Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 213 236
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23 -
Contract jobs citing Qualys 9 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.22% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.47% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
North West median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
England median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2453 3182 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.16% 46.15% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1891 1951
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 129 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.25 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +4.76% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.15 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Qualys as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in the North West

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Qualys in the North West

Qualys
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qualys in the North West

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester +15 9 £425 -5.56%
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 9 (100.00%) Splunk
1 9 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 9 (100.00%) QRadar
2 8 (88.89%) Patch Management
2 8 (88.89%) Nexpose
2 8 (88.89%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (88.89%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (88.89%) Case Management
2 8 (88.89%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) Nessus
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (88.89%) Nmap
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (88.89%) Data Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) McAfee
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) SSCP
3 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity

Qualys
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Analytics
1 8 (88.89%) Case Management
1 8 (88.89%) Data Analytics
1 8 (88.89%) Patch Management
1 8 (88.89%) Security Monitoring
1 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (66.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) SANS
1 7 (77.78%) SSCP
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) QRadar
2 8 (88.89%) Nessus
2 8 (88.89%) Nexpose
2 8 (88.89%) Nmap
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 9 (100.00%) Splunk
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 8 (88.89%) McAfee
3 7 (77.78%) AlienVault
3 7 (77.78%) ServiceNow
3 7 (77.78%) Snow
4 2 (22.22%) NetWitness