The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 220 227 241
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Qualys 20 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.083% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.17% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £319
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4326 4156 4808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.13% 49.13% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2067 2057
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 298 335
Average hourly rate £16.14 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qualys across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Qualys Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014. 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
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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
West Sussex - 10 £320 -
Surrey - - - -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (68.00%) IIS
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) SCCM
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) CISSP
6 11 (44.00%) McAfee
6 11 (44.00%) MS Office
6 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 11 (44.00%) Firewall
6 11 (44.00%) CEH
6 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Nessus
7 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (40.00%) Wireless
7 10 (40.00%) MCSE
7 10 (40.00%) MS Visio
7 10 (40.00%) CCNA
7 10 (40.00%) MCP
7 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (40.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) MOM
8 7 (28.00%) Sophos
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) Clustering

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
2 10 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) Wireless
3 10 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Security Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (28.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (16.00%) SIEM
8 3 (12.00%) Change Control
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
10 1 (4.00%) Logistics
10 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
10 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.00%) Service Management
10 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 11 (44.00%) CEH
3 10 (40.00%) MCSE
3 10 (40.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) MCP
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) SCCM
2 10 (40.00%) Nessus
3 7 (28.00%) MOM
3 7 (28.00%) SCOM
3 7 (28.00%) HP SIM
3 7 (28.00%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) McAfee
3 7 (28.00%) Sophos
3 7 (28.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Altiris
4 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk
6 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.00%) Websense
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle