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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualys
Rank 236 237 251
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Qualys 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.070% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4358 4304 4983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.01% 49.22% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2276 2186 2152
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
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 260 251 289
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 - 2 - -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (84.62%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 18 (69.23%) IIS
4 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 17 (65.38%) SCCM
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (50.00%) ITIL
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (46.15%) CISSP
6 12 (46.15%) McAfee
7 11 (42.31%) Linux
7 11 (42.31%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (38.46%) Coaching
8 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
8 10 (38.46%) Nessus
8 10 (38.46%) CEH
8 10 (38.46%) Firewall
8 10 (38.46%) CCNA
8 10 (38.46%) Wireless
8 10 (38.46%) MCSE
8 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
8 10 (38.46%) MS Office
8 10 (38.46%) MCP
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (38.46%) SAN
9 7 (26.92%) MOM
9 7 (26.92%) Sophos

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (69.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
1 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Security Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
1 13 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (42.31%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 10 (38.46%) Coaching
4 7 (26.92%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (23.08%) Information Security
6 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) SIEM
8 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Security Management
10 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (38.46%) MCP
2 10 (38.46%) MCSE
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
2 10 (38.46%) CEH
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) Nessus
3 7 (26.92%) MOM
3 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 7 (26.92%) HP SIM
3 7 (26.92%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) McAfee
3 7 (26.92%) Sophos
3 7 (26.92%) Altiris
3 7 (26.92%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) Sun
7 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
7 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk