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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
UK / England
Rank 471 488 568
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +80
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 104 102 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.27% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 19
Median daily rate £450 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £363 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34196 37462 36478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.46% 82.05% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 24555 24009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1090 988
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -2 41 £508 +12.77% 9
South East +8 22 £450 -25.00% 8
North West +30 18 £450 +40.62% 7
South West - 7 £525 -
Midlands +2 4 £475 -20.83% 2
West Midlands -6 4 £450 +2.85% 1
Yorkshire +4 3 £450 -7.21%
East of England +2 3 £588 +46.87% 2
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 94 (52.81%) Information Security
2 86 (48.31%) Windows
3 82 (46.07%) Unix
3 82 (46.07%) Firewall
4 74 (41.57%) CISSP
5 67 (37.64%) VPN
6 63 (35.39%) Security Cleared
6 63 (35.39%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (34.27%) Security Operations
8 57 (32.02%) TCP/IP
9 56 (31.46%) Linux
9 56 (31.46%) Splunk
10 51 (28.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 49 (27.53%) LAN
11 49 (27.53%) WAN
12 45 (25.28%) Patch Management
13 44 (24.72%) SANS
13 44 (24.72%) Security Monitoring
14 42 (23.60%) SIEM
14 42 (23.60%) SC Cleared
14 42 (23.60%) Network Security
15 41 (23.03%) Penetration Testing
15 41 (23.03%) VoIP
16 40 (22.47%) QRadar
17 39 (21.91%) Risk Management
18 38 (21.35%) Apple
19 37 (20.79%) Management Information System
19 37 (20.79%) Cisco
19 37 (20.79%) LogRhythm
20 36 (20.22%) Intel Security

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 (1.69%) Confluence
2 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) Jetty
3 1 (0.56%) Mongrel
3 1 (0.56%) nginx
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Project
2 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.81%) MS Office
4 4 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.25%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (2.25%) CloudFront
4 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.25%) Route 53
5 3 (1.69%) IaaS
5 3 (1.69%) PaaS
6 2 (1.12%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (46.07%) Firewall
2 67 (37.64%) VPN
3 57 (32.02%) TCP/IP
4 49 (27.53%) LAN
4 49 (27.53%) WAN
5 42 (23.60%) Network Security
6 41 (23.03%) VoIP
7 29 (16.29%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (12.92%) SSL
9 23 (12.92%) Wireless
10 13 (7.30%) Internet
11 9 (5.06%) HTTP
11 9 (5.06%) WLAN
12 8 (4.49%) BGP
12 8 (4.49%) EIGRP
12 8 (4.49%) OSPF
13 7 (3.93%) IPsec
13 7 (3.93%) SSH
14 6 (3.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.18%) Redis
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.25%) JIRA
2 4 (2.25%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.69%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.69%) JMeter
3 3 (1.69%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) AppScan
4 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.56%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.56%) GDB
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) TestNG
4 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.56%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (18.54%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Legal
4 4 (2.25%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Local Government
5 3 (1.69%) Military
5 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (29.78%) Analyst
2 41 (23.03%) Security Analyst
3 25 (14.04%) Consultant
4 23 (12.92%) Security Consultant
5 22 (12.36%) Security Specialist
6 17 (9.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 15 (8.43%) SOC Analyst
8 14 (7.87%) Security Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Tester
9 13 (7.30%) Information Security Specialist
9 13 (7.30%) Information Specialist
10 12 (6.74%) Security Officer
10 12 (6.74%) Technical Specialist
11 11 (6.18%) Penetration Tester
12 9 (5.06%) Architect
13 8 (4.49%) Information Security Officer
13 8 (4.49%) Security Manager
14 7 (3.93%) Incident Analyst
14 7 (3.93%) IT Security Consultant
14 7 (3.93%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.10%) ELK Stack
2 14 (7.87%) 802.1X
3 10 (5.62%) RESTful
4 9 (5.06%) Web Services
5 5 (2.81%) .NET
6 4 (2.25%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) SAML
8 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.56%) HTML
8 1 (0.56%) J2EE
8 1 (0.56%) jQuery
8 1 (0.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.79%) Management Information System
2 27 (15.17%) Cyber Attack
3 25 (14.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.06%) PKI
6 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.37%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.37%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.81%) CESG
7 5 (2.81%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.12%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) RIA
10 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (48.31%) Windows
2 82 (46.07%) Unix
3 56 (31.46%) Linux
4 4 (2.25%) Kali Linux
4 4 (2.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.12%) AIX
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.81%) Information Security
2 63 (35.39%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (34.27%) Security Operations
4 51 (28.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 45 (25.28%) Patch Management
6 44 (24.72%) Security Monitoring
7 42 (23.60%) SIEM
8 41 (23.03%) Penetration Testing
9 39 (21.91%) Risk Management
10 34 (19.10%) Network Monitoring
11 33 (18.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 31 (17.42%) Incident Management
13 25 (14.04%) Case Management
14 23 (12.92%) Security Testing
15 21 (11.80%) Open Source
16 17 (9.55%) Protective Monitoring
17 16 (8.99%) Analytics
17 16 (8.99%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 16 (8.99%) Two-Factor Authentication
18 13 (7.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.11%) Python
2 7 (3.93%) Ruby
3 6 (3.37%) Java
3 6 (3.37%) Perl
4 5 (2.81%) SQL
5 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.69%) C
6 3 (1.69%) C#
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (41.57%) CISSP
2 63 (35.39%) Security Cleared
3 44 (24.72%) SANS
4 42 (23.60%) SC Cleared
5 34 (19.10%) SSCP
6 27 (15.17%) CREST Certified
7 26 (14.61%) CEH
8 24 (13.48%) OSCP
9 23 (12.92%) DV Cleared
10 19 (10.67%) CISM
11 11 (6.18%) Degree
12 10 (5.62%) CISA
12 10 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (4.49%) GSEC
14 7 (3.93%) CCNP
15 5 (2.81%) CLAS
15 5 (2.81%) GIAC
16 4 (2.25%) CCNA
16 4 (2.25%) CESG Certified Professional
16 4 (2.25%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.36%) PCI DSS
2 21 (11.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (6.74%) COBIT
4 4 (2.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (1.69%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.69%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.69%) QA
5 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.12%) COSO
6 2 (1.12%) PA-DSS
6 2 (1.12%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) Snort
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) pfSense
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (22.47%) QRadar
2 24 (13.48%) Nexpose
3 19 (10.67%) Nessus
4 11 (6.18%) Kibana
4 11 (6.18%) logstash
4 11 (6.18%) Nmap
5 8 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (3.37%) CSIRT
6 6 (3.37%) RSA enVision
7 5 (2.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (1.69%) Puppet
8 3 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.12%) Ansible
9 2 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.56%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (31.46%) Splunk
2 38 (21.35%) Apple
3 37 (20.79%) Cisco
3 37 (20.79%) LogRhythm
4 36 (20.22%) Intel Security
5 27 (15.17%) ArcSight
6 26 (14.61%) Sourcefire
7 25 (14.04%) IBM
8 22 (12.36%) Symantec
9 19 (10.67%) Juniper
10 18 (10.11%) Qualys
11 17 (9.55%) F5
11 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
12 16 (8.99%) FireEye
13 13 (7.30%) Blue Coat
13 13 (7.30%) GFI Software
13 13 (7.30%) NetWitness
13 13 (7.30%) Rapid7
13 13 (7.30%) TippingPoint
14 12 (6.74%) CheckPoint
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