Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 217 220
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 +60
Contract jobs citing Qualys 19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 13
City of London median daily rate £425 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +1.39% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £404 £425
90th Percentile £738 £825 £516
Central London median daily rate £438 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% +12.50%
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 2,663 2,431 2,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.39% 39.06% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,982 1,777 2,056
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 36 34
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.46 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -16.67% +9.84%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.25 £27.65 £40.17
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.23%

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

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qualys in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qualys in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) SIEM
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) CISSP
6 7 (36.84%) Nessus
6 7 (36.84%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (36.84%) Splunk
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
8 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
9 4 (21.05%) Fiddler
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) IPsec
9 4 (21.05%) DKIM

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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudTrail
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
1 2 (10.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) DKIM
4 4 (21.05%) DMARC
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) HTTP
7 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Telepresence
7 1 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Fiddler
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) International Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Information Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) OAuth
3 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) SIEM
3 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (36.84%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (21.05%) Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (15.79%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) Document Management
10 2 (10.53%) Open Source
10 2 (10.53%) OWASP
10 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 2 (10.53%) Scrum
10 2 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Apex Code
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) PyPy
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CEH
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nessus
2 3 (15.79%) QRadar
3 2 (10.53%) OSSEC
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Splunk
2 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.26%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) Rapid7
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) VMware