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 3 months to 23 April 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 420 409
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11  
Contract jobs citing Qualys 21 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.10% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 8
Median daily rate £438 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +12.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +19.82% +2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8499 9572 9933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.49% 41.32% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5726 6467 6417
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 128 215
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +6.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.60 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
City of London +4 4 £463 +0.54%
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) PCI DSS
3 13 (41.94%) Splunk
3 13 (41.94%) Information Security
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) Tufin
4 11 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (32.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (29.03%) Line Management
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) COBIT
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) CISSP
7 8 (25.81%) Symantec
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) SIEM
7 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (22.58%) Coaching
8 7 (22.58%) Mimecast
8 7 (22.58%) Data Privacy
8 7 (22.58%) SANS
8 7 (22.58%) GDPR
8 7 (22.58%) SSCP
8 7 (22.58%) CISM
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (19.35%) SaaS

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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Mimecast
3 6 (19.35%) SaaS
4 2 (6.45%) IaaS
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.90%) TACACS
4 3 (9.68%) SSL
5 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.45%) SSH
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
1 12 (38.71%) Security Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) CyberArk Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) OAuth
1 4 (12.90%) OpenID
1 4 (12.90%) SailPoint
1 4 (12.90%) SAML
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) JMS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Information Security
2 10 (32.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (29.03%) Line Management
4 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (25.81%) SIEM
5 7 (22.58%) Coaching
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) Data Privacy
6 6 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
7 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Presales
7 4 (12.90%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (12.90%) Privileged Identity Management
7 4 (12.90%) Security Operations
7 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CISSP
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) CISM
2 7 (22.58%) SANS
2 7 (22.58%) SSCP
3 2 (6.45%) GCIA
3 2 (6.45%) GCIH
3 2 (6.45%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) PCI DSS
2 11 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (29.03%) COBIT
4 7 (22.58%) GDPR
5 4 (12.90%) GPG13
5 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.23%) COSO
6 1 (3.23%) PA-DSS
6 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) Sysprep
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.23%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Splunk
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Tufin
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) Symantec
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
6 6 (19.35%) ServiceNow
7 5 (16.13%) AlgoSec
7 5 (16.13%) ArcSight
7 5 (16.13%) F5
7 5 (16.13%) FireEye
7 5 (16.13%) IBM
8 4 (12.90%) CA
8 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.90%) CyberArk
8 4 (12.90%) EMC
8 4 (12.90%) Intel Security
8 4 (12.90%) Rapid7
8 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire