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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 529 558 518
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -40
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 102 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 37
Median daily rate £470 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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 +21 44 £500 - 11
South East +16 23 £491 +1.81% 4
North West -8 12 £350 +3.70% 2
East of England +28 10 £346 -30.75%
Yorkshire - 8 £425 -
West Midlands -20 5 £500 +21.21% 3
South West +5 2 £500 - 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (44.97%) Firewall
2 61 (36.09%) Information Security
3 60 (35.50%) CISSP
4 51 (30.18%) SIEM
5 49 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (26.63%) Windows
6 45 (26.63%) Cybersecurity
7 44 (26.04%) Security Operations
8 43 (25.44%) Network Security
9 38 (22.49%) Finance
10 37 (21.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 36 (21.30%) Cisco
12 32 (18.93%) Unix
12 32 (18.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 27 (15.98%) Linux
14 25 (14.79%) ITIL
15 23 (13.61%) VPN
15 23 (13.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
16 22 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (13.02%) Qualys
17 21 (12.43%) Intel Security
18 20 (11.83%) Wireless
18 20 (11.83%) SSL
18 20 (11.83%) Degree
18 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
18 20 (11.83%) Vulnerability Management
19 19 (11.24%) Mentoring
19 19 (11.24%) CISM
20 18 (10.65%) Security Operations Centre

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 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.55%) MS Project
1 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.33%) Office 365
4 8 (4.73%) IaaS
5 7 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (4.14%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (4.14%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.14%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (4.14%) CloudFront
5 7 (4.14%) PaaS
5 7 (4.14%) Route 53
6 6 (3.55%) SaaS
7 5 (2.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (44.97%) Firewall
2 43 (25.44%) Network Security
3 37 (21.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (13.61%) VPN
5 22 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (11.83%) SSL
6 20 (11.83%) Wireless
7 14 (8.28%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.28%) WAN
8 10 (5.92%) Internet
8 10 (5.92%) IPsec
8 10 (5.92%) LAN
9 9 (5.33%) HTTP
10 7 (4.14%) DNS
11 5 (2.96%) VLAN
12 4 (2.37%) BGP
12 4 (2.37%) MPLS
12 4 (2.37%) Multicast
12 4 (2.37%) OSPF
12 4 (2.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.37%) DB2
2 4 (2.37%) MariaDB
2 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.37%) MySQL
2 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) Informix
3 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.59%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.59%) Introscope
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) JUnit
2 1 (0.59%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.59%) Mockito
2 1 (0.59%) Selenium
2 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (22.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.55%) Military
2 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.37%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Games
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Local Government
5 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (27.81%) Analyst
2 29 (17.16%) Security Analyst
3 23 (13.61%) Consultant
4 22 (13.02%) Security Consultant
5 20 (11.83%) Security Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) Security Specialist
7 15 (8.88%) Security Manager
8 13 (7.69%) Architect
8 13 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
8 13 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 13 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (7.69%) Tester
9 11 (6.51%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (4.73%) Network Security Manager
10 8 (4.73%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Information Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Information Security Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (4.14%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.96%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.18%) REST
3 2 (1.18%) SOAP
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
4 1 (0.59%) JDBC
4 1 (0.59%) PowerMock
4 1 (0.59%) Servlets
4 1 (0.59%) Spring
4 1 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (10.06%) PKI
3 14 (8.28%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.10%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.14%) SCADA
7 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.96%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.37%) User Experience
10 3 (1.78%) CCTV
11 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.18%) iPad
11 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.63%) Windows
2 32 (18.93%) Unix
3 27 (15.98%) Linux
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.14%) Android
5 7 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.09%) Information Security
2 51 (30.18%) SIEM
3 49 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
4 45 (26.63%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (26.04%) Security Operations
6 25 (14.79%) ITIL
7 23 (13.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 20 (11.83%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (11.24%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.88%) Risk Management
10 15 (8.88%) Security Testing
11 14 (8.28%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (8.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.10%) Digital Forensics
13 12 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.51%) Analytics
14 11 (6.51%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (6.51%) Security Architecture
15 10 (5.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) Python
2 10 (5.92%) Ruby
3 9 (5.33%) Java
3 9 (5.33%) Perl
4 6 (3.55%) C++
5 4 (2.37%) C
6 3 (1.78%) C#
6 3 (1.78%) 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
Qualifications
1 60 (35.50%) CISSP
2 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.83%) Degree
3 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 19 (11.24%) CISM
5 13 (7.69%) GCIH
6 11 (6.51%) GCIA
7 10 (5.92%) CLAS
8 9 (5.33%) CEH
8 9 (5.33%) CISMP
9 8 (4.73%) CREST Certified
10 7 (4.14%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (4.14%) SANS
11 6 (3.55%) CCENT
11 6 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.55%) GSEC
12 5 (2.96%) CCNP
13 4 (2.37%) OSCP
14 3 (1.78%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.47%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.92%) COBIT
4 6 (3.55%) COSO
5 4 (2.37%) ISO27005
5 4 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.78%) QA
7 2 (1.18%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.59%) BS25999
8 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.59%) RMADS
8 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Snort
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.78%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.78%) 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 (6.51%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (4.73%) Nexpose
3 6 (3.55%) SmoothWall
4 5 (2.96%) Puppet
5 4 (2.37%) Nessus
5 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.78%) QRadar
6 3 (1.78%) SCCM
7 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.18%) Cacti
7 2 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.59%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.59%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.59%) Nmap
8 1 (0.59%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.59%) SELinux
8 1 (0.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (21.30%) Cisco
2 22 (13.02%) Qualys
3 21 (12.43%) Intel Security
4 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.88%) ArcSight
6 13 (7.69%) Oracle
7 12 (7.10%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.51%) Blue Coat
8 11 (6.51%) F5
8 11 (6.51%) Sourcefire
9 10 (5.92%) Juniper
10 9 (5.33%) LogRhythm
10 9 (5.33%) Splunk
11 8 (4.73%) HP
11 8 (4.73%) NetWitness
11 8 (4.73%) Rapid7
12 7 (4.14%) Clearswift
12 7 (4.14%) GFI Software
12 7 (4.14%) Symantec
12 7 (4.14%) TippingPoint
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