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 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 590 610 586
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing Qualys 58 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.031% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 21
Median daily rate £430 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £366
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.86%
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
23973 24332 23498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.84% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14778 14069 13321
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1123 1038
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 May 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 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
England +32 55 £430 -4.44% 15
London +3 22 £450 - 9
South East +7 17 £400 - 2
City of London +45 8 £450 - 4
North West - 8 - -
West Sussex - 7 £453 -
Berkshire - 6 £380 - 2
Scotland -12 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
East of England +14 3 £388 - 2
Glasgow 0 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £472 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £380 - 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
North East - 2 £500 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £394 -
Hampshire - 2 £450 -
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Havant - 2 £450 -
Surrey -7 1 £463 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Qualys.

1 45 (44.55%) Information Security
2 43 (42.57%) CISSP
3 39 (38.61%) PCI DSS
4 33 (32.67%) Windows
5 32 (31.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (28.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (27.72%) Intel Security
8 27 (26.73%) SIEM
9 25 (24.75%) Splunk
9 25 (24.75%) Cisco
10 23 (22.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (22.77%) Firewall
10 23 (22.77%) ArcSight
11 22 (21.78%) Data Centre
12 21 (20.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 21 (20.79%) Unix
13 20 (19.80%) Finance
14 19 (18.81%) CISM
14 19 (18.81%) Network Security
15 18 (17.82%) Degree
15 18 (17.82%) Nessus
15 18 (17.82%) Linux
15 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
16 17 (16.83%) Oracle
17 16 (15.84%) Security Operations
18 15 (14.85%) Windows Server
18 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (14.85%) IIS
18 15 (14.85%) IBM
18 15 (14.85%) TCP/IP

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 15 (14.85%) IIS
2 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.97%) Confluence
3 3 (2.97%) SAS
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.98%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.98%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.97%) GitHub
3 3 (2.97%) Route 53
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) Firewall
2 19 (18.81%) Network Security
3 15 (14.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.94%) VPN
6 3 (2.97%) HTTP
6 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.97%) OpenVPN
6 3 (2.97%) SAN
6 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.98%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.98%) DNS
7 2 (1.98%) FTP
7 2 (1.98%) Internet
7 2 (1.98%) LDAP
7 2 (1.98%) NAS
7 2 (1.98%) SSH
8 1 (0.99%) IntruShield
8 1 (0.99%) SMTP
8 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.97%) DataStax
3 3 (2.97%) DB2
3 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.97%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.97%) GitLab
2 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.99%) AppScan
3 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.99%) Gatling
3 1 (0.99%) JMeter
3 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Law
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) French Language
5 4 (3.96%) German Language
5 4 (3.96%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (3.96%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Analyst
2 35 (34.65%) Security Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Consultant
4 16 (15.84%) Architect
4 16 (15.84%) Security Consultant
4 16 (15.84%) Security Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) IT Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (12.87%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Information Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) CISSP Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) TOGAF Architect
9 4 (3.96%) CISSP Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Security Management Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) SIEM Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) J2EE
2 2 (1.98%) JSP
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.87%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (12.87%) Smartcard
3 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.91%) Mathematics
6 8 (7.92%) Driving Licence
6 8 (7.92%) PKI
7 7 (6.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.96%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.96%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.96%) iPad
9 2 (1.98%) Clustering
9 2 (1.98%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.98%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.98%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.67%) Windows
2 21 (20.79%) Unix
3 18 (17.82%) Linux
4 15 (14.85%) Windows Server
4 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.91%) Solaris
7 7 (6.93%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.96%) VMS
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.98%) AIX
11 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.98%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) Information Security
2 32 (31.68%) Vulnerability Management
3 27 (26.73%) SIEM
4 21 (20.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (15.84%) Security Operations
6 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (13.86%) ITIL
7 13 (12.87%) Business Development
7 13 (12.87%) Quality Management
7 13 (12.87%) SABSA
7 13 (12.87%) TOGAF
8 12 (11.88%) Data Protection
9 11 (10.89%) ITIL V3
9 11 (10.89%) Security Architecture
9 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.90%) Security Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Threat Analysis
11 9 (8.91%) Security Management
11 9 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) Java
2 7 (6.93%) Python
3 6 (5.94%) SQL
4 4 (3.96%) Ruby
4 4 (3.96%) Scala
5 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.98%) C
6 2 (1.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (42.57%) CISSP
2 19 (18.81%) CISM
3 18 (17.82%) Degree
4 14 (13.86%) CEH
4 14 (13.86%) CISA
5 13 (12.87%) IISP
6 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.92%) SSCP
8 7 (6.93%) GCIA
8 7 (6.93%) GCIH
8 7 (6.93%) SANS
9 5 (4.95%) CCNA
9 5 (4.95%) CCNP
9 5 (4.95%) MCSE
9 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.96%) CREST Certified
10 4 (3.96%) GIAC
11 3 (2.97%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.97%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (38.61%) PCI DSS
2 29 (28.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (22.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (12.87%) ISAE 3402
4 13 (12.87%) ISO 9001
4 13 (12.87%) ISO27005
5 7 (6.93%) COBIT
6 2 (1.98%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.98%) QA
6 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.98%) Squid
5 1 (0.99%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) Nessus
2 14 (13.86%) SCCM
3 9 (8.91%) Nmap
4 7 (6.93%) RSA Security Analytics
5 5 (4.95%) OpenVAS
5 5 (4.95%) QRadar
5 5 (4.95%) WSUS
6 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.96%) Puppet
7 3 (2.97%) Oozie
7 3 (2.97%) RSA Archer
7 3 (2.97%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.98%) OpenView
8 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.98%) Opsview
8 2 (1.98%) Salt
8 2 (1.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Intel Security
2 25 (24.75%) Cisco
2 25 (24.75%) Splunk
3 23 (22.77%) ArcSight
4 17 (16.83%) Oracle
5 15 (14.85%) IBM
6 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.87%) Barracuda Networks
7 13 (12.87%) Tripwire
8 10 (9.90%) Sun
9 9 (8.91%) F5
9 9 (8.91%) VMware
10 8 (7.92%) HP
10 8 (7.92%) NetApp
10 8 (7.92%) Palo Alto
10 8 (7.92%) Symantec
11 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
12 6 (5.94%) Fortinet
12 6 (5.94%) Sourcefire
13 5 (4.95%) Forcepoint
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