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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualys
Rank 547 551 528
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Qualys 24 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.016% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.036% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £380 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 17 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 28 January 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 -2 24 £400 +5.26% 3
London +24 13 £525 +13.51% 1
City of London +20 8 £525 +13.51% 1
South East -10 5 £290 -23.68% 2
Yorkshire -8 2 £335 -11.84%
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 32 (58.18%) Information Security
2 30 (54.55%) CISSP
3 21 (38.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (36.36%) ArcSight
5 19 (34.55%) Security Management
6 18 (32.73%) HP
6 18 (32.73%) Windows
6 18 (32.73%) Nessus
7 17 (30.91%) CISM
8 15 (27.27%) Linux
8 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.45%) McAfee
10 12 (21.82%) Information Security Management
10 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
10 12 (21.82%) SIEM
10 12 (21.82%) E-Discovery
11 11 (20.00%) Network Security
12 10 (18.18%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) Splunk
13 9 (16.36%) Legal
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (16.36%) CCNA
13 9 (16.36%) Tripwire
13 9 (16.36%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (14.55%) CEH
14 8 (14.55%) ITIL
15 7 (12.73%) Cisco
15 7 (12.73%) IBM
15 7 (12.73%) SCCM
16 6 (10.91%) Data Governance

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Network Security
2 10 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) Wireless
3 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.45%) IntruShield
5 2 (3.64%) SSL
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) Extranet
6 1 (1.82%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (16.36%) Legal
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Analyst
2 35 (63.64%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Information Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Security Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Operational Security Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Information Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Incident Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Officer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) AIX
4 2 (3.64%) HPUX
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Information Security
2 21 (38.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 19 (34.55%) Security Management
4 12 (21.82%) Information Security Management
4 12 (21.82%) SIEM
4 12 (21.82%) E-Discovery
5 9 (16.36%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Data Governance
8 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 5 (9.09%) Cyber Security
8 5 (9.09%) Coaching
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
10 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) CISSP
2 17 (30.91%) CISM
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) CEH
5 5 (9.09%) MCP
5 5 (9.09%) MCSE
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.27%) JNCIA
6 4 (7.27%) CCSA
7 2 (3.64%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) CISA
7 2 (3.64%) SSCP
8 1 (1.82%) GIAC
8 1 (1.82%) ISEB
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
1 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Snort
3 1 (1.82%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Nessus
2 7 (12.73%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) ArcSight
2 18 (32.73%) HP
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.45%) McAfee
5 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.18%) Splunk
7 9 (16.36%) Tripwire
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco
8 7 (12.73%) IBM
9 5 (9.09%) Sourcefire
9 5 (9.09%) Rapid7
10 4 (7.27%) IronPort
10 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.27%) NetIQ
10 4 (7.27%) Symantec
11 3 (5.45%) Websense
11 3 (5.45%) Sun
11 3 (5.45%) Oracle
11 3 (5.45%) Altiris
11 3 (5.45%) Barracuda Networks
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