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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 504 511 507
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 76 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 20
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£373 £450 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £343
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +24.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 +11 39 £338 -27.02% 1
London -10 18 £450 - 6
South East -7 10 £513 +13.88% 7
East of England +8 5 £363 +51.04% 1
South West +2 2 £500 +33.33% 5
West Midlands -21 1 £475 -9.52%
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 57 (52.78%) CISSP
2 55 (50.93%) Firewall
3 47 (43.52%) Cisco
4 43 (39.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (38.89%) PKI
6 38 (35.19%) Penetration Testing
6 38 (35.19%) ITIL
7 36 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 34 (31.48%) SSL
9 33 (30.56%) SIEM
10 31 (28.70%) Information Security
10 31 (28.70%) Network Security
11 30 (27.78%) CISM
12 27 (25.00%) Clearswift
12 27 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (24.07%) Kaspersky
13 26 (24.07%) CheckPoint
14 25 (23.15%) Windows
14 25 (23.15%) CISMP
15 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
15 21 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (19.44%) WAN
16 20 (18.52%) VMware
17 19 (17.59%) Cyber Security
18 18 (16.67%) Management Information System
19 17 (15.74%) Linux
19 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
20 16 (14.81%) QA
20 16 (14.81%) Degree
20 16 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Project
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.93%) Firewall
2 34 (31.48%) SSL
3 31 (28.70%) Network Security
4 27 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (19.44%) WAN
6 16 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (14.81%) VPN
7 10 (9.26%) LAN
8 6 (5.56%) Wireless
8 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.63%) Internet
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (3.70%) SSH
10 4 (3.70%) VLAN
10 4 (3.70%) HTTP
10 4 (3.70%) DNS
11 3 (2.78%) DHCP
11 3 (2.78%) IPsec
12 2 (1.85%) Wireless Security
12 2 (1.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Informix
2 6 (5.56%) DB2
2 6 (5.56%) Ingres
3 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) TestDirector
1 5 (4.63%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Military
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (51.85%) Analyst
2 40 (37.04%) Security Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Architect
3 17 (15.74%) Technical Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) Security Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Tester
6 7 (6.48%) Security Specialist
7 6 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Security Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (4.63%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Security Tester
9 4 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) Middleware
2 4 (3.70%) HTML
3 3 (2.78%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 3 (2.78%) XML
4 2 (1.85%) JSP
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) Flash
5 1 (0.93%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.89%) PKI
2 18 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.26%) CESG
4 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (4.63%) Open Source
7 3 (2.78%) Life Science
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.93%) GIS
9 1 (0.93%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) RMADS
9 1 (0.93%) Economics
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Windows
2 17 (15.74%) Linux
3 15 (13.89%) UNIX
4 11 (10.19%) AIX
5 9 (8.33%) Solaris
6 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.78%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Penetration Testing
1 38 (35.19%) ITIL
2 36 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 33 (30.56%) SIEM
4 31 (28.70%) Information Security
5 19 (17.59%) Cyber Security
6 15 (13.89%) Migration
6 15 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 14 (12.96%) Security Architecture
8 10 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 9 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
10 8 (7.41%) Security Management
11 6 (5.56%) Analytics
11 6 (5.56%) Database Security
11 6 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.63%) C
4 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.78%) VB
5 3 (2.78%) Java
5 3 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (52.78%) CISSP
2 30 (27.78%) CISM
3 25 (23.15%) CISMP
4 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 21 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.81%) Degree
7 15 (13.89%) CCENT
8 11 (10.19%) CEH
9 6 (5.56%) GCIH
10 5 (4.63%) SSCP
10 5 (4.63%) OSCP
11 4 (3.70%) GCIA
11 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (3.70%) CCNA
12 3 (2.78%) CISA
12 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.78%) GIAC
13 2 (1.85%) MCTS
13 2 (1.85%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (39.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.81%) QA
3 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS
4 13 (12.04%) COBIT
5 4 (3.70%) COSO
6 3 (2.78%) SLA
6 3 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.85%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.41%) Nmap
2 8 (7.41%) Nessus
3 7 (6.48%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (3.70%) WebInspect
5 3 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.85%) WSUS
6 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Cisco
2 27 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 26 (24.07%) Kaspersky
3 26 (24.07%) CheckPoint
4 20 (18.52%) VMware
5 15 (13.89%) Citrix
6 14 (12.96%) HP
6 14 (12.96%) Oracle
7 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.19%) McAfee
9 6 (5.56%) Splunk
9 6 (5.56%) Teradata
9 6 (5.56%) Sybase
10 5 (4.63%) Juniper
10 5 (4.63%) ArcSight
11 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.85%) Rapid7
12 2 (1.85%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.85%) Qualys
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