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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qualys
England / South East
Rank 238 253 268
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15  
Contract jobs citing Qualys 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.12% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.24% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £440 £408 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.97% +35.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £455 £413
% change year-on-year +7.69% +10.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.50 -

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 3862 4522 4476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.20% 49.05% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2112 2685 2340
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 206 227
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.29 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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
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 25 March 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
Berkshire +28 5 - -
West Sussex +1 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £440 - 2
Qualys
England

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Symantec
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) PKI
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Nessus
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Qualys
Top Related 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 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Security Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) SIEM Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) OAT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Operational Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Database Security
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SANS
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) PCI QSA
3 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (5.56%) Nexpose
2 1 (5.56%) Nmap
2 1 (5.56%) QRadar
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Symantec
2 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.11%) Intel
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) NetWitness
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Snow
5 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.56%) VMware