The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 30 July 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 388 412 406
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing Qualys 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.037% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.081% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +76.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £431 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £519 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £319
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10595 11141 11859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 45.91% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 7086 7130
Average daily rate £422 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 288 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £48.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Qualys
England

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qualys across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in London

Qualys
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Qualys across the London region.

Qualys Daily Rate Trend in London

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Qualys
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Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (58.33%) CISSP
2 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Information Security
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 5 (20.83%) CISM
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) VPN
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.83%) Splunk
8 4 (16.67%) CISA
8 4 (16.67%) SIEM
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (16.67%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) Solaris
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) CCNA
9 3 (12.50%) Remedy
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) CORBA
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.17%) Xerces
1 1 (4.17%) Xalan
1 1 (4.17%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) Debian
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Security Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.17%) E-Discovery
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C-shell
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Lisp
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) CISA
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) CCSA
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) GIAC
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) CCSP
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Snort
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Squid
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
3 1 (4.17%) qmail
3 1 (4.17%) Postfix
3 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.17%) OpenSSH
3 1 (4.17%) Nmap
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Splunk
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Remedy
4 3 (12.50%) Sophos
4 3 (12.50%) Websense
5 2 (8.33%) Tripwire
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Nokia
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) IBM