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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 111 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.089% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £558 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.21% +13.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £465 £470
% change year-on-year
-8.60% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Vulnerability Assessment
South East

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
1812 1949 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.35% 75.87% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1119 940
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Qualys
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) GCIH
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) GCIA
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) CEH
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (12.50%) SABSA
6 1 (12.50%) Rapid7
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
6 1 (12.50%) IaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) SABSA
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) GCIH
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) GCIA
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) GCFA
4 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
1 1 (12.50%) Nexpose
1 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Rapid7