The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
South East / Berkshire
Rank 101 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Median daily rate £513 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1575 1896 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.48% 78.48% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 993 1003
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 75 23
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the Berkshire region.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Maidenhead - 2 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) SANS
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (40.00%) CISM
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Apple
6 3 (30.00%) SSCP
6 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) HIPAA
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) SIEM
6 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (30.00%) Threat Modelling

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AppScan
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (10.00%) GDB
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) TestNG
1 1 (10.00%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ELK Stack
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) Case Management
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) OWASP
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) SANS
3 4 (40.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) SSCP
5 2 (20.00%) CEH
5 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (20.00%) GCFA
5 2 (20.00%) GCIH
5 2 (20.00%) OSCP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCSP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) GPEN
6 1 (10.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (10.00%) GXPN
6 1 (10.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
1 2 (20.00%) Nexpose
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
1 2 (20.00%) QRadar
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (10.00%) Core Impact
2 1 (10.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
2 1 (10.00%) logstash
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) RSA enVision
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (10.00%) Qualys
3 1 (10.00%) Sonatype
3 1 (10.00%) VMware