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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 133 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £500 £335
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +49.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
1979 2032 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.40% 74.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1071 625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 66
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £166.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
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 6 March 2015. 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
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Vulnerability Management
South East

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Database Security
6 2 (14.29%) PKI
6 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (14.29%) CISA
6 2 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Linux

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Information Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
1 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Database Security
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight