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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 577 573 585
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Qualys 47 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.095% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 26
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £409 £395
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +3.48%
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
22151 22748 23930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.73% 43.21% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 13689 13802
Median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 979 1132
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +18 33 £450 - 1
South East +5 6 £575 +40.67% 4
Yorkshire +16 2 £425 +41.66%
South West +16 2 £513 -
North West +15 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £300 -
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 60 (48.78%) Windows
2 52 (42.28%) Vulnerability Management
3 49 (39.84%) CISSP
4 42 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 40 (32.52%) SIEM
6 37 (30.08%) Intel Security
7 34 (27.64%) PCI DSS
8 32 (26.02%) Information Security
9 31 (25.20%) Windows Server
10 30 (24.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 30 (24.39%) Unix
11 28 (22.76%) Linux
12 27 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 27 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (21.14%) Firewall
13 26 (21.14%) Finance
14 25 (20.33%) Splunk
15 23 (18.70%) Network Security
16 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
17 19 (15.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 19 (15.45%) CISM
17 19 (15.45%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (13.01%) Cisco
19 16 (13.01%) ITIL
19 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 16 (13.01%) Security Operations
20 15 (12.20%) SCCM
20 15 (12.20%) PKI
20 15 (12.20%) VMware

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 9 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.25%) IIS
2 4 (3.25%) iPlanet
2 4 (3.25%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.44%) Confluence
3 3 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Project
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.44%) GitHub
3 3 (2.44%) Route 53
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) Firewall
2 23 (18.70%) Network Security
3 9 (7.32%) SAN
3 9 (7.32%) VPN
4 8 (6.50%) NAS
4 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.88%) HTTP
5 6 (4.88%) SSH
6 5 (4.07%) DNS
7 4 (3.25%) BIG-IP
7 4 (3.25%) FTP
7 4 (3.25%) LDAP
7 4 (3.25%) SSL
7 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.25%) Wireless
8 3 (2.44%) Internet
8 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.44%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.63%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) DB2
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.44%) DataStax
2 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.44%) MySQL
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.44%) GitLab
1 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) AppScan
3 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Advertising
4 4 (3.25%) French Language
4 4 (3.25%) German Language
4 4 (3.25%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (3.25%) Publishing
4 4 (3.25%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Analyst
2 35 (28.46%) Security Analyst
3 19 (15.45%) IT Analyst
3 19 (15.45%) Security Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) Consultant
5 16 (13.01%) Security Consultant
6 15 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (10.57%) Senior Security Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Architect
9 8 (6.50%) CISSP Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Information Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.88%) CISSP Consultant
11 6 (4.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Security Manager
12 5 (4.07%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Web Services
2 4 (3.25%) J2EE
2 4 (3.25%) JSP
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.20%) PKI
3 13 (10.57%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.25%) Clustering
6 4 (3.25%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.25%) HP Storage
6 4 (3.25%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.44%) iPad
7 3 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.63%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.78%) Windows
2 31 (25.20%) Windows Server
3 30 (24.39%) Unix
4 28 (22.76%) Linux
5 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.69%) Solaris
7 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.88%) AIX
8 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.25%) VMS
10 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.63%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.28%) Vulnerability Management
2 40 (32.52%) SIEM
3 32 (26.02%) Information Security
4 30 (24.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 27 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (15.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (13.01%) ITIL
7 16 (13.01%) Security Operations
7 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.38%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 12 (9.76%) Patch Management
10 10 (8.13%) Change Control
10 10 (8.13%) Project Management
11 9 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.50%) Compliance Management
12 8 (6.50%) Security Architecture
12 8 (6.50%) Server Monitoring
12 8 (6.50%) Threat Management
13 7 (5.69%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) Java
2 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.07%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.44%) Ruby
4 3 (2.44%) Scala
4 3 (2.44%) SQL
5 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (39.84%) CISSP
2 19 (15.45%) CISM
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.32%) SANS
4 8 (6.50%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) SSCP
5 6 (4.88%) CEH
5 6 (4.88%) CISA
5 6 (4.88%) GCIA
5 6 (4.88%) GCIH
6 5 (4.07%) CCNA
6 5 (4.07%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (4.07%) MCSE
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.07%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (3.25%) CCNP
7 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.64%) PCI DSS
2 27 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (8.94%) COBIT
4 9 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.88%) SLA
6 4 (3.25%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.63%) COSO
7 2 (1.63%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.63%) ISO27005
7 2 (1.63%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 42 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.50%) BitLocker
4 6 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.63%) NFS
7 2 (1.63%) Squid
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) SCCM
2 11 (8.94%) Nessus
3 9 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (6.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (5.69%) WSUS
6 4 (3.25%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (3.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.25%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (3.25%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.25%) OpenView
6 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.44%) Oozie
7 3 (2.44%) Puppet
7 3 (2.44%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.63%) HP Fortify
8 2 (1.63%) Nmap
8 2 (1.63%) QRadar
8 2 (1.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.81%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.81%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (30.08%) Intel Security
2 25 (20.33%) Splunk
3 19 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.01%) Cisco
5 15 (12.20%) VMware
6 13 (10.57%) Symantec
7 12 (9.76%) Cyber-Ark
8 11 (8.94%) Oracle
9 10 (8.13%) ArcSight
9 10 (8.13%) NetApp
10 8 (6.50%) Blue Coat
10 8 (6.50%) HP
11 6 (4.88%) F5
11 6 (4.88%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.88%) Sun
12 5 (4.07%) LANDesk
12 5 (4.07%) LogRhythm
13 4 (3.25%) Adobe
13 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.25%) Veritas