
8 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
8 12 (29.27%) ITIL
8 12 (29.27%) SSL
9 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (26.83%) SCCM
10 10 (24.39%) WatchGuard
10 10 (24.39%) Wireless
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 10 (24.39%) Citrix
10 10 (24.39%) MS Office
11 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (19.51%) Clearswift
12 8 (19.51%) UNIX
12 8 (19.51%) Linux
13 7 (17.07%) VPN
13 7 (17.07%) SurfControl
13 7 (17.07%) VMware
13 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.32%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) CATIA
3 1 (2.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) SSL
3 10 (24.39%) Wireless
4 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.07%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (9.76%) DHCP
6 4 (9.76%) VoIP
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security
8 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) SMTP
9 1 (2.44%) WAN
9 1 (2.44%) LAN
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (21.95%) Security Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Support Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Supervisor
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.44%) Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
4 16 (39.02%) Windows XP
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (19.51%) UNIX
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.44%) ERP
3 1 (2.44%) CAD
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.44%) Network Management
3 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) CCNA
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCSA
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCSE
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
2 10 (24.39%) WatchGuard
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) Clearswift
4 7 (17.07%) SurfControl
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Nortel
6 3 (7.32%) Avaya
7 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.44%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Websense
8 1 (2.44%) Capita
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