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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 510 555 537
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -18
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 86 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.081% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 30
Average daily rate £500 £493 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £505 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -
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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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +28 36 £450 - 20
South East +26 15 £600 +17.07% 3
Yorkshire -10 12 £501 +54.23%
North West -19 5 £363 -28.92% 2
South West - 5 £396 - 4
North East - 4 £405 -
East of England 0 3 £418 +60.57% 2
West Midlands -13 3 £438 -20.45% 2
Midlands - 3 £650 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 79 (40.51%) Information Security
2 63 (32.31%) Windows
3 62 (31.79%) Penetration Testing
4 57 (29.23%) Linux
5 56 (28.72%) Firewall
5 56 (28.72%) SIEM
6 53 (27.18%) CISSP
7 50 (25.64%) Finance
8 48 (24.62%) PKI
9 43 (22.05%) Network Monitoring
10 42 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (20.00%) Degree
11 39 (20.00%) HP
12 38 (19.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 37 (18.97%) JMeter
13 37 (18.97%) HP UFT
13 37 (18.97%) Jenkins
13 37 (18.97%) Confluence
13 37 (18.97%) Cucumber
13 37 (18.97%) JIRA
13 37 (18.97%) PCI DSS
14 36 (18.46%) Selenium
14 36 (18.46%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (18.46%) SNMP
15 35 (17.95%) LoadRunner
16 34 (17.44%) Mac OS X
17 33 (16.92%) Security Operations
18 32 (16.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 31 (15.90%) Cisco
20 30 (15.38%) Network Security

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 37 (18.97%) Confluence
2 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (5.64%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (2.05%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (2.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (2.05%) CloudFront
2 4 (2.05%) Route 53
3 3 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.03%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.72%) Firewall
2 38 (19.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 36 (18.46%) SNMP
4 30 (15.38%) Network Security
5 18 (9.23%) SSL
5 18 (9.23%) VPN
6 17 (8.72%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (6.67%) WAN
8 12 (6.15%) Internet
9 11 (5.64%) Wireless
10 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
11 9 (4.62%) LAN
12 7 (3.59%) IPsec
12 7 (3.59%) SAN
13 6 (3.08%) HTTP
13 6 (3.08%) SSH
14 5 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (2.56%) FWSM
14 5 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.54%) Big Data
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) DB2
4 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (18.97%) Cucumber
1 37 (18.97%) HP UFT
1 37 (18.97%) Jenkins
1 37 (18.97%) JIRA
1 37 (18.97%) JMeter
2 36 (18.46%) Selenium
3 35 (17.95%) LoadRunner
4 6 (3.08%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Banking
3 6 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.05%) Games
4 4 (2.05%) Legal
5 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Military
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (29.23%) Analyst
2 27 (13.85%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.33%) Tester
4 21 (10.77%) Penetration Tester
5 20 (10.26%) Incident Analyst
5 20 (10.26%) Test Leader
6 18 (9.23%) Consultant
7 15 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 14 (7.18%) Architect
8 14 (7.18%) Security Architect
8 14 (7.18%) Security Specialist
9 13 (6.67%) IT Analyst
9 13 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 13 (6.67%) Security Manager
10 12 (6.15%) Network Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Lead Tester
11 10 (5.13%) Test Manager
12 8 (4.10%) IT Architect
12 8 (4.10%) IT Security Architect
12 8 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.74%) .NET
2 6 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.08%) Middleware
3 4 (2.05%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.51%) Java EE
5 1 (0.51%) REST
5 1 (0.51%) SAML
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.62%) PKI
2 27 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.18%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.10%) Statistics
5 7 (3.59%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.56%) User Experience
7 4 (2.05%) CESG
8 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.51%) BYOD
10 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.51%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.51%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.31%) Windows
2 57 (29.23%) Linux
3 34 (17.44%) Mac OS X
4 18 (9.23%) Unix
5 13 (6.67%) Solaris
6 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.56%) AIX
7 5 (2.56%) Android
8 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.51%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.51%) Information Security
2 62 (31.79%) Penetration Testing
3 56 (28.72%) SIEM
4 43 (22.05%) Network Monitoring
5 42 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (18.46%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (16.92%) Security Operations
8 30 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 30 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 28 (14.36%) OWASP
9 28 (14.36%) Test Automation
10 25 (12.82%) ITIL
11 22 (11.28%) Risk Management
11 22 (11.28%) Security Architecture
12 21 (10.77%) Mentoring
12 21 (10.77%) Security Management
13 19 (9.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (9.74%) Security Testing
14 18 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.33%) Perl
2 22 (11.28%) Python
3 19 (9.74%) C
3 19 (9.74%) Java
4 17 (8.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.72%) Shell Script
5 16 (8.21%) C#
5 16 (8.21%) Ruby
6 7 (3.59%) VB
7 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.08%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.03%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) R
9 1 (0.51%) SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (27.18%) CISSP
2 39 (20.00%) Degree
3 24 (12.31%) CREST Certified
4 18 (9.23%) CISM
5 17 (8.72%) CEH
5 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
6 14 (7.18%) SANS
7 12 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.64%) CCNP
9 8 (4.10%) GWAPT
9 8 (4.10%) ISTQB
9 8 (4.10%) OSCP
9 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.59%) GCIA
10 7 (3.59%) OSCE
11 6 (3.08%) GCIH
12 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.54%) CCDP
13 3 (1.54%) CISA
13 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.97%) PCI DSS
2 32 (16.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (12.31%) QA
4 10 (5.13%) COBIT
5 7 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.56%) COSO
6 5 (2.56%) SAS 70
7 4 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (1.54%) BS25999
8 3 (1.54%) ISO 9000
9 2 (1.03%) GPG13
9 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.03%) WAI
9 2 (1.03%) WCAG
10 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.51%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.51%) RMADS
10 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) NDS
3 2 (1.03%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) NFS
4 1 (0.51%) Snort
4 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) Puppet
2 8 (4.10%) Nessus
3 6 (3.08%) QRadar
4 5 (2.56%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (2.56%) yum
5 4 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.05%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (20.00%) HP
2 31 (15.90%) Cisco
3 13 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 10 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.62%) ArcSight
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle
6 7 (3.59%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.08%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.08%) Palo Alto
7 6 (3.08%) Veritas
8 5 (2.56%) Qualys
9 4 (2.05%) F5
9 4 (2.05%) Kaspersky
9 4 (2.05%) Splunk
10 3 (1.54%) Citrix
10 3 (1.54%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.54%) VMware
11 2 (1.03%) Novell
11 2 (1.03%) Siemens
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