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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 537 551 528
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 82 80 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 54
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £558 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -8 31 £450 -5.26% 10
South East +16 19 £499 -0.25% 13
North West +21 18 £400 +23.07%
East of England +13 5 £413 +13.79% 3
South West +12 3 £469 -14.77% 2
North East - 3 £476 -
West Midlands -27 2 £450 -12.19% 3
Yorkshire +5 1 £450 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -11 1 £238 -36.66% 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 92 (48.68%) CISSP
2 87 (46.03%) Firewall
3 77 (40.74%) Information Security
4 63 (33.33%) SIEM
5 61 (32.28%) Windows
6 59 (31.22%) Security Operations
7 57 (30.16%) Cybersecurity
8 47 (24.87%) Linux
8 47 (24.87%) Cisco
9 46 (24.34%) Network Security
10 45 (23.81%) Unix
11 43 (22.75%) Finance
11 43 (22.75%) VPN
12 42 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 42 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (19.58%) TCP/IP
14 35 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 35 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
15 32 (16.93%) CISM
15 32 (16.93%) Wireless
16 30 (15.87%) WAN
16 30 (15.87%) LogRhythm
17 29 (15.34%) Patch Management
17 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
17 29 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (15.34%) Intel Security
18 27 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 26 (13.76%) Splunk
19 26 (13.76%) LAN
19 26 (13.76%) SSL

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 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) Jetty
3 1 (0.53%) Mongrel
3 1 (0.53%) nginx
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) MS Project
1 8 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.12%) MS Office
4 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.76%) IaaS
2 9 (4.76%) Office 365
3 8 (4.23%) PaaS
4 6 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.17%) SaaS
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.65%) CloudFront
5 5 (2.65%) Route 53
5 5 (2.65%) Yammer
6 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (46.03%) Firewall
2 46 (24.34%) Network Security
3 43 (22.75%) VPN
4 42 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 37 (19.58%) TCP/IP
6 32 (16.93%) Wireless
7 30 (15.87%) WAN
8 29 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (13.76%) LAN
9 26 (13.76%) SSL
10 20 (10.58%) VoIP
11 12 (6.35%) Internet
12 8 (4.23%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (4.23%) IPsec
13 7 (3.70%) DNS
14 6 (3.17%) HTTP
15 4 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (2.12%) DMZ
16 3 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
16 3 (1.59%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.76%) Redis
2 7 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.12%) MariaDB
4 4 (2.12%) MySQL
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.06%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.53%) Informix
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.65%) JIRA
3 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.12%) Selenium
4 3 (1.59%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.59%) JMeter
4 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.06%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.06%) JUnit
5 2 (1.06%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.53%) GDB
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) Introscope
6 1 (0.53%) Mockito
6 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.53%) TestNG
6 1 (0.53%) WinDbg
General
1 43 (22.75%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.12%) Local Government
3 4 (2.12%) Publishing
4 2 (1.06%) Games
4 2 (1.06%) Military
4 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (34.39%) Analyst
2 45 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 19 (10.05%) Consultant
3 19 (10.05%) Security Specialist
4 18 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 18 (9.52%) Tester
5 17 (8.99%) Architect
5 17 (8.99%) Security Engineer
5 17 (8.99%) Security Manager
6 15 (7.94%) Penetration Tester
6 15 (7.94%) Security Architect
6 15 (7.94%) SOC Analyst
7 13 (6.88%) Incident Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Information Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Information Security Specialist
9 10 (5.29%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Security Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) ELK Stack
2 14 (7.41%) 802.1X
3 8 (4.23%) .NET
3 8 (4.23%) RESTful
3 8 (4.23%) Web Services
4 5 (2.65%) Middleware
5 2 (1.06%) HTML
5 2 (1.06%) J2EE
5 2 (1.06%) SAML
5 2 (1.06%) Servlets
6 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) CSS
6 1 (0.53%) JDBC
6 1 (0.53%) jQuery
6 1 (0.53%) PowerMock
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 23 (12.17%) Management Information System
3 20 (10.58%) PKI
4 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.88%) Data Centre
6 12 (6.35%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.70%) SCADA
9 5 (2.65%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.59%) CCTV
10 3 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.06%) iPad
11 2 (1.06%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.28%) Windows
2 47 (24.87%) Linux
3 45 (23.81%) Unix
4 8 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.70%) Solaris
6 4 (2.12%) Android
6 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.59%) AIX
8 2 (1.06%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.74%) Information Security
2 63 (33.33%) SIEM
3 59 (31.22%) Security Operations
4 57 (30.16%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (15.34%) Patch Management
8 27 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 26 (13.76%) ITIL
10 22 (11.64%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 20 (10.58%) Mentoring
12 20 (10.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (8.99%) Ethical Hacking
13 17 (8.99%) Open Source
14 14 (7.41%) Analytics
14 14 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (6.35%) Case Management
15 12 (6.35%) Digital Forensics
16 11 (5.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.11%) Python
2 13 (6.88%) Java
2 13 (6.88%) Ruby
3 10 (5.29%) Perl
4 6 (3.17%) C
5 5 (2.65%) C#
5 5 (2.65%) C++
5 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.12%) PHP
7 3 (1.59%) SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (48.68%) CISSP
2 32 (16.93%) CISM
3 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
4 24 (12.70%) Degree
5 23 (12.17%) SANS
5 23 (12.17%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.47%) SSCP
7 12 (6.35%) CLAS
7 12 (6.35%) GCIA
7 12 (6.35%) GCIH
8 11 (5.82%) CISA
9 10 (5.29%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (5.29%) CISMP
9 10 (5.29%) GSEC
10 9 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (4.23%) CCNP
11 8 (4.23%) CEH
11 8 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.70%) CCENT
12 7 (3.70%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (10.58%) PCI DSS
3 17 (8.99%) COBIT
4 7 (3.70%) COSO
5 6 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.65%) QA
7 4 (2.12%) ISO27005
8 3 (1.59%) HIPAA
8 3 (1.59%) ISO27002
8 3 (1.59%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.53%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Snort
2 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.59%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) pfSense
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (11.11%) QRadar
2 13 (6.88%) Nexpose
3 12 (6.35%) RSA Security Analytics
4 9 (4.76%) Kibana
4 9 (4.76%) logstash
5 7 (3.70%) SmoothWall
6 6 (3.17%) Nessus
7 5 (2.65%) RSA enVision
8 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.59%) Cacti
9 3 (1.59%) Puppet
10 2 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.06%) HP Fortify
10 2 (1.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.06%) Nmap
10 2 (1.06%) SCCM
10 2 (1.06%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.53%) EnCase
11 1 (0.53%) FTK
11 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (24.87%) Cisco
2 30 (15.87%) LogRhythm
3 29 (15.34%) Intel Security
4 26 (13.76%) Splunk
5 22 (11.64%) Microsoft
6 21 (11.11%) IBM
7 19 (10.05%) Qualys
8 18 (9.52%) Apple
9 17 (8.99%) ArcSight
9 17 (8.99%) Sourcefire
10 15 (7.94%) Blue Coat
10 15 (7.94%) Juniper
11 14 (7.41%) FireEye
12 12 (6.35%) Rapid7
12 12 (6.35%) Symantec
13 11 (5.82%) F5
13 11 (5.82%) GFI Software
13 11 (5.82%) TippingPoint
14 10 (5.29%) NetWitness
15 8 (4.23%) Kaspersky
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