Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 354 366
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +14
Contract jobs citing Qualys 26 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 13
South East median daily rate £538 £481 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +20.31% -2.14%
10th Percentile £483 £322 £369
90th Percentile £569 £526 £595
England median daily rate £438 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% -4.44%
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 7,640 7,854 8,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.44% 48.27% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,423 4,474 4,732
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £224
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 339 414
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.48 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% +10.28% -11.94%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £47.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

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
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 October 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 -11 13 - - 1
West Sussex -7 8 £538 +22.86%
Thames Valley +2 4 £523 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -2 3 £523 +10.00% 2
Hampshire -16 1 £600 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Qualys
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) IPsec
3 13 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 12 (46.15%) Internet
4 12 (46.15%) VPN
4 12 (46.15%) Aruba
5 11 (42.31%) Trend Micro
5 11 (42.31%) Network Security
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) LAN
5 11 (42.31%) McAfee
5 11 (42.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (38.46%) Juniper
6 10 (38.46%) WAN
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) SSL
6 10 (38.46%) Information Security
6 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
6 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
6 10 (38.46%) Imperva
6 10 (38.46%) GDPR
6 10 (38.46%) Splunk
6 10 (38.46%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) SonarQube
7 9 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring

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 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) IPsec
3 12 (46.15%) Internet
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
4 11 (42.31%) LAN
4 11 (42.31%) Network Security
5 10 (38.46%) SSL
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) NFC
8 4 (15.38%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) 802.11
9 2 (7.69%) BGP
9 2 (7.69%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
9 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.69%) OSPF
9 2 (7.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) SonarQube
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Security Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Network Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Security Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Payments Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Driving Licence
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (19.23%) Smartcard
4 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (7.69%) PKI
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Contactless
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Check Point GAiA
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
1 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 9 (34.62%) Business Development
2 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
2 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
2 9 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
2 9 (34.62%) Quality Management
2 9 (34.62%) Security Architecture
2 9 (34.62%) Security Management
2 9 (34.62%) Security Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Security
4 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Privacy
5 4 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CISA
1 9 (34.62%) CISM
1 9 (34.62%) CISSP
1 9 (34.62%) CREST Certified
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
1 9 (34.62%) IISP
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (15.38%) CCSP
3 4 (15.38%) CLAS
4 2 (7.69%) CCENT
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCSA
4 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (38.46%) GDPR
2 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 9 (34.62%) ISAE 3402
3 9 (34.62%) ISO 22301
3 9 (34.62%) ISO 31000
3 9 (34.62%) ISO 9001
3 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.85%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Nessus
1 9 (34.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (11.54%) QRadar
3 2 (7.69%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Suricata
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 12 (46.15%) Aruba
3 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 11 (42.31%) McAfee
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Trend Micro
5 10 (38.46%) Imperva
5 10 (38.46%) Juniper
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 10 (38.46%) Splunk
6 9 (34.62%) ArcSight
6 9 (34.62%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (34.62%) Centrify
6 9 (34.62%) IBM
6 9 (34.62%) Tripwire
7 5 (19.23%) Sun
8 4 (15.38%) Google
8 4 (15.38%) Okta
9 3 (11.54%) F5