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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kaspersky
Rank 620 601 573
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 13 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.035% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £130 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £165 £196
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £125
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.30

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 7 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 4 September 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 0 13 £338 +159.61% 1
North West - 9 £350 -
Manchester - 9 £350 -
London 0 2 £225 +73.07%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £225 -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (82.61%) Firewall
2 35 (76.09%) PKI
2 35 (76.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (76.09%) SSL
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco
2 35 (76.09%) CheckPoint
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco ASA
2 35 (76.09%) Kalman Filter
3 34 (73.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 32 (69.57%) Clearswift
5 30 (65.22%) CISSP
5 30 (65.22%) ITIL
6 27 (58.70%) CISMP
6 27 (58.70%) CISM
7 26 (56.52%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (54.35%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (54.35%) SIEM
9 22 (47.83%) Network Security
10 20 (43.48%) WAN
10 20 (43.48%) Citrix
10 20 (43.48%) QA
10 20 (43.48%) Security Patching
11 19 (41.30%) VMware
12 18 (39.13%) Service Delivery
13 17 (36.96%) Migration
13 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
14 15 (32.61%) CCENT
15 13 (28.26%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (15.22%) Sophos

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) Firewall
2 35 (76.09%) SSL
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (47.83%) Network Security
4 20 (43.48%) WAN
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Analyst
2 28 (60.87%) Security Analyst
3 21 (45.65%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Support
6 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (2.17%) Security Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) IT Security Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 35 (76.09%) PKI
2 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Kalman Filter
2 34 (73.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 30 (65.22%) ITIL
4 25 (54.35%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (54.35%) SIEM
5 20 (43.48%) Security Patching
6 18 (39.13%) Service Delivery
7 17 (36.96%) Migration
8 13 (28.26%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) CISSP
2 27 (58.70%) CISM
2 27 (58.70%) CISMP
3 26 (56.52%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (32.61%) CCENT
5 3 (6.52%) GIAC
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (76.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (43.48%) QA
3 3 (6.52%) SLA
4 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.35%) OPNET
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Cisco
1 35 (76.09%) CheckPoint
2 32 (69.57%) Clearswift
3 20 (43.48%) Citrix
4 19 (41.30%) VMware
5 7 (15.22%) Sophos
6 4 (8.70%) McAfee
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.35%) Sage
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.17%) Qualys
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) M86 Security
8 1 (2.17%) Trustwave