The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 June 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 261 263
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2  
Contract jobs citing Qualys 6 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.19% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.40% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +31.44% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3843 4270 4485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.32% 48.43% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 2502 2442
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 215 238
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Qualys in the South East

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qualys in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qualys in the South East

Qualys
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Surrey +6 2 £500 +8.00%
Oxfordshire -3 2 £475 -
West Sussex +17 1 £500 +15.60% 1
Hampshire +6 1 £600 +33.33%
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) POSIX
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) SELinux
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (15.38%) iptables
4 2 (15.38%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) BitLocker
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (15.38%) Salt
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
5 1 (7.69%) GDPR
5 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection

Qualys
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (15.38%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operational Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) POSIX
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) BitLocker
1 2 (15.38%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
1 2 (15.38%) SELinux
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Tufin
4 1 (7.69%) VMware