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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 399 421 404
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Qualys 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.032% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.068% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £481 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +79.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £431 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £556 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.00%
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
11113 11797 11788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.88% 46.45% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7055 7608 7136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 267 335
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £48.84 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 20 (68.97%) CISSP
2 13 (44.83%) Information Security
3 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (37.93%) CISM
5 10 (34.48%) Security Management
6 9 (31.03%) Information Security Management
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) HP
8 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (24.14%) E-Discovery
8 7 (24.14%) ArcSight
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
9 6 (20.69%) Internet
9 6 (20.69%) Legal
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Splunk
11 4 (13.79%) SIEM
11 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.79%) Retail
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL
11 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 4 (13.79%) VPN
11 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (13.79%) CISA
11 4 (13.79%) VMware
12 3 (10.34%) Management Information System

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 6 (20.69%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 17 (58.62%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Information Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Information Security
2 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (34.48%) Security Management
4 9 (31.03%) Information Security Management
5 7 (24.14%) E-Discovery
6 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) SIEM
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) CISM
3 4 (13.79%) CISA
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCSA
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) GIAC
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Postfix
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
1 8 (27.59%) HP
2 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
2 7 (24.14%) ArcSight
3 5 (17.24%) Splunk
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Sophos
5 3 (10.34%) Websense
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Tripwire
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