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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 487 514 527
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 87 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.097% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.13% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £305 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £584 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
37818 35169 34160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.31% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24991 22246 20279
Average daily rate £425 £403 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1051 1370
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 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 26 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 +20 40 £398 +2.58% 7
London +6 28 £500 +17.57% 12
East of England - 7 £500 - 2
North West -13 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £335 - 3
South West - - - -
Vulnerability Management
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 91 (52.91%) Information Security
2 83 (48.26%) CISSP
3 68 (39.53%) Firewall
4 59 (34.30%) Windows
5 45 (26.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (25.00%) ITIL
7 39 (22.67%) Linux
8 38 (22.09%) UNIX
8 38 (22.09%) Management Information System
9 37 (21.51%) Risk Management
9 37 (21.51%) Penetration Testing
10 33 (19.19%) Finance
10 33 (19.19%) Network Security
11 32 (18.60%) TCP/IP
11 32 (18.60%) Cisco
12 29 (16.86%) Qualys
13 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
14 25 (14.53%) CISM
15 24 (13.95%) Security Management
15 24 (13.95%) SIEM
16 23 (13.37%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (11.63%) McAfee
18 19 (11.05%) Nessus
18 19 (11.05%) Data Protection
19 18 (10.47%) PCI DSS
19 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
19 18 (10.47%) Active Directory
19 18 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (9.88%) Incident Management
20 17 (9.88%) Kalman Filter

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 13 (7.56%) IIS
2 7 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Office
3 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (39.53%) Firewall
2 33 (19.19%) Network Security
3 32 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 23 (13.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (9.30%) Internet
6 14 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (6.98%) LDAP
8 11 (6.40%) Wireless
8 11 (6.40%) VPN
8 11 (6.40%) DNS
8 11 (6.40%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (5.81%) DHCP
10 9 (5.23%) SAN
11 6 (3.49%) LAN
11 6 (3.49%) WAN
12 4 (2.33%) BGP
12 4 (2.33%) EIGRP
12 4 (2.33%) OSPF
13 2 (1.16%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) MySQL
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Banking
2 8 (4.65%) Legal
3 7 (4.07%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.33%) Games
5 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.74%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (39.53%) Analyst
2 61 (35.47%) Security Analyst
3 34 (19.77%) Consultant
4 26 (15.12%) Security Consultant
5 20 (11.63%) Information Analyst
6 16 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
7 14 (8.14%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (7.56%) Security Manager
8 13 (7.56%) Security Engineer
9 10 (5.81%) Senior Security Analyst
9 10 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (4.65%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.07%) IT Auditor
11 7 (4.07%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) Auditor
12 6 (3.49%) Security Architect
12 6 (3.49%) Architect
13 5 (2.91%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.16%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.09%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.72%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (8.14%) PKI
4 13 (7.56%) Cryptography
4 13 (7.56%) CESG
5 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.40%) RMADS
6 11 (6.40%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.23%) Smart Meter
7 9 (5.23%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (3.49%) CMDB
9 4 (2.33%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.16%) Equities
10 2 (1.16%) PMI
10 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.16%) Open Source
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.58%) IVR
11 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.30%) Windows
2 39 (22.67%) Linux
3 38 (22.09%) UNIX
4 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) Solaris
6 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.91%) Information Security
2 43 (25.00%) ITIL
3 37 (21.51%) Risk Management
3 37 (21.51%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (13.95%) Security Management
4 24 (13.95%) SIEM
5 19 (11.05%) Data Protection
6 17 (9.88%) Incident Management
6 17 (9.88%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (9.30%) ITIL V3
7 16 (9.30%) ISMS
7 16 (9.30%) Security Testing
7 16 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (8.72%) Information Security Management
8 15 (8.72%) Service Management
9 13 (7.56%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.56%) Security Architecture
10 12 (6.98%) Cyber Security
10 12 (6.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.72%) SQL
2 7 (4.07%) Perl
3 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.33%) Ruby
5 2 (1.16%) Python
5 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (48.26%) CISSP
2 25 (14.53%) CISM
3 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (8.72%) CISA
4 15 (8.72%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.14%) GCIA
5 14 (8.14%) GIAC
6 12 (6.98%) CEH
6 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (6.40%) Degree
8 10 (5.81%) CNA
8 10 (5.81%) Novell Certification
8 10 (5.81%) MCSE
8 10 (5.81%) MCP
8 10 (5.81%) CRISC
9 9 (5.23%) CCNP
9 9 (5.23%) CCNA
10 8 (4.65%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (26.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (10.47%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (6.40%) SLA
5 4 (2.33%) COBIT
6 3 (1.74%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) Snort
4 2 (1.16%) Firmware
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.58%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 19 (11.05%) Nessus
2 8 (4.65%) SCCM
3 5 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.16%) OpenView
6 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.16%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.58%) Foglight
Vendors
1 32 (18.60%) Cisco
2 29 (16.86%) Qualys
3 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.63%) McAfee
5 15 (8.72%) Websense
5 15 (8.72%) Splunk
6 13 (7.56%) CheckPoint
7 12 (6.98%) ArcSight
7 12 (6.98%) VMware
8 11 (6.40%) Juniper
9 10 (5.81%) HP
10 8 (4.65%) Sophos
11 7 (4.07%) Citrix
12 6 (3.49%) Tripwire
12 6 (3.49%) IBM
12 6 (3.49%) Sun
13 5 (2.91%) Lumension
13 5 (2.91%) Remedy
14 4 (2.33%) Oracle
14 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
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