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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualys
Rank 387 406 421
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Qualys 26 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.058% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.13% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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England

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
10123 10922 11348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.72% 45.61% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 6912 7297
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 263
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qualys across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Qualys Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 10 £450 -5.26%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (47.37%) SIEM
2 16 (42.11%) Cyber Security
3 15 (39.47%) Symantec
4 14 (36.84%) Information Security
5 13 (34.21%) McAfee
6 12 (31.58%) CISSP
7 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) ArcSight
8 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
8 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (23.68%) CEH
9 8 (21.05%) Security Management
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
10 7 (18.42%) Firewall
10 7 (18.42%) Information Security Management
10 7 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (18.42%) CISM
10 7 (18.42%) F5
11 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.79%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.16%) Juniper
12 5 (13.16%) Websense

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Analyst
2 26 (68.42%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
1 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) SIEM
2 16 (42.11%) Cyber Security
3 14 (36.84%) Information Security
4 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (21.05%) Security Management
6 7 (18.42%) Information Security Management
7 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
7 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Operations Management
9 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
9 4 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (7.89%) Database Security
10 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
11 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.26%) Change Management
11 2 (5.26%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) CISSP
2 9 (23.68%) CEH
3 7 (18.42%) CISM
4 5 (13.16%) GCIA
4 5 (13.16%) GCIH
5 2 (5.26%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
2 7 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
1 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Rsyslog
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Symantec
2 13 (34.21%) McAfee
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) ArcSight
4 7 (18.42%) F5
5 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
5 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
5 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) Websense
6 4 (10.53%) Tripwire
7 3 (7.89%) Splunk
8 2 (5.26%) Varonis
8 2 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.26%) Imperva
8 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.26%) VMware
8 2 (5.26%) Sophos
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) AppSense
9 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro