The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 404 408 413
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Qualys 22 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.047% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.10% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £544 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +141.66%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (76.92%) CISSP
2 21 (53.85%) Information Security
3 18 (46.15%) CISM
4 16 (41.03%) Security Management
5 15 (38.46%) Information Security Management
5 15 (38.46%) HP
6 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 13 (33.33%) E-Discovery
6 13 (33.33%) ArcSight
7 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (25.64%) Legal
8 9 (23.08%) Firewall
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) CCNA
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (15.38%) UNIX
10 6 (15.38%) Internet
10 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
11 5 (12.82%) Network Security
11 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (12.82%) JNCIA
11 5 (12.82%) CCSA
11 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
12 4 (10.26%) VPN
12 4 (10.26%) SAN
12 4 (10.26%) ITIL
12 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 4 (10.26%) CISA

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) Internet
3 5 (12.82%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) VPN
4 4 (10.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) DMZ
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 10 (25.64%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Analyst
2 29 (74.36%) Security Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Information Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacker
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) HPUX
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Information Security
2 16 (41.03%) Security Management
3 15 (38.46%) Information Security Management
4 13 (33.33%) E-Discovery
5 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) SIEM
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) IT Asset Management
11 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) CISSP
2 18 (46.15%) CISM
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) CCSA
4 5 (12.82%) JNCIA
5 4 (10.26%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) GIAC
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) ISEB
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) CCSP
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 13 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Splunk
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) McAfee
5 3 (7.69%) Sophos
5 3 (7.69%) Websense
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Tufin
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) AlgoSec