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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualys
Rank 590 566 536
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Contract jobs citing Qualys 19 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.040% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.089% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 4
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£436 £380 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £440 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
25302 24592 22330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 45.20% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14411 13905 11822
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1114 1065 1197
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qualys within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
England -17 17 £425 +11.84% 2
London +11 11 £378 -11.17% 1
East of England +5 3 £475 +35.71%
South East -13 3 £300 -2.43%
Uxbridge - 3 - -
City of London +16 2 £450 - 1
Surrey +5 2 - -
Scotland -1 2 £450 -
Glasgow -3 2 £450 -
Cambridge - 2 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Staines - 2 - -
Essex +2 1 £525 +50.00%
Hampshire -1 1 £300 -
Basildon - 1 £525 -
Havant - 1 £300 -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (58.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 22 (51.16%) Information Security
3 16 (37.21%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Nessus
5 14 (32.56%) SIEM
6 12 (27.91%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.91%) Firewall
7 11 (25.58%) Splunk
8 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (23.26%) CISSP
9 9 (20.93%) SCCM
10 8 (18.60%) Network Security
10 8 (18.60%) CEH
10 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
10 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
11 7 (16.28%) McAfee
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (16.28%) Tripwire
11 7 (16.28%) PCI DSS
12 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
12 6 (13.95%) Retail
12 6 (13.95%) UNIX
12 6 (13.95%) MS Office
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) Change Management
12 6 (13.95%) Games

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) Network Security
2 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) Wireless
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
1 6 (13.95%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Head of Security
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) IT Security Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (2.33%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 22 (51.16%) Information Security
3 14 (32.56%) SIEM
4 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Change Management
6 6 (13.95%) Coaching
7 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.63%) Security Management
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Database Security
8 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (4.65%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CISSP
2 8 (18.60%) CEH
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.63%) MCP
4 5 (11.63%) MCSE
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) PCI QSA
5 4 (9.30%) CISM
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) CCSP
7 2 (4.65%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (16.28%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.33%) Snort
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Nessus
2 9 (20.93%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) Nmap
4 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Splunk
3 7 (16.28%) McAfee
3 7 (16.28%) Tripwire
4 5 (11.63%) Symantec
4 5 (11.63%) Websense
4 5 (11.63%) Sourcefire
4 5 (11.63%) Imperva
5 4 (9.30%) IronPort
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) MobileIron
6 3 (6.98%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (6.98%) Rapid7
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.65%) Kaspersky
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) Altiris
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.65%) IBM
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