Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Kaspersky products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kaspersky over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Kaspersky
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 858 847
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 19 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 24
UK median daily rate £370 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69% +116.67%
10th Percentile £226 £113 £226
90th Percentile £518 £444 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.90% - -

Kaspersky is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41659 49034 50750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.78% 44.61% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25480 30065 29282
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £219
90th Percentile £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1428 1628 2194
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.26
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.47 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.64% +2.65% +3.03%

Kaspersky
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kaspersky as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kaspersky in the UK

Kaspersky
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kaspersky.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kaspersky in the UK

Kaspersky
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kaspersky over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kaspersky in the UK

Kaspersky
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kaspersky.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kaspersky in the UK

Kaspersky
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kaspersky within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 19 £370 +23.33% 4
UK excluding London +32 19 £370 -1.33% 4
South East +29 9 £500 +11.11% 3
North of England +50 5 £238 -37.70%
West Midlands +35 5 £365 +265.00%
Midlands +29 5 £365 +265.00%
North West +26 4 £238 -36.67%
Yorkshire +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kaspersky also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Kaspersky.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) F5
6 6 (31.58%) Splunk
6 6 (31.58%) Gemalto
6 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
6 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Apache
6 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
6 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 6 (31.58%) UML
6 6 (31.58%) JBoss
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) PA-DSS
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) NetApp
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Tripwire
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008

Kaspersky
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) JBoss
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) IP Telephony
4 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) SMTP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.26%) 3G
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Intranet
6 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Architect
4 3 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Life Science
2 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) DevOps
1 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
1 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
1 6 (31.58%) UML
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) CCENT
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP
6 1 (5.26%) GIAC
6 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) WSUS
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) F5
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Gemalto
3 6 (31.58%) NetApp
3 6 (31.58%) Splunk
3 6 (31.58%) Tripwire
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Kaseya
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint