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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kaspersky
Rank 566 558 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 14 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.057% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£130 £156 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 18 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 23 July 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
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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 -11 14 £130 -16.80% 2
London +7 11 £130 -13.33%
Surrey -1 3 - - 1
South East -6 3 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 12 (36.36%) WatchGuard
5 12 (36.36%) SCCM
6 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (33.33%) Citrix
7 10 (30.30%) MS Office
8 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 9 (27.27%) Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) SolarWinds
10 7 (21.21%) Retail
11 5 (15.15%) SSL
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) SLA
13 3 (9.09%) Clearswift

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Wireless
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) WatchGuard
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) SolarWinds
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
5 3 (9.09%) SurfControl
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) CommVault
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) CA
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Nortel
7 1 (3.03%) Websense
7 1 (3.03%) Brocade
7 1 (3.03%) LANDesk