Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 232 224
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +56
Contract jobs citing Qualys 9 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 18
City of London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
10th Percentile £322 £431 £402
90th Percentile £738 £825 £506
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -
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 2,677 2,590 2,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 39.19% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,974 1,886 2,176
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.79 £33.90
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +13.24% -5.42% +2.71%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qualys in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Nessus
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (22.22%) npm
5 2 (22.22%) PyPy
5 2 (22.22%) Source Code Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) DKIM
5 2 (22.22%) DMARC
5 2 (22.22%) GDPR
5 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) GitHub
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) OAuth2

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudTrail
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
1 2 (22.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DKIM
4 2 (22.22%) DMARC
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Telepresence
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Information Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth2
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Source Code Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PyPy
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CEH
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nessus
2 2 (22.22%) OSSEC
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft