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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 490 512 518
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 90 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.097% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 19
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£456 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
South East +19 39 £398 +2.58% 7
London +3 34 £500 +24.84% 9
East of England - 7 £500 - 2
North West -12 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
South West - - - -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 94 (53.41%) Information Security
2 83 (47.16%) CISSP
3 70 (39.77%) Firewall
4 62 (35.23%) Windows
5 45 (25.57%) ITIL
6 43 (24.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (23.30%) UNIX
7 41 (23.30%) Management Information System
8 40 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
9 38 (21.59%) Linux
10 37 (21.02%) Risk Management
11 34 (19.32%) Finance
12 33 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 33 (18.75%) Cisco
12 33 (18.75%) Network Security
13 29 (16.48%) Qualys
14 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
15 25 (14.20%) SIEM
16 24 (13.64%) Security Management
16 24 (13.64%) CISM
17 22 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
18 21 (11.93%) McAfee
19 20 (11.36%) Nessus
20 19 (10.80%) Data Protection
20 19 (10.80%) Active Directory
20 19 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
21 18 (10.23%) PCI DSS
21 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
21 18 (10.23%) Kalman Filter
22 17 (9.66%) Incident Management

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (7.95%) IIS
2 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) MS Office
1 9 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (39.77%) Firewall
2 33 (18.75%) Network Security
2 33 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (9.09%) Internet
5 14 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (6.82%) Wireless
6 12 (6.82%) LDAP
7 11 (6.25%) VPN
7 11 (6.25%) DNS
7 11 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (5.68%) DHCP
8 10 (5.68%) SAN
9 7 (3.98%) WAN
9 7 (3.98%) LAN
10 4 (2.27%) OSPF
10 4 (2.27%) BGP
10 4 (2.27%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.14%) RIP
11 2 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) MySQL
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (19.32%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Legal
2 8 (4.55%) Banking
3 7 (3.98%) Retail
4 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.70%) Games
6 3 (1.70%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (39.77%) Analyst
2 62 (35.23%) Security Analyst
3 37 (21.02%) Consultant
4 29 (16.48%) Security Consultant
5 22 (12.50%) Information Analyst
6 16 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
7 14 (7.95%) Security Engineer
8 13 (7.39%) Security Manager
9 10 (5.68%) Information Security Consultant
9 10 (5.68%) Senior Security Analyst
9 10 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) IT Auditor
10 9 (5.11%) Auditor
11 8 (4.55%) Architect
11 8 (4.55%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.98%) Network Engineer
13 6 (3.41%) Risk Analyst
14 5 (2.84%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) .NET
1 3 (1.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.57%) Middleware
2 1 (0.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.30%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.52%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (7.95%) PKI
4 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.39%) Cryptography
4 13 (7.39%) CESG
5 11 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.25%) RMADS
6 9 (5.11%) Smart Meter
6 9 (5.11%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (3.98%) CMDB
8 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.14%) PMI
9 2 (1.14%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.14%) Equities
9 2 (1.14%) Open Source
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) IVR
10 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.23%) Windows
2 41 (23.30%) UNIX
3 38 (21.59%) Linux
4 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.27%) Solaris
6 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) HPUX
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (53.41%) Information Security
2 45 (25.57%) ITIL
3 40 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (21.02%) Risk Management
5 25 (14.20%) SIEM
6 24 (13.64%) Security Management
7 19 (10.80%) Data Protection
8 18 (10.23%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (9.66%) Incident Management
10 16 (9.09%) Security Testing
10 16 (9.09%) ISMS
10 16 (9.09%) ITIL V3
11 15 (8.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (8.52%) Information Security Management
11 15 (8.52%) Service Management
11 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.82%) Change Management
12 12 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 12 (6.82%) Security Architecture
12 12 (6.82%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.66%) SQL
2 7 (3.98%) Perl
3 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.27%) Ruby
5 3 (1.70%) C
6 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (47.16%) CISSP
2 24 (13.64%) CISM
3 19 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.52%) CISA
5 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.39%) CEH
6 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.39%) GIAC
6 13 (7.39%) GCIA
7 12 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (6.25%) MCP
8 11 (6.25%) MCSE
8 11 (6.25%) Degree
9 10 (5.68%) CNA
9 10 (5.68%) Novell Certification
9 10 (5.68%) CCNA
10 9 (5.11%) CCNP
10 9 (5.11%) CRISC
11 8 (4.55%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (10.23%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (6.25%) SLA
5 4 (2.27%) COBIT
6 3 (1.70%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.14%) Firmware
4 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.57%) Snort
5 1 (0.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 20 (11.36%) Nessus
2 7 (3.98%) SCCM
3 5 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.14%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (1.14%) OpenView
6 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Foglight
Vendors
1 33 (18.75%) Cisco
2 29 (16.48%) Qualys
3 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.93%) McAfee
5 15 (8.52%) Splunk
5 15 (8.52%) Websense
6 13 (7.39%) VMware
6 13 (7.39%) ArcSight
6 13 (7.39%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.25%) Juniper
8 10 (5.68%) HP
9 8 (4.55%) Citrix
9 8 (4.55%) Sophos
10 6 (3.41%) Sun
10 6 (3.41%) IBM
10 6 (3.41%) Tripwire
11 5 (2.84%) Remedy
11 5 (2.84%) Lumension
12 4 (2.27%) Oracle
12 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
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