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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 395 424 402
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Contract jobs citing Qualys 25 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.040% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.086% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £538 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +152.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 28 (71.79%) CISSP
2 18 (46.15%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) CISM
4 13 (33.33%) Security Management
4 13 (33.33%) HP
4 13 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (30.77%) Information Security Management
6 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
6 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) ArcSight
6 10 (25.64%) E-Discovery
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.08%) Firewall
8 8 (20.51%) Legal
9 6 (15.38%) Internet
9 6 (15.38%) UNIX
9 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 6 (15.38%) Network Security
10 5 (12.82%) Splunk
10 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Solaris
10 5 (12.82%) CCNA
10 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (12.82%) SAN
11 4 (10.26%) CCSA
11 4 (10.26%) VMware
11 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.26%) Change Management

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (5.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
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
2 6 (15.38%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) SSH
5 1 (2.56%) DMZ
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 8 (20.51%) 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%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Analyst
2 25 (64.10%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) AIX
4 4 (10.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Security Management
2 13 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 10 (25.64%) E-Discovery
5 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (10.26%) SIEM
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) IT Asset Management
10 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C-shell
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) CISSP
2 15 (38.46%) CISM
3 5 (12.82%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.26%) CCSA
4 4 (10.26%) CISA
4 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.13%) GIAC
5 2 (5.13%) CEH
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) CCSP
6 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Postfix
2 1 (2.56%) Snort
2 1 (2.56%) Nmap
2 1 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) HP
2 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
2 10 (25.64%) ArcSight
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Splunk
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Remedy
6 3 (7.69%) Sophos
6 3 (7.69%) Websense
7 1 (2.56%) Tufin
7 1 (2.56%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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