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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 570 555 559
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Qualys 30 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.072% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 7
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£425 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £361 £263
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
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 1166 1052 1250
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 £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 22 £425 -22.72% 1
South East -21 3 - - 3
East of England - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire - - - -
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (60.27%) CISSP
2 33 (45.21%) Windows
3 32 (43.84%) Information Security
4 30 (41.10%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (32.88%) TCP/IP
6 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.51%) HP
6 23 (31.51%) Firewall
7 21 (28.77%) ArcSight
8 20 (27.40%) CISM
9 19 (26.03%) McAfee
9 19 (26.03%) Linux
9 19 (26.03%) Security Management
10 18 (24.66%) IIS
10 18 (24.66%) ITIL
11 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
11 17 (23.29%) SCCM
12 16 (21.92%) CCNA
12 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (21.92%) Nessus
12 16 (21.92%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (20.55%) Information Security Management
14 14 (19.18%) CEH
14 14 (19.18%) SAN
14 14 (19.18%) SQL
15 13 (17.81%) CheckPoint
15 13 (17.81%) E-Discovery
16 12 (16.44%) MS Office
17 11 (15.07%) MCP
17 11 (15.07%) MCSE

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (24.66%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 11 (15.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.88%) TCP/IP
2 23 (31.51%) Firewall
3 14 (19.18%) SAN
4 11 (15.07%) Wireless
5 8 (10.96%) Network Security
6 7 (9.59%) Internet
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) LAN
8 2 (2.74%) WAN
8 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.74%) IntruShield
9 1 (1.37%) SSL
9 1 (1.37%) Extranet
9 1 (1.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (13.70%) Legal
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Analyst
2 46 (63.01%) Security Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) IT Security Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Information Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Information Security Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Operational Security Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Information Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Linux
3 10 (13.70%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) AIX
4 2 (2.74%) HPUX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Information Security
2 30 (41.10%) Vulnerability Management
3 19 (26.03%) Security Management
4 18 (24.66%) ITIL
5 16 (21.92%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (20.55%) Information Security Management
7 13 (17.81%) E-Discovery
8 11 (15.07%) SIEM
9 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
9 10 (13.70%) Coaching
10 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
11 6 (8.22%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (6.85%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (5.48%) Migration
13 4 (5.48%) Change Management
14 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (60.27%) CISSP
2 20 (27.40%) CISM
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (21.92%) CCNA
4 14 (19.18%) CEH
5 11 (15.07%) MCP
5 11 (15.07%) MCSE
5 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.22%) CISA
7 5 (6.85%) CCSA
7 5 (6.85%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.11%) GIAC
9 2 (2.74%) Degree
9 2 (2.74%) SSCP
10 1 (1.37%) CCSP
10 1 (1.37%) ISEB
10 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (23.29%) SCCM
2 16 (21.92%) Nessus
3 6 (8.22%) MOM
3 6 (8.22%) HP SIM
3 6 (8.22%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (8.22%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
1 23 (31.51%) HP
2 21 (28.77%) ArcSight
3 19 (26.03%) McAfee
4 13 (17.81%) CheckPoint
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco
6 9 (12.33%) Sophos
7 7 (9.59%) Altiris
7 7 (9.59%) Splunk
8 5 (6.85%) VMware
8 5 (6.85%) Citrix
9 4 (5.48%) IBM
9 4 (5.48%) Tripwire
9 4 (5.48%) Websense
10 3 (4.11%) Remedy
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle
11 2 (2.74%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.74%) Sun
11 2 (2.74%) NetIQ
11 2 (2.74%) Barracuda Networks
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