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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 545 540 558
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing Qualys 38 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.075% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +30.76%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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 +26 20 £425 -11.68% 1
South East +12 15 £313 -21.87%
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (59.09%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) CISSP
2 29 (43.94%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
4 23 (34.85%) Firewall
5 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
5 19 (28.79%) McAfee
6 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 18 (27.27%) Linux
6 18 (27.27%) IIS
6 18 (27.27%) Information Security
6 18 (27.27%) SCCM
7 16 (24.24%) SQL
7 16 (24.24%) ITIL
8 15 (22.73%) SAN
9 14 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (19.70%) Nessus
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (19.70%) HP
10 13 (19.70%) CCNA
11 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (16.67%) MCP
11 11 (16.67%) MS Office
11 11 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 11 (16.67%) MCSE
11 11 (16.67%) CEH
11 11 (16.67%) Wireless
11 11 (16.67%) Finance
11 11 (16.67%) Data Protection
12 10 (15.15%) Incident Management

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
1 11 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
2 23 (34.85%) Firewall
3 15 (22.73%) SAN
4 11 (16.67%) Wireless
5 6 (9.09%) Network Security
5 6 (9.09%) Internet
6 5 (7.58%) VPN
7 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (4.55%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) SSH
8 1 (1.52%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
8 1 (1.52%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.52%) NAS
8 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JMeter
1 1 (1.52%) JUnit
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 33 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Information Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) Xerces
2 1 (1.52%) Xalan
2 1 (1.52%) CORBA
2 1 (1.52%) SOAP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) wxWidgets
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Clustering
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (59.09%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 10 (15.15%) UNIX
4 4 (6.06%) Solaris
5 3 (4.55%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.52%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (27.27%) Information Security
3 16 (24.24%) ITIL
4 14 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
7 9 (13.64%) SIEM
8 8 (12.12%) Security Management
9 7 (10.61%) Information Security Management
9 7 (10.61%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) E-Discovery
12 3 (4.55%) Change Management
12 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) C-shell
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) Lisp
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) Korn
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) CISSP
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.70%) CCNA
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.67%) MCP
3 11 (16.67%) MCSE
3 11 (16.67%) CEH
4 9 (13.64%) CISM
5 4 (6.06%) CISA
6 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.03%) CCSA
6 2 (3.03%) GIAC
7 1 (1.52%) CCSP
7 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.03%) Nmap
4 2 (3.03%) Snort
5 1 (1.52%) NFS
5 1 (1.52%) Squid
5 1 (1.52%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) qmail
5 1 (1.52%) Postfix
5 1 (1.52%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.52%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) SCCM
2 13 (19.70%) Nessus
3 7 (10.61%) MOM
3 7 (10.61%) SCOM
3 7 (10.61%) HP SIM
3 7 (10.61%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (10.61%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (1.52%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
1 19 (28.79%) McAfee
2 13 (19.70%) HP
3 10 (15.15%) Sophos
4 8 (12.12%) ArcSight
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 7 (10.61%) Altiris
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco
6 6 (9.09%) Splunk
6 6 (9.09%) Citrix
6 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.55%) Remedy
7 3 (4.55%) Websense
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 3 (4.55%) ScanSafe
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.52%) Symantec
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
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