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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 156 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.018% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.023% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £469 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £345 £445
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +503.65%
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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) COBIT
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) COSO
4 4 (36.36%) ISO27005
5 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) CCDP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
6 2 (18.18%) SIEM
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex

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 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Audit Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Compliance Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Governance Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) COSO
2 4 (36.36%) ISO27005
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle