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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 511 501 490
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 68 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 22
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£368 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £448 £343
% change year-on-year
-22.90% +30.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+503.65% -
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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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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
North West +12 38 £338 -27.80% 2
London -20 16 £415 -7.77% 8
South East -16 7 £550 +22.22% 3
South West +12 3 £500 - 4
East of England +7 2 £325 +35.41%
West Midlands -12 2 £475 +18.75% 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 58 (52.73%) CISSP
1 58 (52.73%) Firewall
2 48 (43.64%) Cisco
3 43 (39.09%) PKI
4 42 (38.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (35.45%) ITIL
6 38 (34.55%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (32.73%) Kalman Filter
8 35 (31.82%) SIEM
9 34 (30.91%) Network Security
9 34 (30.91%) SSL
10 31 (28.18%) Information Security
11 30 (27.27%) CISM
12 27 (24.55%) Clearswift
12 27 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (23.64%) Kaspersky
13 26 (23.64%) CheckPoint
14 25 (22.73%) CISMP
15 23 (20.91%) Windows
16 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 21 (19.09%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (18.18%) WAN
18 20 (18.18%) VMware
18 20 (18.18%) Cyber Security
19 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
19 18 (16.36%) Degree
20 17 (15.45%) Intrusion Detection
20 17 (15.45%) Management Information System
21 16 (14.55%) QA
22 15 (13.64%) CCENT

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.91%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Project
2 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (52.73%) Firewall
2 34 (30.91%) Network Security
2 34 (30.91%) SSL
3 27 (24.55%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (18.18%) WAN
5 17 (15.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (13.64%) VPN
7 9 (8.18%) LAN
8 6 (5.45%) Internet
8 6 (5.45%) Wireless
8 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (3.64%) HTTP
10 4 (3.64%) DNS
10 4 (3.64%) SSH
10 4 (3.64%) VLAN
11 3 (2.73%) DHCP
11 3 (2.73%) IPsec
11 3 (2.73%) Extranet
11 3 (2.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Informix
2 6 (5.45%) DB2
2 6 (5.45%) Ingres
3 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) TestDirector
1 4 (3.64%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.73%) Military
4 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (50.91%) Analyst
2 40 (36.36%) Security Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Architect
4 17 (15.45%) Technical Analyst
4 17 (15.45%) Security Architect
5 9 (8.18%) Consultant
6 8 (7.27%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.27%) Security Specialist
7 7 (6.36%) Network Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Security Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Tester
8 6 (5.45%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Technical Security Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Security Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) Middleware
2 4 (3.64%) HTML
3 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.73%) Web Services
3 3 (2.73%) XML
4 2 (1.82%) JSP
5 1 (0.91%) ISPF
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.09%) PKI
2 17 (15.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.09%) CESG
4 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.27%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (4.55%) Open Source
6 5 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.73%) Life Science
8 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.82%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.82%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.82%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.91%) RMADS
9 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.91%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.91%) Economics
9 1 (0.91%) GIS
9 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.91%) Windows
2 15 (13.64%) Linux
3 13 (11.82%) UNIX
4 10 (9.09%) AIX
5 8 (7.27%) Solaris
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.73%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) ITIL
2 38 (34.55%) Penetration Testing
3 36 (32.73%) Kalman Filter
4 35 (31.82%) SIEM
5 31 (28.18%) Information Security
6 20 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 15 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 15 (13.64%) Migration
8 14 (12.73%) Security Architecture
9 10 (9.09%) Security Management
9 10 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (8.18%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (7.27%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.27%) TOGAF
11 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.36%) Information Security Management
13 6 (5.45%) Database Security
13 6 (5.45%) Analytics
13 6 (5.45%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.55%) C
4 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.73%) VB
5 3 (2.73%) Java
5 3 (2.73%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (52.73%) CISSP
2 30 (27.27%) CISM
3 25 (22.73%) CISMP
4 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (19.09%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
6 18 (16.36%) Degree
7 15 (13.64%) CCENT
8 10 (9.09%) CEH
9 7 (6.36%) GCIH
10 4 (3.64%) OSCP
10 4 (3.64%) SSCP
10 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.64%) CCNA
10 4 (3.64%) GCIA
11 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.73%) CISA
12 2 (1.82%) GIAC
12 2 (1.82%) MCSE
12 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (38.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.55%) QA
3 15 (13.64%) PCI DSS
4 13 (11.82%) COBIT
5 4 (3.64%) COSO
6 3 (2.73%) SLA
7 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.73%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.91%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.36%) Nmap
2 7 (6.36%) Nessus
3 6 (5.45%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.73%) WebInspect
5 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.82%) WSUS
6 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) Cisco
2 27 (24.55%) Clearswift
3 26 (23.64%) Kaspersky
3 26 (23.64%) CheckPoint
4 20 (18.18%) VMware
5 15 (13.64%) Citrix
6 14 (12.73%) Oracle
6 14 (12.73%) HP
7 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.00%) McAfee
9 7 (6.36%) Splunk
9 7 (6.36%) ArcSight
10 6 (5.45%) Sybase
10 6 (5.45%) Juniper
10 6 (5.45%) Teradata
11 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.82%) Rapid7
12 2 (1.82%) Websense
12 2 (1.82%) Symantec
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