The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 86 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +18.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-9.43% -
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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
1284 988 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.46% 77.37% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 578 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Samba
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) OCP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
1 2 (28.57%) Samba
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys