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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 147 188 196
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.078% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.097% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate £400 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £510 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -
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
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Bourne shell
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) yum
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCDP
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Unix Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Compliance Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) CLARiiON
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (41.67%) Bourne shell
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCDP
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) yum
3 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto