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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 558 609 559
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -50
Contract jobs citing Qualys 56 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.029% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.065% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 24
Median daily rate £433 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £368 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £555 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Qualys
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
21768 22907 21779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.17% 45.03% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 13549 12613
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 1045 1014
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Qualys as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 23 £463 +2.77% 8
South East +16 17 £400 - 2
North West - 8 - -
East of England +10 3 £388 -18.42% 2
North East - 2 £500 -
South West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Qualys also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 44 (47.31%) CISSP
2 42 (45.16%) Information Security
3 38 (40.86%) PCI DSS
4 33 (35.48%) Windows
5 32 (34.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (31.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (26.88%) SIEM
7 25 (26.88%) Splunk
7 25 (26.88%) Cisco
8 23 (24.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (24.73%) ArcSight
9 22 (23.66%) Intel Security
10 21 (22.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 20 (21.51%) Firewall
11 20 (21.51%) Unix
12 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
12 19 (20.43%) CISM
13 18 (19.35%) Linux
13 18 (19.35%) Degree
13 18 (19.35%) Network Security
14 17 (18.28%) Nessus
14 17 (18.28%) Oracle
15 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
15 16 (17.20%) Security Operations
16 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
16 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (16.13%) IIS
16 15 (16.13%) IBM
17 14 (15.05%) Microsoft

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.13%) IIS
2 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.23%) Confluence
3 3 (3.23%) SAS
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.15%) iPlanet
4 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Mimecast
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.23%) GitHub
3 3 (3.23%) Route 53
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) Firewall
2 18 (19.35%) Network Security
3 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.38%) VPN
6 3 (3.23%) HTTP
6 3 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.23%) OpenVPN
6 3 (3.23%) SAN
6 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.15%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.15%) DNS
7 2 (2.15%) FTP
7 2 (2.15%) Internet
7 2 (2.15%) LDAP
7 2 (2.15%) NAS
7 2 (2.15%) SSH
8 1 (1.08%) IntruShield
8 1 (1.08%) SMTP
8 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.23%) DataStax
3 3 (3.23%) DB2
3 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.23%) GitLab
2 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) AppScan
3 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.08%) Gatling
3 1 (1.08%) JMeter
3 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) French Language
3 4 (4.30%) German Language
3 4 (4.30%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (4.30%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 35 (37.63%) Security Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Architect
4 14 (15.05%) IT Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Security Architect
6 10 (10.75%) Consultant
7 9 (9.68%) Security Consultant
7 9 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Information Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) CISSP Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) TOGAF Architect
10 4 (4.30%) CISSP Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) SIEM Specialist
10 4 (4.30%) SOC Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) J2EE
2 2 (2.15%) JSP
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.98%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (13.98%) Smartcard
3 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
7 7 (7.53%) PKI
7 7 (7.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (4.30%) iPad
9 3 (3.23%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.15%) Clustering
10 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
10 2 (2.15%) HP Storage
10 2 (2.15%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Windows
2 20 (21.51%) Unix
3 18 (19.35%) Linux
4 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.60%) Solaris
7 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.30%) VMS
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.15%) AIX
11 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.15%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Information Security
2 32 (34.41%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (26.88%) SIEM
4 21 (22.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (17.20%) Security Operations
6 15 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.05%) ITIL
8 13 (13.98%) Business Development
8 13 (13.98%) Quality Management
8 13 (13.98%) SABSA
8 13 (13.98%) TOGAF
9 12 (12.90%) Data Protection
10 11 (11.83%) ITIL V3
10 11 (11.83%) Security Architecture
10 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.75%) Security Testing
12 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.68%) Security Management
12 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Java
2 7 (7.53%) Python
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 4 (4.30%) Ruby
4 4 (4.30%) Scala
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.15%) C
6 2 (2.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (47.31%) CISSP
2 19 (20.43%) CISM
3 18 (19.35%) Degree
4 14 (15.05%) CEH
4 14 (15.05%) CISA
5 13 (13.98%) IISP
6 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.60%) SSCP
8 7 (7.53%) GCIA
8 7 (7.53%) GCIH
8 7 (7.53%) SANS
9 5 (5.38%) CCNA
9 5 (5.38%) CCNP
9 5 (5.38%) MCSE
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.30%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.30%) GIAC
11 3 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (40.86%) PCI DSS
2 29 (31.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (24.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (13.98%) ISAE 3402
4 13 (13.98%) ISO 9001
4 13 (13.98%) ISO27005
5 7 (7.53%) COBIT
6 2 (2.15%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.15%) QA
6 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.15%) Squid
5 1 (1.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) Nessus
2 14 (15.05%) SCCM
3 8 (8.60%) Nmap
4 5 (5.38%) OpenVAS
4 5 (5.38%) QRadar
4 5 (5.38%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (5.38%) WSUS
5 4 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.30%) Puppet
6 3 (3.23%) Oozie
6 3 (3.23%) RSA Archer
6 3 (3.23%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.15%) Nagios
7 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.15%) OpenView
7 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.15%) Opsview
7 2 (2.15%) Salt
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Cisco
1 25 (26.88%) Splunk
2 23 (24.73%) ArcSight
3 22 (23.66%) Intel Security
4 17 (18.28%) Oracle
5 15 (16.13%) IBM
6 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.98%) Barracuda Networks
7 13 (13.98%) Tripwire
8 10 (10.75%) Sun
9 9 (9.68%) F5
9 9 (9.68%) VMware
10 8 (8.60%) HP
10 8 (8.60%) NetApp
10 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
10 8 (8.60%) Symantec
11 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
12 6 (6.45%) Fortinet
12 6 (6.45%) Sourcefire
13 5 (5.38%) Forcepoint
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