The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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 Qualys, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualys
Rank 187 200 215
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Qualys 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.037% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2371 2685 3294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.01% 45.52% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1856 2270
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 94
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) SIEM
1 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
3 6 (46.15%) McAfee
3 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (15.38%) CEH
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) Sophos
6 2 (15.38%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Information Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) SIEM
1 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
6 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Symantec
1 6 (46.15%) McAfee
1 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Websense
4 1 (7.69%) VMware