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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 568 617 580
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -37
Contract jobs citing Qualys 75 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.043% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.097% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 38
Median daily rate £428 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
23822 24870 24146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.48% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14676 14571 13634
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 1114 1032
Median hourly rate £20.25 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 30 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 26 June 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 +60 71 £428 -5.00% 18
London +35 27 £475 +5.55% 10
South East +22 17 £400 - 3
City of London +53 13 £470 +13.93% 2
North West -7 10 - -
East of England +18 7 £280 -44.00% 3
South West +4 7 £350 -22.22%
Swindon +3 7 £350 -22.22%
Scotland -7 7 - -
Manchester -8 7 - -
Wiltshire -9 7 £350 -22.22%
Berkshire - 7 £380 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £280 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £433 -
Glasgow +4 4 - -
Bedford - 4 £275 - 1
Merseyside +1 3 - -
Liverpool -1 3 - -
Edinburgh -10 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
Reading - 3 £380 -
Havant - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £394 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
North East - 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
Surrey -4 1 £463 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 48 (40.00%) CISSP
2 44 (36.67%) PCI DSS
3 42 (35.00%) Information Security
3 42 (35.00%) Windows
4 41 (34.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 34 (28.33%) Intel Security
6 31 (25.83%) Finance
6 31 (25.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (25.00%) Splunk
8 29 (24.17%) SIEM
9 28 (23.33%) Data Centre
10 27 (22.50%) Active Directory
11 25 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 23 (19.17%) Firewall
12 23 (19.17%) Network Security
12 23 (19.17%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (18.33%) Cisco
13 22 (18.33%) Unix
14 21 (17.50%) Linux
14 21 (17.50%) Windows Server
15 20 (16.67%) ArcSight
16 18 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 17 (14.17%) CISM
17 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
17 17 (14.17%) Banking
17 17 (14.17%) Nessus
17 17 (14.17%) Degree
17 17 (14.17%) Security Operations
18 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (11.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 11 (9.17%) IIS
2 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.50%) Confluence
3 3 (2.50%) SAS
4 2 (1.67%) Apache
4 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.67%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.50%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.50%) GitHub
3 3 (2.50%) Route 53
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) Firewall
1 23 (19.17%) Network Security
2 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.00%) VPN
5 4 (3.33%) HTTP
6 3 (2.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.50%) OpenVPN
6 3 (2.50%) SAN
6 3 (2.50%) SSH
6 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.67%) DNS
7 2 (1.67%) FTP
7 2 (1.67%) Internet
7 2 (1.67%) LDAP
7 2 (1.67%) NAS
8 1 (0.83%) SMTP
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MySQL
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.50%) DataStax
2 3 (2.50%) DB2
2 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
2 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.50%) GitLab
2 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) AppScan
3 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.83%) Gatling
3 1 (0.83%) JMeter
3 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Law
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) French Language
5 4 (3.33%) German Language
5 4 (3.33%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (3.33%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (38.33%) Analyst
2 42 (35.00%) Security Analyst
3 24 (20.00%) Consultant
4 23 (19.17%) Security Consultant
5 21 (17.50%) Security Engineer
6 17 (14.17%) IT Analyst
6 17 (14.17%) IT Security Analyst
7 14 (11.67%) Architect
8 11 (9.17%) Security Architect
9 10 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.50%) Senior Security Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Information Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Security Management Consultant
12 5 (4.17%) Security Operations Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) TOGAF Architect
12 5 (4.17%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) J2EE
2 2 (1.67%) JSP
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.17%) PKI
3 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (7.50%) Smartcard
5 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
6 7 (5.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.33%) iPad
8 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.50%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.67%) Clustering
10 2 (1.67%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.67%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.67%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.00%) Windows
2 22 (18.33%) Unix
3 21 (17.50%) Linux
3 21 (17.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.67%) Solaris
7 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.33%) VMS
11 3 (2.50%) AIX
11 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.67%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Information Security
2 41 (34.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 29 (24.17%) SIEM
4 25 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 23 (19.17%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (14.17%) Security Operations
7 14 (11.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (10.83%) ITIL
9 12 (10.00%) Change Control
10 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.33%) Patch Management
11 9 (7.50%) Business Development
11 9 (7.50%) Incident Management
11 9 (7.50%) ITIL V3
11 9 (7.50%) Quality Management
11 9 (7.50%) SABSA
11 9 (7.50%) Security Architecture
11 9 (7.50%) Threat Analysis
11 9 (7.50%) TOGAF
12 8 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) Java
2 7 (5.83%) Python
3 6 (5.00%) SQL
4 4 (3.33%) Ruby
4 4 (3.33%) Scala
5 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.67%) C
6 2 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) CISSP
2 17 (14.17%) CISM
2 17 (14.17%) Degree
3 13 (10.83%) CEH
4 10 (8.33%) CISA
4 10 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.50%) IISP
6 8 (6.67%) GCIA
6 8 (6.67%) GCIH
6 8 (6.67%) SSCP
7 7 (5.83%) SANS
8 5 (4.17%) CCNA
8 5 (4.17%) CCNP
8 5 (4.17%) MCSE
8 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (2.50%) CREST Certified
9 3 (2.50%) GIAC
9 3 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (36.67%) PCI DSS
2 31 (25.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (8.33%) COBIT
5 9 (7.50%) ISAE 3402
5 9 (7.50%) ISO 9001
5 9 (7.50%) ISO27005
6 2 (1.67%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.67%) QA
6 2 (1.67%) SLA
7 1 (0.83%) COSO
7 1 (0.83%) SAS 70
System Software
1 27 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) BitLocker
2 6 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.67%) Squid
5 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) Nessus
2 14 (11.67%) SCCM
3 7 (5.83%) Nmap
4 6 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.00%) RSA Security Analytics
5 5 (4.17%) QRadar
5 5 (4.17%) WSUS
6 4 (3.33%) OpenVAS
6 4 (3.33%) Puppet
7 3 (2.50%) Oozie
7 3 (2.50%) RSA Archer
7 3 (2.50%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.67%) OpenView
8 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.67%) Opsview
8 2 (1.67%) Salt
8 2 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Intel Security
2 30 (25.00%) Splunk
3 22 (18.33%) Cisco
4 20 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
6 12 (10.00%) Oracle
7 11 (9.17%) IBM
8 10 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
8 10 (8.33%) Symantec
9 9 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (7.50%) F5
9 9 (7.50%) Tripwire
9 9 (7.50%) VMware
10 8 (6.67%) HP
10 8 (6.67%) NetApp
10 8 (6.67%) Palo Alto
11 6 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.00%) Sun
12 5 (4.17%) Sourcefire
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