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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 406 387 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Qualys 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.009% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 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
City of London - 3 £450 -
Chiswick - - - -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Nessus
5 3 (27.27%) Nmap
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) C-shell
6 2 (18.18%) WebInspect
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
6 2 (18.18%) Snort
6 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) SAN

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) AppScan
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CORBA
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) Xerces
1 1 (9.09%) Xalan
1 1 (9.09%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) Debian
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C-shell
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Lisp
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 3 (27.27%) Nmap
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Snort
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) qmail
3 1 (9.09%) Postfix
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) OpenSSH
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
2 2 (18.18%) WebInspect
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Akamai
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk
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