The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 594 608 617
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Qualys 33 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.053% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 27
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £338 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £525
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Qualys as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Qualys
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Qualys within the UK.

Qualys Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Qualys
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Qualys Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Qualys
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qualys within the UK.

Qualys Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Qualys
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +2 29 £413 -1.49% 10
London -8 11 £388 -19.48% 4
South East +15 9 £338 -11.18% 3
North West - 8 £450 -
Manchester - 8 £450 -
Salford - 6 £450 -
Hampshire - 6 £275 - 2
South West +9 1 - - 1
West Sussex +8 1 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £400 +5.26%
Chiswick -1 1 £477 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 with a requirement for Qualys.

1 47 (43.12%) Windows
1 47 (43.12%) Vulnerability Management
2 37 (33.94%) Information Security
3 35 (32.11%) Intel Security
3 35 (32.11%) Finance
4 33 (30.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 31 (28.44%) CISSP
6 30 (27.52%) SIEM
6 30 (27.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 28 (25.69%) Unix
8 27 (24.77%) Linux
9 26 (23.85%) Firewall
10 24 (22.02%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (21.10%) Active Directory
12 21 (19.27%) PCI DSS
12 21 (19.27%) Splunk
13 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
14 19 (17.43%) Security Operations
14 19 (17.43%) Patch Management
15 18 (16.51%) Data Centre
15 18 (16.51%) Network Security
16 17 (15.60%) Nessus
16 17 (15.60%) VPN
17 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
17 15 (13.76%) Banking
17 15 (13.76%) ArcSight
18 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
19 13 (11.93%) CISM
19 13 (11.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 12 (11.01%) Nmap

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (1.83%) iPlanet
1 2 (1.83%) MQSeries
1 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.92%) JBoss
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.85%) Firewall
2 18 (16.51%) Network Security
3 17 (15.60%) VPN
4 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.09%) WAN
6 10 (9.17%) LAN
6 10 (9.17%) VoIP
7 6 (5.50%) NAS
7 6 (5.50%) SAN
8 4 (3.67%) DNS
8 4 (3.67%) HTTP
8 4 (3.67%) SSH
8 4 (3.67%) SSL
8 4 (3.67%) Wireless
9 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.83%) 3G
10 2 (1.83%) DHCP
10 2 (1.83%) FTP
10 2 (1.83%) IPsec
10 2 (1.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) DB2
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) AppScan
1 1 (0.92%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.92%) MSI
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Law
4 7 (6.42%) Advertising
5 4 (3.67%) Publishing
6 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) Security Engineer
3 23 (21.10%) Consultant
3 23 (21.10%) Security Consultant
4 22 (20.18%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) CISSP Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Information Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) IT Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) ELK Stack
2 3 (2.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.83%) J2EE
3 2 (1.83%) JSP
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.17%) PKI
4 9 (8.26%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.83%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.83%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.83%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.92%) CESG
7 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) RIA
7 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) Windows
2 28 (25.69%) Unix
3 27 (24.77%) Linux
4 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) AIX
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Vulnerability Management
2 37 (33.94%) Information Security
3 33 (30.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 30 (27.52%) SIEM
4 30 (27.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 24 (22.02%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (17.43%) Patch Management
6 19 (17.43%) Security Operations
7 12 (11.01%) ITIL
8 11 (10.09%) Analytics
8 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.17%) Case Management
9 10 (9.17%) Data Analytics
10 9 (8.26%) Incident Management
10 9 (8.26%) Project Management
11 8 (7.34%) Server Monitoring
12 7 (6.42%) Change Management
12 7 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.42%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.75%) Java
1 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) CISSP
2 13 (11.93%) CISM
3 11 (10.09%) SANS
4 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) SSCP
5 6 (5.50%) Degree
6 4 (3.67%) CISA
6 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CCNP
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.83%) CRISC
7 2 (1.83%) GCIA
7 2 (1.83%) GCIH
7 2 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CLAS
8 1 (0.92%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.92%) GISP
8 1 (0.92%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.27%) PCI DSS
2 13 (11.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.59%) COBIT
4 4 (3.67%) SLA
5 3 (2.75%) PA-DSS
5 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.83%) COSO
6 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.83%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.83%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.83%) NFS
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Nessus
2 12 (11.01%) Nmap
3 11 (10.09%) QRadar
4 10 (9.17%) Nexpose
5 9 (8.26%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.75%) SCCM
7 2 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.83%) OpenView
7 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.83%) WSUS
8 1 (0.92%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.92%) SCOM
8 1 (0.92%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.92%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) Intel Security
2 21 (19.27%) Splunk
3 15 (13.76%) ArcSight
3 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.17%) Intel
4 10 (9.17%) NetWitness
4 10 (9.17%) VMware
5 9 (8.26%) Apple
5 9 (8.26%) Cisco
6 7 (6.42%) Blue Coat
6 7 (6.42%) LogRhythm
7 5 (4.59%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (4.59%) LANDesk
7 5 (4.59%) Symantec
8 4 (3.67%) Adobe
8 4 (3.67%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.67%) Sophos
9 3 (2.75%) F5
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