Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 529 357 461
Rank change year-on-year -172 +104 +40
Contract jobs citing Qualys 56 51 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.74% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 43
10th Percentile £440 £382 £351
25th Percentile £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% -15.38%
75th Percentile £625 £650 £800
90th Percentile £725 £700 £850
England median daily rate £564 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +12.81% +5.26% -20.83%

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 13,704 6,929 11,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.44% 38.65% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,493 4,704 8,144
10th Percentile £343 £300 £255
25th Percentile £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
England median daily rate £520 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +12.43% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 70 207
10th Percentile £14.90 £12.76 £12.48
25th Percentile £20.89 £20.69 £16.88
Median hourly rate £30.50 £26.65 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +14.45% +27.76% +9.79%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.38 £29.96
90th Percentile £58.00 £66.65 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.24 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.92% +24.25% +6.86%

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in London

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Qualys in London.

Daily rate trend for Qualys in London

Qualys
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Qualys in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -51 11 £565 +7.62% 1
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 29 (51.79%) Azure
2 26 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (44.64%) AWS
4 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
5 22 (39.29%) Windows
6 21 (37.50%) VMware
7 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (35.71%) GCP
8 19 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (30.36%) Degree
9 17 (30.36%) Banking
9 17 (30.36%) Social Skills
10 16 (28.57%) Finance
10 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (28.57%) Linux
11 15 (26.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (26.79%) Incident Management
12 13 (23.21%) Splunk
12 13 (23.21%) Kenna
12 13 (23.21%) GRC
12 13 (23.21%) Public Cloud
13 12 (21.43%) QRadar
13 12 (21.43%) CI/CD
13 12 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (21.43%) Ansible
13 12 (21.43%) JIRA
13 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
13 12 (21.43%) Nessus

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 10 (17.86%) Confluence
2 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (51.79%) Azure
2 25 (44.64%) AWS
3 20 (35.71%) GCP
4 10 (17.86%) GitHub
5 9 (16.07%) Nutanix
6 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (12.50%) SaaS
7 6 (10.71%) IaaS
7 6 (10.71%) PaaS
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (5.36%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (3.57%) Rubrik
12 1 (1.79%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.79%) Azure Sentinel
12 1 (1.79%) Datadog
12 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
12 1 (1.79%) Serverless
12 1 (1.79%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Kerberos
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.14%) IPsec
4 4 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) Internet
6 2 (3.57%) HTTP
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) Softphone
7 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Power BI
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2019
2 1 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 10 (17.86%) Subversion
2 10 (17.86%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Serena SBM
5 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.57%) AppScan
6 2 (3.57%) Burp Suite
6 2 (3.57%) CircleCI
6 2 (3.57%) GitLab
6 2 (3.57%) MSI
7 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
General
1 17 (30.36%) Banking
1 17 (30.36%) Social Skills
2 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (5.36%) International Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Server Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) LDAP
1 9 (16.07%) REST
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.79%) OpenID
4 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Public Cloud
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (12.50%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) PKI
4 4 (7.14%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) BYOD
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.71%) Solaris
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (7.14%) CentOS
7 4 (7.14%) HPUX
8 3 (5.36%) Unix
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (3.57%) Debian
9 2 (3.57%) SUSE
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 19 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (26.79%) Incident Management
4 15 (26.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (21.43%) CI/CD
5 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (17.86%) Data Security
6 10 (17.86%) DevOps
6 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
8 8 (14.29%) High Availability
8 8 (14.29%) Project Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) Security Hardening
8 8 (14.29%) SIEM
8 8 (14.29%) Storage Management
9 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) VBA
5 4 (7.14%) Bash
5 4 (7.14%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) VBScript
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (14.29%) CISSP
4 5 (8.93%) CEH
5 4 (7.14%) CSSLP
6 3 (5.36%) CISA
6 3 (5.36%) CRISC
7 2 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.57%) GIAC
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) GRC
2 9 (16.07%) GDPR
3 8 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (10.71%) SLA
5 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (5.36%) NIST
7 2 (3.57%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (1.79%) FedRAMP
8 1 (1.79%) ITGC
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.93%) Docker
4 5 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.36%) vSphere
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.57%) NFS
7 2 (3.57%) Squid
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas File System
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Ansible
1 12 (21.43%) Nessus
1 12 (21.43%) QRadar
2 10 (17.86%) RSA Archer
3 9 (16.07%) Control-M
3 9 (16.07%) Tivoli
4 8 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Netcool
6 5 (8.93%) Puppet
6 5 (8.93%) SCCM
7 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (7.14%) Terraform
8 3 (5.36%) Icinga
8 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
8 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (3.57%) Nexpose
9 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) VMware
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) Kenna
3 13 (23.21%) Splunk
4 11 (19.64%) IBM
5 10 (17.86%) BMC
5 10 (17.86%) CyberArk
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.07%) EMC
7 8 (14.29%) Forcepoint
7 8 (14.29%) McAfee
7 8 (14.29%) Symantec
8 6 (10.71%) HP
8 6 (10.71%) ServiceNow
9 5 (8.93%) BeyondTrust
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco
9 5 (8.93%) Rapid7
9 5 (8.93%) Tripwire
10 4 (7.14%) LogRhythm