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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kaspersky
Rank 614 593 561
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -32
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 5 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.035% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Average daily rate £188 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.40% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £304 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £320 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
-45.31% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 11 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 5 £188 -41.40% 4
London -5 2 £200 - 1
South East 0 1 - - 2
Manchester -19 1 - -
North West -20 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £175 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £175 -
City of London - 1 £200 -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Kaspersky
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (26.67%) PKI
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (26.67%) SmoothWall
5 4 (26.67%) Threat Management
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) Clearswift
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office

Kaspersky
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall Support
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (26.67%) Threat Management
2 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (13.33%) CISM
1 2 (13.33%) CISMP
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) CLAS
1 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SmoothWall
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) arcserve
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Dell KACE
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Sage
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec