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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 156 210
Rank change year-on-year -2 +54  
Contract jobs citing Qualys 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.38% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.95% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 2
Median daily rate £450 £470 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.25% +13.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £384 £450
% change year-on-year +30.16% -14.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

Qualys is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1243 1375 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.71% 40.39% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1054 1839
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 66
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £36.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Qualys as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qualys in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (55.56%) Splunk
3 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) International Banking
5 3 (33.33%) COBIT
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SABSA
6 2 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) FireEye

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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DMZ
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TACACS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) CyberArk Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) OpenID
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SABSA
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
5 2 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) GCIA
3 1 (11.11%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) COSO
3 1 (11.11%) GPG13
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) FireEye
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) AlgoSec
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Tufin
4 1 (11.11%) WorldPay
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago