Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 176 117 187
Rank change year-on-year -59 +70 +52
Contract jobs citing Qualys 11 9 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.27% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
10th Percentile £455 £409 £458
25th Percentile £538 £430 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £500 £675
Median % change year-on-year +13.00% -25.93% +42.11%
75th Percentile £593 £547 £850
90th Percentile £706 £575 -
Central London median daily rate £565 £525 £563
% change year-on-year +7.62% -6.67% +7.14%

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 1,346 708 1,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.65% 34.69% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,040 502 1,484
10th Percentile £350 £263 £250
25th Percentile £463 £408 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £494
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.27% +1.80%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.75 £12.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.65 £16.18
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%
75th Percentile £39.50 £22.88 £23.12
90th Percentile £50.15 £23.43 £26.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Qualys as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Qualys in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Qualys in the City of London

Qualys
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Qualys in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Qualys in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Splunk
2 5 (45.45%) CyberArk
2 5 (45.45%) QRadar
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) GitHub
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (36.36%) Control-M
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (36.36%) Confluence
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA

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 4 (36.36%) Confluence
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) GitHub
2 4 (36.36%) Nutanix
3 3 (27.27%) Azure
3 3 (27.27%) GCP
4 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (9.09%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Rubrik
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) AppScan
4 2 (18.18%) Burp Suite
4 2 (18.18%) Serena SBM
5 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
5 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
5 1 (9.09%) GitLab
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) International Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Social Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Site Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Data Security
2 4 (36.36%) Security Hardening
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) API Integration
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Storage Management
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Fintech
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
4 2 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Bash
4 1 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CSSLP
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Actionable Recommendations
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) FedRAMP
2 1 (9.09%) GRC
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) NIST
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas File System
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) QRadar
3 4 (36.36%) Control-M
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
4 3 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (27.27%) Netcool
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (18.18%) HP Fortify
5 2 (18.18%) Icinga
5 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 2 (18.18%) Nessus
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Terraform
5 2 (18.18%) WebInspect
6 1 (9.09%) CASB
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) RSA Archer
6 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) CyberArk
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Splunk
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Checkmarx
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) Serena
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 1 (9.09%) Altiris
6 1 (9.09%) Equitrac
6 1 (9.09%) Kenna
6 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
6 1 (9.09%) ThinPrint
6 1 (9.09%) Zscaler