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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 520 567 536
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -31
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 109 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 36
Median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £448
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.99
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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
40648 40505 38609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 79.61% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27310 26531 24732
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 925 1086 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +28 41 £525 +26.50% 19
South East +30 32 £510 +2.00% 8
North West -22 12 £375 +15.38% 2
East of England +21 9 £280 -44.00% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £463 - 2
West Midlands -19 5 £413 - 1
South West -1 2 £358 -28.50% 2
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 72 (42.35%) Firewall
2 71 (41.76%) Information Security
3 63 (37.06%) CISSP
4 59 (34.71%) Penetration Testing
5 49 (28.82%) SIEM
6 48 (28.24%) Network Security
7 42 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
8 40 (23.53%) Finance
8 40 (23.53%) Windows
8 40 (23.53%) Security Operations
9 36 (21.18%) Cisco
10 35 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (16.47%) Degree
12 27 (15.88%) ITIL
13 24 (14.12%) Unix
13 24 (14.12%) VPN
14 23 (13.53%) CISM
15 22 (12.94%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (12.35%) Intel Security
16 21 (12.35%) Linux
17 20 (11.76%) SSL
17 20 (11.76%) Wireless
17 20 (11.76%) PCI DSS
18 19 (11.18%) Mentoring
18 19 (11.18%) PKI
19 18 (10.59%) Security Testing
20 17 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Project
1 6 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.29%) Office 365
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 8 (4.71%) CloudFront
4 8 (4.71%) Route 53
5 7 (4.12%) IaaS
5 7 (4.12%) PaaS
6 6 (3.53%) SaaS
7 5 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 72 (42.35%) Firewall
2 48 (28.24%) Network Security
3 35 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (14.12%) VPN
5 21 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (11.76%) SSL
6 20 (11.76%) Wireless
7 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 13 (7.65%) Internet
8 13 (7.65%) WAN
9 9 (5.29%) HTTP
9 9 (5.29%) IPsec
9 9 (5.29%) LAN
10 7 (4.12%) DNS
11 5 (2.94%) VLAN
12 4 (2.35%) DMZ
12 4 (2.35%) IPv4
12 4 (2.35%) IPv6
12 4 (2.35%) MPLS
12 4 (2.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.35%) DB2
2 4 (2.35%) MariaDB
2 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.35%) MySQL
2 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.76%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.59%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) JMeter
3 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 40 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.35%) Military
4 3 (1.76%) Games
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (24.71%) Analyst
2 24 (14.12%) Consultant
2 24 (14.12%) Security Analyst
3 23 (13.53%) Security Consultant
4 22 (12.94%) Security Specialist
5 16 (9.41%) Architect
5 16 (9.41%) Security Architect
5 16 (9.41%) Security Manager
6 15 (8.82%) Tester
7 14 (8.24%) Incident Analyst
7 14 (8.24%) Penetration Tester
8 13 (7.65%) Security Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Network Security Manager
11 7 (4.12%) Information Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Information Security Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.71%) .NET
3 5 (2.94%) Middleware
4 3 (1.76%) SOAP
4 3 (1.76%) Web Services
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.18%) REST
6 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.59%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) PKI
2 15 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.47%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.12%) SCADA
7 6 (3.53%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.94%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.94%) User Experience
9 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.35%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.35%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.76%) CCTV
11 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.18%) iPad
12 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.53%) Windows
2 24 (14.12%) Unix
3 21 (12.35%) Linux
4 8 (4.71%) Android
4 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.12%) Solaris
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.76%) Information Security
2 59 (34.71%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (28.82%) SIEM
4 42 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 27 (15.88%) ITIL
7 22 (12.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (11.18%) Mentoring
9 18 (10.59%) Security Testing
10 17 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 16 (9.41%) Security Architecture
12 14 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.24%) OWASP
12 14 (8.24%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (8.24%) Risk Management
12 14 (8.24%) Security Management
13 13 (7.65%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (7.06%) Analytics
14 12 (7.06%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.65%) Python
2 12 (7.06%) Ruby
3 10 (5.88%) Java
3 10 (5.88%) Perl
4 6 (3.53%) C
4 6 (3.53%) C++
5 5 (2.94%) C#
6 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) SQL
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (37.06%) CISSP
2 28 (16.47%) Degree
3 23 (13.53%) CISM
4 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.24%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.65%) GCIH
7 12 (7.06%) CREST Certified
8 11 (6.47%) SANS
9 10 (5.88%) CEH
9 10 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (5.88%) CLAS
10 9 (5.29%) CISMP
10 9 (5.29%) GCIA
11 8 (4.71%) CCNP
12 7 (4.12%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (4.12%) OSCP
13 6 (3.53%) CCENT
14 4 (2.35%) GWAPT
14 4 (2.35%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.47%) COBIT
4 6 (3.53%) COSO
5 4 (2.35%) ISO27005
5 4 (2.35%) QA
5 4 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.18%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.59%) BS25999
7 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.59%) RMADS
7 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.53%) Snort
3 4 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.76%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.59%) iptables
6 1 (0.59%) NFS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (4.71%) Nexpose
3 6 (3.53%) Nessus
3 6 (3.53%) Puppet
3 6 (3.53%) SmoothWall
4 5 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.94%) QRadar
5 3 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.76%) SCCM
6 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.59%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.59%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.59%) Nagios
7 1 (0.59%) Nmap
7 1 (0.59%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.59%) SELinux
7 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (21.18%) Cisco
2 21 (12.35%) Intel Security
3 14 (8.24%) ArcSight
3 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.24%) Qualys
4 12 (7.06%) CheckPoint
4 12 (7.06%) Oracle
5 11 (6.47%) Blue Coat
5 11 (6.47%) F5
5 11 (6.47%) Sourcefire
6 10 (5.88%) Splunk
7 9 (5.29%) HP
7 9 (5.29%) Juniper
7 9 (5.29%) LogRhythm
8 8 (4.71%) Rapid7
8 8 (4.71%) Symantec
9 7 (4.12%) FireEye
9 7 (4.12%) GFI Software
9 7 (4.12%) Kaspersky
9 7 (4.12%) NetWitness
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