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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 496 536 526
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -10
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 87 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.060% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.082% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 8 21
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£450 £539 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +79.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+119.04% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
London +57 56 £450 -16.66% 9
South East -7 11 £410 - 3
North West -11 7 £498 -
South West - 6 £450 -
East of England - 3 £230 -
East Midlands - 3 £588 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 65 (45.77%) Information Security
2 53 (37.32%) Penetration Testing
2 53 (37.32%) Firewall
3 42 (29.58%) CISSP
4 40 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (26.76%) UNIX
6 37 (26.06%) Windows
7 36 (25.35%) Security Cleared
8 34 (23.94%) Finance
9 31 (21.83%) Linux
10 29 (20.42%) SIEM
11 26 (18.31%) Security Architecture
12 25 (17.61%) Cyber Security
12 25 (17.61%) SC Cleared
13 24 (16.90%) HP
14 23 (16.20%) Active Directory
14 23 (16.20%) Risk Management
15 21 (14.79%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (14.79%) Cisco
15 21 (14.79%) Solaris
15 21 (14.79%) Oracle
16 20 (14.08%) ITIL
17 18 (12.68%) LDAP
17 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
18 17 (11.97%) Identity Management
18 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
18 17 (11.97%) DNS
19 16 (11.27%) CISM
19 16 (11.27%) Network Security
19 16 (11.27%) Security Testing

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (5.63%) Apache
2 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.11%) nginx
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.32%) Firewall
2 21 (14.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (12.68%) LDAP
4 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.97%) DNS
5 16 (11.27%) Network Security
6 13 (9.15%) VPN
7 9 (6.34%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (6.34%) SAN
7 9 (6.34%) SSL
7 9 (6.34%) DHCP
8 8 (5.63%) IPsec
9 7 (4.93%) LAN
9 7 (4.93%) Wireless
10 5 (3.52%) Internet
10 5 (3.52%) VLAN
11 4 (2.82%) HTTP
12 3 (2.11%) Wireless Security
12 3 (2.11%) WAN
12 3 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.11%) Metasploit
1 3 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (1.41%) GCC
General
1 34 (23.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Banking
2 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Military
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) Analyst
2 24 (16.90%) Architect
3 21 (14.79%) Security Analyst
4 19 (13.38%) Security Architect
5 15 (10.56%) Consultant
6 12 (8.45%) Security Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Security Consultant
6 12 (8.45%) Tester
7 11 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.75%) Penetration Tester
8 10 (7.04%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Storage Support Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) UNIX Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Security Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.93%) Designer
11 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) Web Services
2 5 (3.52%) JSP
2 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
3 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.41%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) CESG
2 13 (9.15%) PKI
3 11 (7.75%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.34%) Open Source
4 9 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.63%) FMCG
6 6 (4.23%) RMADS
7 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.52%) GIS
8 4 (2.82%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) New Media
9 1 (0.70%) Tandem
9 1 (0.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.76%) UNIX
2 37 (26.06%) Windows
3 31 (21.83%) Linux
4 21 (14.79%) Solaris
5 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.75%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.23%) AIX
8 6 (4.23%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.82%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.11%) CentOS
10 3 (2.11%) Debian
11 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.70%) zOS
12 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.77%) Information Security
2 53 (37.32%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (20.42%) SIEM
4 26 (18.31%) Security Architecture
5 25 (17.61%) Cyber Security
6 23 (16.20%) Risk Management
7 20 (14.08%) ITIL
8 17 (11.97%) Identity Management
9 16 (11.27%) Security Testing
10 15 (10.56%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (10.56%) Incident Management
11 14 (9.86%) ITIL V3
11 14 (9.86%) Test Strategy
12 13 (9.15%) Load Balancing
13 12 (8.45%) Data Protection
13 12 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.75%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (7.75%) Release Management
14 11 (7.75%) Service Management
14 11 (7.75%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.15%) Perl
3 9 (6.34%) SQL
3 9 (6.34%) Python
4 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.93%) Bourne shell
5 7 (4.93%) C
6 6 (4.23%) Java
6 6 (4.23%) VB
6 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.41%) Ruby
8 2 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) CISSP
2 36 (25.35%) Security Cleared
3 25 (17.61%) SC Cleared
4 16 (11.27%) CISM
5 9 (6.34%) CEH
6 8 (5.63%) Degree
6 8 (5.63%) CISA
7 5 (3.52%) CCNA
7 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.52%) GIAC
8 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.11%) MBA
10 2 (1.41%) CCSA
10 2 (1.41%) GCIH
10 2 (1.41%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.41%) MCITP
10 2 (1.41%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.41%) CRISC
10 2 (1.41%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.23%) QA
3 6 (4.23%) SLA
3 6 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.63%) Nmap
4 7 (4.93%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.23%) Terminal Server
6 5 (3.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.11%) Varnish
9 2 (1.41%) RACF
9 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) UAG
10 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (7.75%) Tivoli
2 10 (7.04%) Puppet
3 9 (6.34%) Nagios
3 9 (6.34%) Nessus
3 9 (6.34%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.63%) CORE IMPACT
5 7 (4.93%) YUM
6 5 (3.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.52%) SCCM
6 5 (3.52%) WSUS
7 3 (2.11%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (16.90%) HP
2 21 (14.79%) Cisco
2 21 (14.79%) Oracle
3 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.86%) VMware
4 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.15%) SAP
6 11 (7.75%) NetApp
6 11 (7.75%) Juniper
7 9 (6.34%) Symantec
7 9 (6.34%) Brocade
8 7 (4.93%) Veritas
9 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.23%) CA
9 6 (4.23%) McAfee
9 6 (4.23%) F5
10 5 (3.52%) Lumension
10 5 (3.52%) Splunk
10 5 (3.52%) Citrix
11 4 (2.82%) Sun
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