The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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 Qualys, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 202 210 229
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Contract jobs citing Qualys 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.092% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £469 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £413 £319
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2606 3268 3375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.55% 45.95% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 2279 2325
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 117 95
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qualys across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Qualys
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Qualys across the City of London region.

Qualys Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Qualys 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 Qualys.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) C-shell
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) CORBA
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) qmail
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Qualys 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 Qualys. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) CORBA
1 1 (25.00%) Xerces
1 1 (25.00%) Xalan
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Lisp
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (25.00%) Squid
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) qmail
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec