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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
UK / England
Rank 479 526 549
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +23
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 88 85 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 29
Median daily rate £450 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £363 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £493
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +122.22%

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
34667 39570 37387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.87% 82.95% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23141 26236 24040
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 881 1083 1008
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £56.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +32 43 £475 +11.76% 5
South East +29 20 £440 -26.66% 7
North West +29 15 £488 +34.48% 3
West Midlands +4 4 £439 +0.28% 5
Midlands +4 3 - -
Yorkshire +6 2 £450 -7.21% 1
East of England 0 1 £575 +37.72% 5
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 102 (54.55%) Windows
2 97 (51.87%) Unix
3 94 (50.27%) Information Security
4 87 (46.52%) Firewall
5 79 (42.25%) CISSP
6 77 (41.18%) VPN
7 73 (39.04%) Linux
7 73 (39.04%) Cybersecurity
8 72 (38.50%) Splunk
8 72 (38.50%) Security Cleared
9 70 (37.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 69 (36.90%) TCP/IP
11 64 (34.22%) LAN
12 63 (33.69%) WAN
13 60 (32.09%) Patch Management
13 60 (32.09%) SANS
13 60 (32.09%) Security Operations
14 56 (29.95%) VoIP
15 53 (28.34%) Apple
15 53 (28.34%) QRadar
16 50 (26.74%) SC Cleared
17 49 (26.20%) Security Monitoring
17 49 (26.20%) LogRhythm
18 48 (25.67%) Network Monitoring
18 48 (25.67%) Elastic Stack
19 47 (25.13%) SSCP
20 42 (22.46%) Management Information System
20 42 (22.46%) Penetration Testing
21 39 (20.86%) Network Security
21 39 (20.86%) IBM

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 3 (1.60%) Apache
1 3 (1.60%) Confluence
1 3 (1.60%) IIS
1 3 (1.60%) Jetty
1 3 (1.60%) Mongrel
1 3 (1.60%) nginx
1 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Project
2 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.67%) MS Office
4 4 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.67%) CloudFront
6 4 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.14%) Route 53
7 3 (1.60%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.60%) IaaS
7 3 (1.60%) PaaS
8 2 (1.07%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.53%) G Suite
9 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (46.52%) Firewall
2 77 (41.18%) VPN
3 69 (36.90%) TCP/IP
4 64 (34.22%) LAN
5 63 (33.69%) WAN
6 56 (29.95%) VoIP
7 39 (20.86%) Network Security
8 31 (16.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 22 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (11.76%) Wireless
10 20 (10.70%) SSL
11 12 (6.42%) HTTP
11 12 (6.42%) Internet
12 9 (4.81%) IPsec
13 8 (4.28%) BGP
13 8 (4.28%) DHCP
13 8 (4.28%) DNS
13 8 (4.28%) EIGRP
13 8 (4.28%) OSPF
13 8 (4.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) Redis
2 5 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.07%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.07%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.14%) JIRA
3 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.60%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.60%) JMeter
3 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.60%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.60%) Selenium
3 3 (1.60%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.53%) AppScan
4 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.53%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.53%) GDB
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) JUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Maven
4 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.53%) TestNG
4 1 (0.53%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (15.51%) Finance
2 6 (3.21%) Legal
3 5 (2.67%) Banking
3 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Military
5 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.07%) Automotive
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (28.88%) Analyst
2 42 (22.46%) Security Analyst
3 25 (13.37%) Consultant
3 25 (13.37%) Security Specialist
4 22 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 17 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 16 (8.56%) Security Engineer
7 15 (8.02%) Tester
8 14 (7.49%) SOC Analyst
8 14 (7.49%) Technical Specialist
