The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qualys
UK / England
Rank 552 577 576
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Contract jobs citing Qualys 33 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.077% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.18% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 14
Median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £399 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £508 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £455 £413
% change year-on-year +7.69% +10.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.50 -

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18341 21404 21797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11404 13147 12563
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 762 922
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Qualys in England

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qualys in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qualys in England

Qualys
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qualys in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qualys in England

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 19 £438 -2.77% 5
South East +15 7 £440 +7.97% 4
North West - 3 £530 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £713 +78.12%
East of England 0 2 £588 +11.90%
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Qualys
UK

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 England region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 37 (54.41%) Firewall
2 31 (45.59%) Information Security
3 27 (39.71%) Splunk
4 25 (36.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (35.29%) Windows
6 21 (30.88%) CISSP
7 20 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
8 18 (26.47%) SIEM
9 17 (25.00%) Linux
10 16 (23.53%) Intel Security
10 16 (23.53%) ArcSight
10 16 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 16 (23.53%) SANS
11 15 (22.06%) Nessus
11 15 (22.06%) SSCP
11 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
12 14 (20.59%) Unix
12 14 (20.59%) Symantec
13 13 (19.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (19.12%) QRadar
14 12 (17.65%) Security Operations
14 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
14 12 (17.65%) Nmap
15 11 (16.18%) Degree
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (16.18%) CISM
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) iPlanet
2 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Mimecast
3 7 (10.29%) SaaS
4 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 4 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (54.41%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.71%) LAN
3 10 (14.71%) VoIP
3 10 (14.71%) VPN
3 10 (14.71%) WAN
4 9 (13.24%) Network Security
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.41%) NAS
6 3 (4.41%) SSH
6 3 (4.41%) TACACS
6 3 (4.41%) VLAN
7 2 (2.94%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.94%) FTP
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) Internet
7 2 (2.94%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) SSL
7 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
1 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) Security Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Consultant
4 10 (14.71%) Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Security Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Security Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) SIEM Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) CyberArk Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.41%) OAuth
2 3 (4.41%) OpenID
2 3 (4.41%) SailPoint
2 3 (4.41%) SAML
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) JSP
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.47%) JMS
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.47%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.29%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) CESG
4 2 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.94%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.47%) RIA
5 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Linux
3 14 (20.59%) Unix
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.88%) Solaris
6 3 (4.41%) VMS
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Information Security
2 25 (36.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (26.47%) SIEM
5 16 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
6 12 (17.65%) Security Operations
7 10 (14.71%) Analytics
7 10 (14.71%) Case Management
7 10 (14.71%) Data Analytics
7 10 (14.71%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.29%) Coaching
9 7 (10.29%) Data Privacy
9 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (10.29%) Line Management
10 6 (8.82%) Project Management
11 5 (7.35%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (7.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) Java
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) VB
2 1 (1.47%) VBScript
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) CISSP
2 16 (23.53%) SANS
3 15 (22.06%) SSCP
4 11 (16.18%) CISM
4 11 (16.18%) Degree
5 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.94%) CLAS
7 1 (1.47%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.47%) GISP
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
2 13 (19.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.76%) GDPR
4 7 (10.29%) COBIT
5 3 (4.41%) GPG13
6 2 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.94%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.94%) PA-DSS
6 2 (2.94%) RMADS
6 2 (2.94%) SLA
7 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Nessus
2 13 (19.12%) QRadar
3 12 (17.65%) Nmap
4 10 (14.71%) Nexpose
5 3 (4.41%) SCCM
6 2 (2.94%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.94%) OpenView
6 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Ansible
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (1.47%) SCOM
7 1 (1.47%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Splunk
2 16 (23.53%) ArcSight
2 16 (23.53%) Intel Security
3 14 (20.59%) Symantec
4 11 (16.18%) Intel
4 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.71%) NetWitness
5 10 (14.71%) Tufin
5 10 (14.71%) VMware
6 9 (13.24%) Apple
6 9 (13.24%) Cisco
7 8 (11.76%) Snow
8 6 (8.82%) AlienVault
8 6 (8.82%) F5
8 6 (8.82%) Palo Alto
9 5 (7.35%) CyberArk
9 5 (7.35%) EMC
9 5 (7.35%) Forcepoint
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle
9 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
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