The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 460 533 529
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -4
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 146 97 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 46 52
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £633 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £494 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +36.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -
Vulnerability Management
UK

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
37961 40993 39836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.50% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25469 26982 26386
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1216 1126
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Vulnerability Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region.

Vulnerability Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 +24 58 £475 -9.52% 18
North West +38 38 £450 - 5
South East +31 31 £488 -2.50% 5
East of England 0 11 £295 -34.80% 4
East Midlands +4 5 £450 - 3
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 5
South West +5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £400 - 4
Vulnerability Management
UK

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 155 (50.82%) Firewall
2 131 (42.95%) Information Security
3 120 (39.34%) CISSP
4 96 (31.48%) SIEM
5 83 (27.21%) Cybersecurity
6 78 (25.57%) Windows
7 76 (24.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 74 (24.26%) Penetration Testing
9 73 (23.93%) TCP/IP
9 73 (23.93%) Security Operations
10 70 (22.95%) Patch Management
11 68 (22.30%) Linux
12 67 (21.97%) Unix
13 66 (21.64%) Risk Management
14 64 (20.98%) CISM
14 64 (20.98%) LAN
14 64 (20.98%) WAN
14 64 (20.98%) PCI DSS
15 63 (20.66%) Management Information System
16 58 (19.02%) Splunk
17 57 (18.69%) Security Cleared
17 57 (18.69%) Finance
18 56 (18.36%) Network Security
19 55 (18.03%) SC Cleared
20 53 (17.38%) VMware
21 52 (17.05%) SANS
22 51 (16.72%) Intrusion Detection
23 49 (16.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 48 (15.74%) Cisco
25 46 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure

Vulnerability Management
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 6 (1.97%) IBM Domino
2 5 (1.64%) Apache
3 4 (1.31%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.33%) Jetty
5 1 (0.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) nginx
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
2 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.66%) MS Project
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.23%) IaaS
2 13 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 155 (50.82%) Firewall
2 73 (23.93%) TCP/IP
3 64 (20.98%) LAN
3 64 (20.98%) WAN
4 56 (18.36%) Network Security
5 51 (16.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 44 (14.43%) VPN
7 40 (13.11%) VoIP
8 23 (7.54%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (5.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 15 (4.92%) Wireless
11 6 (1.97%) SSL
12 5 (1.64%) DNS
12 5 (1.64%) HTTP
13 4 (1.31%) DHCP
13 4 (1.31%) IPsec
13 4 (1.31%) Wireless Security
14 3 (0.98%) Multicast
14 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.61%) Redis
2 4 (1.31%) Big Data
2 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.66%) MySQL
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (18.69%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Legal
3 15 (4.92%) Retail
4 8 (2.62%) Banking
4 8 (2.62%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.31%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Automotive
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (24.59%) Analyst
2 66 (21.64%) Security Analyst
3 57 (18.69%) Consultant
4 52 (17.05%) Security Consultant
5 42 (13.77%) Security Manager
6 27 (8.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 22 (7.21%) Architect
8 19 (6.23%) Information Security Consultant
8 19 (6.23%) Security Architect
9 17 (5.57%) Security Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Operational Security Manager
10 16 (5.25%) Security Operations Manager
11 14 (4.59%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.59%) Security Project Manager
11 14 (4.59%) Technical Leader
12 11 (3.61%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.61%) Security Management Consultant
12 11 (3.61%) Technical Specialist
13 10 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.28%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.15%) ELK Stack
2 10 (3.28%) RESTful
2 10 (3.28%) Web Services
3 3 (0.98%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.66%) Management Information System
2 38 (12.46%) Data Centre
3 27 (8.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 21 (6.89%) Cyber Attack
5 14 (4.59%) PKI
6 9 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.95%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.30%) CMDB
7 7 (2.30%) Equities
7 7 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.64%) CESG
9 5 (1.64%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.57%) Windows
2 68 (22.30%) Linux
3 67 (21.97%) Unix
4 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.98%) Solaris
6 2 (0.66%) AIX
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (42.95%) Information Security
2 96 (31.48%) SIEM
3 83 (27.21%) Cybersecurity
4 74 (24.26%) Penetration Testing
5 73 (23.93%) Security Operations
6 70 (22.95%) Patch Management
7 66 (21.64%) Risk Management
8 49 (16.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 42 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (10.49%) Network Monitoring
10 32 (10.49%) Project Management
10 32 (10.49%) Security Management
11 30 (9.84%) ITIL
12 29 (9.51%) Kalman Filter
12 29 (9.51%) OWASP
13 26 (8.52%) Identity Access Management
14 25 (8.20%) Case Management
14 25 (8.20%) Data Loss Prevention
14 25 (8.20%) Security Architecture
15 24 (7.87%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.93%) Python
2 9 (2.95%) SQL
3 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.66%) Java
4 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 120 (39.34%) CISSP
2 64 (20.98%) CISM
3 57 (18.69%) Security Cleared
4 55 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 52 (17.05%) SANS
6 34 (11.15%) SSCP
7 29 (9.51%) CISA
8 15 (4.92%) GCIH
8 15 (4.92%) GIAC
9 13 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
10 12 (3.93%) GCIA
11 11 (3.61%) Degree
11 11 (3.61%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.62%) BC Cleared
12 8 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (2.62%) CLAS
13 7 (2.30%) CEH
13 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (24.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (20.98%) PCI DSS
3 22 (7.21%) COBIT
4 14 (4.59%) RMADS
5 6 (1.97%) QA
6 3 (0.98%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.66%) BS7799
7 2 (0.66%) COSO
7 2 (0.66%) GPG13
7 2 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.66%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.66%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.89%) vSphere
3 12 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.33%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (11.80%) QRadar
2 33 (10.82%) Nessus
3 21 (6.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (3.61%) Kibana
4 11 (3.61%) logstash
5 10 (3.28%) Nexpose
5 10 (3.28%) Nmap
6 9 (2.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (2.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.97%) RSA enVision
8 4 (1.31%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.31%) SCCM
9 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.66%) Puppet
10 1 (0.33%) Ansible
10 1 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (19.02%) Splunk
2 53 (17.38%) VMware
3 48 (15.74%) Cisco
4 39 (12.79%) Intel Security
5 38 (12.46%) Apple
5 38 (12.46%) Qualys
6 28 (9.18%) ArcSight
6 28 (9.18%) LogRhythm
6 28 (9.18%) Microsoft
7 25 (8.20%) IBM
8 22 (7.21%) AlienVault
9 16 (5.25%) Citrix
10 13 (4.26%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.28%) Intel
11 10 (3.28%) NetWitness
11 10 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.28%) Symantec
12 8 (2.62%) BMC
12 8 (2.62%) HP
13 7 (2.30%) Sun
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