9 12 (6.42%) Penetration Tester
10 10 (5.35%) Information Security Specialist
10 10 (5.35%) Information Specialist
10 10 (5.35%) Security Officer
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Security Analyst
12 7 (3.74%) Information Security Officer
12 7 (3.74%) IT Security Consultant
12 7 (3.74%) Security Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.74%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.67%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (7.49%) RESTful
2 14 (7.49%) Web Services
3 9 (4.81%) 802.1X
4 6 (3.21%) .NET
5 4 (2.14%) Middleware
6 3 (1.60%) J2EE
6 3 (1.60%) Servlets
7 2 (1.07%) SAML
8 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) HTML
8 1 (0.53%) jQuery
8 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.46%) Management Information System
2 32 (17.11%) Cyber Attack
3 23 (12.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.81%) PKI
6 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.21%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (3.21%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.21%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.67%) CESG
9 3 (1.60%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.07%) Replication
10 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) RIA
11 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (54.55%) Windows
2 97 (51.87%) Unix
3 73 (39.04%) Linux
4 6 (3.21%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.14%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.07%) AIX
6 2 (1.07%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.27%) Information Security
2 73 (39.04%) Cybersecurity
3 70 (37.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 60 (32.09%) Patch Management
4 60 (32.09%) Security Operations
5 49 (26.20%) Security Monitoring
6 48 (25.67%) Network Monitoring
7 42 (22.46%) Penetration Testing
8 39 (20.86%) SIEM
9 36 (19.25%) Risk Management
10 32 (17.11%) Case Management
10 32 (17.11%) Incident Management
11 31 (16.58%) Security Testing
12 30 (16.04%) Open Source
13 26 (13.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 21 (11.23%) Protective Monitoring
15 17 (9.09%) Analytics
16 14 (7.49%) Process Improvement
16 14 (7.49%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (6.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.76%) Python
2 7 (3.74%) Java
2 7 (3.74%) Ruby
3 6 (3.21%) Perl
4 5 (2.67%) SQL
5 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.60%) C
6 3 (1.60%) C#
7 2 (1.07%) PHP
7 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (42.25%) CISSP
2 72 (38.50%) Security Cleared
3 60 (32.09%) SANS
4 50 (26.74%) SC Cleared
5 47 (25.13%) SSCP
6 33 (17.65%) OSCP
7 31 (16.58%) CREST Certified
8 30 (16.04%) CEH
9 28 (14.97%) DV Cleared
10 13 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (6.95%) CISM
10 13 (6.95%) Degree
11 8 (4.28%) CCNP
12 6 (3.21%) CISA
13 5 (2.67%) GIAC
14 4 (2.14%) CCIE
14 4 (2.14%) CCNA
14 4 (2.14%) GCIH
15 3 (1.60%) CCSP
15 3 (1.60%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) PCI DSS
2 15 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.21%) COBIT
4 5 (2.67%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (1.60%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.60%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.60%) QA
5 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.07%) COSO
6 2 (1.07%) PA-DSS
6 2 (1.07%) SAS 70
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Snort
2 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.14%) Xen
3 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (28.34%) QRadar
2 20 (10.70%) Nexpose
3 19 (10.16%) Nessus
4 18 (9.63%) Kibana
4 18 (9.63%) logstash
5 11 (5.88%) Nmap
6 9 (4.81%) RSA enVision
7 8 (4.28%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (3.21%) CSIRT
8 6 (3.21%) Puppet
9 5 (2.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (1.60%) Ansible
10 3 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.07%) RSA Security Analytics
12 1 (0.53%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (38.50%) Splunk
2 53 (28.34%) Apple
3 49 (26.20%) LogRhythm
4 39 (20.86%) IBM
5 31 (16.58%) Intel Security
6 25 (13.37%) Cisco
7 23 (12.30%) ArcSight
7 23 (12.30%) Sourcefire
8 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
9 18 (9.63%) Qualys
9 18 (9.63%) Symantec
10 14 (7.49%) Juniper
11 13 (6.95%) F5
12 12 (6.42%) FireEye
12 12 (6.42%) NetWitness
12 12 (6.42%) Snow
12 12 (6.42%) VMware
13 11 (5.88%) Rapid7
14 10 (5.35%) CheckPoint
14 10 (5.35%) Intel
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