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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 632 627
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5  
Contract jobs citing Kaspersky 10 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.048% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 16
Median daily rate £500 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £137 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £381 £325
% change year-on-year +31.14% +17.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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 20707 24694 25343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.95% 44.17% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12701 15159 14403
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 813 1095
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.58 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Kaspersky
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Kaspersky as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 10 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 10 £500 +53.84% 4
South East +25 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +18 6 £500 +33.33%
North West +15 3 - -
Fleet - 3 £500 -
Hook - 2 £444 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
West Midlands +20 1 £225 +136.84%
Manchester 0 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £225 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) NetApp
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) JBoss
3 9 (64.29%) Apache
3 9 (64.29%) Tripwire
3 9 (64.29%) PCI DSS
3 9 (64.29%) Network Architecture
3 9 (64.29%) Gemalto
3 9 (64.29%) Splunk
4 8 (57.14%) PA-DSS
4 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (57.14%) UML
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 7 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE

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 9 (64.29%) Apache
1 9 (64.29%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) IT Architect
3 3 (21.43%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Network Architecture
2 8 (57.14%) UML
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) PCI DSS
2 8 (57.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) DameWare
2 1 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Gemalto
2 9 (64.29%) NetApp
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Splunk
2 9 (64.29%) Tripwire
3 7 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Kaseya
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) MobileIron