Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 350 364
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +25
Contract jobs citing Qualys 31 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 21
South East median daily rate £433 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.95% +10.47% +27.41%
10th Percentile £315 £414 £365
90th Percentile £544 £530 £575
England median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 7,863 7,777 8,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.08% 48.75% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,531 4,308 5,312
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £228
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 358 407
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.04% -0.71%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.93 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.37% -1.90%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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
Surrey -12 16 £380 -23.92% 1
Hampshire -12 8 £343 -34.13%
West Sussex +2 6 £531 +21.43%
Thames Valley -18 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) Firewall
3 19 (61.29%) CheckPoint
4 18 (58.06%) Palo Alto
5 14 (45.16%) Aruba
6 13 (41.94%) Internet
6 13 (41.94%) IPsec
6 13 (41.94%) LAN
6 13 (41.94%) WAN
7 12 (38.71%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (38.71%) Nessus
7 12 (38.71%) Network Security
8 11 (35.48%) SSL
8 11 (35.48%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (35.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
9 10 (32.26%) VPN
9 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 10 (32.26%) Finance
9 10 (32.26%) Juniper
10 9 (29.03%) Information Security
11 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
11 8 (25.81%) PCI DSS
11 8 (25.81%) Imperva
11 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (25.81%) CISSP
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle
11 8 (25.81%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
11 8 (25.81%) DHCP

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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Internet
2 13 (41.94%) IPsec
2 13 (41.94%) LAN
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 12 (38.71%) Network Security
3 12 (38.71%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (35.48%) SSL
5 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (25.81%) DHCP
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.68%) NFC
9 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.45%) FTP
9 2 (6.45%) HSRP
9 2 (6.45%) SNMP
9 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
1 13 (41.94%) Security Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Network Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Network Security Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Check Point Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Payments Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Driving Licence
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (16.13%) Smartcard
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Check Point GAiA
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Capacity Planning
1 11 (35.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (29.03%) Information Security
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
3 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (22.58%) Business Development
4 7 (22.58%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
4 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
4 7 (22.58%) Security Management
4 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Computer Security
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) CISSP
2 7 (22.58%) CISA
2 7 (22.58%) CISM
2 7 (22.58%) CREST Certified
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) IISP
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (6.45%) CCENT
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CCSP
4 2 (6.45%) CLAS
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) GDPR
1 8 (25.81%) PCI DSS
1 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (22.58%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (22.58%) ISO 22301
2 7 (22.58%) ISO 31000
2 7 (22.58%) ISO 9001
2 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Nessus
2 7 (22.58%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 4 (12.90%) QRadar
4 2 (6.45%) Cacti
5 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) CheckPoint
3 18 (58.06%) Palo Alto
4 14 (45.16%) Aruba
5 10 (32.26%) Juniper
6 8 (25.81%) IBM
6 8 (25.81%) Imperva
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) ArcSight
7 7 (22.58%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (22.58%) Centrify
7 7 (22.58%) McAfee
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Splunk
7 7 (22.58%) Trend Micro
7 7 (22.58%) Tripwire
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) Dell
8 5 (16.13%) Sun
9 3 (9.68%) VMware