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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 524 485 513
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +28
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 51 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 15
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£385 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £539 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -51.68%
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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
38588 36620 34046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.62% 76.48% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25416 23196 20943
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1112 1039
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 -17 15 £325 -31.57%
London -29 13 £415 -2.35% 12
East Midlands -2 6 £430 -26.87% 3
South West -13 6 £500 - 5
South East -17 6 £500 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +1 3 £413 +3.12%
East of England - 2 £500 - 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 53 (47.75%) CISSP
3 48 (43.24%) Cisco
4 46 (41.44%) SIEM
5 42 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (37.84%) ITIL
6 41 (36.94%) Network Security
7 38 (34.23%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (33.33%) PKI
9 36 (32.43%) Kalman Filter
10 33 (29.73%) SSL
11 32 (28.83%) Information Security
12 31 (27.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 31 (27.93%) CISM
13 27 (24.32%) Clearswift
13 27 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (23.42%) Kaspersky
14 26 (23.42%) CheckPoint
15 25 (22.52%) CISMP
16 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
17 21 (18.92%) Degree
18 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
18 20 (18.02%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (18.02%) Management Information System
19 19 (17.12%) Windows
19 19 (17.12%) Data Centre
19 19 (17.12%) Cyber Security
20 18 (16.22%) Security Patching
20 18 (16.22%) WAN
20 18 (16.22%) Service Delivery

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) Lync
3 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 41 (36.94%) Network Security
3 33 (29.73%) SSL
4 31 (27.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (16.22%) WAN
7 12 (10.81%) VPN
8 8 (7.21%) Wireless
9 5 (4.50%) Internet
9 5 (4.50%) Wireless Security
9 5 (4.50%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (3.60%) SSH
10 4 (3.60%) DNS
10 4 (3.60%) LAN
10 4 (3.60%) DHCP
10 4 (3.60%) HTTP
10 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.70%) Extranet
11 3 (2.70%) Intranet
12 1 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.41%) DB2
1 6 (5.41%) Informix
1 6 (5.41%) Ingres
2 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.80%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Military
4 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (53.15%) Analyst
2 47 (42.34%) Security Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) Security Consultant
6 9 (8.11%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Security Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Network Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Security Specialist
7 8 (7.21%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Incident Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Security Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Security Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Account Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Tester
12 3 (2.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
1 6 (5.41%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) Flash
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.33%) PKI
2 20 (18.02%) Management Information System
3 19 (17.12%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.70%) Life Science
7 2 (1.80%) RMADS
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) CESG
7 2 (1.80%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.90%) Economics
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.90%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
3 6 (5.41%) UNIX
4 5 (4.50%) AIX
4 5 (4.50%) Solaris
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) SIEM
2 42 (37.84%) ITIL
3 38 (34.23%) Penetration Testing
4 36 (32.43%) Kalman Filter
5 32 (28.83%) Information Security
6 19 (17.12%) Cyber Security
7 18 (16.22%) Service Delivery
7 18 (16.22%) Security Patching
8 15 (13.51%) Migration
9 10 (9.01%) Security Management
9 10 (9.01%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (7.21%) Patch Management
11 7 (6.31%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (6.31%) Analytics
11 7 (6.31%) Information Security Management
11 7 (6.31%) PRINCE
12 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.41%) Web Design
12 6 (5.41%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) C
2 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.90%) Perl
3 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (47.75%) CISSP
2 31 (27.93%) CISM
3 25 (22.52%) CISMP
4 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
5 21 (18.92%) Degree
6 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
6 20 (18.02%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (13.51%) CCENT
8 9 (8.11%) CEH
9 7 (6.31%) GCIH
10 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.60%) GCIA
11 4 (3.60%) SSCP
12 3 (2.70%) CISA
12 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.70%) CCNA
12 3 (2.70%) OSCP
13 2 (1.80%) PCI QSA
13 2 (1.80%) GIAC
13 2 (1.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 16 (14.41%) QA
4 11 (9.91%) COBIT
5 4 (3.60%) COSO
6 3 (2.70%) SLA
7 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Nessus
2 8 (7.21%) Nmap
3 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.80%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.80%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.80%) WSUS
4 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.90%) logstash
5 1 (0.90%) Kibana
5 1 (0.90%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 48 (43.24%) Cisco
2 27 (24.32%) Clearswift
3 26 (23.42%) CheckPoint
3 26 (23.42%) Kaspersky
4 17 (15.32%) VMware
5 16 (14.41%) Citrix
5 16 (14.41%) ArcSight
6 12 (10.81%) McAfee
7 9 (8.11%) HP
7 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.21%) Oracle
9 7 (6.31%) Juniper
9 7 (6.31%) Sourcefire
10 6 (5.41%) Teradata
10 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.41%) Sybase
11 5 (4.50%) IronPort
11 5 (4.50%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.50%) Splunk
12 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago