The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 159 165 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Qualys 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.057% 0.022% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.055% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £409 £395
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Qualys
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1601 1817 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.82% 40.57% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 1041 821
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 91 110
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.02 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Qualys as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Qualys
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Qualys across the North West region.

Qualys Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Qualys
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qualys across the North West region.

Qualys Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 2 - -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Qualys also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (66.67%) COBIT
3 8 (66.67%) CISM
3 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) Symantec
3 8 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 8 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 8 (66.67%) PKI
3 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (66.67%) Splunk
3 8 (66.67%) SIEM
3 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (66.67%) Threat Management
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (33.33%) Compliance Management
6 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (25.00%) Rundeck

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) Confluence
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
1 3 (25.00%) Route 53
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (25.00%) DataStax
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (25.00%) GitLab
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Management Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 8 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (66.67%) SIEM
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Management
1 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Compliance Management
3 4 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
1 3 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISM
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (66.67%) COBIT
2 8 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) Nessus
2 3 (25.00%) Oozie
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 8 (66.67%) Splunk
1 8 (66.67%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (25.00%) Endeca
2 3 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft