Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Qualys over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Qualys
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 242 231
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 +38
Contract jobs citing Qualys 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.37% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
City of London median daily rate £419 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% - -
10th Percentile £365 £431 £404
90th Percentile £448 £825 £500
Central London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Qualys is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,687 2,669 2,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.23% 38.51% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,997 2,005 2,153
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 50 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.83 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £18.69 £17.75
% change year-on-year +1.02% +5.30% +1.43%

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Qualys as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in the City of London

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Qualys in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Qualys in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Qualys also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) International Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Perl

Qualys
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) International Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (20.00%) Suricata
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat