Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 507 314 488
Rank change year-on-year -193 +174 +96
Contract jobs citing Qualys 42 43 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 68
10th Percentile £370 £364 £379
25th Percentile £438 £409 £495
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £488 £650
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% -25.00% +48.57%
75th Percentile £581 £650 £809
90th Percentile £739 £700 £850
England median daily rate £475 £515 £550
% change year-on-year -7.77% -6.36% +25.71%

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 12,902 5,453 15,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 40.69% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,760 3,700 10,371
10th Percentile £342 £305 £275
25th Percentile £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £725 £718 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 44 247
10th Percentile £13.24 £12.65 £12.48
25th Percentile £15.13 £15.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +9.44% +5.95% +7.69%
75th Percentile £44.44 £47.38 £29.96
90th Percentile £57.75 £51.34 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.81 £19.22
% change year-on-year -8.70% +8.27% +10.94%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -65 7 £475 -9.52% 4
West London - 2 £525 -
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Azure
2 15 (35.71%) Splunk
3 14 (33.33%) AWS
3 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) QRadar
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) Oracle
4 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
4 13 (30.95%) VMware
5 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (28.57%) GDPR
6 11 (26.19%) GitHub
6 11 (26.19%) IaaS
6 11 (26.19%) CyberArk
6 11 (26.19%) SaaS
6 11 (26.19%) PaaS
6 11 (26.19%) TeamCity
6 11 (26.19%) Subversion
6 11 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (26.19%) IBM
6 11 (26.19%) Solaris
6 11 (26.19%) Python
7 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 10 (23.81%) EMC
7 10 (23.81%) Tivoli
7 10 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (23.81%) JIRA

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 9 (21.43%) Confluence
1 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Azure
2 14 (33.33%) AWS
3 11 (26.19%) GitHub
3 11 (26.19%) IaaS
3 11 (26.19%) PaaS
3 11 (26.19%) SaaS
4 8 (19.05%) GCP
5 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (4.76%) Snowflake
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 9 (21.43%) Kerberos
3 8 (19.05%) DNS
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
7 1 (2.38%) IPsec
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) Softphone
7 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2017
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2019
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Subversion
1 11 (26.19%) TeamCity
2 10 (23.81%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Serena SBM
5 2 (4.76%) Burp Suite
5 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
5 2 (4.76%) MSI
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
6 1 (2.38%) AppScan
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) International Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) LDAP
2 6 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (7.14%) OpenID
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Replication
2 7 (16.67%) Clustering
3 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) BYOD
5 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) PKI
6 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) Solaris
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.90%) Unix
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) CentOS
8 2 (4.76%) HPUX
8 2 (4.76%) SUSE
8 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.38%) AIX
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (23.81%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Storage Management
3 9 (21.43%) High Availability
4 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (19.05%) Data Security
4 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (19.05%) Security Hardening
5 7 (16.67%) DevSecOps
5 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (14.29%) API Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Information Security
6 6 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
6 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) SIEM
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) OWASP
7 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VBA
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CISM
1 4 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) CRISC
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) CGEIT
3 1 (2.38%) CISA
3 1 (2.38%) OSCP
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) GDPR
2 11 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (14.29%) NIST
4 3 (7.14%) FedRAMP
5 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (4.76%) QA
5 2 (4.76%) SOC 2
6 1 (2.38%) COBIT
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.38%) FISMA
6 1 (2.38%) GRC
6 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.38%) ITGC
6 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.52%) NFS
4 4 (9.52%) Veritas File System
4 4 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Docker
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) QRadar
2 10 (23.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (23.81%) Tivoli
2 10 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Ansible
3 9 (21.43%) Control-M
4 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (14.29%) Netcool
6 5 (11.90%) Nessus
7 3 (7.14%) CASB
7 3 (7.14%) Icinga
7 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
8 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (4.76%) Nmap
8 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (4.76%) Puppet
8 2 (4.76%) Terraform
8 2 (4.76%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Splunk
3 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) CyberArk
4 11 (26.19%) IBM
5 10 (23.81%) EMC
6 9 (21.43%) BMC
7 5 (11.90%) SaltStack
7 5 (11.90%) Serena
7 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
8 4 (9.52%) McAfee
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco
9 3 (7.14%) CrowdStrike
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
9 3 (7.14%) SAP
9 3 (7.14%) Tripwire
10 2 (4.76%) Black Duck