The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 510 526 541
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs citing Qualys 43 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.092% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 8
Average daily rate
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£378 £456 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £413 £319
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21774 21699 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.44% 46.82% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12378 12094 12807
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1132 1282
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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
South East +8 21 £313 -21.87% 1
London +23 17 £413 -13.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
North West - - - -
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Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (62.50%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (39.06%) Firewall
3 25 (39.06%) CISSP
3 25 (39.06%) TCP/IP
4 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.25%) McAfee
5 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 18 (28.13%) Linux
5 18 (28.13%) IIS
5 18 (28.13%) SCCM
6 16 (25.00%) SQL
6 16 (25.00%) ITIL
7 15 (23.44%) SAN
7 15 (23.44%) Information Security
8 13 (20.31%) Nessus
8 13 (20.31%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (20.31%) CCNA
9 12 (18.75%) MS Office
9 12 (18.75%) CEH
9 12 (18.75%) Finance
10 11 (17.19%) Wireless
10 11 (17.19%) MCP
10 11 (17.19%) MS Visio
10 11 (17.19%) MCSE
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (15.63%) Sophos
11 10 (15.63%) UNIX
11 10 (15.63%) Data Protection

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (28.13%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 11 (17.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.06%) Firewall
1 25 (39.06%) TCP/IP
2 15 (23.44%) SAN
3 11 (17.19%) Wireless
4 7 (10.94%) Network Security
5 6 (9.38%) Internet
6 5 (7.81%) VPN
7 4 (6.25%) LAN
7 4 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.56%) LDAP
8 1 (1.56%) SSL
8 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) KDB
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) JUnit
1 1 (1.56%) JMeter
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Analyst
2 32 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Administrator
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.56%) wxWidgets
2 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.56%) CORBA
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) Xerces
2 1 (1.56%) Xalan
2 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) UNIX
4 4 (6.25%) Solaris
5 3 (4.69%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.56%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) SUSE
7 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 15 (23.44%) Information Security
4 13 (20.31%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
5 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
6 9 (14.06%) SIEM
7 7 (10.94%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (6.25%) Information Governance
11 3 (4.69%) Change Control
11 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.69%) Change Management
11 3 (4.69%) Security Management
11 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Perl
2 2 (3.13%) PHP
2 2 (3.13%) C-shell
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.56%) Korn
3 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.56%) Lisp
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) CISSP
2 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.31%) CCNA
3 12 (18.75%) CEH
4 11 (17.19%) MCP
4 11 (17.19%) MCSE
4 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.81%) CISA
5 5 (7.81%) CISM
6 3 (4.69%) GIAC
7 2 (3.13%) CCSA
7 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) CCSP
8 1 (1.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) Nmap
4 2 (3.13%) Snort
5 1 (1.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.56%) Squid
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
5 1 (1.56%) qmail
5 1 (1.56%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.56%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCCM
2 13 (20.31%) Nessus
3 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 7 (10.94%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (10.94%) HP SIM
3 7 (10.94%) SAP Afaria
3 7 (10.94%) MOM
4 1 (1.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 20 (31.25%) McAfee
2 10 (15.63%) Sophos
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco
3 9 (14.06%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix
5 7 (10.94%) Altiris
6 6 (9.38%) Splunk
7 4 (6.25%) Websense
7 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (6.25%) ArcSight
7 4 (6.25%) ScanSafe
8 3 (4.69%) Remedy
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 3 (4.69%) Tripwire
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) Huawei
10 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.56%) Akamai