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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualys
Rank 560 548 535
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Qualys 22 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.022% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.049% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 3
Average daily rate
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£343 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £365 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +13.43%
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
23138 22445 20813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.48% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13163 12262 11056
Average daily rate £400 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 928 953 1210
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 24 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 6 March 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 -15 22 £343 -9.86% 6
London +4 11 £388 -16.21% 3
South East -8 5 £300 -21.05%
East of England +17 4 £425 +21.42%
City of London +14 3 £400 -13.51% 2
North West - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 26 (52.00%) Information Security
2 23 (46.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 19 (38.00%) Nessus
4 18 (36.00%) Windows
4 18 (36.00%) CISSP
5 15 (30.00%) SIEM
6 14 (28.00%) Splunk
7 13 (26.00%) ArcSight
7 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.00%) Linux
8 12 (24.00%) HP
8 12 (24.00%) McAfee
9 11 (22.00%) Security Management
9 11 (22.00%) Firewall
9 11 (22.00%) Network Security
10 10 (20.00%) CISM
11 9 (18.00%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Tripwire
12 8 (16.00%) CEH
12 8 (16.00%) SCCM
13 7 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (14.00%) PCI DSS
13 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
13 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (14.00%) Sourcefire
13 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
13 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
13 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.00%) MS Office
13 7 (14.00%) ITIL

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
1 11 (22.00%) Network Security
2 7 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) SAN
3 5 (10.00%) Wireless
4 3 (6.00%) IntruShield
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
6 1 (2.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (12.00%) Games
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Analyst
2 29 (58.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Security Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (4.00%) Security Officer
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Information Security
2 23 (46.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (30.00%) SIEM
4 11 (22.00%) Security Management
5 9 (18.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
7 6 (12.00%) Data Governance
7 6 (12.00%) E-Discovery
7 6 (12.00%) Coaching
8 5 (10.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.00%) Change Management
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.00%) Database Security
10 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CISM
3 8 (16.00%) CEH
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
5 5 (10.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) PCI QSA
8 2 (4.00%) SSCP
9 1 (2.00%) CISA
9 1 (2.00%) ISEB
9 1 (2.00%) VCP4
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) GIAC
9 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (14.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Snort
3 1 (2.00%) Nmap
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) Nessus
2 8 (16.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Splunk
2 13 (26.00%) ArcSight
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.00%) HP
3 12 (24.00%) McAfee
4 9 (18.00%) Tripwire
5 7 (14.00%) Sourcefire
6 6 (12.00%) Symantec
6 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.00%) IBM
6 6 (12.00%) Rapid7
7 5 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 5 (10.00%) NetIQ
8 4 (8.00%) Altiris
8 4 (8.00%) IronPort
9 3 (6.00%) Imperva
9 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
9 3 (6.00%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (6.00%) Websense
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