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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Qualys 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
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
1497 1665 1507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.06% 40.08% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 876 823
Median daily rate £403 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 80 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 - 8 £450 -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 11 (100.00%) Splunk
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) CISSP
4 8 (72.73%) Intel
4 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 8 (72.73%) VoIP
4 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) Nessus
4 8 (72.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (72.73%) Nmap
4 8 (72.73%) Data Analytics
4 8 (72.73%) Analytics
4 8 (72.73%) ArcSight
4 8 (72.73%) Patch Management
4 8 (72.73%) Nexpose
4 8 (72.73%) ELK Stack
4 8 (72.73%) NetWitness
4 8 (72.73%) QRadar
4 8 (72.73%) Case Management
5 7 (63.64%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (63.64%) Linux
5 7 (63.64%) Apple
6 6 (54.55%) SSCP
6 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) VoIP
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (72.73%) Analytics
2 8 (72.73%) Case Management
2 8 (72.73%) Data Analytics
2 8 (72.73%) Patch Management
2 8 (72.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (27.27%) Security Management
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Threat Management
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) SANS
2 6 (54.55%) SSCP
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) COBIT
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Nessus
1 8 (72.73%) Nexpose
1 8 (72.73%) Nmap
1 8 (72.73%) QRadar
2 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 11 (100.00%) Splunk
2 8 (72.73%) ArcSight
2 8 (72.73%) Intel
2 8 (72.73%) NetWitness
3 7 (63.64%) Apple
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec