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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qualys
UK
Rank 565 584 600
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing Qualys 37 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.083% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 21
Median daily rate £431 £429 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +24.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £404 £318
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +27.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
19927 22517 23888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.30% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12360 13480 13683
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 840 973
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 21 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +32 32 £438 +7.36% 12
London +25 19 £431 -4.16% 4
Scotland +17 5 £413 -
South East +11 5 £440 +10.00% 2
Edinburgh - 5 £413 -
Berkshire +11 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
North West - 3 £530 -
Manchester - 3 £530 -
South West +3 2 - -
Bristol +1 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
City of London +11 1 £500 +28.20% 1
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
Cambridge - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £440 - 2
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 34 (49.28%) Information Security
2 31 (44.93%) Firewall
3 30 (43.48%) Windows
4 23 (33.33%) CISSP
5 22 (31.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (31.88%) Splunk
6 21 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (28.99%) SIEM
7 20 (28.99%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (26.09%) Intel Security
9 17 (24.64%) Linux
9 17 (24.64%) PCI DSS
10 16 (23.19%) Nessus
10 16 (23.19%) SSCP
10 16 (23.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 16 (23.19%) SANS
11 15 (21.74%) Unix
11 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
12 14 (20.29%) Symantec
12 14 (20.29%) ArcSight
13 13 (18.84%) Nmap
13 13 (18.84%) Finance
13 13 (18.84%) QRadar
13 13 (18.84%) Security Operations
14 12 (17.39%) Patch Management
14 12 (17.39%) CISM
15 11 (15.94%) VMware
15 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.94%) Intel
15 11 (15.94%) WAN

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 (2.90%) iPlanet
1 2 (2.90%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.90%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (2.90%) IaaS
4 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) Firewall
2 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.94%) WAN
4 10 (14.49%) LAN
4 10 (14.49%) Network Security
4 10 (14.49%) VoIP
4 10 (14.49%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.35%) NAS
5 3 (4.35%) SAN
5 3 (4.35%) SSH
5 3 (4.35%) VLAN
6 2 (2.90%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.90%) FTP
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) LDAP
6 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.90%) SSL
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) DB2
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Advertising
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Analyst
2 25 (36.23%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) SIEM Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.80%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) JSP
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) OAuth
4 1 (1.45%) OpenID
4 1 (1.45%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.45%) SAML
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Cyber Attack
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.14%) PKI
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
4 2 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.90%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.90%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.45%) RIA
5 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
3 15 (21.74%) Unix
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.80%) Solaris
6 3 (4.35%) VMS
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.90%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Information Security
2 22 (31.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (28.99%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (28.99%) SIEM
5 16 (23.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (18.84%) Security Operations
7 12 (17.39%) Patch Management
8 10 (14.49%) Analytics
8 10 (14.49%) Case Management
8 10 (14.49%) Data Analytics
8 10 (14.49%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.59%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (10.14%) Coaching
11 7 (10.14%) Data Privacy
11 7 (10.14%) Line Management
12 6 (8.70%) ITIL
13 5 (7.25%) Project Management
13 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C++
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) VB
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) CISSP
2 16 (23.19%) SANS
2 16 (23.19%) SSCP
3 12 (17.39%) CISM
4 11 (15.94%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.90%) CLAS
8 1 (1.45%) CEH
8 1 (1.45%) CISA
8 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.45%) GIAC
8 1 (1.45%) GISP
8 1 (1.45%) ISEB
8 1 (1.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) PCI DSS
2 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.59%) GDPR
4 7 (10.14%) COBIT
5 3 (4.35%) PA-DSS
6 2 (2.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.90%) RMADS
6 2 (2.90%) SLA
7 1 (1.45%) GPG13
7 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Nessus
2 13 (18.84%) Nmap
2 13 (18.84%) QRadar
3 10 (14.49%) Nexpose
4 3 (4.35%) SCCM
5 2 (2.90%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.90%) OpenView
5 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.45%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.45%) SCOM
6 1 (1.45%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Splunk
2 18 (26.09%) Intel Security
3 14 (20.29%) ArcSight
3 14 (20.29%) Symantec
4 11 (15.94%) Intel
4 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 10 (14.49%) NetWitness
6 9 (13.04%) Apple
7 8 (11.59%) Cisco
7 8 (11.59%) Snow
7 8 (11.59%) Tufin
8 7 (10.14%) AlgoSec
9 6 (8.70%) AlienVault
9 6 (8.70%) ScanSafe
10 4 (5.80%) LANDesk
10 4 (5.80%) LogRhythm
10 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.80%) Tripwire
11 3 (4.35%) Varonis
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