Period
to 2 June 2020

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 6 months to 2 June 2020 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
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 323 343
Rank change year-on-year +102 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing Qualys 12 42 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.62% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 13
Median daily rate £550 £513 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +31.41% -21.92%
10th Percentile £455 £405 £314
90th Percentile £575 £550 £520
England median daily rate £475 £625 £450
% change year-on-year -24.00% +38.89% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,406 6,825 7,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.06% 46.76% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,985 4,024 4,516
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £575
England median daily rate £455 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 310 308
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +4.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.80 £10.40
90th Percentile £46.98 £51.60 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Qualys as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in the South East

Qualys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Qualys in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Qualys in the South East

Qualys
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Qualys in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
Hampshire +66 6 £535 +25.15%
Thames Valley +51 2 - -
Berkshire +38 2 - -
West Sussex +26 2 £550 +7.32%
East Sussex - 2 £550 -
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) Splunk
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 6 (50.00%) Security Management
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) ISMS
4 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
5 4 (33.33%) Imperva
5 4 (33.33%) Trend Micro
5 4 (33.33%) CMDB
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) PKI
5 4 (33.33%) CISMP
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (33.33%) Nessus
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Smart Energy
5 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 4 (33.33%) SIEM
5 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 4 (33.33%) PaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) IaaS
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (25.00%) AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Azure
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 4 (33.33%) Smart Energy
2 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 3 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (16.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) ISMS
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) DevSecOps
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) CISMP
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) IISP
5 1 (8.33%) GIAC
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (25.00%) GDPR
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 22301
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 31000
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (16.67%) NIST
4 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nessus
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Guardium
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 2 (16.67%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Splunk
2 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 4 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (33.33%) Imperva
2 4 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Centrify
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) CrowdStrike
4 2 (16.67%) CyberArk
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 1 (8.33%) Varonis