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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 549 556 564
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Qualys 31 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.052% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.11% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 5
Average daily rate £450 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +1.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £310 £380
% change year-on-year
+30.24% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 - -
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
20222 21084 20149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.85% 45.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 12496 11397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 899 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qualys across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 14 £488 - 9
South East +7 10 £400 +37.93%
Yorkshire -8 3 £400 +19.40%
South West - 3 £483 - 1
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (61.43%) Information Security
2 40 (57.14%) SIEM
3 37 (52.86%) CISSP
4 34 (48.57%) ArcSight
5 32 (45.71%) McAfee
6 26 (37.14%) PCI DSS
7 24 (34.29%) Symantec
7 24 (34.29%) CISM
8 22 (31.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 21 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 19 (27.14%) Security Management
12 18 (25.71%) Windows
12 18 (25.71%) Linux
12 18 (25.71%) F5
13 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
13 17 (24.29%) Cisco
14 16 (22.86%) Unix
14 16 (22.86%) Network Security
15 15 (21.43%) SQL
15 15 (21.43%) Firewall
16 14 (20.00%) Nessus
16 14 (20.00%) CEH
16 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
17 13 (18.57%) Information Security Management
17 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.14%) Juniper
18 12 (17.14%) Tripwire

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
3 16 (22.86%) Network Security
4 15 (21.43%) Firewall
5 5 (7.14%) VPN
6 4 (5.71%) BGP
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (5.71%) DNS
6 4 (5.71%) EIGRP
6 4 (5.71%) OSPF
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) 802.11
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.86%) HSRP
7 2 (2.86%) Internet
7 2 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.86%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.86%) VRRP
7 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (52.86%) Analyst
2 33 (47.14%) Security Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) ArcSight Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Monitoring Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) SIEM Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Security Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Consultant
7 7 (10.00%) Security Specialist
8 6 (8.57%) Security Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) IT Security Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.14%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (10.00%) Smartcard
5 6 (8.57%) Driving Licence
6 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
7 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.29%) PKI
8 2 (2.86%) Clustering
8 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Unix
3 10 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Information Security
2 40 (57.14%) SIEM
3 21 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (27.14%) Security Management
5 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (18.57%) Information Security Management
7 11 (15.71%) Analytics
7 11 (15.71%) Incident Management
7 11 (15.71%) Security Operations
8 10 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
9 8 (11.43%) ITIL
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.00%) Business Development
10 7 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.00%) Quality Management
10 7 (10.00%) SABSA
10 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 7 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) C
2 2 (2.86%) C++
2 2 (2.86%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) CISSP
2 24 (34.29%) CISM
3 14 (20.00%) CEH
4 12 (17.14%) Degree
5 10 (14.29%) GCIA
5 10 (14.29%) GCIH
6 9 (12.86%) CISA
7 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (11.43%) IISP
8 7 (10.00%) CCNP
9 5 (7.14%) GIAC
10 3 (4.29%) CCNA
10 3 (4.29%) CREST Certified
10 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
10 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.86%) CCENT
11 2 (2.86%) CCIE
11 2 (2.86%) CCSE
11 2 (2.86%) OSCP
11 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) PCI DSS
2 20 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (10.00%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (10.00%) ISO 9001
4 7 (10.00%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.43%) COBIT
5 1 (1.43%) QA
5 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Nessus
2 11 (15.71%) RSA Security Analytics
3 8 (11.43%) RSA enVision
4 7 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (8.57%) Nmap
6 4 (5.71%) OpenVAS
6 4 (5.71%) QRadar
7 2 (2.86%) Cacti
7 2 (2.86%) Nagios
7 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.86%) Opsview
7 2 (2.86%) Salt
8 1 (1.43%) EnCase
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) ArcSight
2 32 (45.71%) McAfee
3 24 (34.29%) Symantec
4 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.71%) F5
6 17 (24.29%) Cisco
7 12 (17.14%) Juniper
7 12 (17.14%) Tripwire
8 11 (15.71%) Fortinet
8 11 (15.71%) NetWitness
8 11 (15.71%) Sourcefire
9 10 (14.29%) Splunk
10 9 (12.86%) IBM
11 8 (11.43%) Oracle
12 7 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (8.57%) Sun
14 5 (7.14%) Blue Coat
14 5 (7.14%) Palo Alto
14 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
14 5 (7.14%) Websense
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