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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualys
Rank 540 536 511
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Qualys 24 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.048% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
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£388 £380 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £365 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
21777 20870 18793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.72% 45.62% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12707 11662 10148
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 910 1165
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
London -5 13 £425 -8.10% 3
South East -26 5 £300 -21.05%
East of England +7 4 £425 +21.42%
North West - 2 - -
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 30 (51.72%) Information Security
2 25 (43.10%) CISSP
3 24 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (39.66%) Windows
5 19 (32.76%) Nessus
6 18 (31.03%) Linux
7 16 (27.59%) ArcSight
8 15 (25.86%) SIEM
8 15 (25.86%) HP
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
9 14 (24.14%) McAfee
9 14 (24.14%) Security Management
9 14 (24.14%) Splunk
10 12 (20.69%) CISM
11 11 (18.97%) Firewall
11 11 (18.97%) Tripwire
11 11 (18.97%) Network Security
12 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
12 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (15.52%) CCNA
12 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (13.79%) IBM
13 8 (13.79%) ITIL
13 8 (13.79%) SCCM
13 8 (13.79%) CEH
14 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
14 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
14 7 (12.07%) MS Office

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Firewall
1 11 (18.97%) Network Security
2 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) Wireless
4 3 (5.17%) IntruShield
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.72%) DMZ
6 1 (1.72%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (10.34%) Games
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Analyst
2 35 (60.34%) Security Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Information Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Security Specialist
3 8 (13.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Information Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (3.45%) Security Officer
6 2 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) HPUX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Information Security
2 24 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (25.86%) SIEM
4 14 (24.14%) Security Management
5 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Information Security Management
7 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
7 7 (12.07%) E-Discovery
8 6 (10.34%) Data Governance
8 6 (10.34%) Coaching
9 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (8.62%) Cyber Security
9 5 (8.62%) Change Management
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
10 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Security Architecture
11 3 (5.17%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) CISSP
2 12 (20.69%) CISM
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (15.52%) CCNA
4 8 (13.79%) CEH
5 5 (8.62%) MCP
5 5 (8.62%) MCSE
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
6 4 (6.90%) CCSA
6 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.17%) PCI QSA
8 2 (3.45%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) SSCP
8 2 (3.45%) CISA
9 1 (1.72%) ISEB
9 1 (1.72%) GIAC
9 1 (1.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.45%) QA
5 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Snort
3 1 (1.72%) Nmap
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) Nessus
2 8 (13.79%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.72%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) ArcSight
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) HP
3 14 (24.14%) McAfee
3 14 (24.14%) Splunk
4 11 (18.97%) Tripwire
5 8 (13.79%) IBM
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco
6 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
6 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.34%) Symantec
7 6 (10.34%) Rapid7
8 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.62%) NetIQ
9 4 (6.90%) Altiris
9 4 (6.90%) IronPort
10 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (5.17%) Imperva
10 3 (5.17%) MobileIron
10 3 (5.17%) Cyber-Ark
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