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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 543 593 565
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -28
Contract jobs citing Qualys 79 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.052% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 32
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £570 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
22393 22824 22250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.96% 44.12% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13949 13781 12567
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 1003 1008
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +27 42 £470 +5.02% 11
South East +20 13 £469 +38.88% 3
North West +5 10 - -
South West -1 7 £350 -22.22% 2
East of England +18 5 £280 -44.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £305 -
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (43.08%) Windows
2 55 (42.31%) CISSP
3 50 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 42 (32.31%) PCI DSS
5 40 (30.77%) Information Security
6 39 (30.00%) SIEM
7 35 (26.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 34 (26.15%) Active Directory
9 32 (24.62%) Splunk
10 30 (23.08%) Unix
10 30 (23.08%) Linux
10 30 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 29 (22.31%) Intel Security
11 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
12 27 (20.77%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (19.23%) Firewall
14 23 (17.69%) Finance
14 23 (17.69%) Cisco
14 23 (17.69%) Network Security
14 23 (17.69%) Security Operations
15 21 (16.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 21 (16.15%) CISM
16 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
17 18 (13.85%) ArcSight
18 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
19 15 (11.54%) ITIL
20 14 (10.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 14 (10.77%) PKI
20 14 (10.77%) Nessus
20 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008

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 8 (6.15%) IIS
1 8 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.31%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) iPlanet
2 3 (2.31%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.31%) SAS
2 3 (2.31%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (1.54%) Apache
3 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.54%) MS Project
2 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.31%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.31%) GitHub
3 3 (2.31%) Route 53
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.23%) Firewall
2 23 (17.69%) Network Security
3 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.92%) VPN
5 7 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (4.62%) HTTP
6 6 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.85%) SSH
8 4 (3.08%) SAN
8 4 (3.08%) SSL
8 4 (3.08%) Wireless
9 3 (2.31%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.31%) FTP
9 3 (2.31%) LDAP
9 3 (2.31%) NAS
9 3 (2.31%) OpenVPN
10 2 (1.54%) 4G
10 2 (1.54%) DNS
10 2 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) MySQL
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.31%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.31%) DataStax
3 3 (2.31%) DB2
3 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.31%) GitLab
2 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) AppScan
3 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.77%) Gatling
3 1 (0.77%) JMeter
3 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Publishing
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) French Language
4 4 (3.08%) German Language
4 4 (3.08%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (3.08%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Analyst
2 44 (33.85%) Security Analyst
3 20 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 18 (13.85%) IT Analyst
4 18 (13.85%) IT Security Analyst
5 17 (13.08%) Consultant
6 16 (12.31%) Security Consultant
7 15 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (10.77%) Architect
9 13 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 11 (8.46%) Security Architect
11 10 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (6.15%) CISSP Analyst
12 8 (6.15%) Information Analyst
12 8 (6.15%) Information Security Analyst
13 6 (4.62%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 6 (4.62%) SOC Analyst
14 5 (3.85%) Active Directory Analyst
14 5 (3.85%) Security Management Consultant
14 5 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) Web Services
2 3 (2.31%) J2EE
2 3 (2.31%) JSP
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.77%) PKI
3 13 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.62%) Smartcard
7 5 (3.85%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.08%) iPad
9 3 (2.31%) Clustering
9 3 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.31%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.31%) HP Storage
9 3 (2.31%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.08%) Windows
2 30 (23.08%) Linux
2 30 (23.08%) Unix
3 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.15%) Solaris
6 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.62%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.85%) AIX
9 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.08%) VMS
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.54%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 40 (30.77%) Information Security
3 39 (30.00%) SIEM
4 35 (26.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 27 (20.77%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (17.69%) Security Operations
7 21 (16.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (11.54%) ITIL
9 13 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 13 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.46%) Change Control
10 11 (8.46%) Patch Management
11 9 (6.92%) ITIL V3
11 9 (6.92%) Project Management
11 9 (6.92%) Security Architecture
12 8 (6.15%) Server Monitoring
12 8 (6.15%) Threat Management
13 7 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.38%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) Java
2 5 (3.85%) Python
2 5 (3.85%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) Ruby
3 4 (3.08%) Scala
4 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (42.31%) CISSP
2 21 (16.15%) CISM
3 13 (10.00%) Degree
4 11 (8.46%) CEH
5 10 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.92%) CISA
6 9 (6.92%) GCIA
6 9 (6.92%) GCIH
6 9 (6.92%) SANS
7 8 (6.15%) SSCP
8 6 (4.62%) IISP
9 5 (3.85%) CCNA
9 5 (3.85%) CCNP
9 5 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (3.85%) MCSE
9 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.54%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (32.31%) PCI DSS
2 30 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (10.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (8.46%) COBIT
5 6 (4.62%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
5 6 (4.62%) ISO27005
6 3 (2.31%) JSP 440
6 3 (2.31%) SLA
7 2 (1.54%) COSO
7 2 (1.54%) QA
7 2 (1.54%) SAS 70
System Software
1 34 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.15%) BitLocker
3 6 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.54%) Squid
7 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) Nessus
1 14 (10.77%) SCCM
2 7 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.85%) WSUS
4 4 (3.08%) Puppet
4 4 (3.08%) QRadar
4 4 (3.08%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (2.31%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.31%) Nmap
5 3 (2.31%) Oozie
5 3 (2.31%) OpenView
5 3 (2.31%) RSA Archer
5 3 (2.31%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.77%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 32 (24.62%) Splunk
2 29 (22.31%) Intel Security
3 23 (17.69%) Cisco
4 18 (13.85%) ArcSight
5 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 12 (9.23%) Symantec
8 10 (7.69%) Oracle
9 9 (6.92%) F5
9 9 (6.92%) NetApp
9 9 (6.92%) Palo Alto
9 9 (6.92%) VMware
10 8 (6.15%) Blue Coat
11 7 (5.38%) HP
11 7 (5.38%) IBM
11 7 (5.38%) LogRhythm
12 6 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.62%) Tripwire
13 5 (3.85%) Fortinet