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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 548 543 536
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Qualys 32 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.068% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £361 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £154 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £304
% change year-on-year
+15.10% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23262 21920 22222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.60% 46.10% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13976 12781 11849
Average daily rate £388 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1108 1231
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.43 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
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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 +8 20 £425 -20.93% 8
South East -13 5 £318 -7.63% 1
East of England - 3 £525 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 40 (57.14%) CISSP
2 33 (47.14%) Information Security
3 29 (41.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (38.57%) Windows
5 24 (34.29%) HP
6 23 (32.86%) ArcSight
7 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.00%) Firewall
8 20 (28.57%) CISM
8 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 20 (28.57%) Security Management
9 16 (22.86%) Nessus
9 16 (22.86%) Linux
10 15 (21.43%) ITIL
10 15 (21.43%) Information Security Management
10 15 (21.43%) McAfee
10 15 (21.43%) SIEM
11 14 (20.00%) IIS
12 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
12 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
12 13 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (18.57%) SCCM
12 13 (18.57%) E-Discovery
13 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (15.71%) CCNA
13 11 (15.71%) Cisco
13 11 (15.71%) Network Security
13 11 (15.71%) Splunk
14 10 (14.29%) SQL
14 10 (14.29%) SAN

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 7 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall
2 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.71%) Network Security
4 10 (14.29%) SAN
5 7 (10.00%) Internet
5 7 (10.00%) Wireless
6 4 (5.71%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) SSL
7 2 (2.86%) LAN
7 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.86%) IntruShield
8 1 (1.43%) Extranet
8 1 (1.43%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (14.29%) Legal
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Games
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Analyst
2 43 (61.43%) Security Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Information Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.57%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Operational Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Network Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.57%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Linux
3 8 (11.43%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
4 2 (2.86%) HPUX
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Information Security
2 29 (41.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (28.57%) Security Management
4 15 (21.43%) ITIL
4 15 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 15 (21.43%) SIEM
5 13 (18.57%) E-Discovery
5 13 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.57%) Coaching
8 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Change Management
9 4 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.71%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (57.14%) CISSP
2 20 (28.57%) CISM
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (15.71%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) CEH
5 7 (10.00%) MCP
5 7 (10.00%) MCSE
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.57%) CISA
7 4 (5.71%) CCSA
7 4 (5.71%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.86%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) SSCP
9 1 (1.43%) ISEB
9 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Nessus
2 13 (18.57%) SCCM
3 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 6 (8.57%) HP SIM
3 6 (8.57%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (8.57%) MOM
4 2 (2.86%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) HP
2 23 (32.86%) ArcSight
3 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (21.43%) McAfee
5 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
6 11 (15.71%) Cisco
6 11 (15.71%) Splunk
7 9 (12.86%) Sophos
8 8 (11.43%) Altiris
9 6 (8.57%) Tripwire
9 6 (8.57%) IBM
10 5 (7.14%) Citrix
10 5 (7.14%) VMware
11 4 (5.71%) Websense
12 3 (4.29%) Oracle
12 3 (4.29%) Remedy
12 3 (4.29%) NetIQ
12 3 (4.29%) Sun
12 3 (4.29%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
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