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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kaspersky
Rank 564 581 530
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 29 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.032% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.070% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +140.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £359 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £125
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
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%

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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1087 1211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 28 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 17 April 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 +7 29 £325 +8.33% 15
North West +1 23 £331 +6.00% 2
Manchester +10 22 £331 +6.00% 2
South East -22 3 £320 +28.00% 3
London +6 2 £235 -42.68%
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 8
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 7
Colchester - - - -
Goole - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Woking - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (76.47%) Cisco
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 23 (67.65%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (58.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (58.82%) PKI
3 20 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 20 (58.82%) Clearswift
3 20 (58.82%) SSL
3 20 (58.82%) ITIL
4 19 (55.88%) CISSP
4 19 (55.88%) CISM
5 18 (52.94%) Citrix
5 18 (52.94%) SIEM
6 17 (50.00%) CISMP
6 17 (50.00%) VMware
7 16 (47.06%) Network Security
7 16 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (44.12%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (41.18%) CCENT
10 12 (35.29%) QA
11 11 (32.35%) WAN
12 10 (29.41%) Migration
12 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
13 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
14 7 (20.59%) Windows
14 7 (20.59%) Active Directory

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (58.82%) SSL
3 16 (47.06%) Network Security
4 11 (32.35%) WAN
5 6 (17.65%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
7 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.82%) NAS
8 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.88%) VLAN
9 2 (5.88%) FTP
9 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.88%) VPN
10 1 (2.94%) LAN
10 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Security Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Life Science
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Kalman Filter
2 20 (58.82%) ITIL
2 20 (58.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (52.94%) SIEM
4 16 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 10 (29.41%) Migration
6 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) People Management
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.94%) ITSM
8 1 (2.94%) Network Design
8 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) CISSP
1 19 (55.88%) CISM
2 17 (50.00%) CISMP
3 15 (44.12%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (41.18%) CCENT
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) CCNP
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (35.29%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
2 20 (58.82%) Clearswift
3 18 (52.94%) Citrix
4 17 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) McAfee
6 3 (8.82%) Dell
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
6 3 (8.82%) Veeam
7 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.88%) Websense
7 2 (5.88%) Qualys
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) IronPort
8 1 (2.94%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.94%) Novell
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