The first table below looks at the demand for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 144 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
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£230 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+46.77% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2242 1664 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.63% 70.06% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 870 1021
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 123 229
Average hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the East of England region.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the East of England region.

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) PKI
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) GPEN
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Splunk