The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 120 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.038% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1900 1925 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.71% 73.28% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1079 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 144 124
Average hourly rate £24.50 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Vulnerability Assessment
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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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) WSUS

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) IPsec
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) SSCP
2 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) CISMP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP