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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 263 268 248
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Qualys 20 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.030% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Median daily rate £430 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £300 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
4726 4592 4386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 46.13% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2459 2198
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 257 257
Median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.34 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Qualys as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Berkshire - 7 £385 - 1
West Sussex - 7 £453 -
Surrey -3 3 £463 -
Hampshire +10 2 £450 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 23 (76.67%) PCI DSS
2 22 (73.33%) CISSP
3 19 (63.33%) Information Security
4 18 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (36.67%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (36.67%) SABSA
7 11 (36.67%) ArcSight
7 11 (36.67%) Barracuda Networks
7 11 (36.67%) Degree
7 11 (36.67%) ISO27005
7 11 (36.67%) IISP
7 11 (36.67%) ISAE 3402
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
7 11 (36.67%) Tripwire
7 11 (36.67%) Business Development
7 11 (36.67%) CISA
7 11 (36.67%) CISM
7 11 (36.67%) Quality Management
7 11 (36.67%) Smartcard
7 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
7 11 (36.67%) ISO 9001
7 11 (36.67%) IIS
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco
7 11 (36.67%) IBM
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (30.00%) Data Protection

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (36.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Security Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Security Architect
4 6 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) CISSP Architect
5 5 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) CISSP Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) OAT Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Operational Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Security Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Embedded Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Smartcard
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (10.00%) iPad
5 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Business Development
3 11 (36.67%) Quality Management
3 11 (36.67%) SABSA
3 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
4 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (23.33%) Security Testing
6 7 (23.33%) SIEM
7 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (20.00%) Security Management
8 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.67%) ISMS
9 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) CISSP
2 11 (36.67%) CISA
2 11 (36.67%) CISM
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) IISP
3 7 (23.33%) CEH
4 5 (16.67%) GCIA
4 5 (16.67%) GCIH
4 5 (16.67%) SANS
4 5 (16.67%) SSCP
5 2 (6.67%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.67%) GIAC
5 2 (6.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (76.67%) PCI DSS
2 18 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (36.67%) ISAE 3402
4 11 (36.67%) ISO 9001
4 11 (36.67%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Nmap
3 3 (10.00%) WSUS
4 2 (6.67%) Nessus
4 2 (6.67%) OpenVAS
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) ArcSight
1 11 (36.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
1 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
1 11 (36.67%) Tripwire
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Sun
3 5 (16.67%) Splunk
4 4 (13.33%) NetWitness
5 3 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm