The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
London / City of London
Rank 149 145 184
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +39
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £510 £390 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £390 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £390 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -

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
2489 2603 4182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.71% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2047 3286
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.51% +74.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Vulnerability Management
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 Management across the City of London region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Vulnerability Management
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 Management across the City of London region.

Vulnerability Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 18 (78.26%) Information Security
3 15 (65.22%) Firewall
4 13 (56.52%) Security Operations
5 12 (52.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 8 (34.78%) Unix
7 8 (34.78%) CISSP
7 8 (34.78%) CISM
7 8 (34.78%) Network Security
7 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (30.43%) SIEM
8 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
8 7 (30.43%) Network Design
8 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (30.43%) Legal
8 7 (30.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (26.09%) SANS
9 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
9 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (26.09%) GIAC
9 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
9 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
9 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
9 6 (26.09%) GCIA
9 6 (26.09%) GCIH
9 6 (26.09%) Sun

Vulnerability Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security
4 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) Multicast
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.70%) HSRP
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (8.70%) VRRP
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
3 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
3 6 (26.09%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
1 13 (56.52%) Security Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) ArcSight Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SIEM Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Splunk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Audit Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (26.09%) Equities
3 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
5 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Security Operations
3 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
4 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
5 7 (30.43%) Network Design
5 7 (30.43%) SIEM
6 6 (26.09%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
9 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (8.70%) Security Management
9 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CISM
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) CNA
2 6 (26.09%) GCIA
2 6 (26.09%) GCIH
2 6 (26.09%) GIAC
2 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Novell Certification
2 6 (26.09%) SANS
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) ISO27002
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) vCloud
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (17.39%) CSIRT
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Sun
2 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
2 4 (17.39%) Splunk
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Aruba
4 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Sony