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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 173 197 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.093% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Median daily rate £375 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -12.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
London

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
2999 4424 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.23% 82.29% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3494 3452
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Vulnerability Assessment
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

Vulnerability Assessment
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

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 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 City of London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) COBIT
2 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
4 6 (46.15%) SIEM
4 6 (46.15%) Security Operations
5 5 (38.46%) Data Privacy
5 5 (38.46%) IT Audit
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (38.46%) ISMS
5 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
5 5 (38.46%) CISA
5 5 (38.46%) CISM
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security Management
5 5 (38.46%) GSEC
5 5 (38.46%) Security Management
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) COSO
6 4 (30.77%) ISO27005
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP Manager
1 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
1 4 (30.77%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Audit Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Governance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Security Operations
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) Data Privacy
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security Management
3 5 (38.46%) ISMS
3 5 (38.46%) IT Audit
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Security
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.69%) OWASP
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISA
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) GSEC
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) COBIT
3 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
4 4 (30.77%) COSO
4 4 (30.77%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto