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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 568 499 571
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +72
Contract jobs citing Qualys 22 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.094% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate £380 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Qualys
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 6 £425 -11.45% 2
South East -10 5 £308 -23.12%
East of England - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £380 -
North West - - - - 1
Qualys
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Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) McAfee
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
5 7 (24.14%) CISSP
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
8 4 (13.79%) Nessus
8 4 (13.79%) Tripwire
8 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (13.79%) Nmap
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) WebInspect
9 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) NetScreen
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) KDB
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.45%) AppScan
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Security Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) wxWidgets
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.45%) Xerces
2 1 (3.45%) Xalan
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) HPUX
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.45%) OWASP
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) C-shell
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) Lisp
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) GIAC
2 2 (6.90%) SSCP
2 2 (6.90%) CISA
2 2 (6.90%) CISM
2 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) CCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) Nmap
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.90%) Snort
4 1 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.45%) qmail
4 1 (3.45%) Postfix
4 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.45%) OpenSSH
4 1 (3.45%) Squid
4 1 (3.45%) Xen
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (13.79%) Nessus
3 3 (10.34%) WebInspect
4 2 (6.90%) MOM
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 2 (6.90%) SCOM
4 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) McAfee
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Tripwire
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Websense
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Altiris
6 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.90%) ScanSafe
7 1 (3.45%) Dell KACE
7 1 (3.45%) Rapid7
7 1 (3.45%) Akamai
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
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