The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 74 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% - 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £456 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +35.18%
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
937 831 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.24% 71.45% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 401 335
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 17
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.65 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001