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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 189 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 17 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.28% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.36% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
1 16 (59.26%) Network Security
2 13 (48.15%) Information Security
3 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
6 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 9 (33.33%) GIAC
6 9 (33.33%) GCIA
6 9 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (29.63%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (25.93%) Nessus
8 7 (25.93%) Retail
8 7 (25.93%) Data Governance
9 6 (22.22%) Splunk
9 6 (22.22%) SIEM
9 6 (22.22%) Qualys
9 6 (22.22%) Games
9 6 (22.22%) CNA
9 6 (22.22%) Novell Certification
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
10 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) RMADS
11 4 (14.81%) CESG

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Network Security
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Games
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Security Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Security Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Information Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) RMADS
1 4 (14.81%) CESG
1 4 (14.81%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.93%) Data Governance
4 6 (22.22%) SIEM
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Network Design
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) ISMS
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.41%) Security Management
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 9 (33.33%) GIAC
2 9 (33.33%) GCIA
3 8 (29.63%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (22.22%) CNA
4 6 (22.22%) Novell Certification
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) CISM
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) CISA
8 1 (3.70%) PMP
8 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CEH
8 1 (3.70%) GWAPT
8 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Splunk
1 6 (22.22%) Qualys
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Websense
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix