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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 471 482 500
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 124 88 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 24
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£450 £426 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +9.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £335 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-9.43% -
Vulnerability Management
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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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South East +19 52 £450 +14.28% 7
London -5 43 £450 +2.27% 20
East of England +7 11 £450 +39.53% 4
North West -31 7 £352 -27.79% 6
South West -4 6 £450 +5.88% 4
East Midlands - 6 £475 - 1
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 101 (50.75%) Information Security
2 92 (46.23%) Firewall
3 71 (35.68%) CISSP
4 62 (31.16%) Penetration Testing
5 59 (29.65%) Windows
6 53 (26.63%) Linux
6 53 (26.63%) Finance
7 48 (24.12%) Security Architecture
8 44 (22.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 44 (22.11%) Cyber Security
9 42 (21.11%) SIEM
10 33 (16.58%) Risk Management
10 33 (16.58%) Management Information System
11 31 (15.58%) UNIX
12 30 (15.08%) CISM
12 30 (15.08%) PCI DSS
13 28 (14.07%) Security Testing
14 26 (13.07%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (13.07%) Security Management
14 26 (13.07%) Patch Management
15 25 (12.56%) PKI
16 24 (12.06%) ITIL
16 24 (12.06%) Data Centre
17 23 (11.56%) Project Management
17 23 (11.56%) Degree
17 23 (11.56%) VMware
18 22 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (10.55%) Kalman Filter
19 21 (10.55%) Incident Management
20 20 (10.05%) Active Directory

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Office
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
3 2 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (46.23%) Firewall
2 26 (13.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.04%) Internet
5 13 (6.53%) Network Security
6 10 (5.03%) VPN
7 9 (4.52%) DNS
8 8 (4.02%) LDAP
9 6 (3.02%) DHCP
10 5 (2.51%) HTTP
10 5 (2.51%) LAN
10 5 (2.51%) WAN
10 5 (2.51%) Wireless
10 5 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.01%) IPsec
11 4 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.51%) SSL
13 2 (1.01%) DMZ
13 2 (1.01%) OSPF
13 2 (1.01%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.01%) MySQL
2 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) DB2
4 1 (0.50%) Informix
4 1 (0.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 53 (26.63%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Legal
3 6 (3.02%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.02%) Retail
4 5 (2.51%) Banking
5 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.01%) Law
6 3 (1.51%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) German Language
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.50%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (31.66%) Analyst
2 52 (26.13%) Security Analyst
3 47 (23.62%) Consultant
4 46 (23.12%) Security Consultant
5 36 (18.09%) Architect
6 33 (16.58%) Security Architect
7 16 (8.04%) Security Manager
7 16 (8.04%) Security Specialist
8 14 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.53%) Senior Security Analyst
10 12 (6.03%) IT Security Consultant
10 12 (6.03%) IT Consultant
11 10 (5.03%) Security Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) IT Security Specialist
12 7 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.51%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) Operations Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 5 (2.51%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) Middleware
2 5 (2.51%) Web Services
3 4 (2.01%) XML
4 3 (1.51%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.58%) Management Information System
2 25 (12.56%) PKI
3 24 (12.06%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.03%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (5.03%) Cryptography
8 7 (3.52%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (3.52%) Mainframe
9 6 (3.02%) AS400
9 6 (3.02%) Smart Meter
10 4 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.01%) NHS
12 2 (1.01%) CESG
12 2 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (1.01%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.65%) Windows
2 53 (26.63%) Linux
3 31 (15.58%) UNIX
4 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.02%) CentOS
5 6 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.51%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.75%) Information Security
2 62 (31.16%) Penetration Testing
3 48 (24.12%) Security Architecture
4 44 (22.11%) Cyber Security
5 42 (21.11%) SIEM
6 33 (16.58%) Risk Management
7 28 (14.07%) Security Testing
8 26 (13.07%) Security Management
8 26 (13.07%) Patch Management
9 24 (12.06%) ITIL
10 23 (11.56%) Project Management
11 21 (10.55%) Incident Management
11 21 (10.55%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (9.55%) Security Patching
13 17 (8.54%) OWASP
14 16 (8.04%) Data Protection
15 15 (7.54%) TOGAF
16 13 (6.53%) Technical Architecture
17 12 (6.03%) Problem Management
17 12 (6.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.02%) SQL
2 4 (2.01%) C
2 4 (2.01%) PHP
3 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (35.68%) CISSP
2 30 (15.08%) CISM
3 23 (11.56%) Degree
4 17 (8.54%) GIAC
5 11 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.53%) CISA
6 9 (4.52%) CCSA
7 8 (4.02%) CEH
8 6 (3.02%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.02%) CCNA
9 5 (2.51%) CRISC
10 4 (2.01%) ISSAP
10 4 (2.01%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.51%) CCSP
12 2 (1.01%) CCIE
13 1 (0.50%) PMP
13 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.50%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (15.08%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.02%) COBIT
4 4 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 22 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.02%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.51%) Snort
5 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) XenApp
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.02%) Nessus
2 4 (2.01%) OpenView
2 4 (2.01%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.51%) WSUS
3 3 (1.51%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (1.01%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) SCOM
4 2 (1.01%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.50%) Nmap
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.50%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (11.56%) VMware
2 20 (10.05%) ArcSight
3 18 (9.05%) Qualys
3 18 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.04%) Citrix
4 16 (8.04%) Splunk
5 15 (7.54%) Cisco
6 14 (7.04%) IBM
7 13 (6.53%) Oracle
7 13 (6.53%) HP
8 12 (6.03%) McAfee
9 7 (3.52%) Websense
10 6 (3.02%) Symantec
10 6 (3.02%) BMC
11 5 (2.51%) Juniper
11 5 (2.51%) Remedy
11 5 (2.51%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.51%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (2.01%) LogLogic
13 3 (1.51%) LogRhythm
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