The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 207 192 223
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £333 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £475 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £455 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +46.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -51.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4649 4570 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.36% 77.68% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3696 3389 4146
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 99
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the City of London region.

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (11.11%) logstash
5 1 (11.11%) Kibana
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) GCIA
3 1 (11.11%) GCIH
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft