The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 236 258 241
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Qualys 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.052% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.11% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £400 £290 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £310 £380
% change year-on-year
+30.24% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 - -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qualys across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Qualys
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Qualys Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Qualys
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Qualys Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 7 £408 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 3
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (66.67%) Information Security
1 12 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (61.11%) ArcSight
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 10 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 9 (50.00%) Tripwire
5 8 (44.44%) CISM
6 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
6 7 (38.89%) Smartcard
6 7 (38.89%) CISA
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
6 7 (38.89%) ISO 9001
6 7 (38.89%) IIS
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
6 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (38.89%) Business Development
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
6 7 (38.89%) SIEM
6 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 7 (38.89%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (38.89%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (38.89%) SABSA
6 7 (38.89%) ISO27005
6 7 (38.89%) IISP
6 7 (38.89%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (38.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) HSRP
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPLS
5 2 (11.11%) VRRP
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Security Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Smartcard
2 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Clustering
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Development
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
2 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
2 7 (38.89%) SABSA
2 7 (38.89%) SIEM
2 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
2 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
3 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) CISM
3 7 (38.89%) CISA
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) IISP
4 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (22.22%) CEH
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CCENT
5 2 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSE
5 2 (11.11%) GCIA
5 2 (11.11%) GCIH
5 2 (11.11%) GIAC
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 2 (11.11%) OSCP
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (38.89%) ISAE 3402
3 7 (38.89%) ISO 9001
3 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (38.89%) ISO27005
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
2 3 (16.67%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (11.11%) Nmap
3 2 (11.11%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) ArcSight
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 9 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 7 (38.89%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Sun
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 3 (16.67%) NetWitness
7 2 (11.11%) Aruba
7 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.11%) Brocade
7 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
7 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.11%) Splunk