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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 517 493 542
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +49
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 72 84 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £539
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £470 £210
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +123.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London -6 30 £530 +17.77% 11
South East -15 14 £558 +18.61% 16
North West -26 12 £338 -32.16% 7
East Midlands -1 9 £430 -26.87% 2
South West -10 6 £550 +22.22% 2
East of England +3 3 £500 +117.39% 4
West Midlands 0 1 £350 - 2
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (66.67%) Firewall
2 66 (46.81%) Cisco
3 64 (45.39%) SIEM
4 63 (44.68%) CISSP
5 60 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 55 (39.01%) Kalman Filter
7 54 (38.30%) ITIL
8 53 (37.59%) PKI
8 53 (37.59%) Network Security
9 48 (34.04%) Information Security
9 48 (34.04%) SSL
10 45 (31.91%) Penetration Testing
11 44 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (28.37%) CheckPoint
12 40 (28.37%) CISM
13 35 (24.82%) Clearswift
14 34 (24.11%) Kaspersky
14 34 (24.11%) Intrusion Detection
15 31 (21.99%) Management Information System
16 30 (21.28%) Degree
16 30 (21.28%) CISMP
17 27 (19.15%) Finance
17 27 (19.15%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (18.44%) Data Centre
19 25 (17.73%) WAN
19 25 (17.73%) Migration
20 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
21 23 (16.31%) Service Delivery
22 22 (15.60%) Windows
22 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.55%) Apache
2 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.84%) MS Project
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 94 (66.67%) Firewall
2 53 (37.59%) Network Security
3 48 (34.04%) SSL
4 44 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (24.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (17.73%) WAN
7 17 (12.06%) VPN
8 8 (5.67%) HTTP
8 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.67%) Internet
8 8 (5.67%) SSH
9 6 (4.26%) Wireless
10 3 (2.13%) IPsec
10 3 (2.13%) OSPF
10 3 (2.13%) BGP
10 3 (2.13%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.13%) Extranet
10 3 (2.13%) Intranet
10 3 (2.13%) LAN
10 3 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) DB2
2 6 (4.26%) Informix
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) Ingres
3 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.42%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.26%) Banking
5 5 (3.55%) Legal
5 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.55%) Military
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (53.19%) Analyst
2 63 (44.68%) Security Analyst
3 25 (17.73%) Technical Analyst
4 21 (14.89%) Consultant
5 18 (12.77%) Security Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.09%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Security Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.96%) Architect
9 7 (4.96%) Technical Security Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Incident Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) IT Security Consultant
11 5 (3.55%) Network Support
11 5 (3.55%) Tester
11 5 (3.55%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) Middleware
2 6 (4.26%) Web Services
3 4 (2.84%) REST
3 4 (2.84%) .NET
3 4 (2.84%) SOAP
4 3 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) Flash
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (37.59%) PKI
2 31 (21.99%) Management Information System
3 26 (18.44%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.55%) Life Science
8 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.13%) RMADS
9 3 (2.13%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.42%) Equities
10 2 (1.42%) CESG
10 2 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.42%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.71%) User Experience
11 1 (0.71%) GIS
11 1 (0.71%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.71%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 14 (9.93%) UNIX
4 5 (3.55%) AIX
4 5 (3.55%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.39%) SIEM
2 55 (39.01%) Kalman Filter
3 54 (38.30%) ITIL
4 48 (34.04%) Information Security
5 45 (31.91%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (17.73%) Migration
7 23 (16.31%) Service Delivery
8 21 (14.89%) Cyber Security
8 21 (14.89%) Security Patching
9 18 (12.77%) Security Architecture
10 12 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (8.51%) Security Management
11 10 (7.09%) Time Management
11 10 (7.09%) Patch Management
12 9 (6.38%) SDLC
12 9 (6.38%) Computer Security
12 9 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (6.38%) Information Security Management
13 8 (5.67%) Computer Forensics
13 8 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.96%) SQL
2 5 (3.55%) Java
3 4 (2.84%) C++
4 2 (1.42%) C
4 2 (1.42%) Perl
4 2 (1.42%) VB
4 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (44.68%) CISSP
2 40 (28.37%) CISM
3 30 (21.28%) CISMP
3 30 (21.28%) Degree
4 27 (19.15%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
6 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
7 15 (10.64%) CCENT
8 7 (4.96%) GCIH
8 7 (4.96%) CEH
9 6 (4.26%) GCIA
9 6 (4.26%) CCNA
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.55%) CISA
10 5 (3.55%) GSEC
10 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.55%) OSCP
11 4 (2.84%) CRISC
12 3 (2.13%) CCNP
13 2 (1.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (14.18%) PCI DSS
3 19 (13.48%) QA
4 13 (9.22%) COBIT
5 4 (2.84%) SLA
5 4 (2.84%) COSO
6 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Firmware
3 1 (0.71%) Snort
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) Nessus
2 11 (7.80%) Nmap
3 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.42%) Puppet
4 2 (1.42%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.42%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) logstash
5 1 (0.71%) Kibana
5 1 (0.71%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.71%) yum
Vendors
1 66 (46.81%) Cisco
2 40 (28.37%) CheckPoint
3 35 (24.82%) Clearswift
4 34 (24.11%) Kaspersky
5 21 (14.89%) ArcSight
6 20 (14.18%) Citrix
7 19 (13.48%) VMware
8 13 (9.22%) Sourcefire
8 13 (9.22%) Oracle
9 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
10 9 (6.38%) McAfee
10 9 (6.38%) Blue Coat
11 8 (5.67%) IronPort
11 8 (5.67%) HP
12 7 (4.96%) Juniper
13 6 (4.26%) Sybase
13 6 (4.26%) Teradata
14 5 (3.55%) Splunk
14 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.55%) FireEye
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