The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 542 525 540
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 79 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 50
Median daily rate £520 £373 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+45.71% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -
Vulnerability Assessment
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41638 40050 39311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.70% 79.08% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27840 25369 24942
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1170 1165
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 33 £525 +16.66% 19
South East +11 24 £600 +17.07% 4
North West -32 12 £388 +14.81% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
South West +1 3 £373 -25.50% 1
West Midlands -6 1 £325 -31.57% 2
Midlands - 1 £650 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 62 (37.13%) Information Security
2 58 (34.73%) Penetration Testing
3 53 (31.74%) Firewall
3 53 (31.74%) SIEM
4 52 (31.14%) CISSP
5 44 (26.35%) Windows
6 42 (25.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 42 (25.15%) Security Operations
7 41 (24.55%) Network Security
8 39 (23.35%) Cybersecurity
9 37 (22.16%) Degree
10 36 (21.56%) Finance
11 33 (19.76%) Linux
12 32 (19.16%) Cisco
13 26 (15.57%) PKI
13 26 (15.57%) Mentoring
14 24 (14.37%) ITIL
14 24 (14.37%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (13.77%) Python
16 22 (13.17%) Security Testing
16 22 (13.17%) PCI DSS
17 21 (12.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 20 (11.98%) Java
18 20 (11.98%) VPN
19 19 (11.38%) C
19 19 (11.38%) Perl
19 19 (11.38%) Management Information System
19 19 (11.38%) OWASP
19 19 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (11.38%) Network Monitoring

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.19%) Confluence
2 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) SAS
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Project
1 8 (4.79%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (5.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 9 (5.39%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (5.39%) Amazon S3
2 9 (5.39%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (5.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 9 (5.39%) CloudFront
2 9 (5.39%) Route 53
3 5 (2.99%) IaaS
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.99%) PaaS
3 5 (2.99%) SaaS
4 4 (2.40%) Office 365
5 3 (1.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (31.74%) Firewall
2 42 (25.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 41 (24.55%) Network Security
4 20 (11.98%) VPN
5 18 (10.78%) SSL
6 16 (9.58%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (9.58%) WAN
7 13 (7.78%) Wireless
8 12 (7.19%) SNMP
9 11 (6.59%) HTTP
9 11 (6.59%) LAN
10 9 (5.39%) IPsec
11 7 (4.19%) Internet
11 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
12 6 (3.59%) SAN
12 6 (3.59%) SSH
13 5 (2.99%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (2.99%) VLAN
13 5 (2.99%) VoIP
13 5 (2.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.40%) DB2
2 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.80%) Big Data
3 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Cucumber
1 12 (7.19%) HP UFT
1 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
1 12 (7.19%) JIRA
1 12 (7.19%) JMeter
1 12 (7.19%) Selenium
2 11 (6.59%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.19%) Metasploit
4 4 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Banking
4 4 (2.40%) Military
5 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.80%) Games
5 3 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (23.35%) Analyst
2 25 (14.97%) Incident Analyst
3 23 (13.77%) Tester
4 19 (11.38%) Consultant
5 18 (10.78%) Penetration Tester
5 18 (10.78%) Security Consultant
6 17 (10.18%) Architect
6 17 (10.18%) Security Architect
7 13 (7.78%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.59%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.59%) Security Specialist
9 9 (5.39%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Security Penetration Tester
11 7 (4.19%) Security Tester
11 7 (4.19%) Test Leader
12 6 (3.59%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.18%) .NET
2 7 (4.19%) Middleware
3 6 (3.59%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.80%) SOAP
4 3 (1.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.20%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.60%) Java EE
6 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.57%) PKI
2 19 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.99%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.19%) User Experience
6 5 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.40%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.40%) SCADA
7 4 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.80%) CESG
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.20%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.60%) BYOD
10 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.35%) Windows
2 33 (19.76%) Linux
3 18 (10.78%) Unix
4 12 (7.19%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.59%) Android
5 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.99%) Solaris
7 4 (2.40%) AIX
8 2 (1.20%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.13%) Information Security
2 58 (34.73%) Penetration Testing
3 53 (31.74%) SIEM
4 42 (25.15%) Security Operations
5 39 (23.35%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (15.57%) Mentoring
7 24 (14.37%) ITIL
7 24 (14.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (13.17%) Security Testing
9 19 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (11.38%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (11.38%) OWASP
10 18 (10.78%) Security Architecture
10 18 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.98%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (8.98%) Security Management
13 14 (8.38%) Analytics
13 14 (8.38%) Digital Forensics
13 14 (8.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.77%) Python
2 20 (11.98%) Java
3 19 (11.38%) C
3 19 (11.38%) Perl
4 18 (10.78%) Ruby
5 16 (9.58%) C#
6 15 (8.98%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.19%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.19%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) SQL
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (31.14%) CISSP
2 37 (22.16%) Degree
3 18 (10.78%) CISM
4 15 (8.98%) CREST Certified
4 15 (8.98%) GCIH
5 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.78%) CEH
6 13 (7.78%) SANS
7 12 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (6.59%) GCIA
9 10 (5.99%) CCNP
9 10 (5.99%) CLAS
10 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.19%) OSCP
12 6 (3.59%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (3.59%) CISMP
13 5 (2.99%) CCENT
13 5 (2.99%) GWAPT
13 5 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.40%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.17%) PCI DSS
2 21 (12.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.19%) COBIT
4 11 (6.59%) QA
5 6 (3.59%) COSO
6 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.40%) SAS 70
7 3 (1.80%) BS25999
7 3 (1.80%) ISO 9000
8 2 (1.20%) ISO27005
8 2 (1.20%) RMADS
9 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.60%) GPG13
9 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.60%) SLA
9 1 (0.60%) WAI
9 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Snort
3 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) iptables
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (7.78%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (4.19%) Nessus
2 7 (4.19%) Puppet
3 6 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.59%) QRadar
4 5 (2.99%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.60%) SELinux
6 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (19.16%) Cisco
2 16 (9.58%) HP
3 13 (7.78%) CheckPoint
3 13 (7.78%) Intel Security
3 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.19%) NetWitness
4 7 (4.19%) Qualys
5 6 (3.59%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.59%) Clearswift
5 6 (3.59%) F5
5 6 (3.59%) Kaspersky
5 6 (3.59%) Oracle
6 5 (2.99%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.40%) Remedy
7 4 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (1.80%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.80%) Siemens
8 3 (1.80%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.80%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
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