Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 January 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 559 549
Rank change year-on-year +44 -10 +24
Contract jobs citing Qualys 120 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.080% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 30 31
London median daily rate £463 £385 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -19.00% +11.76%
10th Percentile £365 £262 £365
90th Percentile £600 £502 £528
England median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £52.56

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,463 17,881 18,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.31% 43.10% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,618 11,863 11,907
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 290 332
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £55.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.75
% change year-on-year +0.72% -2.09% +7.55%

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Qualys as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in London

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Qualys in London

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qualys in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qualys in London

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +8 28 £444 +16.16% 3
West London -7 23 £450 -5.26% 3
East London -7 6 £600 +13.21%
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 53 (44.17%) Windows
2 45 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (36.67%) Linux
4 40 (33.33%) SIEM
5 38 (31.67%) Information Security
6 36 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 33 (27.50%) Nessus
7 33 (27.50%) Python
7 33 (27.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 29 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (23.33%) Security Operations
10 27 (22.50%) DevOps
10 27 (22.50%) AlienVault
10 27 (22.50%) Splunk
11 26 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (20.83%) Patch Management
13 24 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 24 (20.00%) Ruby
14 23 (19.17%) Firewall
14 23 (19.17%) Finance
14 23 (19.17%) Active Directory
15 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 20 (16.67%) CISSP
15 20 (16.67%) Security Management
15 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 19 (15.83%) Bash Shell
16 19 (15.83%) VMware
17 18 (15.00%) CISM
18 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (14.17%) ITIL

Qualys
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 45 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.83%) Office 365
4 4 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) Firewall
2 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.50%) Internet
4 8 (6.67%) DNS
4 8 (6.67%) WAN
5 7 (5.83%) DHCP
6 5 (4.17%) LAN
6 5 (4.17%) Network Security
6 5 (4.17%) VPN
7 4 (3.33%) SSL
7 4 (3.33%) VLAN
8 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.50%) SAN
8 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.67%) DKIM
9 2 (1.67%) DMARC
9 2 (1.67%) FTP
10 1 (0.83%) HTTP
10 1 (0.83%) SMTP
10 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Burp Suite
2 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.67%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) International Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Marketing
4 5 (4.17%) Electronics
4 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Advertising
6 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Analyst
2 32 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 25 (20.83%) Security Engineer
4 18 (15.00%) IT Analyst
4 18 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (10.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Application Security Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Build Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Splunk Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (5.83%) Web Services
2 6 (5.00%) JSON
3 3 (2.50%) HTML
3 3 (2.50%) HTML5
3 3 (2.50%) LDAP
4 2 (1.67%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.83%) BYOD
2 7 (5.83%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) CESG
5 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Fintech
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.17%) Windows
2 44 (36.67%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) Unix
4 11 (9.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) SIEM
2 38 (31.67%) Information Security
3 36 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (27.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 28 (23.33%) Security Operations
6 27 (22.50%) DevOps
7 26 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (20.83%) Patch Management
9 24 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 20 (16.67%) Security Management
11 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.17%) ITIL
12 14 (11.67%) Migration
12 14 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (10.83%) Configuration Management
14 11 (9.17%) Security Monitoring
15 10 (8.33%) Security Architecture
16 9 (7.50%) Security Testing
17 8 (6.67%) Compliance Management
17 8 (6.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) Python
2 24 (20.00%) Ruby
3 19 (15.83%) Bash Shell
4 13 (10.83%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (5.00%) Perl
7 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.33%) VB
8 4 (3.33%) VBScript
9 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) CISSP
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.00%) CISM
3 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (10.83%) CCSP
5 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.50%) AWS Certification
6 9 (7.50%) Degree
7 8 (6.67%) CREST Certified
8 7 (5.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.33%) RHCE
11 3 (2.50%) SANS
11 3 (2.50%) SSCP
12 2 (1.67%) CISA
13 1 (0.83%) CEH
13 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.83%) GCIA
13 1 (0.83%) GCIH
13 1 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 15 (12.50%) GDPR
2 15 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.83%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.33%) Docker
3 7 (5.83%) BitLocker
3 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (27.50%) Nessus
2 15 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (12.50%) Suricata
2 15 (12.50%) WSUS
3 14 (11.67%) SCCM
4 12 (10.00%) Ansible
5 11 (9.17%) OSSEC
6 9 (7.50%) Packer
6 9 (7.50%) Terraform
7 8 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (5.83%) logstash
8 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (5.00%) AirWatch
9 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (3.33%) Puppet
10 4 (3.33%) QRadar
11 3 (2.50%) BladeLogic
11 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.67%) Nmap
13 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) AlienVault
1 27 (22.50%) Splunk
2 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.83%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) McAfee
4 14 (11.67%) Remedy
5 10 (8.33%) Cisco
5 10 (8.33%) Tripwire
6 9 (7.50%) Intel
6 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.50%) Sourcefire
6 9 (7.50%) Symantec
6 9 (7.50%) Trend Micro
7 8 (6.67%) Kaspersky
8 7 (5.83%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.00%) Ivanti
9 6 (5.00%) Juniper
10 5 (4.17%) Adobe
11 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.33%) Citrix