The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 488 513 527
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 76 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.075% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 19
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£450 £490 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £617 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+46.77% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.99 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-51.68% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36762 34066 37577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.31% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23222 21113 22094
Average daily rate £406 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1080 1002 1362
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +33 43 £400 -25.58% 12
North West -3 11 £475 -5.00% 1
South East -8 10 £493 +58.90% 3
South West - 5 - -
East Midlands - 3 £588 - 1
East of England - 3 £230 - 6
Yorkshire +1 1 £375 +78.57% 5
West Midlands - - - - 5
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 60 (42.55%) Information Security
2 53 (37.59%) Penetration Testing
3 46 (32.62%) UNIX
4 41 (29.08%) Firewall
5 40 (28.37%) Windows
6 39 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (26.24%) Finance
8 33 (23.40%) CISSP
9 31 (21.99%) Security Cleared
10 29 (20.57%) Security Architecture
11 28 (19.86%) HP
12 26 (18.44%) Oracle
13 25 (17.73%) Linux
14 24 (17.02%) Solaris
14 24 (17.02%) Security Testing
14 24 (17.02%) SIEM
15 23 (16.31%) Cyber Security
16 21 (14.89%) VPN
17 20 (14.18%) Risk Assessment
17 20 (14.18%) Risk Management
17 20 (14.18%) SC Cleared
18 19 (13.48%) VMware
19 18 (12.77%) Cisco
20 17 (12.06%) PKI
21 16 (11.35%) TCP/IP
21 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
21 16 (11.35%) SQL
21 16 (11.35%) Bash Shell
22 15 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
22 15 (10.64%) Identity Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (1.42%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.08%) Firewall
2 21 (14.89%) VPN
3 16 (11.35%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (9.22%) LDAP
6 12 (8.51%) IPsec
6 12 (8.51%) LAN
7 11 (7.80%) SAN
8 10 (7.09%) VLAN
9 9 (6.38%) Network Security
9 9 (6.38%) Wireless
10 5 (3.55%) DNS
10 5 (3.55%) Internet
11 4 (2.84%) WAN
12 3 (2.13%) Wireless Security
12 3 (2.13%) SSL
12 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.42%) IKE
13 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (26.24%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Military
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.42%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (21.99%) Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Architect
3 21 (14.89%) Security Analyst
4 19 (13.48%) Consultant
4 19 (13.48%) Security Architect
5 16 (11.35%) Security Consultant
6 15 (10.64%) Tester
7 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Penetration Tester
7 12 (8.51%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Storage Support Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Storage Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.09%) Test Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) Security Manager
9 10 (7.09%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (5.67%) UNIX Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Security Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.96%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.55%) Software Packaging
2 5 (3.55%) JSP
2 5 (3.55%) Web Services
3 3 (2.13%) HTML
3 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) PKI
2 11 (7.80%) Open Source
3 9 (6.38%) FMCG
3 9 (6.38%) CESG
3 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 5 (3.55%) Statistics
5 5 (3.55%) GIS
6 4 (2.84%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) New Media
7 1 (0.71%) Tandem
7 1 (0.71%) RMADS
7 1 (0.71%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.62%) UNIX
2 40 (28.37%) Windows
3 25 (17.73%) Linux
4 24 (17.02%) Solaris
5 14 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.26%) AIX
7 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.84%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.55%) Information Security
2 53 (37.59%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (20.57%) Security Architecture
4 24 (17.02%) Security Testing
4 24 (17.02%) SIEM
5 23 (16.31%) Cyber Security
6 20 (14.18%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (14.18%) Risk Management
7 15 (10.64%) Identity Management
7 15 (10.64%) Security Management
8 14 (9.93%) Test Strategy
9 13 (9.22%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.22%) Release Management
10 12 (8.51%) Data Protection
10 12 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.80%) Load Balancing
12 10 (7.09%) ITIL
12 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (5.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) SQL
1 16 (11.35%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.22%) Perl
3 10 (7.09%) Java
4 8 (5.67%) Python
4 8 (5.67%) Bourne shell
5 7 (4.96%) PHP
6 6 (4.26%) C
6 6 (4.26%) VB
6 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.55%) C#
7 5 (3.55%) C++
8 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.40%) CISSP
2 31 (21.99%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.93%) CEH
5 13 (9.22%) CISM
6 11 (7.80%) Degree
7 7 (4.96%) GIAC
8 5 (3.55%) CISA
9 3 (2.13%) MBA
10 2 (1.42%) CCNA
10 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.42%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.42%) CISMP
10 2 (1.42%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.42%) CCSA
10 2 (1.42%) GCIH
10 2 (1.42%) GPEN
10 2 (1.42%) OSCP
10 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.42%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.84%) QA
6 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.26%) Terminal Server
4 6 (4.26%) Nmap
5 5 (3.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (3.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.84%) UAG
7 2 (1.42%) RACF
8 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.80%) NetBackup
2 11 (7.80%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.67%) YUM
3 8 (5.67%) CORE IMPACT
3 8 (5.67%) Puppet
4 7 (4.96%) Nagios
5 6 (4.26%) Nessus
6 5 (3.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.55%) SCCM
6 5 (3.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) HP
2 26 (18.44%) Oracle
3 19 (13.48%) VMware
4 18 (12.77%) Cisco
5 15 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 13 (9.22%) NetApp
7 12 (8.51%) Symantec
7 12 (8.51%) SAP
8 11 (7.80%) Brocade
8 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
9 10 (7.09%) CheckPoint
9 10 (7.09%) Splunk
10 8 (5.67%) Veritas
11 7 (4.96%) CA
12 5 (3.55%) Lumension
12 5 (3.55%) Sun
12 5 (3.55%) Citrix
13 4 (2.84%) McAfee
13 4 (2.84%) IBM
14 3 (2.13%) F5
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