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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
UK / England
Rank 453 484 513
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +29
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 112 111 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 52
Median daily rate £505 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £331 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -

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
34168 38153 36576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.03% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22805 25059 24007
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1101 978
Median hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 +3 43 £525 -2.32% 25
South East +20 26 £513 +7.89% 4
North West +33 17 £450 +5.88% 4
East of England +10 16 £500 +10.49% 3
Yorkshire +2 4 £500 +21.95% 1
East Midlands - 4 £450 -
South West +4 2 £750 +114.28% 3
Vulnerability Management
UK

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 147 (56.76%) Firewall
2 102 (39.38%) Information Security
3 89 (34.36%) SIEM
4 88 (33.98%) CISSP
5 85 (32.82%) Cybersecurity
6 78 (30.12%) Windows
7 75 (28.96%) TCP/IP
8 73 (28.19%) Security Operations
9 72 (27.80%) Unix
10 65 (25.10%) Linux
10 65 (25.10%) Patch Management
11 63 (24.32%) LAN
11 63 (24.32%) WAN
12 59 (22.78%) Management Information System
12 59 (22.78%) Risk Management
13 58 (22.39%) Penetration Testing
13 58 (22.39%) Splunk
14 56 (21.62%) VMware
15 53 (20.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 53 (20.46%) SANS
16 52 (20.08%) Security Cleared
16 52 (20.08%) Intrusion Detection
17 51 (19.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 51 (19.69%) SC Cleared
18 48 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (17.76%) Finance
20 42 (16.22%) PCI DSS
20 42 (16.22%) Security Monitoring
21 41 (15.83%) CISM
22 40 (15.44%) VoIP

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 (2.32%) IBM Domino
2 4 (1.54%) Apache
3 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) Jetty
4 1 (0.39%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) nginx
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.56%) IaaS
2 12 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 147 (56.76%) Firewall
2 75 (28.96%) TCP/IP
3 63 (24.32%) LAN
3 63 (24.32%) WAN
4 52 (20.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 40 (15.44%) VoIP
5 40 (15.44%) VPN
6 37 (14.29%) Network Security
7 23 (8.88%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (3.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (3.09%) Wireless
9 5 (1.93%) DHCP
9 5 (1.93%) DNS
10 4 (1.54%) HTTP
10 4 (1.54%) IPsec
10 4 (1.54%) SSL
11 3 (1.16%) Multicast
12 2 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.77%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.25%) Redis
2 4 (1.54%) MySQL
3 3 (1.16%) Big Data
4 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.39%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (17.76%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Retail
3 13 (5.02%) Legal
4 9 (3.47%) Banking
5 7 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.54%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (26.25%) Analyst
2 62 (23.94%) Security Analyst
3 40 (15.44%) Consultant
4 32 (12.36%) Security Consultant
5 31 (11.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 31 (11.97%) Security Manager
6 25 (9.65%) Architect
7 22 (8.49%) Security Architect
8 18 (6.95%) Operational Security Manager
8 18 (6.95%) Security Operations Manager
9 15 (5.79%) Security Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Operations Manager
11 11 (4.25%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) Technical Specialist
12 10 (3.86%) Security Management Consultant
12 10 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.86%) Senior Security Analyst
12 10 (3.86%) Vulnerability Consultant
12 10 (3.86%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
13 9 (3.47%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.13%) ELK Stack
2 10 (3.86%) RESTful
2 10 (3.86%) Web Services
3 2 (0.77%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (22.78%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 28 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 22 (8.49%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (2.70%) CMDB
5 7 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.70%) Equities
5 7 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.54%) PKI
9 2 (0.77%) CESG
9 2 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.77%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 78 (30.12%) Windows
2 72 (27.80%) Unix
3 65 (25.10%) Linux
4 6 (2.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.38%) Information Security
2 89 (34.36%) SIEM
3 85 (32.82%) Cybersecurity
4 73 (28.19%) Security Operations
5 65 (25.10%) Patch Management
6 59 (22.78%) Risk Management
7 58 (22.39%) Penetration Testing
8 51 (19.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 42 (16.22%) Security Monitoring
10 32 (12.36%) Network Monitoring
11 30 (11.58%) Security Management
12 29 (11.20%) Kalman Filter
13 27 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (9.65%) Case Management
14 25 (9.65%) Identity Access Management
15 24 (9.27%) Data Loss Prevention
16 23 (8.88%) ITIL
16 23 (8.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 20 (7.72%) Security Architecture
17 20 (7.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.25%) Python
1 11 (4.25%) SQL
2 2 (0.77%) Java
2 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.39%) Perl
3 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (33.98%) CISSP
2 53 (20.46%) SANS
3 52 (20.08%) Security Cleared
4 51 (19.69%) SC Cleared
5 41 (15.83%) CISM
6 34 (13.13%) SSCP
7 15 (5.79%) GIAC
8 12 (4.63%) CISA
9 11 (4.25%) Degree
9 11 (4.25%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.47%) GCIA
10 9 (3.47%) GCIH
11 8 (3.09%) BC Cleared
11 8 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (3.09%) CLAS
12 7 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.70%) CNA
12 7 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.70%) Novell Certification
13 3 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.41%) RMADS
4 6 (2.32%) COBIT
4 6 (2.32%) QA
5 3 (1.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.77%) BS7799
6 2 (0.77%) GDPR
6 2 (0.77%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.39%) GPG13
7 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.39%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.11%) vSphere
3 12 (4.63%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.47%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.77%) Snort
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.39%) NFS
7 1 (0.39%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) Squid
7 1 (0.39%) vCloud
7 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (15.06%) QRadar
2 33 (12.74%) Nessus
3 21 (8.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (4.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (4.25%) Kibana
4 11 (4.25%) logstash
5 10 (3.86%) Nexpose
5 10 (3.86%) Nmap
6 8 (3.09%) CSIRT
7 7 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.32%) RSA enVision
9 4 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (1.16%) SCCM
11 1 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.39%) Nagios
11 1 (0.39%) OpenVAS
11 1 (0.39%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (22.39%) Splunk
2 56 (21.62%) VMware
3 38 (14.67%) Apple
3 38 (14.67%) Cisco
4 28 (10.81%) ArcSight
5 27 (10.42%) Intel Security
5 27 (10.42%) LogRhythm
6 25 (9.65%) IBM
7 24 (9.27%) Qualys
8 22 (8.49%) AlienVault
9 14 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 12 (4.63%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.86%) Intel
11 10 (3.86%) NetWitness
12 8 (3.09%) Citrix
12 8 (3.09%) Symantec
13 7 (2.70%) BMC
13 7 (2.70%) CA
13 7 (2.70%) HP
13 7 (2.70%) Sun