The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 113 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.079% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £283 £375
% change year-on-year
+59.29% -24.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
Vulnerability Management
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
1784 1761 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.51% 69.44% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 802 732
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £556 -
Newbury - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Vulnerability Management
South East

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Vulnerability Management.

1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
1 8 (53.33%) Regular Expression
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) CISA
2 5 (33.33%) CISM
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Qualys
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) COBIT
6 1 (6.67%) Tripwire
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Vulnerability Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
1 5 (33.33%) CISA
1 5 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Qualys
1 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.67%) Tripwire