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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 451 491 516
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +25
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 172 129 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 75
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
UK excluding London median 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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
South East +5 51 £475 +5.55% 5
London +1 47 £500 +11.11% 20
Yorkshire - 23 £425 - 5
North West +11 19 - - 2
South West 0 11 £375 -16.66% 5
East of England +16 10 £388 -13.88% 1
West Midlands - 4 £388 - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £425 -10.52%
Midlands - 1 £650 -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 146 (45.48%) Information Security
2 141 (43.93%) CISSP
3 104 (32.40%) Firewall
4 99 (30.84%) SIEM
5 92 (28.66%) CISM
6 91 (28.35%) Finance
7 83 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 78 (24.30%) PCI DSS
9 75 (23.36%) Windows
10 68 (21.18%) Network Security
11 65 (20.25%) Security Operations
12 58 (18.07%) Penetration Testing
13 57 (17.76%) Cybersecurity
14 53 (16.51%) Linux
15 50 (15.58%) Management Information System
15 50 (15.58%) Qualys
16 49 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (15.26%) ITIL
17 46 (14.33%) Project Management
18 45 (14.02%) Data Centre
19 42 (13.08%) Risk Management
20 39 (12.15%) Active Directory
21 38 (11.84%) Cisco
21 38 (11.84%) Unix
21 38 (11.84%) Kalman Filter
22 36 (11.21%) COBIT
22 36 (11.21%) Microsoft
22 36 (11.21%) CISA
23 35 (10.90%) Intel Security
24 34 (10.59%) Intrusion Detection

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 13 (4.05%) IIS
2 10 (3.12%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.49%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.25%) Apache
6 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.25%) iPlanet
6 4 (1.25%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) MS Project
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.25%) BusinessWare
2 4 (1.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.61%) IaaS
3 17 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.67%) PaaS
5 12 (3.74%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.18%) Office 365
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (32.40%) Firewall
2 68 (21.18%) Network Security
3 34 (10.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (7.17%) LAN
4 23 (7.17%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.85%) WAN
6 18 (5.61%) Wireless
7 16 (4.98%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (3.12%) Internet
9 8 (2.49%) HTTP
9 8 (2.49%) Wireless Security
10 7 (2.18%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (2.18%) VPN
11 6 (1.87%) LDAP
11 6 (1.87%) SSL
12 5 (1.56%) NAS
12 5 (1.56%) SAN
12 5 (1.56%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.25%) DNS
13 4 (1.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.25%) DB2
2 4 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (0.62%) Big Data
3 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) AppScan
General
1 91 (28.35%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Banking
3 11 (3.43%) Legal
4 9 (2.80%) Retail
5 6 (1.87%) Advertising
6 5 (1.56%) French Language
6 5 (1.56%) German Language
6 5 (1.56%) Law
6 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.25%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.93%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (27.41%) Analyst
2 78 (24.30%) Security Analyst
3 61 (19.00%) Consultant
3 61 (19.00%) Security Consultant
4 41 (12.77%) Security Manager
5 29 (9.03%) Architect
6 28 (8.72%) Project Manager
7 27 (8.41%) Security Project Manager
8 26 (8.10%) Information Security Consultant
8 26 (8.10%) IT Analyst
9 25 (7.79%) IT Security Analyst
10 24 (7.48%) Security Architect
11 23 (7.17%) Security Engineer
12 18 (5.61%) Information Analyst
12 18 (5.61%) Information Security Analyst
13 14 (4.36%) Information Security Manager
13 14 (4.36%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (4.05%) Information Manager
15 12 (3.74%) Security Operations Analyst
15 12 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.25%) Middleware
1 4 (1.25%) MSMQ
2 2 (0.62%) REST
2 2 (0.62%) Web Services
2 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 45 (14.02%) Data Centre
3 31 (9.66%) PKI
4 25 (7.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (5.30%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.56%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.25%) AS400
10 4 (1.25%) CESG
10 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.25%) FMCG
10 4 (1.25%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.93%) Equities
11 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.93%) PMI
11 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.36%) Windows
2 53 (16.51%) Linux
3 38 (11.84%) Unix
4 14 (4.36%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.43%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.12%) AIX
6 10 (3.12%) Solaris
7 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.56%) VMS
10 4 (1.25%) zOS
11 2 (0.62%) CentOS
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (45.48%) Information Security
2 99 (30.84%) SIEM
3 65 (20.25%) Security Operations
4 58 (18.07%) Penetration Testing
5 57 (17.76%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (15.26%) ITIL
6 49 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (14.33%) Project Management
8 42 (13.08%) Risk Management
9 38 (11.84%) Kalman Filter
10 33 (10.28%) Security Management
11 30 (9.35%) Threat Management
12 28 (8.72%) Incident Management
12 28 (8.72%) Information Assurance
12 28 (8.72%) Security Architecture
13 26 (8.10%) Web Filtering
14 24 (7.48%) Data Protection
14 24 (7.48%) ISMS
15 23 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (6.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.49%) Python
2 7 (2.18%) SQL
3 6 (1.87%) Perl
4 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.56%) C
4 5 (1.56%) Java
5 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.93%) PHP
6 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.93%) Ruby
7 2 (0.62%) C#
7 2 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 141 (43.93%) CISSP
2 92 (28.66%) CISM
3 36 (11.21%) CISA
4 28 (8.72%) Degree
5 21 (6.54%) CEH
6 19 (5.92%) GCIH
7 17 (5.30%) CompTIA Security+
7 17 (5.30%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.30%) Security+ Certification
8 14 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.36%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.43%) SANS
10 10 (3.12%) APMP
11 8 (2.49%) GCIA
12 7 (2.18%) CCNA
12 7 (2.18%) IISP
12 7 (2.18%) SSCP
13 6 (1.87%) GIAC
13 6 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (24.30%) PCI DSS
3 36 (11.21%) COBIT
4 7 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (1.56%) GPG13
6 5 (1.56%) SLA
7 3 (0.93%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.62%) COSO
8 2 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.62%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.62%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 39 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.61%) Firmware
4 9 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.49%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.25%) ClearTrust
8 4 (1.25%) vSphere
8 4 (1.25%) XenApp
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.62%) Samba
9 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (4.67%) SCCM
2 14 (4.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (3.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (3.12%) Nessus
5 7 (2.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.56%) Nmap
6 5 (1.56%) WSUS
7 4 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.25%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.93%) SCOM
9 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.62%) QRadar
10 1 (0.31%) Ansible
10 1 (0.31%) EnCase
10 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.31%) Puppet
10 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 50 (15.58%) Qualys
2 38 (11.84%) Cisco
3 36 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 35 (10.90%) Intel Security
5 32 (9.97%) VMware
6 30 (9.35%) Splunk
7 21 (6.54%) Citrix
8 18 (5.61%) Symantec
9 16 (4.98%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.05%) Forcepoint
11 12 (3.74%) Oracle
12 10 (3.12%) ArcSight
12 10 (3.12%) Tripwire
13 9 (2.80%) LogRhythm
13 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.49%) Blue Coat
14 8 (2.49%) HP
15 7 (2.18%) BMC
15 7 (2.18%) Cyber-Ark
16 6 (1.87%) NetApp
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