The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 4 December 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 Qualys, Inc.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 579 589 587
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Qualys 29 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 27
Median daily rate £413 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £338 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Qualys
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20768 21508 23505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 42.45% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12764 12815 14128
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 903 1156
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Qualys as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in England

Qualys
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Qualys Daily Rate Trend in England

Qualys
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qualys across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Qualys Daily Rate Histogram in England

Qualys
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qualys across the England region.

Qualys Hourly Rate Trend in England

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -5 11 £388 -19.48% 4
South East +23 9 £338 -11.18% 3
North West - 8 £450 -
South West +11 1 - - 1
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Qualys also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 46 (48.42%) Windows
2 38 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 34 (35.79%) Intel Security
4 33 (34.74%) Information Security
5 30 (31.58%) CISSP
5 30 (31.58%) SIEM
6 29 (30.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 28 (29.47%) Unix
8 26 (27.37%) Linux
8 26 (27.37%) Firewall
8 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 23 (24.21%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (24.21%) Finance
9 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
10 21 (22.11%) Splunk
11 20 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 19 (20.00%) Patch Management
13 18 (18.95%) PCI DSS
14 17 (17.89%) VPN
15 16 (16.84%) Nessus
15 16 (16.84%) Security Operations
16 15 (15.79%) ArcSight
16 15 (15.79%) Network Security
16 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
17 13 (13.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
17 13 (13.68%) CISM
18 12 (12.63%) ITIL
19 11 (11.58%) WAN
19 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (2.11%) iPlanet
1 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) IaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.05%) PaaS
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) Firewall
2 17 (17.89%) VPN
3 15 (15.79%) Network Security
4 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.58%) WAN
6 10 (10.53%) LAN
6 10 (10.53%) VoIP
7 6 (6.32%) NAS
7 6 (6.32%) SAN
8 4 (4.21%) DNS
8 4 (4.21%) HTTP
8 4 (4.21%) SSH
8 4 (4.21%) SSL
8 4 (4.21%) Wireless
9 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.11%) 3G
10 2 (2.11%) DHCP
10 2 (2.11%) FTP
10 2 (2.11%) IPsec
10 2 (2.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) DB2
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) AppScan
1 1 (1.05%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Advertising
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Publishing
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Analyst
2 22 (23.16%) Security Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Security Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Consultant
4 13 (13.68%) Security Consultant
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) CISSP Consultant
7 6 (6.32%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) ELK Stack
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) J2EE
3 2 (2.11%) JSP
3 2 (2.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.53%) PKI
3 9 (9.47%) Cyber Attack
4 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.11%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.11%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.11%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.05%) CESG
7 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) RIA
7 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.42%) Windows
2 28 (29.47%) Unix
3 26 (27.37%) Linux
4 20 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.26%) Solaris
6 4 (4.21%) AIX
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 33 (34.74%) Information Security
3 30 (31.58%) SIEM
4 29 (30.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 23 (24.21%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (20.00%) Patch Management
8 16 (16.84%) Security Operations
9 12 (12.63%) ITIL
10 11 (11.58%) Analytics
10 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.53%) Case Management
11 10 (10.53%) Data Analytics
12 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
12 9 (9.47%) Project Management
13 8 (8.42%) Server Monitoring
14 7 (7.37%) Change Management
14 7 (7.37%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (7.37%) Risk Management
15 6 (6.32%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) CISSP
2 13 (13.68%) CISM
3 11 (11.58%) SANS
4 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.42%) SSCP
6 6 (6.32%) Degree
7 4 (4.21%) CISA
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.11%) CCNP
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.11%) CRISC
8 2 (2.11%) GCIA
8 2 (2.11%) GCIH
8 2 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CLAS
9 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.05%) GISP
9 1 (1.05%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.26%) COBIT
4 4 (4.21%) SLA
5 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.11%) COSO
6 2 (2.11%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.11%) PA-DSS
6 2 (2.11%) SAS 70
7 1 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.11%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.11%) NFS
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Nessus
2 11 (11.58%) Nmap
2 11 (11.58%) QRadar
3 10 (10.53%) Nexpose
4 9 (9.47%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.16%) SCCM
6 2 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.11%) OpenView
6 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.11%) WSUS
7 1 (1.05%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.05%) SCOM
7 1 (1.05%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.05%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Intel Security
2 21 (22.11%) Splunk
3 15 (15.79%) ArcSight
3 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.53%) Intel
4 10 (10.53%) NetWitness
4 10 (10.53%) VMware
5 9 (9.47%) Apple
5 9 (9.47%) Cisco
6 7 (7.37%) Blue Coat
6 7 (7.37%) LogRhythm
7 5 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (5.26%) LANDesk
7 5 (5.26%) Symantec
8 4 (4.21%) Adobe
8 4 (4.21%) HP
8 4 (4.21%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.21%) Sophos
9 3 (3.16%) F5
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