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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qualys
UK
Rank 556 593 588
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Contract jobs citing Qualys 39 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 20
Median daily rate £413 £474 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% +22.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +20 30 £438 -7.40% 12
South East +18 9 £400 +3.22% 2
London +7 8 £444 -11.25% 6
Manchester - 8 £450 - 1
North West - 8 £450 - 1
Salford - 6 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £275 - 2
Edinburgh - 5 £413 -
Scotland - 5 £413 - 2
South West +13 3 - -
Bristol +6 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £400 +6.66%
Chiswick -1 1 £477 -
City of London -6 1 £500 +28.20% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 - -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) Information Security
3 31 (38.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 28 (35.00%) Firewall
5 25 (31.25%) Intel Security
5 25 (31.25%) SIEM
6 24 (30.00%) Finance
7 22 (27.50%) CISSP
7 22 (27.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (25.00%) Unix
9 19 (23.75%) Linux
9 19 (23.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 17 (21.25%) Nessus
11 15 (18.75%) VPN
11 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.75%) Network Security
11 15 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (17.50%) Splunk
12 14 (17.50%) Nmap
12 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
13 13 (16.25%) Patch Management
13 13 (16.25%) Security Monitoring
14 12 (15.00%) Security Operations
14 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
14 12 (15.00%) VMware
15 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
15 11 (13.75%) CISM
15 11 (13.75%) Symantec
15 11 (13.75%) WAN
15 11 (13.75%) ArcSight

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 3 (3.75%) iPlanet
1 3 (3.75%) MQSeries
1 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.75%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.50%) PaaS
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.00%) Firewall
2 15 (18.75%) Network Security
2 15 (18.75%) VPN
3 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.75%) WAN
5 10 (12.50%) LAN
5 10 (12.50%) VoIP
6 7 (8.75%) NAS
6 7 (8.75%) SAN
7 4 (5.00%) DNS
8 3 (3.75%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.75%) FTP
8 3 (3.75%) LDAP
8 3 (3.75%) SSH
8 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.50%) DHCP
9 2 (2.50%) HTTP
9 2 (2.50%) IPsec
9 2 (2.50%) SSL
9 2 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) DB2
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (1.25%) AppScan
2 1 (1.25%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Advertising
4 5 (6.25%) Law
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Security Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) Consultant
4 15 (18.75%) Security Consultant
5 13 (16.25%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Information Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) SIEM Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) CISSP Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) ELK Stack
2 4 (5.00%) Web Services
3 3 (3.75%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) JSP
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.25%) Cyber Attack
3 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.50%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) CESG
5 3 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.75%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.75%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.75%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.25%) RIA
7 1 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Unix
3 19 (23.75%) Linux
4 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.50%) Solaris
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) AIX
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Information Security
2 31 (38.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (31.25%) SIEM
4 22 (27.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (23.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 15 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (16.25%) Patch Management
7 13 (16.25%) Security Monitoring
8 12 (15.00%) Security Operations
9 11 (13.75%) Analytics
10 10 (12.50%) Case Management
10 10 (12.50%) Data Analytics
10 10 (12.50%) ITIL
11 7 (8.75%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (8.75%) Project Management
11 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Java
1 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) C++
2 1 (1.25%) VB
2 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) CISSP
2 11 (13.75%) CISM
2 11 (13.75%) SANS
3 9 (11.25%) SSCP
4 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) Degree
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.75%) CLAS
7 2 (2.50%) CCNP
7 2 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.50%) CISA
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.50%) CRISC
7 2 (2.50%) GISP
7 2 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CEH
8 1 (1.25%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.25%) SLA
4 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.75%) JSP 440
5 3 (3.75%) PA-DSS
6 2 (2.50%) RMADS
7 1 (1.25%) COBIT
7 1 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.50%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Nessus
2 14 (17.50%) Nmap
3 10 (12.50%) Nexpose
3 10 (12.50%) QRadar
4 8 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.00%) SCCM
6 3 (3.75%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.75%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.75%) OpenView
6 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.75%) WSUS
7 2 (2.50%) Sysprep
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (1.25%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.25%) HP Fortify
8 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.25%) SCOM
8 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Intel Security
2 14 (17.50%) Splunk
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
4 11 (13.75%) ArcSight
4 11 (13.75%) Symantec
5 10 (12.50%) Intel
5 10 (12.50%) NetWitness
6 9 (11.25%) Apple
6 9 (11.25%) Cisco
7 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.50%) AlgoSec
8 6 (7.50%) LANDesk
8 6 (7.50%) ScanSafe
9 5 (6.25%) HP
10 4 (5.00%) F5
10 4 (5.00%) LogRhythm
10 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.00%) Sophos
11 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
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