Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 365 383
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18 -25
Contract jobs citing Qualys 23 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 14
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +10.09% +30.80%
10th Percentile £328 £258 £331
90th Percentile £538 £593 £550
England median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8041 8100 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.16% 48.39% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4661 5205
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 406 439
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.90 £43.75
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 South East

Job postings citing Qualys as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 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
West Sussex +7 9 £500 -
Thames Valley -4 9 £456 +2.82% 1
Berkshire +12 6 £475 -2.56%
Sussex - 3 £488 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £298 -
Surrey -18 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire -29 1 £438 +9.38% 1
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 South East region with a requirement for Qualys.

1 18 (78.26%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (65.22%) Splunk
3 14 (60.87%) CISSP
3 14 (60.87%) CISM
4 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (56.52%) Tufin
4 13 (56.52%) Mimecast
5 12 (52.17%) Degree
5 12 (52.17%) Information Security
6 11 (47.83%) SSCP
6 11 (47.83%) Firewall
6 11 (47.83%) SANS
7 10 (43.48%) COBIT
7 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
8 9 (39.13%) Data Privacy
8 9 (39.13%) GDPR
9 7 (30.43%) SIEM
9 7 (30.43%) Line Management
9 7 (30.43%) Coaching
10 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (21.74%) Network Security
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 3 (13.04%) CISMP
13 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment

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 (8.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Mimecast
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) PBX
4 2 (8.70%) Symposium
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) MRTG
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Security Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Information Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (52.17%) Information Security
3 9 (39.13%) Data Privacy
4 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 7 (30.43%) Line Management
4 7 (30.43%) SIEM
5 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Conceptual Models
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Threat Detection
9 1 (4.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CISM
1 14 (60.87%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) SANS
3 11 (47.83%) SSCP
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) CISMP
7 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (43.48%) COBIT
2 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (39.13%) GDPR
4 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (4.35%) EnCase
2 1 (4.35%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Splunk
2 13 (56.52%) Tufin
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow