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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 545 538 544
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 84 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 39
Median daily rate £523 £368 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.17% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £345 £445
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +503.65%
Vulnerability Assessment
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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
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +16 39 £525 +26.50% 14
South East 0 21 £620 +12.72% 3
North West -37 13 £375 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 1
East of England +9 3 £450 +38.46% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £325 -31.57% 1
South West -10 1 £215 -57.00% 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 64 (38.55%) Information Security
2 57 (34.34%) Penetration Testing
3 56 (33.73%) Firewall
4 55 (33.13%) CISSP
5 54 (32.53%) SIEM
6 44 (26.51%) Network Security
7 41 (24.70%) Windows
8 37 (22.29%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (22.29%) Security Operations
9 36 (21.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (21.08%) Degree
10 35 (21.08%) Cisco
11 34 (20.48%) Finance
12 29 (17.47%) Linux
13 27 (16.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 26 (15.66%) PKI
15 25 (15.06%) ITIL
16 23 (13.86%) Security Testing
16 23 (13.86%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (13.25%) Mentoring
18 21 (12.65%) CISM
18 21 (12.65%) Python
18 21 (12.65%) PCI DSS
19 20 (12.05%) Java
20 19 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
21 18 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
21 18 (10.84%) OWASP
21 18 (10.84%) Security Architecture
21 18 (10.84%) Management Information System

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 11 (6.63%) Confluence
2 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Project
1 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon S3
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (5.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 9 (5.42%) CloudFront
2 9 (5.42%) Route 53
3 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.22%) IaaS
4 7 (4.22%) PaaS
4 7 (4.22%) SaaS
5 6 (3.61%) Office 365
6 5 (3.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (33.73%) Firewall
2 44 (26.51%) Network Security
3 36 (21.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (10.24%) VPN
5 16 (9.64%) SSL
6 14 (8.43%) WAN
7 11 (6.63%) HTTP
7 11 (6.63%) SNMP
8 9 (5.42%) LAN
9 8 (4.82%) Wireless
10 7 (4.22%) Internet
10 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.61%) IPsec
11 6 (3.61%) SSH
12 5 (3.01%) VLAN
13 4 (2.41%) BGP
13 4 (2.41%) IPv4
13 4 (2.41%) MPLS
13 4 (2.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (5.42%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.41%) DB2
3 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.20%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Cucumber
1 11 (6.63%) HP UFT
1 11 (6.63%) Jenkins
1 11 (6.63%) JIRA
1 11 (6.63%) JMeter
1 11 (6.63%) Selenium
2 10 (6.02%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.22%) Metasploit
4 4 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
General
1 34 (20.48%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.41%) Games
3 4 (2.41%) Military
4 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (22.89%) Analyst
2 22 (13.25%) Tester
3 21 (12.65%) Consultant
3 21 (12.65%) Incident Analyst
4 20 (12.05%) Security Consultant
5 17 (10.24%) Penetration Tester
5 17 (10.24%) Security Manager
6 16 (9.64%) Architect
6 16 (9.64%) Security Architect
7 14 (8.43%) Security Analyst
8 12 (7.23%) Security Specialist
9 10 (6.02%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Network Security Manager
11 7 (4.22%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Test Leader
12 6 (3.61%) Information Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.84%) .NET
2 7 (4.22%) Middleware
3 3 (1.81%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.81%) SOAP
3 3 (1.81%) Web Services
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.20%) REST
5 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.60%) Java EE
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) PKI
2 18 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.83%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.22%) SCADA
7 6 (3.61%) User Experience
8 5 (3.01%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.41%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.81%) CCTV
11 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.20%) CESG
11 2 (1.20%) iPad
12 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.70%) Windows
2 29 (17.47%) Linux
3 16 (9.64%) Unix
4 11 (6.63%) Mac OS X
5 7 (4.22%) Android
5 7 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.01%) Solaris
7 4 (2.41%) AIX
8 2 (1.20%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.55%) Information Security
2 57 (34.34%) Penetration Testing
3 54 (32.53%) SIEM
4 37 (22.29%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (22.29%) Security Operations
5 25 (15.06%) ITIL
6 23 (13.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (13.86%) Security Testing
7 22 (13.25%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (10.84%) OWASP
9 18 (10.84%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (10.84%) Security Architecture
9 18 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (9.04%) Security Management
11 14 (8.43%) Analytics
11 14 (8.43%) Digital Forensics
12 13 (7.83%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.65%) Python
2 20 (12.05%) Java
3 18 (10.84%) Ruby
4 16 (9.64%) C
4 16 (9.64%) Perl
5 15 (9.04%) C#
6 14 (8.43%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.63%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.61%) C++
9 2 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.60%) SQL
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (33.13%) CISSP
2 35 (21.08%) Degree
3 21 (12.65%) CISM
4 15 (9.04%) GCIH
5 14 (8.43%) CREST Certified
6 13 (7.83%) SANS
7 12 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (6.63%) CEH
8 11 (6.63%) GCIA
8 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
9 10 (6.02%) CCNP
10 9 (5.42%) CLAS
11 7 (4.22%) CISMP
11 7 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (4.22%) OSCP
11 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
12 6 (3.61%) CCENT
12 6 (3.61%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (2.41%) GWAPT
13 4 (2.41%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (12.65%) PCI DSS
3 14 (8.43%) COBIT
4 11 (6.63%) QA
5 8 (4.82%) COSO
6 4 (2.41%) ISO27005
6 4 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.41%) SAS 70
7 3 (1.81%) BS25999
7 3 (1.81%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.60%) GPG13
8 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.60%) RMADS
8 1 (0.60%) SLA
8 1 (0.60%) WAI
8 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Snort
3 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) iptables
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (4.82%) Nessus
3 7 (4.22%) Puppet
3 7 (4.22%) QRadar
4 6 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.61%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.60%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.60%) Nmap
6 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.60%) SELinux
6 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (21.08%) Cisco
2 18 (10.84%) HP
3 14 (8.43%) CheckPoint
4 13 (7.83%) Intel Security
4 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.42%) Qualys
6 8 (4.82%) ArcSight
6 8 (4.82%) Oracle
7 7 (4.22%) Clearswift
7 7 (4.22%) Kaspersky
7 7 (4.22%) NetWitness
7 7 (4.22%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.61%) F5
9 5 (3.01%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.01%) Splunk
10 4 (2.41%) Remedy
11 3 (1.81%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.81%) VMware
12 2 (1.20%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
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